On the move: the latest East Midlands hires

Dylan Renshaw and Jenna Leigh-Bates

Heanor-based Recruit 2 You has promoted Jenna-Leigh Bates to operations director and hired Dylan Renshaw as commercial director.

Anita Jackson, managing director, and founder of Recruit 2 You, said: “This is a really exciting time for our business, we are celebrating six years of our business operating this month, this new addition to our senior management team coincides with the promotion of Jenna-Leigh.”

Bates has been with the company since its incorporation in May 2018 and progressed through the ranks from consultant. She has been managing the firm’s Heanor office and its team of consultants for the last couple of years.

Bates said: “Recruit 2 You has successfully managed clients’ recruitment needs across a variety of sectors including, industrial, engineering, and white collar for both temporary and permanent roles. Turnover for the business has increased year on year and with demand for their services increasing, the next year is set to be record breaking.”

Renshaw said: “I am excited to be joining Recruit 2 You, working at director level. My approach involves identifying potential openings with clients, attending networking events to expand our reach, and implementing cost-saving measures across business expenditures. I excel in crafting business budgets and forecasts, meticulously monitoring performance to ensure optimal outcomes for both our clients and our business. As a senior management team, we have huge plans for the business and I’m really looking forward to seeing what the future holds for us.”

Pepperells Solicitors has hired Rachel Ives as the newest addition to its legal team in Grimsby.

Ives specialises in Family Law, including adoption and care proceedings, child arrangements, special guardianship, and domestic abuse cases.

“We are thrilled to have Rachel join the team at Pepperells Solicitors,” said Rosemary

Houghton, head of family south, director and family law solicitor at Pepperells Solicitors. “Her passion for supporting local families, combined with a profound understanding of family law, makes her an invaluable asset to our firm and to the individuals that we support.

“We also take the opportunity to welcome Ben McGeeney who joined us in February as a paralegal. Ben supports the whole family team and is based between Scunthorpe and Grimsby. Ben aspires to be a solicitor specialising in family law.”

Ives said: “I am excited to join Pepperells Solicitors and to have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of families in our community.

“I am deeply committed to providing swift and thorough guidance to my clients, ensuring their needs are met and their rights protected throughout the legal process.”

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