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30 Locals Hired in Hertfordshire with Brand New Hitchin B&M Store

21 August 2019

Customers in Hitchin were delighted this morning following the long-awaited opening of their brand new store on Brand Street.

Over 30 people from the local area have been employed at the store, which contains a wide range of branded products, including toys, food & drink, homeware, pet products, health & beauty and seasonal.

As part of the opening day process, colleagues nominated local charity, Phase, to be given some VIP treatment. They helped unveil the new store with the Chairman, Cllr Jean Green.

The charity work with local young people in Hitchin to promote wellbeing and resilience to encourage them to reach their full potential in life.

In addition to helping to open the new store, the foundation were given £250 worth of vouchers to spend.

The store manager, Mark Burman, said: “The team at Phase really stood out for us as they go the extra mile for local young people in the community, so we wanted to give them some VIP treatment as a thank you for all the hard work they do.

“We hope that our donation can help them to continue the great work they do.”

He also commented: Our new colleagues have been working really hard to get the store ready for opening day, and we can’t wait to show customers their brand new B&M.”