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You're Hired: Apprentice Success at What More UK

Leading housewares manufacturer What More UK has reported its most recent two apprentices have both been given full time positions in the firm.The Accrington based manufacturer is a market leader and brand leader in the plastic and metal housewares ... 
14 June 2021

INTU Your Home appoints Lee Miles as new Sales Director

INTU Your Home, part of AET Global Limited, is continuing its drive for commercial growth with the appointment of Lee Miles as the new Sales Director. The experienced Sales Director will join the team to help develop the INTU brand and strengthen ... 
3 June 2021

Senior team expands as CMOStores group eyes further growth

Ambitious South West-based e-commerce company has expanded its senior team with the appointment of Alan Edmondson as customer experience director. Alan, a leading figure in marketing and digital transformation, has joined the building ... 
10 May 2021

AMES UK demonstrate their commitment to people

AMES UK has announced the appointment of Nicola Sykes to the newly created role of HR Director. Nicola joins the business with a strong track record of developing talent and building strong organisation networks that bring teams together and drive ... 
10 May 2021

New Sales Team changes at Carl Kammerling International

Ken Groves, Key Account Manager for Electrical accounts at Carl Kammerling International, is set to retire after 18 years with the company. Ken began work in Sales in 2002, quickly becoming Salesperson of the Year in 2003. During his time at the ... 
19 April 2021

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

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