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NEWS | Published January 20th 2022, 8:55 am

"Boundaries have moved": Alcohol Coach Michaela Weaver explores impact of Covid on alcohol consumption

Speaking on the Leaders Council Podcast, critically acclaimed Executive Woman’s Alcohol Coach and best-selling author and public speaker Michaela Weaver discusses how the Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated problem drinking and outlines her priorities to help people manage their addictions in 2022.

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

Exploit the re-opening of borders to maximise export opportunities, says Kallee-Grover

Commenting on the challenges that businesses and trade will face this year, chair of the Liverpool China Partnership, Paul Kallee-Grover MBE, discusses how the movement of goods, people and services will be critical for the economy of England’s northwest.

NEWS | Published January 20th 2022, 7:02 am

Healthcare: Preventative medicine now becoming the emphasis, says expert

Appearing on the Leaders Council Podcast, award-winning author and preventative medicine expert, Dr Paul Jenkins, talks about how in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, preventative healthcare is being held in higher regard.

NEWS | Published January 19th 2022, 3:03 pm

PMQs: Pressure to quit piles on prime minister as Tory MP defects

In a heated PMQs session on Wednesday, a defiant Boris Johnson continued to resist calls to stand down, after one of his Conservative MPs defected to Labour and former cabinet minister David Davis joined the growing list of voices calling for his departure.

NEWS | Published January 19th 2022, 10:04 am

2021 reflections: Charlotte Wiseman highlights her key wins and learnings of the year

In an article which originally appeared on LinkedIn, Charlotte Wiseman looks back on 2021 and discusses the ‘wins and learnings’ her organisation has enjoyed and how she has seen many organisations change their approach to mental health and wellbeing in the wake of the pandemic.

NEWS | Published January 19th 2022, 8:08 am

Anatomap founder Franc optimistic about potential of Injury Capture app

Speaking on The Leaders Council Podcast, Anatomap founder Simon Franc reflected on the 2021 launch of the new Injury Capture app, which he hopes will help empower victims of abuse, sexual assault and violent crime all over the world by aiding the ability of victims and their associates to record and report it.

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

Adapting and improving the key for Meiko UK as company looks to push on post-Covid

Meiko UK’s managing director, Paul Anderson, recently joined host Joshua Jackson on the Leaders Council Podcast series.

NEWS | Published January 19th 2022, 12:01 am

“More to do” on addressing second homes tax loophole, MP says

While the UK government has addressed a tax loophole which has seen property owners claim second properties are holiday lets, a Conservative MP has said that there is still “much more to do” to ensure those making unfair use of the tax break pay their fair share.

NEWS | Published January 18th 2022, 8:10 am

Opinion: Habito's ultra-low fixed-rate products to help first-time buyers are a plus, but more can be done to help people onto property ladder

Writing for The Leaders Council, Alastair Kerr from London-based property sales and lettings company, Acre Properties (1988) Ltd, reflects on the introduction of ultra-low fixed-rate products that are helping first time buyers, and how Stamp Duty could be reformed to bring added benefit for those looking to get onto the property ladder.

NEWS | Published January 18th 2022, 12:00 am

Partygate: Zahawi denies speculation of “Operation Red Meat” launched to protect PM

Education secretary Nadhim Zahawi has moved to distance the government from speculation that it is moving to protect the prime minister by bringing in populist policies as a diversionary tactic.

NEWS | Published January 18th 2022, 12:00 am

Culture secretary: Next BBC licence fee announcement “will be the last”

Culture secretary Nadine Dorries has said the next announcement about the BBC licence fee will be the last, in the wake of reports that the government will freeze the fee over the next two years.

NEWS | Published January 17th 2022, 8:07 am

JK Tech-Progress partnership sees tech firm become first global system integrator for digital transformation in the UK and Nordics

JK Tech, has announced a strategic partnership with Progress to help enterprises across industries in the United Kingdom redesign and innovate their businesses to meet their digital transformation goals.

NEWS | Published January 17th 2022, 8:03 am

DRP Group boss says “days of deals are dead” as events industry value falls

Writing on the DRP Group blog, CEO Dale Parmenter anticipates a downturn in the events industry and highlights what this will mean for suppliers and clients.

NEWS | Published January 17th 2022, 6:03 am

GTC Scotland chief re-emphasises need for clarity and coherence in education system

Following The General Teaching Council for Scotland’s [GTC Scotland] response to the Muir Review, Dr Pauline Stephen, Chief Executive and Registrar, re-emphasises the need for clarity and coherence in the Scottish education system.

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