Punter Southall Aspire Appoints Senior DC Consultant Stuart Arnold to drive business growth

Punter Southall Aspire, the new workplace savings and pensions business, has appointed Stuart Arnold as a senior DC Consultant in a newly created role.  Stuart will help build the company’s trust-based proposition and client portfolio and support new and existing clients and trustees with pensions governance challenges.    Stuart joins from Willis Towers Watson, where he started his career a graduate actuarial student over nine years...

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Virgin Media appoints new Chief People Officer

Virgin Media has announced the appointment of Catherine Lynch as Chief People Officer. Reporting to CEO Tom Mockridge, Catherine joins the Virgin Media Executive Committee. Prior to Virgin Media, Catherine was most recently Group HR Director of financial services company Towergate. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), Catherine’s career has focussed on developing high performing organisations...

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Trustees Unlimited appoints Cathy Kay to the Board
Feb07

Trustees Unlimited appoints Cathy Kay to the Board

Trustees Unlimited, the joint venture trustee recruitment company set up by NCVO, Bates Wells Braithwaite and Russam GMS has appointed Cathy Kay to its board of directors. The appointment comes just eight months after she joined Russam GMS as Associate Director of Executive Search. Cathy came to Russam GMS from Aspen Worldwide, an international executive search firm, where she specialised in technology. Previously, she held senior...

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NEBOSH’s Continued International Growth Reflected in Most Recent Trustee Appointments

NEBOSH has announced new appointments to its Board of Trustees including, for the first time, an international course provider: Tonia Sulkhova. Two Independent Trustees, David Morgan and Bill Nixon, have also been appointed. NEBOSH Chief Executive, Teresa Budworth, commented: “With our international presence growing year on year, it is vital that our Board understand our overseas markets. 70% of our students take our qualifications in...

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Business Management Expert Joins Disability Action Yorkshire Team

A Harrogate charity which turns 80 this year has made a key appointment to its senior team. David Ashton-Jones, who has considerable experience consulting private organisations on a range of business issues, will take up the newly-created role of Operations Manager. One of Mr Ashton-Jones’s main roles will be to increase the awareness and use of assistive technology for disabled people in all departments throughout the charity and...

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Tea Colaianni: new to the SD Worx Board of Directors
Jan16

Tea Colaianni: new to the SD Worx Board of Directors

Tea Colaianni is the first non-Belgian to join the Board of Directors at HR service provider SD Worx. Tea Colaianni has gained a lot of experience from her international HR positions, latterly as Group HR Director at Merlin Entertainments Plc, and before then as VP HR at Hilton Worldwide and Senior VP HR at KPNQwest. Tea Colaianni lives and works in the United Kingdom, where SD Worx made another major acquisition in June 2016. Tea...

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New corporate account manager delivers client engagement for Specsavers
Jan16

New corporate account manager delivers client engagement for Specsavers

Specsavers Corporate Eyecare has announced the appointment of Andrew West as a new Corporate Account Manager. Andrew is responsible geographically for the South-West, Wales and the South, outside of London. As well as engaging with new clients, Andrew will be managing existing accounts in his region to ensure eyecare is being used to its full effectiveness and that employers and employees alike are receiving the maximum benefit. “It...

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In-house employment law specialist joins Birketts
Jan16

In-house employment law specialist joins Birketts

Birketts, the top 100 law firm based in the East of England, has announced that Amy Guest has joined the Employment Law Team as a Senior Associate. Having first trained at a City law firm Amy subsequently worked in-house at two major international organisations. Amy has a wealth of commercial experience to bring to bear when advising clients whether that be on collective redundancy exercises, reorganisations or outsourcing and TUPE...

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New consultants appointed at leading marketing recruitment firm

Two new appointments have been made at Leeds-based marketing recruitment specialist, MET Marketing. The leading recruitment firm has this month welcomed consultants Stephen Fishwick and Gary Holmes to the business. Established in 2012 MET Marketing have achieved considerable growth in recent years with a 20% increase in turnover and headcount growth of 35% in the last financial year. With a strong growth forecast, in part due to the...

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Steve Rockey appointed as People Director for Home Grown Hotels and LimeWood Group

Steve Rockey has been appointed as People Director for Home Grown Hotels (HGH) and LimeWood Group (LWG); the companies famous for The Pig Hotels, five star hotel and spa Lime Wood, and Courchevel mountain retreat, Portetta. With previous experience gained at businesses including Byron Burgers, Pizza Express and Compass Group, where he was instrumental in the growth and success of the businesses; Steve will have people responsibility...

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AG boosts Employee Incentives team with key partner hire

Addleshaw Goddard has announced the appointment of leading incentives and tax specialist, Jonathan Fletcher Rogers, to lead its Employee Incentives team within the Firm’s Employment and Incentives Group.  Jonathan will join the London based practice on the 12th December, arriving from specialist employment and incentives firm, Abbiss Cadres LLP where he was a partner.  Prior to joining Abbiss Cadres, Jonathan spent over 10 years...

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New Head of HR for outsourcing specialist

Kelly Alderson has joined leading outsource service provider NSL as Head of Human Resources. Formerly regional Head of HR for Mitie Cleaning & Environmental Services. Kelly Alderson has over 15 years of experience in human resource management having worked across a wide range of industries including facilities management, manufacturing, transport and retailing. Professionally qualified according to the standards of The Chartered...

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Business Disability Forum appoints Diane Lightfoot as Chief Executive Officer

Business Disability Forum is delighted to announce the appointment of Diane Lightfoot as its new Chief Executive Officer. Diane will take up the post on 20 February 2017 after moving from her current role as Director of Policy and Communications for United Response, a leading national charity that works with disabled people. During her 13 years at United Response, Diane greatly expanded the activities of her team beyond fundraising...

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Britain’s first female fast jet pilot appointed as director at PwC

Britain’s first female fast jet pilot for the RAF, Jo Salter, has joined PwC as a director in its People and Organisation business. Jo’s appointment reinforces the firm’s commitment to recruit veterans and reservists from the Armed Forces. Jo joined the RAF at the age of 18 to be an Engineering Officer and went on to train as a combat ready pilot. Jo flew the Tornado GR1 in 617 Squadron, the Dambusters, and was a fast jet instructor...

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Barnett Waddingham appoints its first dedicated workplace wellbeing consultant

Barnett Waddingham, the UK’s largest independent provider of actuarial, administration and consultancy services, continues to expand its workplace health team with the appointment of wellbeing consultant, Laura Matthews. Laura joins Barnett Waddingham as a Workplace Wellbeing Consultant and will be responsible for BWell, our innovative and award winning wellbeing proposition. BWell enables a business to survey and analyse its...

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