asb law welcomes Andrew Hoad
asb law has welcomed Andrew Hoad, pictured, to its
corporate finance team.
Previously a partner at Vertex Law at Kings Hill, West
Malling, and at Rawlison Butler in Crawley, he will play a key role
in business development and supporting asb's clients.
Mr Hoad has more than 15 years' experience in corporate
finance, having qualified with a City firm. In addition to mergers
and acquisitions, he has particular expertise in managing
transactions involving both public and private equity
He said: "asb is very well regarded within the corporate
The firm has achieved the one to watch status in the
latest Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For survey.
The accreditation scheme focuses on workplace engagement
as an integral component of an organisation's success.
Hundreds of companies apply each year in an exercise that
takes into account staff comments.
"Over 80% of our staff took the time to complete and
return the survey, considerably more than the average, and the
detailed analysis will enable us to determine how and where we can
improve work practices and employee care," said Philippa Barnes,
head of HR and development.
"We recognise that improvement doesn't come overnight and
requires effort, but we will be reviewing our engagement plans to
reflect the feedback of our people, and hope to achieve a one-star
rating next year."
KM Group's Geraldine Allinson will tell a conference for businesswomen about how her company has changed since the banking collapse of 2008.
The government has made £5.5m of interest-free loans available to small firms, which MP Greg Clark calls "a great boost for business in west Kent".
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