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At Harvey John, recruitment is far from a transactional service. It’s about fostering long-term partnerships within our core markets. Quality over quantity.

Specialising in Accountancy, Tax, and Legal since 2004, Harvey John are an international recruitment firm with two offices in the heart of Brighton and a team of 15 individual skill-sets, each united by a shared vision of how recruitment should be. 

By immersing ourselves in every corner of these markets, we maintain an incredibly niche expertise, enabling us to simplify the most complex of searches. And whether that assignment takes us across Sussex, London, Europe, Asia, or the Americas, our deep sector knowledge - paired with our multi-faceted methodology - means that we provide local solutions on a global scale.

And so, by lowering the volume, we strip ourselves from unnecessary pressures and, in turn, become a trusted partner to companies worldwide.


Gatwick Diamond Business

Richard Pollins, Managing Partner of DMH Stallard, has been appointed to the Executive Council of Gatwick Diamond Business. The Executive Council is made up of some of the most senior business leaders within the area and works to promote the needs of members. 

Richard said: “I am honoured to have been elected to the Executive Council. I am looking forward to sharing my experience and skills with my colleagues on the executive and championing the cause of businesses within the Gatwick Diamond.”

Under Richard’s leadership DMH Stallard has successfully achieved three mergers and dynamic growth of the firm, with turnover now in excess of £30m.

Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex (AAKSS)

David Welch has been appointed Chief Executive of Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex (AAKSS). A highly experienced leader with 25 years’ experience in the health and international aid and development sectors, David started his new role on August 1st. 

AAKSS serves the 4.7m residents of Kent, Surrey and Sussex, as well as the huge number of people that travel through the area on business or pleasure each year. David said: “I am incredibly excited about the opportunity to lead and develop Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex, an inspirational organisation with an excellent reputation and an incredible team of staff and volunteers.”

MHA Carpenter Box


Sussex-based chartered accountants MHA Carpenter Box has appointed David Crowter as Tax Partner following a career of nearly 20 years providing tax advice to clients of every size. He is a specialist in property tax and tax reliefs available to young, innovative businesses and currently oversees all of the work of the Tax Team at the Gatwick office. David also supports other fee earners at MHA Carpenter Box in resolving complex tax issues.

David said: “I feel honoured to have been made a Partner at such an exciting time in the firm’s evolution.”

asb law

The Corporate Finance team at asb law is delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Dodd as Legal Director and Head of the Corporate Finance Team. Chris will work alongside newly promoted Partner, Daniel Tozer, who will continue in his role as team leader in the Kent office.

Prior to joining, Chris held the role of Legal Director and Company Secretary at one of the UK’s largest facilities management companies, OCS Group UK. Whilst there he also sat on the UK executive group, held a Managing Director role in one of the company’s most prominent subsidiaries, and led OCS’s alliance with like-minded companies in western Europe.


Rachel Regan has been promoted to the Head of Commercial at Gaydio, with responsibility for income at all sites (including Brighton, London and Manchester) across the UK. In her new role she will continue to lead the sales team, offering on-air advertising and sponsorship opportunities. 

Rachel’s role will also expand into new income generation opportunities by partnering with core key clients, adding value and doing things differently. As part of her role she will also see the expansion of Gaydio’s networking event, Business Mixer in both Brighton, where it currently runs, and across other UK cities.


Leading cable management manufacturer Marshall-Tufflex has appointed its Sales Director, Jon Chamberlain to the Board of Directors. Jon brings a wealth of experience to the table, thanks to over 30 years in the electrical manufacturing sector. Jon has been with Marshall-Tufflex since September 2016, leading the sales operation and is well respected in the industry. 

“Marshall-Tufflex is a market leading company with high quality, branded products,” said Jon. “It’s an exciting time with the company having a significant drive on sustainability. We used 80% recycled material in our manufacturing last year, we are trying to drive change in the sector and encourage others to follow suit.” 

Cognitive Law

Top Sussex consultancy law firm Cognitive Law continues to expand its commercial offering with the appointment of consultant solicitor Mayumi Hawkes. 

Mayumi joins the successful commercial team having previously worked in private practices in London. Mayumi advises individuals and businesses in all commercial property transactions, commercial contracts, business start-ups, share purchase and buy back, GDPR compliance issues as well as employment matters. Mayumi also acts specifically for Japanese and Japan-related business and individuals, and knows how to explain complicated matters in plain language in English and in Japanese.


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