Richard Yarrick-Holmes

Associate Editor for the Leaders Council

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NEWS | Published September 21st 2020, 2:02 pm

R&A CEO says golf clubs should be optimistic as Duncan Kelso reflects on previous challenges

Duncan Kelso, the co-owner and managing director of Kings Hill Golf Club in West Malling, has described the fall out from the 2008 financial crash as ‘one of our biggest challenges to date’ but early signs suggest that golf clubs will not be hit nearly as hard by the current economic crisis.

NEWS | Published September 20th 2020, 3:03 pm

RJB’s Mark Nind speaks about importance of solid financial advice, while Biden and von Der Leyen warn UK

In our weekly roundup of leadership quotations, we hear from Joe Biden, Marcus Rashford, Boris Johnson and Mark Nind.

NEWS | Published September 20th 2020, 1:01 pm

Report: parents have played crucial role in Sport4Kids re-opening

Berkshire-based Sport4Kids have been up and running again for over two months, delivering lessons to thousands of kids and helping to restore their confidence after a period of isolation.

NEWS | Published September 19th 2020, 1:01 pm

CPack Ltd launches new machine

Burnley-based CPack Ltd have announced the release of their new machine, The Gift Wrap Semi Auto, which is designed to cater for a variety of product sizes and is ideal for short production runs.

NEWS | Published September 19th 2020, 8:08 am

LEADERSHIP ROUNDUP: a Radical new sportscar, GTC support for Scottish schools and more

Today’s leadership roundup brings news of Radical Sportscars’ ground-breaking new car, invaluable advice from rRadar, a new functionality for FuseMetrix’s leisure centre management systems, and more support for schools from GTC Scotland.

NEWS | Published September 16th 2020, 7:01 pm

Exensor’s Phil Ashworth emphasises value of relationships as von Der Leyen warns UK

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has used the words of former prime minister Margaret Thatcher to warn current prime minister Boris Johnson over his stance on the withdrawal agreement. Meanwhile, Phil Ashworth, managing director of Exensor Technology, has spoken about the importance of building longterm working relationships and how this will hold the key to his company’s success, regardless of how the talks between the UK and the EU conclude.

NEWS | Published September 16th 2020, 4:04 pm

Dontyne Systems welcomes new test rig and new faces

Newcastle-based gear experts, Dontyne Systems, have announced the completion of the their first test rig. This was made possible by the great effort of the Dontyne Gears team based at Washington from design to installation within a year.

NEWS | Published September 16th 2020, 3:01 pm

NEST Management offers advice to martial arts schools in wake of new rules

With Karate, kick boxing, Muay Thai and other martial arts businesses re-opening across the country, NEST has been on hand to ensure they have all the information and support they need.

NEWS | Published September 16th 2020, 1:01 pm

Marsworth Computing’s Martin Simmons speaks about client retention as archbishop calls for localism

Justin Welby, the archbishop of Canterbury, has voiced his concerns over the government’s new ‘rule of six’, warning that the temptation to ‘pull more decisions into the centre’ should be resisted. Meanwhile, Martin Simmons, managing director of Marsworth Computing, has provided timely advice for longterm business success.

NEWS | Published September 15th 2020, 11:11 am

Clearway’s Jeremy Phillips emphasises importance of training as Britain awaits raft of redundancies

The Daily Telegraph is reporting today that Britain is heading for ‘the highest level of redundancies since the nineties’, as the furlough scheme draws to a close, as Jeremy Phillips, the managing director of Cheltenham-based Clearway Doors and Windows, explains the huge importance of training and development and how valuable it has been to his organisation over the years.

NEWS | Published September 14th 2020, 1:01 pm

Hatters beat Barnsley after CEO gives fans stadium boost

In a virtual presentation evening last week, Luton Town CEO Gary Sweet said that he still expected the building of the new stadium to go ahead on time.

NEWS | Published September 11th 2020, 1:01 pm

Arromax Engineering MD speaks about commitment to staff as PM warns Christmas may be ‘cancelled’

Boris Johnson has suggested that for many large families, Christmas this year may in effect be cancelled. Meanwhile, Ryan Ward has spoken about his commitment to his staff.

NEWS | Published September 11th 2020, 10:01 am

Saltash MD cautions against constant need to increase turnover as PM faces new criticism

Boris Johnson is facing a barrage of critiques over his new ‘moonshot’ testing plan. He has also suggested that for many large families, Christmas this year may in effect be cancelled. Meanwhile, Richard Raymond has some sage advice for business leaders.

NEWS | Published September 8th 2020, 1:01 pm

Ash Contracting expects to deliver projects ‘safely and in accordance with government guidance’

Kent and Surrey-based construction company, Ash Contracting, has announced that they are ‘engaged and prepared’ to deliver all of their projects ‘safely and in accordance with government guidance.’

NEWS | Published September 6th 2020, 1:01 pm

As schools return, many in the South West have reason to thank Agile ICT

For a large number of schools in the south west of England, the ability to offer remote learning has been assisted by the Hampshire-based technology company, Agile ICT.

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