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January 2020

New inspectors join GCA 28 January 2020

The Garden Centre Association has announced Phil McCann and Mark Taylor will be joining its team of inspectors.


Mike Burks to take over as GCA Chairman for 2020/21 27 January 2020

Mike Burks will take over as Garden Centre Association (GCA) chairman for 2020/21 at the start of the organisation’s annual conference from next week (27 January).


New Greenfingers chairman announced 23 January 2020

The Greenfingers Charity has held its AGM, where a new chairman was elected, and a new look board was introduced.


Gardena strengthens UK sales team 22 January 2020

Global gardening specialist Gardena has appointed a new field sales manager, strengthening its UK senior sales team.


New appointments at MKM 15 January 2020

MKM Building Supplies, the UK's largest independent builder's merchant has invested in both its marketing and digital capability and its human resources division with the appointment of Tony Rivenell, as group digital and marketing director and Amanda Williams as group human resources director.


New managing director for IPG 15 January 2020

The IPG, the membership group for independent plumbing, heating and bathroom specialists, has announced the appointment of its new managing director, Glenn Fisher.


Gardening, horticultural and pet industries pay tribute to Theresa Swann 13 January 2020

The UK and international gardening and pet industries have been paying tribute to Theresa Swann, head of Events at Gardenex and PetQuip, who sadly passed away in December.


Time to ‘get on with it’ 7 January 2020

Will Jones, chief operating officer at BHETA, approaches the Brexit conundrum, and what happens next.


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