Executive Director for the Leaders Council
Articles published by Craig Wilmann
A policing problem: why Boris may decide to ease lockdown sooner
One of the founding principles of the police in this country is that ‘the police are the public [and] the public are the police.’ Even during this year of unprecedented restrictions on our liberties, the laws which the police have had to enforce have had popular support. But is that beginning to change? And if so, will the police no longer be the public?
Gove’s comments suggest vaccine passports may be imminent
MPs will debate the issue of vaccine passports after more than a quarter of a million people have signed a petition urging the government not to introduce them. But the signatories may end up disappointed, given Michael Gove’s previous comments on a very similar issue.
IM Bookkeeping provides advice amid cryptocurrency rally
Preston-based payroll, bookkeeping and accountancy experts, IM Bookkeeping, are offering much needed advice for organisations and individuals interested in cryptocurrencies.
Digimax founder Shaz Memon urges government to support dentists
The founder and managing director of Digimax Dental, an award-winning dental marketing agency, has written a passionate call-to-action in City AM, challenging the government to speak publicly on behalf of dentists across the country.
Sprirotech in Cambridgeshire County Council Covid Commendation
Peterborough-based Spirotech Group, specialist engineers who provide manufacturing solutions for a range of industries, have been officially recognised by Cambridgeshire County Council for their work during the Covid pandemic.
From puppets to PPE: Paul Bristow Associates takes the fight to Covid-19
Wrexham-based Paul Bristow Associates are producing thousands of masks per week for major organisations and companies in the UK.
AG Instruments prove Matt Ridley’s point about innovation
In a widely acclaimed new book called How Innovation Works, the author Matt Ridley champions perspiration over inspiration. AG instruments’ ground-breaking gas analyser perfectly exemplifies his point.
Gattica's success continues despite Covid-19 disruption
While many others firms have been unable to do any business whatsoever, Gattica have still managed to achieve a great deal since lockdown was declared in March.
Red Iguana director speaks about breaking down barriers in leadership and nutrition
Naomi Szakacs told the Leaders Council about the importance of fighting against outdated approaches to leadership and nutrition. Meanwhile, William Hague warned the government to step up their game on Covid-19 testing.
Aqovia CEO champions the importance of self belief when starting a new business as PM comes in for criticism
The CEO of digital solutions experts Aqovia speaks to The Leaders Council about setting up a business in the midst of the 2008 financial crash. Meanwhile, Boris Johnson faces criticism from Commons speaker Lindsay Hoyle.
Constant Power Services boss speaks about inner conviction as Valeur champions neurodiversity
Kevin Wilson and Charlotte Valeur had some inspiring words for fellow leaders, while Chris Grayling was denied the post of chairman of the intelligence committee
Government accused of inconsistency amid worrying ONS figures
Early data suggests that there were around 650,000 fewer people on payrolls in June 2020 than there were just three months earlier, despite the government’s job schemes. At the same time, job vacancies in April to June were the lowest since such records began in 2001.
Hammond turns to Saudi Arabia as Britain champions face coverings
Following yesterday’s news that face coverings are going to be compulsory in shops from Friday 24th, it now seems that this law may be extended to offices as well. Meanwhile, former chancellor Philip Hammond has landed a new role advising Saudi Arabia's finance minister.
UK sends vessel to China as Huawei is ushered away
HMS Queen Elizabeth will be based in the Far East from early next year as part of Britain’s efforts to counter an ‘increasingly assertive China.’ The vessel, which costs £3.1 billion will work closely on its military exercises with the United States and Japan.
Former MEP calls government 'miserable, cowed and cowardly' over response to protests
In an online article forThe Daily Telegraph, Patrick O'Flynn, the former Ukip and SDP MEP, has slammed the government for their 'miserable, cowed and cowardly' response to the weekend's protests.