HRM appoints chief executive and three new promotions

After five successful years working for their parent company, the Redbrik Group, Jen Beal has been appointed as HRM PR & Creative’s brand-new chief executive.

Jen Beal, chief executive at HRM.

She has a superb record for creating and leading motivated teams in communications, marketing, brand creation and relationship management.

Looking after and understanding HRM’s clients’ needs is her top priority. Since the company is celebrating 25 years in business this year, Jen is passionate about enhancing HRM’s range of PR, marketing, and creative services.

Jen said: “I am delighted to begin the next chapter of my career at HRM. The company has a fantastic reputation in the local and regional business community, and I am very excited to start working with our clients.”

HRM has also promoted three members of their team.

Jade March who has worked in the PR industry for ten years and HRM for three, has been promoted to key client manager, and Chris Coates and Matt Holmes, who have been at the company for approximately two years, have been promoted to senior account executives.

Jade March, key client manager at HRM.
Chris Coates, left, and Matt Holmes, senior account executives at HRM.


BHP unveils 43 firm promotions

 BHP has promoted 43 staff members at all levels in their Sheffield, Chesterfield, York, Leeds and Cleckheaton offices to recognise their achievements over lockdown.

Lisa Leighton, joint managing partner, said that throughout the pandemic, their team found innovative ways to excel and add value for their clients.

Lisa Leighton, joint managing partner at BHP.

She said: “Our people’s talent and dedication are key to our success”.

Louise Allen, head of HR at BHP, said: “Those appointed to new roles have gone above and beyond for our clients, and we’re delighted to be able to support them on their career journey.”

BHP was ranked the second-best accountancy firm to work for in the UK and the 35th best company to work for in Yorkshire and the Humber in the Best Companies Survey 2021.

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Shorts announces Radius promotions and team expansion

Shorts announces that Radius, a team that advises on R&D and Patient Box tax reliefs, has promoted Darryl Hoy to technical director within the Radius team, while Emily Hurdley has been promoted to manager.

Matthew Pierce has also joined the firm as manager. His appointment will augment the team’s continued growth and client service.

This news caps off a successful year for the Radius team. HMRC investigations into R&D tax relief claims are due to increase as the treasury seeks to bolster tax revenues. As such, it’s vital to offer expert advice to claimant companies.

Scott Burkinshaw, tax partner at Shorts and head of Radius, said: “The talent and expertise of our team is central to our work, and the performance and contributions of Darryl, Emily and Matthew have been consistently excellent.”