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NEWS | Published March 3rd 2021, 1:01 pm

Covid and the care sector: TimeFinders boss hopes that lessons learnt from the pandemic can incite positive change

Speaking exclusively to The Leaders Council, TimeFinders director Alison Hesketh reflects on the challenges that the Covid-19 pandemic has thrust upon the care industry, while highlighting some of the lessons that can be taken from the crisis and used to incite positive change.

NEWS | Published March 2nd 2021, 3:03 pm

Grant Schapps chairs first meeting of the Global Travel Taskforce

The secretary of state for transport, the Rt Hon Grant Schapps MP, has chaired the first meeting of the Global Travel Taskforce. Seeking to find a safe and sustainable way to restart international travel after a year that has seen aviation passenger numbers drop 97%.

NEWS | Published March 2nd 2021, 12:12 pm

Leaders Council chairman Lord Blunkett calls for adjustment to disadvantaged pupils' exam grades

Writing for the London Evening Standard, Leaders Council chairman Lord Blunkett has called for exam grades to be adjusted for pupils who have fallen behind with their education as a result of digital poverty.

NEWS | Published March 1st 2021, 12:12 pm

Spinnaker International launches new forensic technology

Security system specialist Spinnaker International has recently launched its new CrimeTag technology, which acts as a forensic marker tagging physical goods with a unique DNA fingerprint.

NEWS | Published March 1st 2021, 11:11 am

The Richard Stephens Partnership recognised for work on the NHS Nightingale in London

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) recognised the Richard Stephens Partnership (RSP) in the Covid Achievement Awards. The award was created for 2021 in association with CIBSE Journal.

NEWS | Published February 28th 2021, 12:12 pm

Naming and shaming: February brings relaunch of HMRC naming scheme for salary wrongdoers

HMRC has this month published the names of 139 companies that failed to pay the National Minimum Wage to over 95,000 workers between 2016 and 2018, short-changing employees by £6.7 million in total.

NEWS | Published February 28th 2021, 11:11 am

Beyond Paper Straws: Exploring practical actions to address the climate crisis

The Leaders Council welcomed Sophia Chang, founder of With Many Roots & Ben Tolhurst, Director of Business Declares to run a session with member organisations, opening the conversation around what business can do to put climate positive policies across their working practices.

NEWS | Published February 27th 2021, 1:01 pm

Kwasi Kwarteng, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, writes to all businesses about free Covid-19 tests

Kwasi Kwarteng, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, has written to all businesses to offer free Covid-19 tests for workplace testing of staff that cannot work from home.

NEWS | Published February 27th 2021, 12:12 pm

Healthier choices, buying local, saving money: Market Measures investigates how retail spending habits have changed during the Covid-19 crisis

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 February 26th 2021, 11:11 am

Government launches new training course to help recognise trauma in children

As a result of the covid-19 lockdowns many children have been adversely affected and anyone working with people 0-25 can have training to recognise the signs of trauma or psychological issues.

NEWS | Published February 26th 2021, 10:04 am

Beauty Kitchen partners with Unilever and Asda in groundbreaking sustainability trial

Sustainability and circular economy experts Beauty Kitchen have partnered with multinational consumer goods specialist Unilever and retail giant Asda to trial three new refill stations across beauty, personal care and laundry products at Asda’s pioneering flagship sustainability store in Leeds.

NEWS | Published February 25th 2021, 11:02 am

Road to recovery: Market Measures forecasts domestic tourism boom in 2021, but will hospitality benefit?

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 February 24th 2021, 11:11 am

#ChopTheVAT: The campaign to save Britain’s salons

As businesses on UK high streets continue to suffer from closures forced upon them by Covid-19, The Leaders Council hears from the campaign group that wants the five per cent VAT cut in the hospitality industry extended to the personal care sector.

NEWS | Published February 24th 2021, 11:11 am

Scottish hospitality sector unites to propose UK-wide reopening on 17th May

Some of the leading names in Scottish hospitality, including Colin Thompson, Managing Director of Dornoch Castle Hotel, have come together to propose UK-wide full unlock and reopening of the tourism and hospitality industry on 17th May.


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