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New Appointment at the On Line Group

  • Mel Dent


The On Line Group has recently promoted Chris Howell to the position of Head of Information Technology, Communications and Business Systems.

This is a new position that has been prompted by the retirement of the existing Business Systems Manager and the increasing use of Telecommunications and Business Systems within the Group.

Chris aged 44 and a resident of Louth, has worked for the Company for over 20 years, initially as an IT technician and more recently as Deputy IT Manager. In this role he has assisted the current IT Manager in keeping all of the On Line Group Companies at the forefront of technological advances.

The Group which comprises On Line Design & Engineering Limited, On Line People Limited, On Loan Recruitment Limited and Anglia Engineering Solutions Limited is probably one of the most diverse engineering groups in the Humberside Region and has offices and workshops in Immingham, Hull and Grimsby.

On Line Group appoint new HR Officer

  • Mel Dent


Engineering specialists the On Line Group, have appointed a new HR Officer. Louise Arnett, who was previously the HR Administrator, has been promoted with effect from 1st January 2015, following the retirement of the Group's HR Manager Roger Horrex.

The Group Finance Director, Steve Laird, said that "with the increasing complexity of Employment Law and the continued expansion of the Group we felt it was essential to retain in-house HR expertise, and Louise being our previous HR Manager's protégé was the natural choice, having both experience and knowledge of our business as well as the respect of our personnel."

Based at the Groups Head Office in Immingham, Louise, who is CIPD qualified, is now solely responsible for all HR matters which include not only staff welfare but also the development and implementation of employment related policies, together with the interpretation of, and advising on employment law. In addition Louise is also responsible for all employee records, and recruitment etc.

Louise has worked for the On Line Group for 7 years and, although originally from Immingham, she now lives in Barton upon Humber, where she has been for the last 20 years, with her husband Paul and two daughters, Maddy and Jazz. She is a keen runner having competed in the London Marathon on 2 occasions, and enjoys all aspects of her work. In particular being pastoral carer for the last 3 years to the 9 current apprentices.