Rhys Taylor-Brown

Junior Editor for the Leaders Council

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NEWS | Published March 4th 2021, 11:11 am

Giving back: Terence Carvalho joins The Literacy Hubs' Board of Trustees

Terence Carvalho, general manager of Portsmouth hospitality business Becketts Southsea, has been voted onto the Board of Trustees for local education charity, The Literacy Hubs.

NEWS | Published March 3rd 2021, 1:01 pm

Covid and the care sector: TimeFinders boss hopes that lessons learnt from the pandemic can incite positive change

Speaking exclusively to The Leaders Council, TimeFinders director Alison Hesketh reflects on the challenges that the Covid-19 pandemic has thrust upon the care industry, while highlighting some of the lessons that can be taken from the crisis and used to incite positive change.

NEWS | Published March 2nd 2021, 12:12 pm

Leaders Council chairman Lord Blunkett calls for adjustment to disadvantaged pupils' exam grades

Writing for the London Evening Standard, Leaders Council chairman Lord Blunkett has called for exam grades to be adjusted for pupils who have fallen behind with their education as a result of digital poverty.

NEWS | Published March 1st 2021, 12:12 pm

Spinnaker International launches new forensic technology

Security system specialist Spinnaker International has recently launched its new CrimeTag technology, which acts as a forensic marker tagging physical goods with a unique DNA fingerprint.

NEWS | Published February 28th 2021, 12:12 pm

Naming and shaming: February brings relaunch of HMRC naming scheme for salary wrongdoers

HMRC has this month published the names of 139 companies that failed to pay the National Minimum Wage to over 95,000 workers between 2016 and 2018, short-changing employees by £6.7 million in total.

NEWS | Published February 27th 2021, 12:12 pm

Healthier choices, buying local, saving money: Market Measures investigates how retail spending habits have changed during the Covid-19 crisis

Since March 2020, market research specialist Market Measures has been running its own Covid-19 tracker survey to monitor the evolving mood of the nation throughout the pandemic.

NEWS | Published February 26th 2021, 10:04 am

Beauty Kitchen partners with Unilever and Asda in groundbreaking sustainability trial

Sustainability and circular economy experts Beauty Kitchen have partnered with multinational consumer goods specialist Unilever and retail giant Asda to trial three new refill stations across beauty, personal care and laundry products at Asda’s pioneering flagship sustainability store in Leeds.

NEWS | Published February 25th 2021, 11:02 am

Road to recovery: Market Measures forecasts domestic tourism boom in 2021, but will hospitality benefit?

Since March 2020, market research specialist Market Measures has been running its own Covid-19 tracker survey to monitor the evolving mood of the nation throughout the pandemic.

NEWS | Published February 24th 2021, 11:11 am

#ChopTheVAT: The campaign to save Britain’s salons

As businesses on UK high streets continue to suffer from closures forced upon them by Covid-19, The Leaders Council hears from the campaign group that wants the five per cent VAT cut in the hospitality industry extended to the personal care sector.

NEWS | Published February 23rd 2021, 12:12 pm

Introducing Touchshield™: Hardy Signs unveils new product to protect surfaces from viruses

Hardy Signs has recently unveiled its new TouchShield™ product, which functions as a clear self-adhesive and anti-microbial film to protect everyday surfaces from up to 99 per cent of bacteria and 93.41 per cent of viruses.

NEWS | Published February 22nd 2021, 1:01 pm

Fighting digital poverty: The Charlotte Hartey Foundation boosts home-learning efforts by donating smart tablets to schools

As disadvantaged families struggle to cover the costs of home-learning thrust upon them by the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on the education sector, one charity is looking to rectify the issue by making efforts to close the digital divide.

NEWS | Published February 21st 2021, 2:02 pm

Techna International: a brief history of over 75 years in business

After Techna International celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2020, The Leaders Council looks back at the electrical and mechanical product supplier’s years in business with a brief history going back to its establishment in 1945.

NEWS | Published February 20th 2021, 12:03 pm

Trimite Global Coatings to undergo rebrand

Following its 80th anniversary in the year 2020, Trimite Global Coatings has revealed that the business will undergo a rebrand to support its strategic growth plan.

NEWS | Published February 19th 2021, 11:05 am

A carbon-free future: Shared Earth turns to carbon neutral supply chain

As business leaders become more aware of the need for sustainable practices over the years, many have been pondering the dilemma of how to avoid the carbon emissions created by shipping goods around the world, allowing their businesses to continue to run while protecting the planet.

NEWS | Published February 19th 2021, 10:10 am

“Huge problems”: Symply Pet Foods boss highlights post-Brexit export issues and calls for government action

Speaking exclusively to The Leaders Council, Symply Pet Foods Managing Director James Milbourne discusses how new post-Brexit rules governing the export of Products of Animal origin have impacted his and other businesses and calls for government intervention to rectify the issue.

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