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NEWS | Published May 9th 2022, 12:00 am

Ark Data Centres CEO Owen features in Data Centre Magazine Top 10 list for sustainability

Ark Data Centres and its CEO, Huw Owen, have been recognised by Data Centre Magazine for their work toward a circular economy in the data centre industry.

NEWS | Published May 8th 2022, 12:12 am

Hybrid It: Everything Tech’s Lee Wrall talks hybrid working and the technology behind it working well

Writing for Digitalisation World, Lee Wrall, director at leading managed IT services provider Everything Tech, addresses how businesses can find the right blend of at home and on-site technology to make hybrid working run effectively.

NEWS | Published May 8th 2022, 12:12 am

Undervalued, underappreciated, under-resourced: APDA chief discusses the crisis in social care

Zeenat Jeewa, CEO of the Asian People’s Disability Alliance [APDA] joined us on The Leaders Council Podcast to discuss the crisis in social care and the drivers behind it.

NEWS | Published May 7th 2022, 12:00 pm

2022 Elections: Sir Keir Starmer says Labour is “back on track” after making local council gains from Tories

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has said that the party has reached a “turning point” and is “back on track” toward general election success after making gains from the Conservatives in the local elections.

NEWS | Published May 7th 2022, 12:00 am

Taming Big Tech: UK government outlines plans for new technology industry regulator

The government has set out plans for a new regulatory framework in the technology sector, which aims to increase industry competitiveness and hand users more power over how their personal data is used.

NEWS | Published May 6th 2022, 3:03 pm

Beergate: Durham Police to investigate Sir Keir Starmer over possible lockdown breach

Durham Police have launched an investigation to determine whether Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer broke lockdown rules when he attended a gathering at an MP’s office on April 30, 2021.

NEWS | Published May 6th 2022, 6:03 am

Consumer confidence in UK economy hits “wall of worry”, GfK survey says

According to Growth from Knowledge’s [GfK] latest Consumer Confidence Index, consumer confidence in the UK economy and in personal finances has sharply declined as the cost-of-living crisis continues to take effect.

NEWS | Published May 6th 2022, 12:15 am

Cost-of-living crisis: Bank of England expects UK economy to shrink in 2022

The Bank of England has warned that it expects the UK economy to shrink in 2022 as interest rates are raised to curb rising prices.

NEWS | Published May 6th 2022, 12:12 am

UK deepens bilateral ties with Japan with new defensive pact

UK prime minister Boris Johnson has signed a defensive partnership with Japan, the first deal of its kind between a European country and the island state in East Asia.

NEWS | Published May 5th 2022, 9:09 am

Local and assembly elections 2022: Polls open across the UK

Polling stations across the UK opened on Thursday morning [May 5] at 07:00 BST, with millions of voters expected to cast their ballots in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

NEWS | Published May 5th 2022, 12:00 am

Truss bans UK services exports to Russia among new sanctions

Foreign secretary Liz Truss has this week announced a ban on services exports to Russia.

NEWS | Published May 5th 2022, 12:00 am

Make education and training more accessible to over-24s to help plug construction skills gap, NOCN Group boss says

Speaking on The Leaders Council Podcast, Graham Hasting-Evans, CEO of education and skills charity NOCN Group, discusses the drivers behind the current skills shortage in construction and how education and training reforms could help tackle the issue.

NEWS | Published May 4th 2022, 3:01 pm

MP reported for watching pornography in Parliament resigns

Neil Parish, the Conservative MP for Tiverton and Honiton, has formally resigned after having been reported for watching pornography on his phone in the House of Commons.

NEWS | Published May 4th 2022, 10:10 am

Local and Assembly elections build-up: Cost-of-living crisis and NI Protocol weigh heavily on the agenda

Ahead of Thursday’s local council elections across Great Britain and the assembly elections in Northern Ireland, the ongoing cost-of-living crisis has proven a prominent topic, while the Northern Ireland Protocol is also overshadowing the discussion across the Irish Sea.

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