Kings College is one of the world’s leading research and teaching universities based in the heart of London.

Kings have over 25,000 students (including more than 10,000 postgraduates) from 140 countries and over 6,500 employees. The College is ranked as one of the top 20 universities in the world (2013-4 QS international world rankings) and is in the top seven UK universities for research earnings with an overall annual income of nearly £525 million.


Hull City Council is the governing body for the unitary authority and city of Kingston upon Hull.

The Council aims to improve the lives of residents, visitors and customers in the city (population 257,700).  The sustainable community strategy focuses on the wealth, health, learning and safety of the city’s residents.


Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service covers over 1,000 square miles, which includes a variety of urban and rural communities with a population of approximately 980,000.

The Service employs approximately 398 whole time firefighters, 292 retained duty system firefighters, 29 Command and Control personnel and 162 support personnel. The Service operates and maintains 31 fire stations, four area offices and the Services headquarters in Littleover, Derby.

The Service is available to respond to calls across Derbyshire every minute of every day and works hard to reduce the risks of fires, road traffic accidents and other incidents across the county through its activities.


The 3M Company is an American multinational corporation with $30 billion in sales.

3M produces more than 55,000 products, including; adhesives, abrasives, laminates, passive fire protection, dental products, electronic materials, medical products, car-care products, electronic circuits, and optical films. The Company has operations in more than 70 countries and employs over 89,000 people worldwide and sells their products in approximately 200 countries.

3M Health Care is a global leader in medical and oral care products, drug delivery and health information systems.