A local law firm has underlined the quality of its work for clients across the Yorkshire and Humber region with accolades for the excellence of its people, services and systems in the latest edition of the profession’s most prestigious directory.
Rollits LLP, which marked its 180th anniversary this year, has again demonstrated the depth and breadth of its knowledge and expertise by securing recommendations in the 2022 edition of the UK Legal 500 for 14 areas of its work. A number of the firm’s practitioners also received individual recognition.
Beverley’s Cherry Tree Community Centre is one of the lucky charities that will get to pitch at Two Ridings Community Foundation’s Dragons’ Den event, the six have been chosen and they are busy preparing their pitches to secure thousands in funding for their community projects.
A law firm that is celebrating its 180th anniversary is turning to a combination of tradition and technology to share the stories of its rich history.
Rollits still has copies of the hardback book published in 1991 by the then Senior Partner Tom Farrell to celebrate 150 years of the firm. Thirty years on the practice is adding to the archive by filming interviews with members of its team from offices in Hull and York.
Humber Job Hub CIC was established in 2018 by Angela Harraway Cert REC FIRP and Fellow Member of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals who have over 20 years of experience working in the recruitment sector supporting employers and job hunters across all industries.
As more Brits head back to the office and those on furlough begin to return to their jobs after months at home, the financial impact of the pandemic on individuals is becoming more apparent.
With millions of Brits having to survive on less than typical pay, just 80%, and with the majority working in lower paid employment, the focus had been on survival as many waited for the return to work.
A business that has been transforming lives and communities internationally for nearly 25 years is planning to expand its work in the UK after setting up a Community Interest Company (CIC).
Agencia, which is based in East Yorkshire and has delivered over 450 contracts in 20 countries, sees the move as a key step towards accessing more funding to increase its support for charities, community groups, and other organisations.
A famous chef and a leading symbol software company have collaborated to bring a Hull teacher’s cookery initiative for pupils with learning difficulties to fruition.
With the permission of publishers, Bloomsbury Absolute, designers at Widgit Software symbolised recipes from Tom Kerridge’s best-selling cookery book, Lose Weight and Get Fit for pupils at Ganton School and the wider community.
Telecoms firm Openreach, the offshoot of BT working to install fibre broadband across the UK, has announced that thousands of more premises in Beverley and Holderness are set to benefit from being connected to new, ultrafast full-fibre broadband, capable of delivering speeds upwards of ten times faster than before.
Legal issues around the growing trend towards flexible working will come under the spotlight during a free advice session as part of Humber Business Week.
Employment experts from leading law firm Rollits LLP will examine flexible working practices during a one-hour event which is aimed at business owners, senior managers, and HR professionals from organisations of all sizes.
Construction work has begun on a new enterprise centre in Beverley, paving the way for around 30 companies to make it their new home once completed early next year.
The £4.8million development on Grovehill Road will become a landmark building in the market town and will offer superior facilities for new and existing businesses, regenerating a former demolition site and visually enhancing the immediate area.