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NEWS | Published January 24th 2021, 10:03 am

LEADERSHIP ROUND-UP: Beauty Kitchen promotes skincare range for Veganuary, Shaikh and Co provide helpful update for businesses, NSF launches new app

Our latest leadership round-up brings news of Beauty Kitchen’s vegan skincare range that is an ideal choice for participants in Veganuary 2021, while Shaikh & Co Chartered Certified Accountants & Registered Auditors have provided a useful explanatory newsletter for businesses closed by the government during the first UK Covid-19 lockdown, after the Supreme Court ruled that insurers should pay out on business interruption claims. Elsewhere, NSF International has announced the launch of its new in vitro diagnostics app.

NEWS | Published January 23rd 2021, 11:11 am

Making remote learning work: Ascentis shares six top tips for teachers supporting learners at home

With the nation in the grip of another national lockdown, online teaching has resumed in vogue across the country. In recognition of the task teachers have at hand in educating their learners remotely and keeping on top of education provider’s targets and Ofsted requirements, awarding organisation Ascentis has highlighted six top tips, based on learnings from the previous two lockdowns, to help teachers plan their remote learning strategies and ensure education continues with as little disruption as possible.

NEWS | Published January 23rd 2021, 10:10 am

COMMENT: Ahmed Shibli discusses the 'unifying string theory' of the twenty-first century in an ongoing series. 3/5.

In the third of a five part special report, Ahmed Shibli, managing director of ETD Consulting sets out his own unique take on the twenty-first century to date and how several disparate events that have shaped our lives over the past twenty years may well be connected.

NEWS | Published January 22nd 2021, 5:05 pm

COMMENT: Ahmed Shibli discusses the 'unifying string theory' of the twenty-first century in an ongoing series. 2/5.

In the second of a five part special report, Ahmed Shibli, managing director of ETD Consulting sets out his own unique take on the twenty-first century to date and how several disparate events that have shaped our lives over the past twenty years may well be connected.

NEWS | Published January 22nd 2021, 12:12 pm

New Year brings new contract for Alba Power

The start of the New Year is already bringing about new opportunities for gas marine and power turbine specialists Alba Power, who have announced a recent contract award with one of their clients based in North America.

NEWS | Published January 21st 2021, 4:04 pm

COMMENT: Ahmed Shibli discusses the 'unifying string theory' of the twenty-first century in an ongoing series. 1/5.

In the first of a five part special report, Ahmed Shibli, managing director of ETD Consulting sets out his own unique take on the twenty-first century to date and how several disparate events that have shaped our lives over the past twenty years may well be connected.

NEWS | Published January 21st 2021, 11:02 am

Proposed changes to Mental Health Act a major victory for Axia ASD, but there is still much work to do

Last week, the government published proposals for a number of changes to the Mental Health Act in England and Wales, which are likely to result in fewer individuals with autism being admitted to mental health hospitals. While the National Autistic Society hails the news as a huge step forward for autistic peoples and their rights, Axia ASD’s Dr Linda Buchan and Beth Robertson, although equally thrilled, have said that the breakthrough has been years in the making and must be followed through with more action.

NEWS | Published January 20th 2021, 4:23 pm

“Times of crisis bring out true leadership” Rhodsac Community Living’s Manyara Muyenziwa says

Manyara Muyenziwa is the nominated individual at Rhodsac Community Living, a service that operates residential care homes and supported living facilities. In her leadership role, Muyenziwa has been responsible for heading up the service’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic from early last year, and as has been the case for all care sector operators, it has been a tremendous challenge for the service to navigate, with early PPE shortages and high levels of anxiety among staff and residents throughout having to be carefully managed.

NEWS | Published January 20th 2021, 1:01 pm

49 per cent of consumers still plan to enjoy winter skiing holiday ‘if possible’, Ski Club of Great Britain survey uncovers

Although a YouGov poll published shortly after the New Year revealed that 80 per cent of the public supported a third full national lockdown prior to national restrictions re-entering force, there remain healthy numbers of the public that have not yet abandoned hope of a winter skiing getaway.

NEWS | Published January 19th 2021, 2:15 pm

The appetite for learning in industry is growing rapidly says Mick Clayton, CEO of GQA Qualifications

GQA Qualifications are seeing a boost in the demand for individuals wanting to self-improve and upskill while furloughed or working from home. Mick Clayton writes about how GQA are well positioned to offer support for the industry.

NEWS | Published January 19th 2021, 12:12 pm

“I have witnessed Law firm owners breaking down”: solicitor Joanne Tyler reveals the realities of Covid-19 for legal practices amid conveyancing boom and falling house prices

Joanne Tyler, owner and director of eponymous solicitors’ practice Tyler Law, has been active in the legal profession for almost twenty years. During the summer of 2020, Joanne featured as part of the Leaders Council podcast series and spoke about how her early anticipation of a UK lockdown had enabled her business to adequately prepare.

NEWS | Published January 18th 2021, 11:11 am

Evtec continues to support disabled workers following takeover of Arlington Automotive

At least 60 disabled workers will be offered their jobs back as Evtec Automotive rescues Coventry car parts manufacturer.

NEWS | Published January 17th 2021, 12:12 pm

Mercanta’s Stephen Hurst highlights the importance of standing by principles and looks to the future with optimism as 25-year anniversary in business approaches

Mercanta The Coffee Hunters celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2021, and the milestone could not come after a more testing year. 2020 will never be forgotten for the challenges that society and individuals worldwide have faced and continue to face, and the same applies to the specialty coffee business that provides a living for so many.

NEWS | Published January 16th 2021, 1:07 pm

LEADERSHIP ROUND-UP: RDT announces new partnership, TCEG makes new acquisition, Kent Autistic Trust shares mental health guide for coping through winter lockdown

Our latest leadership round-up brings news of RDT announcing a new partnership with Sightcall, while The Creative Engagement Group has acquired New Jersey firm Vitiello Communications Group. Elsewhere, the Kent Autistic Trust has shared a guide initially produced by BelievePerform, offering tips for keeping on top of mental health during lockdown in the winter.


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NEWS | Published January 22nd 2021, 12:12 pm

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