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NEWS | Published November 25th 2020, 4:04 pm

Pressing the reset button: Dr Antoni Chan says that Covid-19 can act as the circuit-breaker to rethink NHS systems and be a turning point for the health service

Echoing the views of Prof Adrian Banning, with whom The Leaders Council spoke earlier this week, consultant rheumatologist and associate medical director Dr Antoni Chan from the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust believes that the Covid-19 pandemic has acted as a reset button for the NHS and can be used as a catalyst for improvement.

NEWS | Published November 25th 2020, 3:03 pm

Leadership Round-up: Emily Aklan launches Hope Instead of Handcuffs Campaign and NAAD release updated ventilation guide to protect against Covid-19

In today's leadership round-up we see the launch of two campaigns, the first to treat young people in care with more dignity and the second to promote best practise in ventilation across offices, schools & hospitals.

NEWS | Published November 24th 2020, 4:04 pm

LEADERSHIP ROUNDUP: Dr Janet Rose named as patron of Regulation Matters Campaign, OMS helps the Transport Sector and Jillian Thomas continues Future Life Television

Our latest leadership roundup brings news of a well deserved patronage, HSE is doing spotchecks on warehouses across England and the benefits of regional investment.

NEWS | Published November 24th 2020, 3:03 pm

Leaders in their own words: Johnson, Cannell, Wood and Schapps

In our latest round-up of quotes from leaders across the UK, we hear from the Prime Minister Boris Johnson as lockdown in England comes to an end but Simon Cannell says that local lockdowns in a tiered system don’t just end at the border. We also hear from Michal Wood who wants more Individual responsibility as Grant Schapps announces changes to quarantine when entering the UK.

NEWS | Published November 23rd 2020, 4:04 pm

Hardy Signs win Manufacturer of the Year

Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce have awarded Hardy Signs ‘Manufacturer of the Year 2020’ at the Staffordshire Chambers Awards 2020. Sponsored by Michelin the award is a recognition of the excellent ethos that Nik Hardy, Managing Director of Hardy Signs, has instilled across the company.

NEWS | Published November 23rd 2020, 3:03 pm

“We have to view this as an opportunity”: Professor Adrian Banning speaks on how the Covid-19 crisis can instigate positive change within the NHS

Amid further news of a Covid-19 vaccine breakthrough, interventional cardiologist Professor Adrian Banning from the University of Oxford reflects on the latest developments, the impact of the pandemic on healthcare and how the outbreak can instigate positive change within the NHS.

NEWS | Published November 22nd 2020, 4:04 pm

"It was a very powerful team that kept me together": Westerby Trustee Services chief highlights importance of strong mentorship on Leaders in Pensions podcast

Steve Harvey [pictured], managing director of Westerby Trustee Services, recently appeared on The Leaders in Pensions podcast series, where he lifted the lid on how he went from a financial advisor to heading up Westerby, which today functions as a specialist provider of trusteeship and administration services for Small Self-Administered Schemes [SSAS] and Self Invested Personal Pensions [SIPP].

NEWS | Published November 22nd 2020, 4:04 pm

LEADERS IN THEIR OWN WORDS: Bourla, Dombrovskis, Mitchell, Bunker, Clark, Abbott

In our latest series of leadership quotations, we hear from the Pfizer chief executive on a return to normality, and the DM Steelworks managing director on the skill shortage in the construction industry. We also hear from the Rakem managing director, the Protectaseal managing director and the European Commission executive vice president on the final throws of the Brexit negotiations.

NEWS | Published November 21st 2020, 2:02 pm

Care sector leaders reveal how pressures on the industry are being exacerbated by the autumn lockdown

With the autumn lockdown in England having now surpassed its initial halfway point, the levels of pressure within the care industry are boiling over to extreme levels.

NEWS | Published November 21st 2020, 2:02 pm

LEADERSHIP ROUNDUP: DRP Group speaks up for events sector, Flexi Coventry reveals charitable giving, and Forensic Equity comes in for praise

Our latest leadership roundup brings news of an impassioned call to arms for the government to help the UK’s vital events and exhibitions industry, a raft of praise for one of the UK’s leading independent forensic science services, and an inspiring display of charitable giving.

NEWS | Published November 20th 2020, 4:04 pm

LEADERS IN THEIR OWN WORDS: Pollard, Triggs, Hirst, Ashworth, Parker, Efrati

In our latest series of leadership quotations, we hear from Dr Andrew Pollard on the Oxford vaccine, Gillian Higgs on the resettlement of refugees, David Hirst on invisible disabilities, Chris Parker on mental health, Leon Ashworth on the importance of reassurance, and Professor Shai Efrati on reversing the ageing process.

NEWS | Published November 20th 2020, 11:43 am

Modebest Builders director welcomes extension of furlough and self-employed schemes while airing concerns over system abuses

After the government announced the extension of the its coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and other self-employed schemes until the end of March 2021, by and large business leaders from across the country welcomed the decision to provide firms and individuals with more assistance but expressed some concerns over its long-term effects.

NEWS | Published November 19th 2020, 1:01 pm

LEADERSHIP ROUNDUP: Curo Salus named ‘inclusive retailer’ and Charles Rippin and Turner MD provides surgeries for doctors

Vijay Acharya, the managing director of specialist medical accountants Charles Rippin & Turner, has revealed how he holds his own surgery for doctors where he looks over their accounts and issues to ensure all their vital signs are in good order.

NEWS | Published November 19th 2020, 10:23 am

Leadership Development: Sadacca Ltd boss says tomorrow’s leaders must be moulded from their personal observations of influential people

There has always been an element of debate as to how good leaders are created. Some may hold the view that good leaders are simply born with certain qualities which make them effective at what they do, some believe that leadership is something which is learned and that one can develop into a good leader throughout life. Others may feel there is some combination of both in play. However, in the eyes of Olivier Tsemo, CEO of Sadacca Ltd [The Sheffield and District African Caribbean Community Association], leadership is something that can be learned not necessarily by teaching, but by observing influential leaders of past and present, understanding them and their attributes, and using their example to develop oneself into a leader.


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