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NEWS | Published June 30th 2020, 12:12 pm

Trimite Global Coatings Chairman on identifying opportunity

There's no doubt that now, more than ever, companies need to be on the lookout for promising new business opportunities.

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

Live, Laugh, Louvre: gallery reopens to 80 per cent reduction in visitors

It may finally be possible to see the Mona Lisa without an abundance of selfie sticks in the way. On 6 July, Musée du Louvre in Paris is to reopen, following a 16-week closure, which has cost some €40 million.

NEWS | Published June 30th 2020, 9:09 am

Leicester is UK’s first full local lockdown

A rise in coronavirus cases has resulted in the first full local lockdown in the UK.

NEWS | Published June 30th 2020, 9:09 am

The future of legal finance: Augusta Ventures MD speaks out

In an interview with The Lawyer magazine for their upcoming July/August edition, Augusta Ventures MD Louis Young has discussed the "past, present and future" of third-party funding in the litigation sector.

NEWS | Published June 30th 2020, 9:09 am

The show won’t go on: Broadway closes its doors for remainder of 2020

It has been announced that Broadway shows will not return to the stage this year as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

NEWS | Published June 29th 2020, 7:12 pm

Restrictions in Leicester could be extended for another two weeks

City mayor Sir Peter Soulsby has announced that pubs, restaurants and other public venues in Leicester may be shut for another two weeks past the national "reopening" date of July 4.

NEWS | Published June 29th 2020, 12:12 pm

Report calls Gambling Commission "toothless"

A parliamentary report has stated that the Gambling Commission and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport have an "unacceptably weak understanding" of how gambling can harm people.

NEWS | Published June 29th 2020, 10:10 am

Play on words: Giles Watling on the fight for theatres

Giles Watling has toured the country for some 55 years. In a previous life, Watling was an actor, though he is now more accustomed to the theatrics of parliament as the MP for Clacton, a role he secured in 2017.

NEWS | Published June 29th 2020, 10:10 am

Open arts: galleries consider the cost of reopening

When establishing whether or not to reopen the Wallace Collection, Xavier Bray considered the view of the founder. He notes: “I think Wallace’s first thought would have been to reopen as soon as it was possible and safe to do so. In fact, pretty much since the start of the lockdown, we’ve been preparing how to reopen.”

NEWS | Published June 29th 2020, 9:09 am

Where there’s a Sedwill, there’s a way: country’s top civil servant announces resignation

Sir Mark Sedwill, the country’s top civil servant, has announced that he will step down from his role in September.

NEWS | Published June 29th 2020, 6:00 am

“Twelve or so years ago there was a lot of noise, now there is silence”: Rampton Baseley director compares his experience of two different crises

Patrick Rampton is a business leader who has seen it all. Currently a company director at Rampton Baseley, a leading independent sales and lettings agency operating in the Battersea, Clapham and Wandsworth property markets within London, Rampton has seen the company through the challenges brought about by the financial crash of the late 2000s and more recently has been steering his firm through the Covid-19 pandemic. In conversation with the Leaders Council of Great Britain & Northern Ireland’s communications director, Scott Challinor, Rampton discusses his experience of managing the two crises and elaborates on what he has learned from such testing times and his hopes for the future.

NEWS | Published June 28th 2020, 1:01 pm

Long Read – Reduce, reuse, remake: does Talking Heads mark a sea change?

It is said there are only seven kinds of story – overcoming the monster; rags to riches; the quest; voyage and return; comedy; tragedy and rebirth. All of Western literature, from Shakespeare to Saint-Exupéry, Wilde to Wodehouse, can be boiled down to this collection of plots. Yet the number of stories than can come from this cohort is infinite.

NEWS | Published June 28th 2020, 10:10 am

Best seat in the house: Hamilton goes digital

When Lin Manuel Miranda first saw the final number of Hamilton on the big screen, he threw his shoes into the air, not perhaps the response the film’s producers had expected.

NEWS | Published June 28th 2020, 9:09 am

Long-Bailey sacked following anti-Semitism row

Sir Keir Starmer has sacked Rebecca Long-Bailey over allegations she shared an article containing an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory.


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