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New Executive Director for Operations and Finance appointed to Northern Housing Consortium

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The Northern Housing Consortium (NHC), the not-for profit membership organisation which represents social housing providers across the North of England, has appointed a new Executive Director for Operations and Finance. Andrea Downey brings with her more than 25 years’ experience of working in both the public and private sector, with previous roles in Network Rail and the NHS, as well as in the publishing and media sectors. She will also play a key role in the leadership of the NHC’s procurement arm, Consortium Procurement, which offers a trusted and compliant service to 400 members nationally. Tracy Harrison, Chief Executive at Northern Housing Consortium, said: “Andrea will play a central role in making sure we achieve the best possible value for members and make maximum use of our resources across the entire organisation. Andrea’s expertise will be a real added benefit to our members, as we work together to influence policy and change people’s lives for the better” As well as her previous roles in the UK, Andrea spent five years working abroad, gaining an insight into different cultures and work practices, and has also acted as a consultant, advising SMEs on finance and change management. Andrea Downey, Executive Director for…

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Haircare brand Roz launch root lift spray with Eco-Valve

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Haircare brand Roz, who are renowned for their nature inspired range of luxury hair care products, have launched a new root lift spray with Eco-Valve. The launch marks Salvalco’s first venture into haircare, demonstrating the compatibility of the valve across different product categories. The brand specialises in a range of vegan, organic, sustainably sourced and cruelty free products including treatment oils and serums. Their root lift spray becoming their first aerosol product with the use of inert gas propelled Eco-Valve supporting the brand’s sustainable ethos and compatibility with their natural formulations. Officially launched in the USA, the use of inert gas valve technology like Eco-Valve, is also helping brands comply with changing legislation in the industry. Peter Shaw, Managing Director or Salvalco said; “We are delighted to collaborate with luxury haircare brand Roz on the launch of their first aerosol product. This marks our first venture into the haircare category with our valve proving to be a highly effective and more sustainable choice than LPG alternatives. Eco -Valve is adaptable, demonstrating market leading performance with resins, powders, oils and other difficult haircare formulations – hairspray, hair shine, root lift, dry shampoo and more. A valve that is compatible with more…

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Newcastle costs law firm, Brough Partners appoint new COP lead to support growth

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Newcastle based Costs Law firm, Brough Partners has appointed Ana Matos as Head of Court of Protection to support the businesses recent growth, which saw a 48% increase in turnover in the last 12 months. Brough Partners specialise in Court of Protection (COP), Legal Aid and Inter Partes costs law work. Bringing with her over eight years of experience in the sector, Ana’s responsibilities will include supporting and maximising the COP costs claims of solicitor clients as well as assisting with business development and staff training. A consultant for the last four years, Ana previously held roles at Paragon Costs, A&M Bacon and bSquared Costs. The appointment supports the businesses ambitious growth plans which in the last year alone experienced a 48% increase in turnover with the company targeted to hit approximately £500k in the next two years. The growth follows a recent rebrand and move to larger office space in Newcastle to accommodate the team’s expansion. Andrew Brough, Managing Director, Brough Partners said; “Since founding the business back in 2018, we have noticed an increasing demand for our services from solicitor clients across England & Wales which has been fantastic. We feel this is largely due to our ongoing…

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EMG Solicitors welcome new COP Director Rebecca Sparrow

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Award winning law firm EMG Solicitors who have offices in Durham, Newcastle, Darlington, Penrith and Manchester is delighted to welcome new Court of Protection (COP) Director Rebecca Sparrow. Based near Reading, the appointment of a Southern based director extends the firm’s national COP offering. Marking their first venture outside of the North and taking the director group to a team of 11. With over 14 years’ COP experience, Rebecca who has held roles at a number of leading national law firms will assume the position of Deputy Trustee and Attorney for a number of EMG’s clients. Her appointment also extends the firm’s brand footprint and client offering across the South, South East and London. Jemma Morland, Director and Co-Founder of EMG Solicitors said: “We are delighted to welcome Rebecca Sparrow to the EMG team. Rebecca not only brings with her a wealth of experience but embodies the true values of the firm, making her a natural fit for our growing team. The appointment also further strengthens our client offering, and expansion to the South as we build a solid presence across the UK.” Rebecca Sparrow, COP Director, EMG Solicitors said: “I’ve always admired EMG Solicitors as a firm. It’s remarkable…

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P&G’s Old Spice launch new men’s body spray with Eco-Valve

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Salvalco is delighted to announce their recent collaboration with Proctor & Gamble’s iconic Old Spice brand. Utilising the Eco-Valve technology, the brand brings to market a new aluminum free men’s total body spray which is available to purchase in the UK and America. P&G’s new range is positioned as a ‘nitro spray’, with the removal of LPG propellant, marking Old Spice’s first venture into nitrogen and demonstrating their ongoing commitment to the environment. The demand for ‘all over’ body sprays has experienced rising popularity over recent years. With the Old Spice product available for use from ‘pits to toes’ – including underarms and chest, to thighs, legs, stomach, feet, arms, hands and even down below! The amazing fragrance quality also remains a key benefit of the spray, with nitrogen propellant delivering a ‘breakthrough scent experience’! Peter Shaw, Managing Director, Salvalco said; “Salvalco is delighted to be working once again with P&G and with such an iconic brand as Old Spice. It’s fantastic to see them utilising the benefits of our Eco-Valve technology in helping them bring to market their environmentally friendly, nitrogen powered body spray. Or ‘nitro spray’ as it’s been aptly named. It’s also great to know we are…

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