We’re thrilled to welcome Hugh Rice as a key partner. Our partnership with the prestigious family jeweller will help us continue our work in creating jobs in Hull and East Yorkshire through entrepreneurship.
The Hugh Rice team are a great example of a local business success story. They are fully supportive of the FEO mission and are looking forward to giving something back to the local economy.
Mike Rice, Chairman of Hugh Rice, who recently took part in our Step Change for Growth programme, explains:
“As a long-standing retailer in the city we are more than aware of how vital it is to support the local economy. It is fantastic to see Hull and East Yorkshire’s entrepreneurial community coming together and taking part in initiatives such as For Entrepreneurs Only, and we are delighted to help support the work they do.”
This new partnership, plus that of our existing key partners, supports our overall mission to work alongside and help entrepreneurs start, develop and grow their businesses.
We now have a total of six key partners including KC, LLoyds Bank, Rollits, Smailes Goldie and TIR Training. Hugh Rice, being our first key partner from the retail sector.