H&H Group News

Joint Managing Directors Announced for Harrison & Hetherington

19th July 2018

The UK’s largest livestock trading company, Harrison & Hetherington, announces the promotion of two senior members of staff, to Joint Managing Directors. The two, David Pritchard, formerly Operations Director for Harrison & Hetherington, and Scott Donaldson, formerly the Company’s Sales Director, take up their positions, with immediate effect.


New CEO Announced

6th July 2018

Taking over as CEO of H&H Group PLC is Richard Rankin, a Chartered Accountant, formally of Carlisle-based Armstrong Watson [AW], where he has been a Partner for over 10 years. Richard’s extensive business experience and his local knowledge make him an ideal choice to head up one of Cumbria’s most important and progressive businesses and take it to the next level.


London Marathon Competitor

20th April 2018

Good luck to Laura Barwick from our Harrison & Hetherington team who will be taking on the challenge of her first ever Marathon on Sunday 22 April and competing in the Virgin London Marathon.  Laura will be running in aid of the MS Society.


Changes to the Helm at H&H Group

19th April 2018

After exactly 10 years at the helm as Chief Executive of H&H Group PLC, Brian Richardson has announced he will be leaving the business later in the year. With interests covering, auctioneering, property, insurance and printing during his time with the H&H Group Brian has guided the Group’s growth.


Career Opportunity

12th March 2018

H&H Insurance Brokers are currently recruiting for an Account Handler to join their busy team based at Carlisle. Working in partnership with our expert Account Executives you will assist with the service of client accounts, completing new business and renewals.


New Investment in the Borders

14th February 2018

A plan that could bring new homes, amenities, business premises and employment to enhance the rural economy and the town of Newton St Boswells has been announced by the H&H Group, owners of St Boswells Auction Mart. The development will be on land owned by the mart, which is adjacent to the current mart site. 


Borderway Agri-Expo 2017 – Friday 3 November 2017

1st November 2017

Attracting some of the very finest British livestock, and thousands of visitors from across the UK, Harrison and Hetherington’s Borderway Agri Expo is now seen by many in the industry as the UK’s leading winter livestock event.  Annually, its reputation grows as both a livestock show and industry support exhibition, and the 2017 event, taking place on Friday 3rd November, is once again a guaranteed agricultural showcase.


Investing in the Future for H&H Group

27th October 2017

H&H Group plc has published its accounts for the year to 30th June 2017, which show a profit before tax of £682,000, similar to the £712,000 for the previous year. Net assets for the business were £17.75 million at the year end, and a final dividend has been recommended of 27p, making a total of 35p for the full year.


H&H Group Welcomes Highly Respected Vet to the Board

11th July 2017

H&H Group PLC has today announced the appointment of Colin Lindsay as non-executive director.  With over 26 years practicing at Capontree Vets in Brampton, Colin has established a wealth of knowledge within the rural sector, not only locally but also internationally.  In joining the H&H Group PLC board, Colin will be integral to supporting the development and planning of business strategies for the Group and its individual operating companies. H&H […]


Great News: The Lakes Granted World Heritage Status

10th July 2017

“The news that the Lake District has received World Heritage status is great news for Cumbria, drawing attention, not only to the fantastic scenery we all enjoy but also the natural resources of the area.”