Innovative Impeller Celebrates Growth On First Birthday

A PIONEERING BUSINESS SPUN OUT BY TYNE AND WEAR FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE (TWFRS) IS CELEBRATING ITS FIRST BIRTHDAY FOLLOWING A YEAR OF STRONG PERFORMANCE

Impeller was launched in April 2015 to generate profits that will be donated to protect communities in Tyne and Wear.

In less than 12 months the business has grown rapidly, utilising a range of specialist associates and drawing on trusted expertise to deliver services to local organisations like The Percy Hedley Foundation and to international corporations including BP.

First BirthdayThrough collaboration with TWFRS, Impeller is able to maximise its leadership, experience and professionalism to provide specialist knowledge to a wide range of business and industries within the UK and internationally. The highly regarded skills, experience and expertise at its disposal underpins this exciting opportunity to provide a broad range of services that can generate profit for good.

John Baines, Impeller’s Executive Chairman, says: “Our first year of operations has been excellent.

“Our partnership with TWFRS brings together a pool of talent and leadership from one of the best performing emergency services in the UK, which, when coupled with the business expertise of Impeller, provides a real competitive edge in the market.”

TWFRS leadership have collaborated closely with this innovative company as a key component to support their plans to maintain excellent services for local communities in the face of reductions in funding for the Service.

Impeller’s vision, protecting people and places across the globe, reflects the Service’s own vision of creating the safest community, with shared values in making a positive contribution to business and wider society.

Tom Capeling, TWFRS Chief Fire Officer, says: “I am proud to support the new business. I am delighted TWFRS is a strategic partner and look forward to another productive year.

“I am confident of Impeller’s continuing success and welcome the support the new company has made to the communities of Tyne and Wear.”

Published: 9th February 2016