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Dobbies strengthens leadership team 

Dobbies has announced three senior appointments, strengthening its team as it continues to develop its platform for growth. Richard HodgesRichard Hodges is appointed as Dobbies’ Commercial Director. He joins from Sainsbury’s where he was Head of UK ... 
15 November 2021

New showroom manager for leading tile specialist

Leading tile specialist, Ceramique Internationale, has expanded its experienced team with the appointment of a new manager for its Leeds-based Tiles and Mosaics showroom.Francesca Cornforth, 27, brings a wealth of experience to the team having ... 
9 November 2021

HMG Paints Chairman John Falder awarded Silver Medal

John Falder, Chairman of HMG Paints, was awarded the Coatings industry’s highest honour, the Silver Medal, at the British Coatings Federation Awards Dinner in Manchester on October 14th.Instigated by Leslie Silver upon his retirement in 1980, the ... 
18 October 2021

Rated People appoints Dale Murray CBE to Board

Find-a-tradesperson platform, Rated People, has appointed Dale Murray CBE to its board as a Non-Executive Director.In this role, Dale will draw on her strong combination of experience as a tech entrepreneur and highly experienced board director to ... 
20 September 2021

Seven new appointments at Simon Acres Group

Leading KBB and merchant service provider Simon Acres Group, (SAGL) has appointed seven new staff in response to growing demand across a number of its specialist services. Three of the new posts are with KBB Recruitment, the number one job board for ... 
13 September 2021

Homebase has kickstarted new jobs for young people in Staffordshire

Homebase is creating new jobs in Newcastle-under-Lyme this September. As the first home and garden retailer taking part in the government’s Kickstart Scheme, Homebase will create 300 jobs across Britain for young people.Pictured, Nahum Morganti, ... 
13 September 2021

Impressive sales growth helps James Worby Agencies scoop award in only second year as Garland sales agent

In only its second year as a Garland Products sales agent, James Worby Agencies has scooped the Garland Products coveted ‘Sales Agent of the Year’ award. James Worby and his team, Ollie Bedborough and Kevin Goodchild, achieved an impressive 89.8 per ... 
6 September 2021

Yale appoints new Trade Sales Agent for its Electrical channel

Leading security experts, Yale UK, has announced the appointment of Nick Harrison to the role of National Trade Sales Agent. Nick’s new role will see him take on responsibility for the Electrical Wholesale channel, with a focus on propelling Yale as ... 
15 July 2021

New Manager at Squire's Garden Centre in Chertsey

Rupert Sleight has been appointed Garden Centre Manager at Squire’s in Chertsey. Rupert has worked in horticulture for sixteen years, and has been at Squire’s Garden Centres for over five years, with previous roles as Assistant Manager at Squire’s ... 
9 July 2021

More skilled jobs to follow as Midlands-based online retailer makes another strategic appointment

The UK’s leading online flooring retailer has made another strategic appointment to continue its rapid expansion – and more highly-skilled tech jobs are set to follow. UK Flooring Direct, which has its headquarters in Leicestershire and another ... 
8 July 2021

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