BENNETT Christmas Group in Burgess Hill has welcomed risk management and health and safety specialist Adam Farrar to its team.

The appointment comes after the launch of BC Risk Management, a dedicated company within the Bennett Christmas Group which is headed up by Anthony Birch.

BC Risk Management provides Health and Safety, Construction and Fire Safety consulting, assessments, reports and training.

Adam joins the team with more than 20 years of experience.

He specialises in construction safety and has previously worked at the Construction Industry Training Board.

His previous training includes a NEBOSH General Certificate in occupational health and safety for which he gained a distinction, and site management safety training Scheme.

Adam is also a technician member of IOSH.

He said: “I am thrilled to be joining the team and helping to expand Bennett Christmas’s service offering.

“We have an exciting opportunity to help the firm’s many insurance customers to fulfil their health and safety obligations.”

CEO Mark Bennett said: “Adam’s qualifications and in-depth expertise make him the ideal candidate to join our new business.

“As a community insurance broker, we hope to be able to bring this vital risk management service to our existing customers, to help them stay safe and legal with minimal hassle.”

Adam’s appointment continues Bennett Christmas’s exciting expansion after the firm welcomed nine employees from Slade Edwards Insurance Brokers last month.

Mark said: “Bennett Christmas is an independent, friendly, professional insurance brokers with a simple aim: to enable you to get on with your life and with running your business secure in the knowledge that should the worst happen, the worst won’t happen. Things can and do go wrong.”