Scott Challinor

Business Editor for the Leaders Council

Scott Challinor is responsible for the Leaders Council’s business-related content. He also hosts a number of Leaders Council podcasts. In his career to date, he has written for several national publications and has interviewed leaders from every sector in the UK. 

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NEWS | Published May 27th 2021, 1:01 am

Cummings: Government’s botched Covid-19 response strategy caused thousands of avoidable deaths, PM and health secretary unfit for roles

The prime minister’s former chief aide, Dominic Cummings, has this week given evidence to a joint session of the Commons Health, and Science & Technology select committees, in what was his first public account of what occurred within government throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

NEWS | Published May 25th 2021, 9:09 am

The Leith Group’s Dassanaike and Kallee-Grover join NARL board

The Leith Group’s chief operating officer, Shan Dassanaike, and group planning director Paul Kallee-Grover have agreed to join the board of the North American Rugby League [NARL].

NEWS | Published May 24th 2021, 10:09 am

Aspiring leaders in Scottish education receive GTC Scotland’s Standard for Headship in May

In May, over 100 teachers were awarded with the General Teaching Council for Scotland’s Standard for Headship having successfully completed their headship qualification course coordinated by Education Scotland.

NEWS | Published May 21st 2021, 10:10 am

Market Measures forecasts road to recovery after charting the impact of Covid-19 on consumer behaviour over 60 weeks

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 May 20th 2021, 9:09 am

Southport Pleasureland to mark new partnership with Alder Hey Children’s Charity at June 1 event

In celebration of its new partnership with Alder Hey Children’s Charity, Southport Pleasureland has erected a new child-scale “embassy” for the charity within its theme park, which will be opened at a special inauguration on June 1, 2021.

NEWS | Published May 18th 2021, 10:10 am

Fighting for change: Meeting Chapter Care’s Jeff Wilton-Love, new County Councillor for Bideford West and Hartland

Businessman Jeff Wilton-Love, director of domiciliary care and support provider Chapter Care [North Devon] Ltd, has been elected a Devon County Councillor for the constituency of Bideford West and Hartland in the May 2021 local elections.

NEWS | Published May 18th 2021, 8:08 am

IncomeMax listed as finalist in Nesta’s Rapid Recovery Challenge

Social enterprise IncomeMax has been named among six finalists in Nesta’s Rapid Recovery Challenge.

NEWS | Published May 17th 2021, 8:08 am

A perfect storm: Driver Require forecasts Covid fuelled driver shortage crisis and recommends steps to alleviate the problem

Independent commercial driver recruitment agency Driver Require has been keeping a close eye on the UK’s HGV driver shortage problem for several years.

NEWS | Published May 16th 2021, 11:11 am

Unique, inspired and versatile: Leicester’s The Peepul Centre epitomises the importance of community hubs during Covid

The Peepul Centre social enterprise based in Belgrave, Leicester, has been through a great deal of change during the Covid-19 pandemic, with social restrictions resulting in many of its facilities having to temporarily close.

NEWS | Published May 14th 2021, 2:02 pm

Leadership Roundup: Kwarteng, LeGassick, Dimpfl

In our latest leadership roundup, Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng announces the new CEO of Innovate UK; Behavioural Investment Coach and experienced Director Mike LeGassick discusses the launch of his new book and the importance of financial education; and Early Years’ practitioner Claire Dimpfl highlights the importance of community spirit.

NEWS | Published May 14th 2021, 2:02 pm

Atruchecks announces best value in-clinic Covid-19 PCR Tests with next day results: for £69

Atruchecks - in partnership with Eurofins Scientific - has expanded its network of testing laboratories and reduced the cost of a test returning results within 24 hours in a bid to restart the ailing travel industry.

NEWS | Published May 12th 2021, 10:10 am

The Leith Group appointed Export Champion by the Department of International Trade for second year in a row

For a second successive year, The Leith Group has been named part of the Export Champion Community by the Department for International Trade [DIT].

NEWS | Published May 12th 2021, 10:09 am

Looking ahead: Becketts general manager Carvalho relishes May 17 reopening in radio interview

Speaking live on Portsmouth's Express FM radio station on Monday, Becketts Southsea general manager Terence Carvalho looked ahead to the reopening of his business on May 17, in line with the government’s roadmap out of the Covid-19 lockdown.

NEWS | Published November 4th 2020, 1:02 pm

FlyResearch poll: week 31 update

London based online market research agency FlyResearch has been issuing weekly polls to its research panel of over 3000 people throughout the coronavirus lockdown in the UK, in order to project how the outbreak and the implementing of social distancing has been impacting the daily life of UK citizens.

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

George Nixon highlights how can help address longstanding issues in the building industry

Back in April this year, The Parliamentary Review reported on the foundation of, a new business venture spearheaded by George Nixon, founder and managing director of London-based property developer, William George Homes., made up of a group of investors and recognised housebuilders, has been active in helping firms struggling financially as a result of the Covid-19 situation, and is targeted toward businesspersons and homeowners whose premises or properties are considered to have development potential.

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