Chameleon Business Interiors – the interior design, fit-out and furnishing firm based at Hull’s Humber Quays – has reached the final stages of prestigious industry awards in not one but two competitive categories.
Two of the region’s major charities breathed a sigh of relief as businesses provided a fundraising boost by taking to the golf course for the first time in nearly two years.
Dove House Hospice and Muscular Dystrophy UK expect to receive a significant cash injection from the proceeds of the Rollits’ Charity Golf Day which took place at Brough Golf Cub and attracted 20 teams from the firm, its clients and contacts.
Hull-based green cleaning company Bio-D has been announced as one of the UK’s ‘Best Small Workplaces for Women’ in this year’s Best Workplaces list, published by Great Place to Work UK®.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is offering support to people and businesses in the East Riding in order to help recover from the pandemic and stay as healthy as possible during these unprecedented times.
A dyslexic entrepreneur is seeking the help of businesses and employees as he works to develop an assistive tool that will make email easier for people who share his condition.
Hull-based Dileepa Ranawake, who was diagnosed with dyslexia at 18, is drawing on his background in technology and health projects to create Jisterly.ai, which will enable dyslexic people to read and prioritise their emails up to five times faster without having to open them.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s business services team continues to assess clients’ needs through what is currently a difficult time for us all and has recently helped one such business that provides a fresher outlook for the UK hospitality sector during the pandemic.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council will proudly support National Apprenticeship Week with an engaging series of online Q&As, success stories and expert advice, as it continues to strongly build futures for its vast number of apprentices, despite the past challenging year for everyone.
A new advice line for businesses supporting employees experiencing or at risk of domestic abuse has been launched by crisis support charity Hestia.
1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men will experience domestic abuse at some point in their lifetime with 10 per cent of victims reporting abuse at work.
Research findings from Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the professional body for human resource management professionals, shows the lack of employer support for workers using drugs and alcohol through the pandemic and beyond.
Graham Stuart, MP has commended the work of staff and students at East Riding College (ERC) throughout the coronavirus pandemic following a virtual meeting with the college’s Principal, Mike Welsh.
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.
It’s no secret that the construction sector is male-dominated. According to the UK’s Construction Training Board (CITB) the proportion of women working in skilled manual labour is just 2 per cent.
Tackling the diversity divide in Hull, women employed at KWL want to encourage young women to follow in their footsteps into the trades.
Care home operators are among the employers being advised by a regional law firm to be aware of the latest Government guidance on illness and death of employees linked with exposure to coronavirus in the workplace.
Rollits, who have offices in Hull and York, say the pandemic places specific responsibility on employers under RIDDOR – the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013.
Substance misuse is a growing issue within the workplace. The assumption that problematic drug and alcohol users are unemployed and/or homeless, is a long way from the truth. Anyone can be affected.
A law firm which launched a double charity drive after setting up an Employee Forum has handed over the proceeds to the first good causes to benefit from the scheme.
The team at Rollits are now preparing to announce details of its selected charity for 2020-21, which will reap the rewards of fundraising activities starting next month.
Education is an essential part of everyday life. We learn in so many ways, including traditional classroom-based lessons and real-life skills. Each is as important as the next, but to get ahead, you need to take it a step further to expand your knowledge and experience.
As individuals move through education, university is often the transitional phase into full-time employment. However, traditional lesson-taught degrees are not the only way to gain this type of qualification.
In the modern world we live in, nearly every kind of job requires a basic comprehension of computers.
When you take into account all of the jobs that require candidates to have immediate to advanced computer skills, it’s important that, as a student, you have a skill set in place that stands out from competitors, helping to increase the chances of you securing your dream role.
Students and employers from across Yorkshire are set to benefit from a significant investment in the digital infrastructure at Bishop Burton College.
The college has recently completed a £650,000 project to upgrade its ICT systems, which will provide the platform to train current and future generations of highly skilled workers and provide a valuable contribution to the agriculture sector, in particular.