Rhys Taylor-Brown

Junior Editor for the Leaders Council

Articles published by Rhys Taylor-Brown

NEWS | Published January 26th 2022, 1:01 pm

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.

NEWS | Published January 22nd 2022, 1:01 pm

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.

NEWS | Published January 21st 2022, 12:12 pm

“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".

NEWS | Published January 20th 2022, 8:55 am

"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.

NEWS | Published January 19th 2022, 12:01 am

“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.

NEWS | Published January 18th 2022, 12:00 am

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.

NEWS | Published January 17th 2022, 8:03 am

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.

NEWS | Published January 16th 2022, 1:01 pm

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.

NEWS | Published January 15th 2022, 5:05 am

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.

NEWS | Published January 13th 2022, 7:03 am

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.

NEWS | Published January 12th 2022, 8:08 am

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.

NEWS | Published January 12th 2022, 7:07 am

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.

NEWS | Published January 11th 2022, 7:07 am

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.

NEWS | Published January 10th 2022, 8:08 am

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.

NEWS | Published January 9th 2022, 7:07 am

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.

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