Third time’s a charm for Utility Alliance
Utility Alliance has reaffirmed its commitment to Burnley FC in the Community by signing up as Principal Partner for a third successive season.
The multi award-winning national energy broker, recently voted in the Times 100 top employers, became Burnley FC in the Community’s first Principal Partner ahead of the 2017/18 season and have continued their support since.
As well as providing significant funding to Burnley FC’s official charity, Utility Alliance’s logo is featured on all staff uniforms, promotional literature and at the Turf Moor stadium.
Both Utility Alliance and Burnley FC in the Community have reaped significant rewards from the partnership. Utility Alliance now have offices in Sheffield and Preston as well as multiple offices in their North East home to manage the business demand.
Burnley FC in the Community has added to its facilities portfolio over the last couple of years with the acquisition of Whitehough Outdoor Education Centre and the opening of a £4.5m community leisure facility in Pendle, the Leisure Box.
Neil Hart, chief executive officer of Burnley FC in the Community said: “There is great synergy between our two organisations. In both cases, we’ve achieved unprecedented growth in a relatively short space of time; we are both forward thinking, with a passion to benefit the communities that we work in. I think this shared outlook is why the partnership has proved to be such a great fit.
“We are delighted to have Utility Alliance with us as our Principal Partner for a third year and we look forward to another year of working closely together.”
Darren Sutherland, managing director of Utility Alliance said: “We support a number of charities, football clubs and athletes in the communities in which we work. It’s an important part of our culture.
“The work that Burnley FC in the Community undertake is unbelievable. We are really proud that we can play a part in sustaining and indeed expanding the programmes that they offer.
“We will continue to invest in community programmes where we can, and we are delighted to be able to expand our support for a third season.”
With a head office in Hartlepool, Utility Alliance is a commercial energy broker that supports businesses of all sizes to lower energy bills through a combination of energy brokerage and monitoring tools to ensure efficiency. With offices across the UK, Utility Alliance can support any businesses to reduce costs, for more information visit – www.utility-alliance.com
Burnley FC in the Community is the official charity of Burnley FC, operating five community facilities, delivering over 50 different projects to 33,000 individuals annually, for more information visit – www.burnleyfccommunity.org