Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

People News

Sheffield hand tool company honours 38 years of service

Martin Newsome, Steve Owens, Neal Statham and Malc Sellars celebrate the milestone of a collective total of 172 years working life at Newsome ToolsNewsome Tools’ sales & marketing manager, Malc Sellars has retired after 38 years of loyal service.... 
13 April 2021

Squire’s employee awarded for going the extra mile!

Each year Squire’s Garden Centres gives a ‘Made A Difference’ award to one of their employees who has gone over and above the call of duty.Martin Breddy (Squire’s MD) and Stuart Sullivan (Garden Furniture Department Head, Squire’s Badshot Lea)The ... 
19 March 2021

Simon Acres Recruitment invests in new trainees and expands team

Simon Acres Recruitment has expanded its team and invested in bringing new talent into the industry with the appointment of four new trainees and one recruitment consultant. Olesea Mabbutt, Marcus Lane, Viktoria Brzezowska and Cory Smith have ... 
12 March 2021

BHETA expands DIY committee

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) has expanded its DIY committee, welcoming George Brickwood, eCommerce Director UK&I of Schneider Electric. George Brickwood joined Schneider Electric in May 2019 as eCommerce Director UK&... 
10 March 2021

Bradford Garden Centre creates new role ahead of the launch of its new Food Hall

A Bradford Garden Centre has appointed a new Food Hall Manager as it prepares to launch an extended offering with a new look and new artisan producers. Leeds born Mark Jocelyn has been recruited to manage the new Hearty's food hall at Tong Garden ... 
26 February 2021

New appointments to AMES UK Senior Leadership Team

The successful development of AMES UK during an unprecedented time of uncertainty has been, in no short measure, the result of the dedication, experience and expertise of the managers and staff in Apta, La Hacienda, True Temper and Kelkay. Paul ... 
25 February 2021

James Parr joins Smart Board

Smart Garden are delighted to announce the promotion of James Parr to their Board as National Accounts Director. James, 41, joined Smart in November 2013, soon after Paris Natar acquired the business. “I knew where this was going,” said James, “so ... 
18 February 2021

Eurolite expands team in the South

One of the UK's leading developers and distributors of high quality decorative wiring accessories, Eurolite Wiring Accessories, has appointed Clive Hicks as Area Sales Manager for the South of the UK. At a time of change and growth for the ... 
4 February 2021

Azpects Ltd ramps up restructure

Azpects Ltd, creator of EASYJoint, the industry’s leading paving jointing compound, has ramped up its restructuring plans for the year by growing its production team as well as enhancing key support and procurement functions.Former Field Sales ... 
4 February 2021

Former UK Flooring Direct apprentice lands promotion and urges others to take a similar path

A former apprentice with a rapidly growing Midlands company has urged others to take a similar path after landing another promotion.Tom Austin, who grew up in Nuneaton and now lives in Coventry, joined UK Flooring Direct as a 17-year-old in 2015 ... 
2 February 2021

Latest reader comments

re: Carl Kammerling Fusion 2021 Trade Promotion – Filled with exciting new deals!


re: Toolbank

Bilal Ali
Hi Trust you are doing great. My name is Bilal Ali. I am the owner of Azaan International Ltd, a company specialized in products. We are ...

re: Woolworths staff reunited by new website

John Zullo
Hi I'm trying to find Lisa assistant manager of woolworths in the metro centre 1999 I only now her by her 1st and middle name Lisa Marie ...

re: Planning application submitted for new Homebase store in Abingdon

They closed their store last year!

re: Latest update on Green Homes Grant and implications for homeowners and landlords

John Hart
After applying for a green homes how long will it take for a decision? thanks...

Most read stories