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 July 19th 2020, 10:10 am

Follow your heart: WEPLUI Group Ltd CEO outlines the importance of instinct in leadership

It is often said that a key part of leadership is pro-activity: in business one must have plans in place to mitigate for any circumstances, particularly in times of crisis. However, it is also said that another key attribute that today’s leaders must have is the capacity to be reactive and take measured decisions when circumstances change with little notice. For Sam Bawa, CEO of human resources company WEPLUI Group Ltd, the key to being effective when having to react as a leader involves following one’s own instinct and taking ownership of personal decisions.

NEWS | Published July 18th 2020, 10:10 am

Covid-19-fuelled property market woes another challenge for Hiltongrove to take in their stride

The Guardian reports that the UK housing market is going through a post-Covid-19 lockdown bounce-back, but signs are there according to surveyors and estate agents that any recovery may be short-lived.

NEWS | Published July 17th 2020, 7:00 am

Copper Connexions secures full pass in its annual audits

Copper Connexions, a Berkshire-based firm which has supported the power generation industry since 2008, has successfully completed its ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001 annual audits.

NEWS | Published July 16th 2020, 6:30 am

Improvise, adapt, overcome: BEC organises online business forum to help entrepreneurs adjust to new normal

Barking Enterprise Centre has organised an online business forum aimed at helping entrepreneurs prepare for the challenges of the post-Covid-19 world.

NEWS | Published July 15th 2020, 7:00 am

Triumphing through adversity: RfM Group launches new Manchester office in the midst of Covid-19 crisis

Determined not to be fazed by the disruption of the Covid-19 pandemic, multi-faceted accountancy firm RfM Group has pressed ahead with plans to open a new Manchester office.

NEWS | Published July 14th 2020, 6:00 am

Leadership in focus: “Everyone has a vision, but there are multiple ways to get there”

Jason Saunders co-founded TS Grale, an executive search and consultancy firm, back in April 2016. Still at the business to date in the role of managing partner, it is fair to say that leadership is no alien notion to him. Discussing his views on leadership further with the Leaders Council of Great Britain & Northern Ireland, Saunders opens up on his idea of leadership being a journey to a destination which has various different routes, and outlines six key hallmarks of world-class leadership.

NEWS | Published July 13th 2020, 10:10 am

Sport: Manchester City win case to overturn European ban

Manchester City Football Club have had their two-year ban from UEFA club competitions overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport [Cas].

NEWS | Published July 13th 2020, 6:00 am

Babble completes Lake Technologies acquisition

Cloud technology firm Babble has finalised its acquisition of Lake Technologies Ltd, marking its second such deal of the year.

NEWS | Published July 11th 2020, 10:10 am

Pentland Medical participates in Govconnect webinar to showcase innovative product

On July 1, members of the Pentland Medical executive leadership team co-presented a free webinar in conjunction with Govconnect, the Patient Safety Learning charity and the West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, discussing the importance of innovation and public safety throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

NEWS | Published July 10th 2020, 7:07 am

Keep rolling on: Digimax founder Shaz Memon on a mission to change lives one water wheel at a time

Shaz Memon is the multi-award-winning entrepreneur behind Digimax and Digimax Dental, of which he is CEO and founder. A designer, marketer and business leader, Memon has been active in his industry for over twenty years, but he is also an up and coming philanthropist. Speaking to the Leaders Council of Great Britain & Northern Ireland, Memon opens up about the story of Wells on Wheels, his own charitable foundation, which has been changing the lives of thousands across India.

NEWS | Published July 10th 2020, 6:00 am

Sionic features in pre-awards magazine for 2020 European WealthBriefing Awards

In the run-up to this year’s WealthBriefing European Awards, WealthBriefing’s EU Acclaim Magazine has featured Sionic’s specialist Wealth Management and Private Banking arm, which has been shortlisted for one of the accolades.

NEWS | Published July 3rd 2020, 6:00 am

Covid-19 and Care: Significant issues remain with testing, Baronsmede Family Homes chief says

In late May this year, Baronsmede Family Homes owner Dee Tormey approached the Leaders Council of Great Britain & Northern Ireland with concerns over the availability of testing for staff and residents. Little over a month on, although routine testing for care homes for adults with learning disabilities has now been made available, significant problems remain with the testing system, with Tormey offering her personal perspective of where it has continued to fall short.

NEWS | Published June 29th 2020, 6:00 am

“Twelve or so years ago there was a lot of noise, now there is silence”: Rampton Baseley director compares his experience of two different crises

Patrick Rampton is a business leader who has seen it all. Currently a company director at Rampton Baseley, a leading independent sales and lettings agency operating in the Battersea, Clapham and Wandsworth property markets within London, Rampton has seen the company through the challenges brought about by the financial crash of the late 2000s and more recently has been steering his firm through the Covid-19 pandemic. In conversation with the Leaders Council of Great Britain & Northern Ireland’s communications director, Scott Challinor, Rampton discusses his experience of managing the two crises and elaborates on what he has learned from such testing times and his hopes for the future.

NEWS | Published June 26th 2020, 7:00 am

“I want to get my hands dirty!”: Balinor Group Holdings CEO discusses the importance of leadership within crisis management

Debbie Perry is the CEO of Balinor Group Holdings, a holding company for property management services based in Hertfordshire. In conversation with the Leaders Council of Great Britain and Northern Ireland’s communications director, Scott Challinor, Perry elaborates on the importance of leadership and the impact it has had on her life and career to date, and how strong leadership has helped the business meet the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic head on.

NEWS | Published June 14th 2020, 11:11 am

"Laws don't destroy prejudice - people do": Christina Thakor-Rankin on diversity, inclusion and workplace equality

Following the recent anti-racism protests which have sent shockwaves across the world, one of the founder's of All-In Diversity, a project launched with the purpose of creating the tools for the global industry to progress in terms of diversity, inclusion and workplace equality, has put together an in-depth essay discussing the issue of prejudice.


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