Associate Editor for the Leaders Council
Articles published by Richard Yarrick-Holmes
Revolve Technologies director champions innovation over legislation
Paul Turner, director of the company whose innovative research into electrical vehicle integration with light weighting technologies paved the way for the modern electric London taxi, has called on the government to do more to support the nation’s innovators.
Tadpoles Nursery head calls for vaccine for early years providers
Claire Dimpfl, owner and head teacher of Tadpoles Nursery, in south-west London has called on the government to include early years providers in the priority group for the Covid-19 vaccine, as nurseries across the country remain open despite the new national lockdown.
Leith Group called in to help save Manchester's green belt
The Leith Group have been hired by one of the largest action groups in the UK to help continue the fight to save Green Belt land across Greater Manchester.
LEADERSHIP ROUNDUP: Marriott Drilling wins double award, Telavox makes working from home easier, Aonyx continues to build reputation
Our latest leadership roundup brings news of two awards for a specialist driller, a technology partnership that is proving invaluable for people working from home, and a huge boost for British home improvements.
The Weekly Leader: Allison Kemp MBE
Following the decision to award Allison Kemp an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2020 for services to transport and logistics, The Leaders Council felt it was the right time to shine a spotlight on the managing director of AIM Commercial Services and her extraordinary career to date.
BonCulina brings patented technology to the UK education sector
Global food service operator BonCulina has broken into the UK’s education sector, which means that, for the first time ever, schoolchildren will be able to benefit from the patented Torus Pak technology and packaging.
BonCulina and Bon Appetit secure historic partnership
Food service experts BonCulina have announced a significant new partnership with the UK’s leading providers of automated hot food. The partnership with Bon Appetit means that BonCulina’s beautifully presented, healthy pre-made meals will now be available 24/7 via state of the art vending machines in businesses across the country.
NSF International's Covid-19 expert addresses FT event
Martin Lush, NSF International’s Covid-19 expert, has addressed the Financial Times’ Global Boardroom event to answer questions about the new vaccines, the effect they may have and the probability of a return to normality in 2021.
LEADERS IN THEIR OWN WORDS: Bourla, Dombrovskis, Mitchell, Bunker, Clark, Abbott
In our latest series of leadership quotations, we hear from the Pfizer chief executive on a return to normality, and the DM Steelworks managing director on the skill shortage in the construction industry. We also hear from the Rakem managing director, the Protectaseal managing director and the European Commission executive vice president on the final throws of the Brexit negotiations.
LEADERSHIP ROUNDUP: DRP Group speaks up for events sector, Flexi Coventry reveals charitable giving, and Forensic Equity comes in for praise
Our latest leadership roundup brings news of an impassioned call to arms for the government to help the UK’s vital events and exhibitions industry, a raft of praise for one of the UK’s leading independent forensic science services, and an inspiring display of charitable giving.
LEADERS IN THEIR OWN WORDS: Pollard, Triggs, Hirst, Ashworth, Parker, Efrati
In our latest series of leadership quotations, we hear from Dr Andrew Pollard on the Oxford vaccine, Gillian Higgs on the resettlement of refugees, David Hirst on invisible disabilities, Chris Parker on mental health, Leon Ashworth on the importance of reassurance, and Professor Shai Efrati on reversing the ageing process.
LEADERS IN THEIR OWN WORDS: Rees Mogg, Crouch Taylor, Smith, Goldie, Gove
In our latest series of leadership quotations, we hear from Jacob Rees Mogg on anti-vaxxers, Tracey Crouch on remote voting, Colin Taylor on the construction industry, and from Jane Smith and Michael Goldie on the government’s Covid strategy.
Business Leaders Speak out on Furlough Scheme Extension: Kavanagh, Hurst, Gurd, Carvalho
Following the government’s decision to extend the furlough scheme until the end of March, leaders from across the country have delivered their verdict. Most have welcomed the additional support while expressing certain reservations.
COVID-19 update for England, Scotland and Wales
The Health Secretary of the UK updated the Commons on the covid-19 vaccie, Scottish FM on restriction levels across the country and Welsh Education Minister announced exams were to be scrapped for 2021.
LEADERSHIP ROUNDUP: LEEC Shortlisted for Lloyds Bank Business Award, NSF International provides NHS staff with free training courses, The Gulf Radical Cup begins
Our latest leadership roundup brings news of LEEC being Shortlisted for Lloyds Bank National Business Awards 2020, NSF international providing free training for NHS staff and Radical Sportscars kicks off the Gulf Radical Cup pre-season testing.