Solicitors invest in lifesaving defibrillators

Solicitors invest in lifesaving defibrillators

Growing law firm Pepperells Solicitors, which has offices in East Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and the North East, has invested in two defibrillators for its Hull and Grimsby offices, meaning that all of its locations are now within a 0.3-mile radius of lifesaving equipment.  In the UK more than 30,000 people a year are affected by out-of-hospital cardiac arrests, The British Heart Foundation...

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Hull business launches groundbreaking health platform Yodha

Hull business launches groundbreaking health platform Yodha

Yodha, the world’s first connected health platform, has been launched by Hull-based Latus Health. The healthcare industry as a whole has made gigantic leaps in embracing technology to improve access to care, but occupational health has been slow to follow suit. Yodha provides employees with integrated healthcare and wellbeing support for every employee, allowing employers to actively address the...

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MBE for business leader working to bring stability to the world’s trouble spots

MBE for business leader working to bring stability to the world’s trouble spots

The head of an East Yorkshire business that works globally to help governments tackle challenges including pandemics, terrorism, corruption, war crimes and modern slavery has been made an MBE for services to international trade. Helen Gibson, managing director of Agencia, credited her family and colleagues for their part in earning the honour, which recognises the company’s activities in some of...

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Latus Health gives employees five paid ‘Give Back’ days per year

Latus Health gives employees five paid ‘Give Back’ days per year

Hull-based Latus Health has implemented a new initiative encouraging employees to give back to their local communities, friends and colleagues by offering paid volunteer time off. Latus Health’s mission seeks to improve lives, whether that’s the lives of its employees or those of the wider community. The pandemic emphasised the need to pull together as a community more than ever before, and...

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Care centre’s garden to bloom in memory of Jean Bishop

Care centre’s garden to bloom in memory of Jean Bishop

Citycare has teamed up with Environmental & Management Solutions Yorkshire to create a memorial garden in memory of Hull’s Bee Lady at the Jean Bishop Integrated Care Centre. The sensory garden, which forms part of wider improvements to the ICC’s green space, will create a more welcoming, therapeutic environment for the centre’s elderly and frail patients. Clare Cornelius, Citycare estates...

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