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NEWS | Published January 7th 2021, 2:02 pm

SADACCA chief calls for an end to systemic racism and racial inequality as Covid-19 continues to disproportionately affect ethnic minority communities

In a week where England’s third national lockdown of the Covid-19 pandemic came into force, it should not be forgotten that, while blighting society as a whole, the virus has adversely affected some communities more than others and revealed deep-rooted inequalities within British society.

NEWS | Published January 7th 2021, 2:02 pm

Tadpoles Nursery head calls for vaccine for early years providers

Claire Dimpfl, owner and head teacher of Tadpoles Nursery, in south-west London has called on the government to include early years providers in the priority group for the Covid-19 vaccine, as nurseries across the country remain open despite the new national lockdown.

NEWS | Published January 6th 2021, 3:03 pm

OPEN LETTER: Terence Carvalho, General Manager of Becketts Southsea, wants clarity on what more is going to be done to help hospitality survive

Terence Carvalho, General Manager of Becketts Southsea, has written an open letter to Rishi Sunak asking what more is to be done to help hospitality after another enforced closure.

NEWS | Published January 6th 2021, 1:01 pm

Starting early and bringing in the new: London Seamless Flat Roofing boss speaks about keeping his firm at the forefront of the industry

London Seamless Flat Roofing Ltd is a company known for using the latest in technological developments within the roofing industry. Operating mostly in London and the southeast of England, the business waterproofs new builds and refurbished builds in the commercial sector using a non-flame method, which is more appealing to clients due to the reduced risk of fires. The firm was one of the first to use the non-flame method and has since accumulated a wealth of experience in applying it, consolidating its success in a period of over ten years in the sector, during which it has won numerous awards in recognition of its work.

NEWS | Published January 5th 2021, 3:03 pm

Paul Venners, Managing Director of LEEC, awarded OBE in New Years Honours List

Paul Venners,managing director of LEEC, joined The Leaders Council in 2020 and has now been awarded an OBE in the 2021 New Years Honours as a recognition for being outstanding in services to hospital mortuaries and post-mortem facilities, particularly during the Covid-19 response.

NEWS | Published January 5th 2021, 12:12 pm

A recipe for success: AMS Ltd chief explains how his blend of personal experience and consultancy yielded better solutions and a thriving business

Established in the year 1995, project and construction management, architecture, and M&E design firm AMS Ltd began as a small team of people in an Edinburgh office on a mission to create innovative design and build practices that were more client-focused than those that dominated the market at the time. To date, the AMS team remains a small one and is still based in the Scottish capital, yet its approach has helped accomplish numerous large-scale projects which have benefited clients across the globe. Much of this success is owed to the leadership of its managing director, Stephen Martin, who combined his personal experience with consultancy in order to craft better and more client-centric solutions.

NEWS | Published January 4th 2021, 3:03 pm

Chuckling Goat asks how can you serve?

Shann Jones of Chuckling Goat asks the question of 'how can you serve?' In an effort to make 2021 a more positive year by looking after your community and fellow human beings.

NEWS | Published January 4th 2021, 1:01 pm

Adapting, overcoming and giving back: The Nappy Lady’s Wendy Richards looks back on her company’s road through Covid-19 so far

Wendy Richards is a businesswoman who has enjoyed much success during her stint as managing director of The Nappy Lady Ltd. She first joined the nappy specialist and retailer in 2006, after 11 years working as a store manager with WH Smith Ltd. Since working her way up the corporate ladder of the company to become managing director in 2010, the business has secured multiple awards including being named the Best Independent Retailer at the Nursery Industry Awards in 2013. However, it would be the year 2020 that would bring about the greatest test of her tenure so far.

NEWS | Published January 3rd 2021, 12:12 pm

A look back at 2020 and the top 5 most read news stories

As we enter 2021 and a difficult year came to a close The Leaders Council looked back at the top 5 most read news stories from 2020.

NEWS | Published January 2nd 2021, 10:10 am

Sensio Lighting become registered Lutron partners

Castleford-based LED lighting provider Sensio Lighting has recently become a registered partner for Lutron’s Homeworks QS phase adaptive system.

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

Southport Pleasureland Support Alder Hey Childrens Charity throughout 2021

Norman Wallis of Universal Attractions, which operates Southport Pleasureland will be supporting Alder Hey Children’s Charity for 2021. The charity supports Alder Hey Childrens Hospital and raises money for a variety of causes from specialist medical equipment to ensuring the children have on ward entertainment and healthy food from a specialist chef programme.

NEWS | Published December 31st 2020, 10:10 am

After a tough year the hospitality industry looks forward to 2021

For most of the country the festive season has been one of tier 3 or tier 4 restrictions and nowhere has this been felt any more than across the hospitality industry. With the busiest time of the year having been missed in the run up to Christmas and New Years eve as one of the biggest single take nights of the year being missed out on 2020 has been bleak.

NEWS | Published December 30th 2020, 10:10 am

FlyResearch poll: week 39 update

London based online market research agency FlyResearch has been issuing weekly polls to its research panel of over 3000 people throughout the coronavirus pandemic in the UK, in order to project how the outbreak and the implementing of social distancing has been impacting the daily life of UK citizens.

NEWS | Published December 29th 2020, 11:03 am

Alba Power and Sulzer announce Orbital Energy partnership

Alba Power and Sulzer have recently announced a ground-breaking partnership with Orbital Energy Limited, which will enable Alba and Sulzer to offer an entirely comprehensive and independent SGT-A35 engine support service.

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