Richard Yarrick-Holmes

Associate Editor for the Leaders Council

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NEWS | Published October 4th 2020, 9:02 am

World awaits results of Ancon Medical’s ground-breaking trial

A diagnostics company in Canterbury may hold the key to the fight against Covid-19. Their pioneering new breath test is currently being trialled at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and, if successful, it could dramatically increase our ability to test for the virus.

NEWS | Published October 3rd 2020, 2:02 pm

LEADERSHIP ROUNDUP: Future Life, Ski Club of Great Britain, Chuckling Goat, Hardy Signs

In today’s leadership roundup, we have an analysis of the government’s economic plan from Jillian Thomas and an open letter to the PM from Shann Jones. We also have the Ski Club of Great Britain and Hardy Signs making the case for ski touring and illuminated signage respectively.

NEWS | Published October 3rd 2020, 2:02 pm

Glenrothes-based Ardmel Group are fast tracking orders for frontline workers

Amid the deluge of negative health and economic news over the course of 2020, there have also been a number of good news stories involving leaders who have reengineered their companies in order to help with the fight against Covid-19. One such leader is Rube Fernando of Ardmel Group in Glenthroes.

NEWS | Published October 2nd 2020, 3:03 pm

Leaders in their own words: Baker, Good, Singh, Keegan and Williamson

In our latest roundup of leadership quotations, we hear from Jeremy Good on a post-Brexit immigration policy, Ray Singh on maintaining relationships with clients, Ian Williamson on overcoming challenges, Gillian Keegan on the northeast of England, and a damning critique from Steve Baker on his own government.

NEWS | Published October 1st 2020, 11:11 am

Darren Stapelberg and Sally Warren express social care concerns

With the social care sector preparing itself for a very difficult winter, leading social care experts Darren Stapelberg, managing director of Grosvenor Health and Social Care, and Sally Warren, policy director at the King’s Fund, have expressed concern.

NEWS | Published September 29th 2020, 2:12 pm

Rakem Group fully prepared for any new Covid restrictions

As social distancing rules continue to tighten across the country, Rakem Group, the Lancashire-based chemical manufacturers and distributors are well-placed to adapt.

NEWS | Published September 29th 2020, 9:09 am

LEADERSHIP ROUNDUP: Beauty Kitchen, MENTA, Rivertrace, Shaikh and Co and The Creative Engagement Group

Today’s leadership roundup brings news of Beauty Kitchen’s big clean up, MENTA’s new courses and a successful audit for Rivertrace. It also includes analysis of the chancellor’s new economic plans by Alasdair Shaikh from Shaikh and co, and Mark Jacobs’ take on virtual and hybrid exhibitions.

NEWS | Published September 28th 2020, 12:12 pm

Leaders in their own words: Sunak, Whittome, Summers, Hancock and Leech

In our latest roundup of leaders in their own words, we hear from Rishi Sunak on his new economic plan, Nick Leech on building relationships with customers, Lee Summers on recruitment and John O’Reilly on the casino industry.

NEWS | Published September 28th 2020, 8:12 am

Priocept's Norris-Jones calls for plain English as Britons struggle with government messaging

As Britons show increased disillusionment with the coherence of the government’s Covid messaging, Dan Norris-Jones, managing director of Priocept, has called for more plain English in the digital world.

NEWS | Published September 26th 2020, 10:10 am

Leavitt Walmsley comes in for praise as self-assessment deadline looms

With Covid and Brexit negotiations dominating the news cycle, it would be easy for people to forget the more humdrum yearly occurrences such as the self-assessment tax deadline. But as this year’s deadline approaches, one accountancy firm in the Northwest of England has come in for praise.

NEWS | Published September 25th 2020, 10:10 am

Leaders in their own words: Starmer, Harfoot, Kavanagh, Gove, Woolard and Bailey

In our latest roundup of leadership quotations, we hear from Keir Starmer on the 2019 election, Lyndon Harfoot on responding to failure, Dean Kavanagh on listening to customers and Theresa May on good faith.

NEWS | Published September 25th 2020, 8:03 am

Fusion Telecom comes in for praise as government U-turns on ‘back to work’ policy

Michael Gove has announced that the government now believes people should work from home ‘if you can’, despite repeated recent pleas for workers to get back to the office.

NEWS | Published September 24th 2020, 11:11 am

Top university reports 100% increase in female computer scientists as RDT’s Mark Bates calls for more women to become coders

Following comments from Mark Bates, chief executive of insurance software experts RDT, about the need for coding to become a viable career path for women, Durham University has announced that the number of women starting a compute science degree has doubled from last year.

NEWS | Published September 23rd 2020, 10:10 am

PM orders greater restrictions as Dunstaffnage Marina backs #RespectTheDestination campaign

All the major newspapers are leading with reports of Boris Johnson’s historic speech to the nation last night. Meanwhile, Dunstaffnage Marina have leant their support to the #RespectTheDestination campaign.

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.

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