New chairman appointed to the Ladder Association

Martin Brooke will "bang the drum for the humble ladder" after taking over the role at the Association's AMM

Welsh Slate MD named Business Person of the Year

Chris Allwood receives award following three years of working with local communities and protecting workers

New appointment supports growing success for BTS Fabrications

Richard Clough joins the company as national specification manager at the same time as a series of other developments at the company

Deborah Services looks to a safe future with new appointment

Sal Lack will head up the company's efforts in health and safety and environment issues as SHEQ director

Flex-R appoints new area sales manager

Scott Lewthwaite will be responsible for supporting roofing contractors and the company's growth plans

Actis adds to sales force with five new appointments

Three new area sales managers will help meet nationwide demand with support from new internal sales staff

New board member for Avonside Group

Eddie Stanton will drive growth in core market sectors as the group's sales and marketing director

Conservative Party Cabinet sees new DECC leadership

Amber Rudd promoted to secretary of state while Greg Clark takes over from Eric Pickles as secretary of state at DCLG

EcoTherm strengthens sales team with two new additions

Guvvi Basra and Kate Antill have been appointed area sales managers for areas in London areas and the South East

RIBA Enterprises chair to step down

Clive Carr will end his 28 years at the commercial subsidiary of RIBA, which is already is the process of finding replacement