Read more about the article Good causes urged to apply for historic charity’s £2m Centenary Grants
The Sir James Reckitt Charity trustees in the historic boardroom at Reckitt’s Hull site with an array of items reflecting the company’s history and heritage. The portrait above them is of Sir Isaac Reckitt, founder of the company and Sir James’ father.

Good causes urged to apply for historic charity’s £2m Centenary Grants

Charitable causes across Hull and East Yorkshire are being reminded to apply for special Centenary Grants launched by the historic Sir James Reckitt Charity to celebrate its 100-year legacy. The Sir James Reckitt Charity was founded in 1921 by Quaker Sir James, using shares in Reckitt & Sons Ltd, now global health, hygiene and nutrition giant Reckitt. The charity has become a fitting legacy for Hull’s great philanthropist, having donated over £30m to help good…


Department for Education grant gives green light to Ron Dearing UTC expansion

Hull’s employer-led school, Ron Dearing University Technical College (UTC), is delighted to have received approval and funding for exciting expansion plans. Ron Dearing UTC has been awarded a grant of just over £3.7m to increase its capacity by reconfiguring space in the school’s existing building and creating a hi-tech new Centre for Sustainability in Hull’s former Central Fire Station, adjacent to the school. Focusing on decarbonisation and renewables, the expansion will support the Humber’s growth…


Reckitt CEO and CBI Director General visit Hull’s Ron Dearing UTC

The CEO of Reckitt, the world’s leading consumer health, hygiene and nutrition business, has visited Hull’s Ron Dearing University Technical College (UTC), reinforcing the company’s commitment to the region and its partnership with the pioneering school. Laxman Narasimhan and Confederation of British Industry (CBI) Director General Tony Danker, together with other Reckitt senior executives, met Ron Dearing UTC Principal Sarah Pashley and students at the employer-led school following a visit to Reckitt’s factory and R&D…