Junior Editor for the Leaders Council
Articles published by Rhys Taylor-Brown
Starting a business: The keys to the first step according to those who have done it
Coming up with a business idea and then starting a business can seem overwhelming and complicated. What is crucial is getting the very first step right, which will start you on the pathway to success.
Covid-19 brings harsh challenges but also positives for Warings Furniture
For decades, furniture manufacturer Warings Furniture in Norfolk has been the preferred supplier of interior and exterior furniture to leading hospitality groups in the UK and internationally.
“Just go for it” JustAccounts Ltd boss says to hopeful entrepreneurs on forming their own businesses
Channelling his own experiences establishing a business, JustAccounts Ltd director Barry Florida-James issues a rallying call to young entrepreneurs dreaming of setting up their own firms, urging them to "go for it".
"Boundaries have moved": Alcohol Coach Michaela Weaver explores impact of Covid on alcohol consumption
Speaking on the Leaders Council Podcast, critically acclaimed Executive Woman’s Alcohol Coach and best-selling author and public speaker Michaela Weaver discusses how the Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated problem drinking and outlines her priorities to help people manage their addictions in 2022.
“More to do” on addressing second homes tax loophole, MP says
While the UK government has addressed a tax loophole which has seen property owners claim second properties are holiday lets, a Conservative MP has said that there is still “much more to do” to ensure those making unfair use of the tax break pay their fair share.
Partygate: Zahawi denies speculation of “Operation Red Meat” launched to protect PM
Education secretary Nadhim Zahawi has moved to distance the government from speculation that it is moving to protect the prime minister by bringing in populist policies as a diversionary tactic.
DRP Group boss says “days of deals are dead” as events industry value falls
Writing on the DRP Group blog, CEO Dale Parmenter anticipates a downturn in the events industry and highlights what this will mean for suppliers and clients.
Half of all UK small firms to raise prices this year and many considering redundancies, IAB reports
The International Association of Bookkeepers [IAB] has reported that half of small and medium-sized enterprises [SMEs] in the UK will raise their prices in 2022 because of supply chain disruption.
Starting salaries growing amid tough recruitment environment
Professional recruitment firm Robert Walters has said that starting salaries are soaring as businesses compete to bring in talent amid a shortage of skilled workers.
Webinar: Telavox figurehead addresses how to maintain customer service during a pandemic
In a recent webinar, UK partner sales manager at Telavox, Andy Brunt, discussed how firms can best maintain customer service during a major disruptive event such as the Covid-19 pandemic.
JK Tech and OpenEdge to host January webinar with AFB and DPD
OpenEdge is a business application development language that offers several choices for firms looking to optimise and modernise their platforms to address the demands of customers today and ensure they continue to do so in the future.
Mercanta seeks to digitise and improve traceability through Rfider partnership
Mercanta has announced an official partnership with New Zealand-based software firm Rfider, which is geared toward digitising as many of its internal processes as possible and improving the traceability of its coffees.
Riverside Education head features on Flourishing Education Podcast
Dr Abide Zenenga, headteacher of Birmingham-based independent school Riverside Education, recently appeared on the Flourishing Education Podcast to highlight the work of his institution and his views on education.
2021 reflections: Aldercar High School enjoys fundraising successes
At Aldercar High School, a local authority school in Langley Mill, Nottingham, the latter months of 2021 brought with it a handful of major milestones in its fundraising activities.
2021 reflections: JK Tech CEO pays tribute to colleagues after challenging and exciting year
In his New Year's statement to JK Tech's fellow senior leaders, staff workforce and clients, the company's president and CEO Aloke Paskar paid tribute to all involved in the technology firm's recent progress.