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“I believe we’ll come out of this much stronger”: ESP Group chief executive looks on the bright side through the Covid-19 crisis, while new Brexit bill wins support of MPs
As has been the case with many other businesses in the UK and the wider world, ESP Group has been dealt a significant blow by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. As the country’s leading smart card personalisation and bureau services whose work feeds directly into the public transport sector, the lockdown period has posed a significant challenge.
Reciprocal Minds founder sees Covid-19 as watershed moment for humanity as Internal Markets Bill faces further criticism ahead of debate
It has certainly been a ‘manic Monday’ in the world of UK politics as new Covid-19 restrictions limiting social gatherings to six people enter force, while Parliament gears up for a key House of Commons debate on the controversial Internal Markets Bill.
Hatters beat Barnsley after CEO gives fans stadium boost
In a virtual presentation evening last week, Luton Town CEO Gary Sweet said that he still expected the building of the new stadium to go ahead on time.
Shanly Homes appoints new PR team
Award-winning house-builder Shanly Homes has appointed a new PR and communications company to help take the business forward in pursuit of new goals.
Bridge Academy Trust CEO discusses the importance of maintaining confidence as new research project tracking Covid-19 in schools gets underway
Enabling schools in Britain to return full-time for the new academic year has taken a capital effort from all involved, and it has not come without disputes between worried parents, teachers unions and the government, who have been keen for schools to be made Covid secure to allow pupils to return.
FlyResearch poll: week 24 update
London based online market research agency FlyResearch has been issuing weekly polls to its research panel of over 3000 people throughout the coronavirus lockdown 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. This week, managing partner Greg Ward discusses the findings from the 24th wave of the Covid-19 tracker survey with the Leaders Council, published on September 10 and sourced from data collected on September 4.
Paul Newsham calls on government to recognise the businesses who have helped keep the country running
Paul Newsham, partner at RfM Accountants, argues that there should be an extension to the £1,000 reward the government is paying companies per each employee they return from furlough.
Rivertrace Ltd establishes new calibration portal for digital water monitoring technology
Rivertrace Ltd has announced the launch of a new, web-based calibration portal developed in conjunction with development partner Intellore.
Becketts Southsea maintaining optimism as hospitality sector prepares for new ‘rule of six’
For anybody who shared prime minister Boris Johnson’s hopes for a large return to normality from the Covid-19 pandemic by Christmas, a significant setback was dealt this week as the government announced new restrictions banning social gatherings of more than six people.
International trade secretary thrilled to seal Japan trade deal
International trade secretary Liz Truss hailed it a “historic moment” as the UK secured its first major post-Brexit trade deal, coming to an agreement with Japan that will look to boost trade between both nations by around £15 billion.
Arromax Engineering MD speaks about commitment to staff as PM warns Christmas may be ‘cancelled’
Boris Johnson has suggested that for many large families, Christmas this year may in effect be cancelled. Meanwhile, Ryan Ward has spoken about his commitment to his staff.
Alex Stewart International director calls for clearer leadership from the government as Withdrawal Agreement row goes on
While this week’s news has largely been dominated by division over the government’s plans to override elements of the Withdrawal Agreement struck with the EU in 2019, for many business leaders, there remains a desire for clear and robust leadership through the Covid-19 crisis after the announcement of new restrictions on social gatherings and details of a “moonshot” plan for testing came to light in recent days.
Saltash MD cautions against constant need to increase turnover as PM faces new criticism
Boris Johnson is facing a barrage of critiques over his new ‘moonshot’ testing plan. He has also suggested that for many large families, Christmas this year may in effect be cancelled. Meanwhile, Richard Raymond has some sage advice for business leaders.
Sprirotech in Cambridgeshire County Council Covid Commendation
Peterborough-based Spirotech Group, specialist engineers who provide manufacturing solutions for a range of industries, have been officially recognised by Cambridgeshire County Council for their work during the Covid pandemic.