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NEWS | Published September 15th 2020, 1:01 pm

PM launches back-to-work drive, as Virtual1’s Tom O’Hagan emphasises the importance of innovation and disruption

Tom O’Hagan, founder and CEO of the UK’s fifth-largest telecoms network, has spoken about the importance of disruption and innovation.

NEWS | Published September 1st 2020, 2:02 pm

mGage delivers a world-first to offer a conversational commerce channel

mGage, a leading global mobile messaging provider, has today launched the first-of-its-kind solution to bring Mobile Payments within the Rich Communication Services (RCS) channel.

NEWS | Published August 7th 2020, 7:00 am

Qualitrain Group exemplify need for innovation as new Scottish Conservative leader eyes up economic recovery

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to deal a significant blow to the UK economy and the knock-on effects are felt on businesses and supply chains, CEO of Derbyshire training provider Qualitrain Group, Richard Bates, tells the Leaders Council about how his firm is looking to deal with the loss of income streams by exploring means of innovating and seeking out new opportunities. Meanwhile, Douglas Ross, who was confirmed as the new leader of the Scottish Conservatives on Wednesday, has promised to produce an economic recovery plan within the next month.

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

PAGE Media MD reveals how to build a strong team

Richard Tice hit out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan today in the latest example of leadership figures coming in for strong criticism over Covid-19. Responding to Khan's pleas for the government to make face coverings mandatory in all indoor public spaces, the Brexit Party chairman told the Mayor to use his own initiative.

NEWS | Published May 5th 2020, 8:08 am

Coronavirus update: Intermediary species may never be found

An NHS contact tracing app is set to be released today for council and healthcare workers in a trial exclusive to the Isle of Wight.

NEWS | Published April 8th 2020, 9:09 am

Coronavirus update: US records highest daily death toll yet

Boris Johnson has spent a second night in intensive care, but Downing Street have stated that his condition is "stable" and health minister Edward Argar has described him as "comfortable" and "in good spirits".

NEWS | Published April 7th 2020, 8:08 am

Coronavirus update: No new deaths in China, PM in intensive care

It was announced last night that Boris Johnson was taken to an intensive care unit after his symptoms "worsened" over the course of Monday, to the extent that he was given oxygen late in the afternoon.

NEWS | Published April 6th 2020, 4:04 pm

Coronavirus update: Lockdown "working" according to government briefing

Dominic Raab led the coronavirus briefing today, where he said that the PM was in "good spirits" despite being in hospital.

NEWS | Published April 6th 2020, 9:09 am

Coronavirus update: Johnson in hospital, Queen gives speech

Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital on Sunday night, and spent the night there. Housing secretary Robert Jenrick said the measure was a "precautionary step" and that the cabinet "[hoped] that as a result of tests [the PM] will be able to come back to Downing Street as soon as possible".

NEWS | Published April 2nd 2020, 4:05 pm

Coronavirus update: UK deaths near 3,000

Health secretary Matt Hancock led the government press conference today for the first time since going into self-isolation.

NEWS | Published April 2nd 2020, 9:09 am

Coronavirus update: Global cases approach one million

The PM has announced the government will be "massively [ramping] up" testing in the coming days.

NEWS | Published April 1st 2020, 4:04 pm

Coronavirus update: Death toll over 2,300, Wimbledon cancelled

There have now been 2,352 deaths in the UK from the novel coronavirus, with a rise of 563 in the last 24 hours alone.

NEWS | Published April 1st 2020, 9:09 am

Coronavirus update: More than 800,000 global cases

A 13-year-old boy died with coronavirus last night, so far the youngest person to die from Covid-19 in the UK.

NEWS | Published April 1st 2020, 8:02 am

Baronsmede Homes boss warns that social care is still "a key area"

The Leaders Council spoke to Baronsmede Family Homes Director Dee Tormey about her thoughts on the Covid-19 outbreak.

NEWS | Published March 25th 2020, 10:10 am

Coronavirus update: Over 170,000 people volunteer to help NHS

The Covid-19 outbreak has now meant that roughly 25 per cent of the world's population live in some form of lockdown.


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