Construction, services and property group Kier has appointed Nicola Peake as managing director of its environmental business, which acquired Pure Recycling in 2010.
As part of a restructure, law firm Howard Kennedy has appointed partner Dov Katz as head of AIM within the firm’s capital markets group.
To strengthen its London presence and expand its reach in the South East, Panoramic Growth Equity (PGE) has appointed Jane Reoch as a senior investment manager.
‘Delighted and overwhelmed’ was how Hayley Parsons described her reaction to the news that she received an OBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours List.
In a bid to accelerate growth of the online consumer businesses it invests in, private equity firm Piper has recruited Leon Hughes, former director of e-commerce at one of its investee companies, Maximuscle.
Margery McBain, managing director at Gravitate HR profiles Andy Bird and Mhairi McEwan's offering on the value of marketing.
GrowthBusiness talks to Sanjeev Ahuja, president of the UK chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) about the best ways to promote entrepreneurship.
Barry Noble, managing director at Tpoll discusses a new book which advises business leaders to be 'intelligently lazy'.
MP Mel Stride, who founded franchise exhibition business Venture Marketing Group, has been promoted in a government reshuffle that will see him take on a role in the business department.
Peter Bamford, best-known as a former director of Vodafone, has joined the board of data services provider Six Degrees Group as a non-executive.
Christian Jones has been appointed managing director of baby bedding manufacturer The Gro Company, with co-founder and outgoing managing director Rob Holmes assuming a non-executive role.
Sally Holme has joined bakery business Bagel Nash as a non-executive director as the company seeks to develop its brand.
Gervais Williams, who made his reputation running small-cap funds at investment house Gartmore, is to manage a new vehicle being launched by MAM Funds, of whichhe is managing director.
Lord Young of Graffham, a former cabinet minister under Margaret Thatcher and an active investor in early-stage technology companies, is set to return to his role as a government adviser.
Carey Trevill has been appointed as UK managing director for TLC Marketing, the global marketing agency that recently acquired UK marketing agency 3sixteen.
Intellectual property (IP) firm Mathys & Squire LLP has hired Dr David Martin to work in its life sciences team.
Provider of optical-fibre networks Geo Networks has named Andy Tipping as sales director to head its new online business sector team.
Maven Capital Partners has lent its support to a buy-in management buy-out for manufacturing firm HCS Control Systems.
Jude Harrison, SEO account manager at Steak Group, recalls his business conference nightmares and advises on how to avoid the same pitfalls.
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New research from GrowthBusiness shows that the number of UK cash shells is climbing. We speak to new entrants to the market and those that have recently closed deals to find out what’s driving shells’ increasing popularity.