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Two new additions at Hillhout

The Outdoor Life Group (UK) subsidiary has hired two new recruits to strengthen its team during an ‘immense stage of growth’. 
9 December 2008

Aqualux hires sales specialist

Michael Moore joins the UK manufacturer of shower enclosures and bath screens as sales manager to help grow business in the South West. 
1 December 2008

Grosvenor employee named best in the country

A garden centre worker is the best in the UK after being crowned Garden Retail Awards' Employee of the Year. 
28 November 2008

Two new faces for revamped garden centre

Dorset based garden centre John Browns has appointed two new managers as it more than doubles its restaurant capacity and revamps the kitchen. 
27 November 2008

Kingfisher strengthens its UK team

Appointment of new finance director aims to further enhance B&Q’s line up. 
26 November 2008

Tornado appoints two new business managers

Phil Stagg and Kenny Sharman bring years of experience to the construction products firm, which intends to strengthen its UK reach. 
21 November 2008

Kelkay md named Bank of Scotland Entrepreneur Challenge Finalist

Antony Harker shortlisted for award following the ‘amazing progress’ of his company in the last six years. 
17 November 2008

Plum position for new md

Plum Products has announced the appointment of a brand new managing director - Peter Balcombe. 
13 November 2008

New finance director for Grafton Merchanting

Michael McCabe has been appointed finance director for Grafton Merchanting GB Ltd. 
12 November 2008

Einhell employs expertise

Jeremy Gabbott has been appointed the new quality and technical manager at Einhell UK. 
12 November 2008
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