Our People

At the On Line Group we are delighted to have a talented, passionate and determined workforce comprised of a diverse range of people with unique skills and personalities.

Chris Howell

Chris Howell

Head of IT Communications and Business Systems

Since joining On Line in 1994, Chris has been instrumental in creating the efficient and effective IT communications and internal systems structures that coordinate the Group today. Having worked with computers since leaving school in 1986, Chris has a wealth of experience working with a wide range of companies across multiple disciplines.

Chris’ core responsibilities for the Group include the management of IT staff, maintaining the infrastructure of hardware and IT resources, business communications/telephony services, network planning, preventative maintenance and recovery procedures, software licencing and compliance, as well as ensuring data security for the Group and its clients.

Nikki Hughes

Nikki Hughes

Accountant

With over 14 years of accounts and payroll experience, Nikki is an invaluable asset to the On Line Group. Since joining On Line in 2005, Nikki has fulfilled a variety of roles including the processing of weekly and monthly payrolls, compiling sales and purchase ledgers, calculating PAYE and NIC payments and producing VAT returns amongst other responsibilities.

Nikki currently leads the accounts and payroll team, and in addition is personally responsible for the production of monthly management accounts for all companies within the Group.

Danielle Portess

Danielle Portess

Administration Manager

Danielle joined the Group in April 2017 as Administration Manager after previously working within the transport industry for the last 18 years in customer services and general administration.

Most recently Danielle worked for a family based firm in Stallingborough where she dealt with everything from administration to accounts and HR. Her experience has given her a wide range of knowledge to be able to manage the day-to-day running of the Groups premises and departments

Originally from Immingham, Danielle has recently moved back to the area with her partner and daughter. Being a big Formula 1 fan she was delighted to have the opportunity to go to Silverstone last year but she also enjoys camping and visiting Wales.