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GK Training Services contribute to 'The Butterfly Project - A symbol of hope'
GK Training Services are a small, friendly and focused independent training provider that works with young people on a variety of courses. The learners recently contributed to the Leigh Neighbours Butterfly Project.
Wolverhampton Grand Theatre Launch new ‘vodcast’ and Adrian Jackson, CEO, nominated for Leadership Award
While hospitality and live shows are still closed, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre have continued to provide excellent entertainment through other means by launching a new vodast. Adrian Jackson, CEO & Creative Director, has also been nominated for a West Midlands Leadership Award for the work he has done lighting the way through a very difficult year.
Leadership Round-Up: Colin Low interviews Coffeelink Founder and Techna International go green
In today's leadership round-up we see that Techna International have a taken a step towards a greener future and that Colin Low, founder of Kingsfleet Wealth, continues to shine a spotlight on the businesses, leaders and charities across Suffolk.
Ed Balls speaks to The Leaders Council about the rise of populism in Europe
Ed Balls, former Shadow Chancellor, was part of a session with members of The Leaders Council talking about the rise of populism across Europe.
Evtec Automotive welcomes back disabled workers to Arlington Plant
Evtec Automotive rescued the Arlington car parts manufacturer back in May 2020. The rescue deal saw more than 60 jobs saved for disabled workers at the plant after it went into administration as a result of Covid-19 and a drop in car sales.
Sports4Kids join Kickstart Programme
Sport4Kids (S4K) have announced that they have joined the UK governments Kickstart Programme
Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2021 reports that two in five businesses have suffered a digital breach or attack in last 12 months
New report suggests that the cyber risk to organisations has been heightened because of the pandemic, with an increase in home working leading to less security measures being in place.
Matt Hancock confirms that care workers could see vaccinations made mandatory
Matt Hancock has confirmed that legislation has been drawn up to make vaccination compulsory for care home workers that look after the most elderly or vulnerable in society. The Health Secretary stressed that ‘no decisions had been taken’ but that the chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Michael Gove, has been tasked with looking into the issue.
An important week for the future of Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon
Monday 22 March 2021 will see the release of the Hamilton Report, an independent inquiry into into the first minister’s handling of harassment complaints against her predecessor Alex Salmond.
Leadership Round-up: Dr Janet Rose to give keynote speech and Magnavale to build UK's largest coldstore unit
In today's leadership round-up we hear from Dr Janet Rose of Norland College who will be giving a keynote speech a conference on childhood trauma alongside Magnavale who are in the process of buidling the UK's largest cold store unit.
Home Secretary, Priti Patel, responds to open letter on Operation Midland
Home Secretary, Priti Patel has written to Sir Richard Henrique, the former High Court Judge, who was asked to conduct an independent review into Operation Midland. Lord Blunkett, Chairman of The Leaders Council, joined with five other previous Home Secretaries to urge Ms Patel to open an inquiry into the operation.
Dr Pauline Stephen appointed first female CEO for the General Teaching Council for Scotland
Dr Pauline Stephen has become The General Teaching Council for Scotland’s first female Chief Executive and Registrar, since it was set up in 1965 as the professional body to register and regulate the teaching profession in Scotland.
Hospitality bosses take government to court over delayed reopening to indoor hospitality
Sacha Lord, Greater Manchester’s night time economy advisor, launched a legal challenge to the government’s plans to delay indoor hospitality reopening until five weeks after non-essential retail opens for trade. Lord has now been joined by Hugh Osmond, founder of Punch Taverns, in the legal fight.
Steve Woolland: Influencing in a Virtual World
Steve Woolland, Performance Coach and Director of Coaching & Training at wctd ltd, led an online session for members of The Leaders Council looking at how to influence in a virtual world. As the world of work has changed and the majority of networking, engaging with clients and leading teams is now conducted online attendees were given a chance to assess how they can still influence across a physical divide.
Business Declares and Wholegrain Digital launch Digital Declutter Toolkit
Business Declares and Wholegrain Digital have collaborated to release an open-source toolkit to help organisations identify, measure and reduce their digital carbon footprint. Technology has an ever-increasing role to play in everyone’s daily lives and with that comes increasing environmental impact from data storage and processing to the manufacture and disposal of physical products.