Mick George’s chief financial officer (CFO) has left the company after just four months in the role, documents reveal. Alan Hardy was appointed as CFO on 1 November 2019, but left “by mutual agreement” on 9 March. Hardy, who previously held roles at Capita and BOC, was brought in by the bulk excavation and earth moving company to develop and deliver a long-term financial plan. A spokesman for the company said Karen Farrell remained the group’s financial director, “a position […]
Fred Sherwood & Sons (Transport) saw revenues grow by 2% to £34.6m last year, but the bulk haulage firm said Covid-19 had since had an adverse impact on the business.
Covid-19 and Brexit has cut a swathe through the transportation and warehousing sector with just 75% of companies back up and running compared to June last year and 9.6% permanently closed.
Online electrical retailer AO has opened its 18th depot, this time in Gravesend, as it capitalises on growing demand fuelled by the pandemic.