Leading KBB and merchant service provider Simon Acres Group, (SAGL) has restructured the business, streamlining its divisions to offer clients clear communication channels for each service.

The strategic review has resulted in the appointment of a number of new directors tasked with driving their business areas forward.  These include appointments to the holding company SAGL of Aiden Cowell, Group Operations Director; Kordian Pach who takes on the role of Group Marketing Director, Jordan Burns as Director of Services and newly appointed Neil Cooke as Director of Finance.

Recently formed Simon Acres Recruitment Ltd is headed by Director Ben Paine and Henesh Chotai becomes Director of Kbb Recruitment Ltd, a 16 year established business acquired by the group during 2019.

To support the growing number of clients, Andrew Wright takes on the company wide role of Operations Director.

Managing Director Simon Acres said, “Director of Services is an important new role created to enable Jordan to continue his work with our customers, helping them understand the range of solutions that we can offer to support their businesses. Whilst we have built an enviable reputation as a leader in recruitment, our portfolio of services includes much more.  We are now able to offer a package of services across sales training, digital marketing, finance, HR, qualified sales enquiries, customer deposit protection and business consultancy.  All of these services are designed to help our customers operate efficiently and ultimately sell more kitchens and bathrooms.”

“We have experienced a significant number of enquiries over the last 12 months and all of our teams have expanded.  We have undertaken this review of our business strategy to ensure that we are robust and ready for further growth, as well as ensuring that we continue to provide the highest quality customer service.”


Picture caption from left to right:
Jordan Burns, Director of Services; Aiden Cowell, Group Operations Director; Ben Paine,
Director of Simon Acres Recruitment; Simon Acres, Managing Director; Andrew Right,
Director of Operations; Neil Cooke, Director of Finance; Kordian Pach, Group Marketing Director and Henesh Chotai, Director of Kbb Recruitment


Leading kbb and merchant service provider Simon Acres Group (SAGL) has come together with TT Training Academy to offer SAGL customers a 20% discount on all workplace wellbeing audits, to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week.

The audit is aimed at businesses that have 5-10 staff and will enable them to offer individual support for employees, as well as a review of their mental health provision, with advice on   how to make improvements going forward.

SAGL Managing Director Simon Acres said, “We all know that the lockdown has had a huge impact on the nation’s mental health, making it even more important that we keep our focus and attention on wellness in the workplace.

“As an industry, we do not have a track record in this area, but it is good to see that there is    a growing interest and support since we first started working with Suzanne Skeete and TT Training Academy 18 months ago.

TT Training Academy Managing Director Suzanne Skeete adds, “I am delighted to continue the relationship with Simon and help raise awareness about good mental health practice in the workplace within the kbb sector.

“It is vital that we bridge the gap between physical and mental illness, they must be seen as equally important in the workplace.  I hope that this offer will allow more kbb businesses to invest in the mental wellbeing of their staff, ensuring that people get the help they need.”

For more information or to book your wellness audit, please call Jordan Burns at SAGL on 0203 701 6660 Jordan@simonacres.co.uk


Pictured: TT Training Academy Managing Director Suzanne Skeete

Well known kbb industry professional Toby Griffin is to work with leading kbb and merchant service provider Simon Acres Group (SAGL) as a training consultant. Toby is a business consulting expert with17 years of experience with kbb companies.

SAGL director Simon Acres says, “We are thrilled that Toby has joined us. He shares our passion for excellence and will be a great asset to our business, as we continue to service our growing kbb retail and merchant client base.

Toby added, “I am delighted to be working with Simon and the team. It’s a great time to be joining as we come out of lockdown and take advantage of the lessons learned and the new ways of working that have evolved.

“I am looking forward to getting back out into showrooms to work face to face with clients and share the extensive portfolio of training that we can offer together.”

Pictured: Toby Griffin, Training Consultant, Simon Acres Group

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