Alice Jaspars

Culture Editor for the Leaders Council

Articles published by Alice Jaspars

NEWS | Published April 22nd 2020, 2:11 pm

To buy or not to buy? - Auction houses slow to respond to Covid-19

In the profession of being ahead of the curve, the contemporary art world’s delay in responding to the Covid-19 pandemic has been something of a surprise.

NEWS | Published April 22nd 2020, 11:11 am

The Muslim Council of Britain provide advice for spending Ramadan in lockdown

The largest umbrella organisation for Muslims in the UK, The Muslim Council of Britain, has published an online guide to help millions observe Ramadan amid the coronavirus outbreak.

NEWS | Published April 21st 2020, 2:02 pm

No more sharks: Damien Hirst responds to Covid-19

In an attempt to position himself as art’s reformed enfant terrible, Damien Hirst has released his response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

NEWS | Published April 21st 2020, 9:09 am

PPE shortage compounded by British companies shipping equipment abroad

A Telegraph investigation has revealed that millions of pieces of personal protective equipment have been shipped from the UK to Europe despite nationwide shortages.

NEWS | Published April 20th 2020, 1:10 pm

Over 100,000 Disney employees will not be paid amid pandemic

Following the return of Bob Iger to his former position as chief executive of Disney to help weather the coronavirus storm, Disney has announced plans to stop paying over 100,000 of their employees during the pandemic.

NEWS | Published April 20th 2020, 10:10 am

BBC launches home-schooling service

With the Easter break no more than a memory, parents across the country have returned to the prospect of home-schooling their brood for the foreseeable future.

NEWS | Published April 16th 2020, 10:10 am

Capt Tom Moore raises £12 million for the NHS

Capt Tom Moore has completed his one hundredth lap of his garden this morning, raising over £12 million for the NHS in the process.

NEWS | Published April 15th 2020, 11:11 am

Association of Independent Museums chair concerned for the future

The impact of coronavirus on the cultural sector could see the closure of a number of small museums across the country, according to arts bodies.

NEWS | Published April 14th 2020, 10:10 am

Iger takes back control

Bob Iger’s fairy tale ending has been postponed, following his decision to take back control of the Disney group during the coronavirus pandemic.

NEWS | Published April 13th 2020, 11:11 am

Administrator of Littlefair: “As leaders, we need to do something proactively to save lives and fulfil what we do in name”

Following recent government guidance to care homes, issued earlier this month, The Leaders Council spoke with Nick Sherard, administrator of Littlefair, an independently owned Residential Care Home for older people situated close to the centre of East Grinstead.

NEWS | Published April 12th 2020, 2:02 pm

Principal Consultant of 1710 Games: “You not only lead from the front; you also lead from behind”

With the prime minister incapacitated, the death toll from Covid-19 growing and no end to the social distancing measures in sight, leadership has seldom been so important. Over the Easter bank holiday, we are turning the spotlight on leaders who have faced challenging situations and overcome them, forging in the process the businesses and organisations that keep this country running.

NEWS | Published April 11th 2020, 2:02 pm

Logicearth Leaning Services acquired by The Creative Engagement Group

On what was the ninety-ninth day of the year, The Creative Engagement Group announced that they had acquired Logicearth Learning Services, in efforts to further develop their already impressive repertoire of engagement brands.

NEWS | Published April 10th 2020, 1:01 pm

50 million subscribers in five months “bodes well for our continued expansion” says Disney chairman

It appears the outbreak of Covid-19 has impacted all spheres of life, from education, to healthcare, to culture. The home of Mickey Mouse is no exception.

NEWS | Published April 7th 2020, 10:10 am

Phoebe Waller-Bridge broadcasts Fleabag online for charity

It is fair to say that Phoebe Waller-Bridge is the cultural Midas of the 2010s – everything she touches, from Fleabag to Killing Eve, to the hotly anticipated Bond film, turns to gold.

NEWS | Published April 6th 2020, 11:11 am

Bafta Games Awards ceremony held online

The impact of coronavirus on the arts has exceeded expectations. From postponing exhibitions to cancelling awards ceremonies, it is unclear how long the cultural sector will take to recover.

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