Faced with what is being called a ‘virtual monopoly’, taxi drivers in Hull have banded together to form a new Hull Drivers Association (HDA).
The not-for-profit association has been set up by members of the city’s licensed taxi trade to protect the interests and the welfare of every licensed taxi driver in Hull, which is now dominated by just two main private hire taxi firms, Drive and 82.
Homebuyers looking to upsize in Hull are set to enjoy the rewards of the change in Stamp Duty rules following the recent Budget announcement.
Welcome savings on a new home have been made possible as a result of the Budget, in which the Chancellor announced there will be no Stamp Duty to pay on properties up to the value of £500,000 on sales taking place before 31 March 2021.
A law firm which has been driving support for charities for more than 30 years with its annual golf day is drawing up a list of fundraising ideas for all after losing this year’s event to the lockdown restrictions.
Rollits, which has offices in Hull and York, has raised more than £140,000 since launching its golf day in 1970, with the East Yorkshire branch of Muscular Dystrophy UK a beneficiary since day one and Dove House Hospice in Hull receiving support for 25 years.
An established East Yorkshire memorials business has collaborated with a local grief charity to support its clients.
Anna Buckley, from Melbourne based Mindful Memorials (part of J. Rotherham Ltd), has teamed up with Talking about Loss founder, Jacqui Gunn for a series of events to help people who have experienced loss.
A free webinar will advise employers as their workers start to return work and the signs of increased use of alcohol and drugs throughout lockdown affect the company.
Generis is a service set up by The Alcohol and Drug Service to work with a variety of organisations around the UK who have identified a problem with alcohol (and drugs) amongst workers, particularly in safety-critical industries.
An East Yorkshire luxury vehicle cleaning entrepreneur has turned his premises into a PPE workshop using his tools to create face masks to donate to care homes and pharmacies in need.
Harry Hall, who is the founder and managing director of Attention to Detail (ATD), has teamed up with his firm’s paint protection manufacturer to create specialist face shields to protect vulnerable people from the Coronavirus pandemic that his hit the UK this year.
Redundancy procedures resulting from – and in some cases delayed by – the Covid-19 lockdown will come under the spotlight next week as a leading law firm takes its seminar programme online for the first time.
Rollits, which has offices in Hull and York, will offer guidance to help businesses avoid the pitfalls of making staff redundant and ensure they act fairly and within the law.
Local housebuilder, Barratt Developments Yorkshire East, continues to support the communities in which it builds, by donating a total of £1,000 as part of its Community Fund scheme to Oakwood Dog Rescue, in Hull.
Oakwood Dog Rescue was set up in 2009, initially to support people who could no longer take care of their dogs for any reason.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced that the popular Bridlington Park and Ride bus service will start on Saturday, 4 July, and will run until early November, seven days a week.
Whilst the COVID-19 restrictions are in place, customers will have to wear a face-covering if they wish to travel on the Park and Ride. There will also be reduced capacity on the Park and Ride buses to ensure social distancing.