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 April 25th 2022, 1:01 pm

Twitter board in talks with Musk over takeover, reports say

Multiple reports suggest that Tesla CEO Elon Musk met with Twitter’s executive board over the weekend to discuss for the first time his $43 billion [£33.6 billion] takeover bid for the social media network.

NEWS | Published April 23rd 2022, 12:01 am

“Worse than Covid or the 2008 crash”: Robinson Brothers boss Hanrahan on rising costs

Adrian Hanrahan, managing director of West Midlands-based chemical manufacturer, Robinson Brothers, recently spoke of how rising costs are beginning to have an impact on business and consumer confidence.

NEWS | Published April 22nd 2022, 6:06 am

Government invests £20 million into roadside facilities improvements for HGV drivers

Drivers of heavy goods vehicles [HGVs] are set to benefit from £20 million of funding for improvements to roadside facilities.

NEWS | Published April 21st 2022, 5:05 pm

PM to face Privileges Committee probe over Partygate

Following a five-hour debate in Parliament on Thursday, the Commons Privileges Committee has been asked to launch a probe into whether prime minister Boris Johnson deliberately misled his fellow MPs over Partygate.

NEWS | Published April 20th 2022, 4:04 pm

“Stability and peace” the bargaining chips for reform in Iraq, KRI PM Masrour Barzani tells Laween Atroshi on UK visit

Masrour Barzani, PM of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, is visiting the UK to highlight the challenges and barriers to local reform,, the status of Erbil’s ongoing negotiations with Baghdad, and to present his vision for a new system of confederation in the Middle Eastern country.

NEWS | Published April 20th 2022, 1:01 pm

PMQs: Johnson quizzed on Partygate and comments around Rwanda policy reaction

Partygate, the government’s plans to send some asylum seekers to Rwanda, and comments made by the PM about the Archbishop of Canterbury and the BBC were all on the agenda as Boris Johnson faced MPs again at Prime Minister’s Questions on Wednesday.

NEWS | Published April 20th 2022, 8:08 am

Johnson faces Commons backlash over Partygate fine

Prime minister Boris Johnson was grilled by MPs in the House of Commons on Tuesday afternoon, after he was fined by the police for having broken his own lockdown laws.

NEWS | Published April 19th 2022, 2:00 pm

Partygate: PM expected to make Commons apology

Prime minister Boris Johnson will address Parliament on Tuesday afternoon and is expected to issue an apology for his receipt of a fine for breaking Covid lockdown rules in Downing Street.

NEWS | Published April 19th 2022, 8:03 am

Driver Require boss on judging panel for 2022 Motor Transport Awards

Driver Require CEO Kieran Smith will sit on the judging panel for the 36th Motor Transport Awards.

NEWS | Published April 18th 2022, 10:01 am

Team Stradale appointed as Radical Motorsport’s new dealer in Florida

Radical Motorsport - the UK’s largest race car manufacturer - has recently announced the appointment of Team Stradale as its new official dealer in Florida.

NEWS | Published April 17th 2022, 12:12 am

Pendragon inks sponsorship deal with Power Maxed Racing

Pendragon, one of the UK’s leading automotive retailers, has agreed a naming sponsorship deal with Power Maxed Racing [PMR], one of the foremost racing teams in the British Touring Car Championship [BTCC].

NEWS | Published April 15th 2022, 9:09 am

GTC Scotland announces new council convener

Khadija Mohammed has been elected the new General Teaching Council for Scotland [GTC Scotland] council convener.

NEWS | Published April 14th 2022, 2:02 pm

New UK immigration plans to see some Channel migrants sent to Rwanda

Some asylum seekers crossing the Channel to reach the UK illegally will be sent to Rwanda under the government’s new plans to curb human trafficking.

NEWS | Published April 14th 2022, 12:01 am

Portsmouth News Business Excellence Awards 2022: Terence Carvalho shortlisted for accolade

Terence Carvalho, the former general manager of Becketts in Southsea, Portsmouth, has been shortlisted for the Entrepreneur of the Year prize at the 2022 Portsmouth News Business Excellence Awards.

NEWS | Published April 13th 2022, 12:12 pm

Sir David Amess' killer given life sentence

Ali Harbi Ali, the radicalised Islamic State supporter who murdered Conservative MP Sir David Amess, has been sentenced to life in prison.

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