Leadership challenges – Belfield Group under new management

It’s November, and, in a meeting room at the Belfield Group’s headquarters in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, outgoing CEO Steve Hampton (pictured, right) sits beside his replacement, Gary Lasham (pictured, left). For Steve, it’s the end of an era, and, for Gary, a new challenge – but there are changes afoot across the upholstery, mattress and furnishings empire which promise to keep …

Laying Up Operative – Ilkeston

A vacancy has arisen within our Leisure Division based in the Bedding department at Furnace Road for our Twilight Shift for a Laying Up Operative. Hours for this shift are: Monday – Thursday 3:30pm – 1am. 36 hours per week The duties and responsibilities of the position include: – The use of laying up machines. Laying up all fabric types …

Furniture maker Tetrad, snapped up by £200M giant

A £17m-turnover furniture maker which has been trading in the North West for almost five decades has been acquired by a NorthEdge Capital-backed counterpart. Tetrad makes sofas, chairs and stools at its factory in Preston. Following the takeover by Belfield Furnishings, products will continue to be made at the Swan Street facility.  Janus Cooper will also remain in his role as …

MBO at Furniture Making Giant

A £132m-turnover manufacturer and wholesaler of furniture, which supplies the likes of Next and John Lewis, has been acquired in a private equity-backed management buyout (MBO). Belfield Furnishings, which was formed in 2002 and is headquartered in Ilkeston, is one of the UK’s largest white label manufacturers of home furnishings. The MBO was backed by NorthEdge Capital, a private equity house …