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November 2019

Board change for Kingfisher 28 November 2019

Kingfisher has announced that Clare Chapman, non-executive director and Remuneration Committee Chair, has notified the company of her intention to step down from the board on 21 January 2020.


Wilko appoints new head of design 26 November 2019

Alexei Cowan has been appointed to the newly created role of head of design for Wilko retail. Cowan will establish a dedicated product design capability within wilko retail focussing on trend interpretation and the development of desirable products ...


Harry starts Management Trainee Scheme 13 November 2019

Harry Downes has this month (November, 2019) started his two-year Management Trainee Scheme at one of the UK’s leading nurseries based in Hereford.Twenty-one-year-old Harry, who has just relocated from Leeds to Belmont in Hereford, will be working ...


Notcutts announces Chairman Nicky Dulieu is stepping down 6 November 2019

Notcutts Group has today announced that their Chairman, Nicky Dulieu is leaving the business at the end of February 2020.Nicky commented “I am immensely proud of everything the business has achieved since I joined back in October 2014, and I have ...


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