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Government’s £50 million for T Level facilities offers crucial boost for Build Back Better agenda
In summer this year, the government announced that it would invest £50 million into colleges, schools and sixth forms delivering T Levels across England from 2022 to improve and expand teaching facilities.
Seven years of raising industry standards: the story behind NAADUK
As this October marks seven years since the foundation of The National Association of Air Duct Specialists UK [NAADUK], The Leaders Council looks back at the story of how tit came to be and how it has become a leading contributor to critical guidance in its field.
GTC Scotland’s Pauline Stephen: New Professional Standards enable teaching profession to address urgent questions
As the Scottish government’s 2021 reform of education brings a fresh set of Professional Standards for all teachers to adhere to, Pauline Stephen, chief executive of GTC Scotland, looks back on the history of the teaching profession to address why these changes are necessary at a time of widespread pandemic-related disruption.
Dentists welcome introduction of fluoride to UK drinking water
Dentist professionals have welcomed the prospect of fluoride being introduced to UK drinking water, after the UK chief medical officers made a statement citing estimates that the mineral could help reduce cavities among the country’s poorest children by 28 per cent.
Gawith Hoggarth boss lifts lid on tobacco industry challenges
Speaking on The Leaders Council Podcast, Chris Gawith from tobacco product manufacturer Gawith Hoggarth speaks about the challenges being faced by the tobacco industry as a result of strong regulation and the new post-Brexit trading environment.
Pleasureland's Norman Wallis provides key support for Smith-Crallan fundraiser
Prominent Southport businessman Norman Wallis has stepped in at the last-minute to ensure a campaign group's highlight fundraiser is able to go ahead.
Talon becomes IPA Effectiveness Accredited Agency
Talon Outdoor has been awarded an IPA Effectiveness Accreditation.
Good mental health must start with education, Bayberry Ltd’s Mandy Cooper says
Writing for The Leaders Council, Mandy Cooper, chief executive of mental health and addiction services provider Bayberry Ltd, reflects on World Mental Health Day 2021 and highlights what must be done to achieve mental wellbeing.
Totaljobs: Two million UK workers to switch sectors before Christmas
After several months of labour shortages brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, new research from Totaljobs forecasts that candidate activity will increase, with roughly two million workers estimated to be looking to change jobs before Christmas.
The Legal 500: Noble Solicitors make the list for eleventh year in a row
Criminal, civil and family law practice Noble Solicitors have featured in The Legal 500 for the eleventh consecutive year.
UKRI CEO emphasises importance of research and innovation as government launches RDI review
Speaking at an SCI lecture, UK Research and Innovation [UKRI] CEO Professor Dame Ottoline Leyser stressed that a more inclusive research and innovation system will be critical to the government’s levelling up agenda.
SI Sealy on the roster for the 2021 IHEEM Healthcare Estates Conference
SI Sealy are to exhibit at the upcoming IHEEM Healthcare Estates Conference, which will be held at the Manchester Central Convention Complex.
Mind and Jiva Healthcare call for increased effort and investment in mental health services
After an NHS survey shone a light on the grim reality for the state of young people’s mental health in Britain, the president of major health charity Mind and the director of Jiva Healthcare have called for intervention.
Vaccine Rollout: Covid boosters offer leg-up for St Cuthbert’s Care
St Cuthbert’s Care, a regional charity working across the northeast of England and a frontline registered social care provider, recently began offering Covid-19 booster jabs to residents under its care.