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BHETA announces new president

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA)’s Annual General Meeting took place on 10 July and saw Alastair Fisher, joint managing director of Taylor’s Eye Witness appointed as its new president. This is a non-executive position and ... 
31 July 2019

Tong appoints non-executive chairman

Tong Garden Centre has restructured its board as it gears up for future growth and multisite operations. The centre's non-executive director, David Stanhope is stepping up to the position of non-executive chairman at the Tong Lane business with ... 
30 July 2019

Smart Garden Products appoints pet industry marketing expert

Pet Industry marketing expert Peter Johnson has joined Smart Garden Products to head up its newly-created pet division that will launch at Glee under the Zöon brand.The new brand is pronounced ‘Zow-On’ and takes its inspiration from the Greek word ... 
25 July 2019

Bathroom Takeaway makes four new appointments

Bathroom Takeaway is delighted to announce four key appointments in the sales and logistics departments.Peter Johnson is now head of trading, Irfan Jamil is head of operations and Facilities, Gary Stanley, warehouse manager and Raffaele D’Arienzo is ... 
23 July 2019

Wyevale Nurseries appoints new commercial sales director

Ian Wright joined the business this month and will head up three sales teams at Wyevale Nurseries, with a view to driving sales through all product and market sectors. Prior to his role at Wyevale Nurseries, Ian Wright worked as a sales manager at ... 
23 July 2019

Rudridge promotes Shirley Newton to branch manager Horsham

Rudridge, a Keyline Civils Specialist, has promoted Shirley Newton to the position of branch manager at its Horsham branch.Ms Newton, who has extensive experience in the industry working at competitor companies, joined the business as assistant ... 
22 July 2019

Shurtape announces charity partner

Shurtape UK has announced its charity partner for the next 12 months – donating £7,500 towards a beautiful garden space for cancer and stroke patients at the Eden Ward of the Wexham Park Hospital Frimley Health Foundation NHS Trust. The global tape ... 
18 July 2019

M&S homewares boss steps down

Marks & Spencer has announced today that Jill McDonald is leaving the business nearly two years after taking over as managing director of clothing and home.M&S CEO Steve Rowe will be taking over the leadership of the business directly in the ... 
12 July 2019

HTA's Alistair Yeomans takes new role focusing on plant health and biosecurity

Continuing the HTA agenda and prioritisation of plant health by the HTA, Alistair Yeomans will be taking on a new role to drive this forward focussing on the development of the plant health agenda, notably advancing the Plant Health and Biosecurity ... 
12 July 2019

Squire’s recognised as a leading employer by Surrey Choices

Two employees from Squire’s Garden Centre in Badshot Lea have been given “Outstanding Achievement” awards from Surrey Choices.Paul Mason, Squire’s Café bar manager, and Kathryn Aitken, catering assistant at Squire’s, were given their awards at a ... 
11 July 2019
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