The Deeley Group, which is based at the Coventry Business Park, has hired Anthony Holt as the company’s new group development director and Jane Fradgley as senior development manager. Hold said: “I am delighted to join the Deeley Group at such an exciting time for the business. I have been involved with sourcing, obtaining planning and developing out residential development and mixed use opportunities in the Midlands for over 25 years. “I worked at Crosby Homes, part of the Berkeley Group, when they first ventured into city centre living in the Midlands, developing out schemes including Symphony Court in Birmingham. “I went on to work with other housing developers in the retirement and open market sectors.

When Stephen Javes started at Orwell Housing Group, the organisation had 15 staff, 800 homes and a £750,000 turnover. On Friday, he leaves it in rather a different shape; as a much more diverse provider, with 4,500 dwellings, a £50m turnover and 800 people on its payroll. His organisation now provides dwellings for people in housing need, including hostels and specialist accommodation for older people, those with learning disabilities and people fleeing domestic abuse.

Mark Dale has been appointed catering & hospitality manager at Stockpot not-for-profit provider, Borough Care.

Mainstay Medical International plc, a medical device company focused on commercializing ReActiv8®, an implantable restorative neurostimulation system designed to treat an underlying cause of disabling Chronic Low Back Pain, today announces that Dr Manus Rogan has decided to step down as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect.

Three executives have resigned from a newly merged housing association, including the man tipped to take over the organisation. Jake Berriman was deputy chief executive of 10,000-home Connexus Group but has left his post. Paul Sutton, director of assets and development at Connexus and Matthew Hill, head of development at the association’s construction arm Floreat Homes have also quit.

Healthwatch England has appointed Sir Robert Francis QC as its new a chair, taking over from current chair Jane Mordue after her three-year tenure.

An education and training group which operates Newcastle College has strengthened its executive team with two appointments. NCG, which runs six colleges and national training providers Intraining and Rathbone, welcomes Mike Wilmot as chief finance officer and Karen Heaney as chief operating officer. Heaney joins NCG from one of the UK’s largest social housing and adult residential care providers, Home Group, where she was director of regeneration.

Staff at Barchester Healthcare’s Hagley Place care home, in Ludlow have welcomed a new general manager. Claire Harris will oversee the running of the 60 bed home and will be responsible for a team of 79.