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Babble brings professional endurance cyclist on board
Leading cloud technology company Babble has recruited elite endurance cyclist, James Golding, as a brand ambassador.
GQA Qualifications: 20 years of raising standards
As GQA Qualifications looks ahead to its 20-year anniversary celebration in January 2022, The Leaders Council looks back on its journey over the previous two decades.
Leadership in focus: Riverside Education, a breaker of barriers, a provider of education and a source of opportunity
This week, the Leaders Council has reached out to SEND school and bespoke alternative education provider, Riverside Education, to explore how its unique approach to teaching and leading those with complex special educational needs can provide its pupils with the best chance of succeeding in life.
Get Active: England cricketer visits old school, Helsby Hillside
England cricketer Sophie Ecclestone recently visited Helsby Hillside Primary School, which she attended as a child, as part of a campaign to encourage pupils to get active after the Covid-19 lockdown.
TMS completes construction of new Toft Pier in Shetland
Teignmouth Maritime Services recently completed construction of the new £3.5 million Toft Pier in Shetland, which opened on May 17, 2021.
Shining the spotlight: Visit County Durham celebrates its 15th anniversary and outlines plans for the future
2021 sees the County of Durham’s destination management and marketing organisation, Visit County Durham, celebrate its 15th year working in partnership with local businesses to develop and grow Durham’s tourist economy.
Neurodiversity in Planning Engagement: A Chairman’s View
Writing for The Leaders Council, Chris Plenderleith, Executive Chairman of town planning and global real estate consultancy, the Leith Group, discusses his perspective on neurodiversity, the challenges faced by the neurodivergent, and how employers can help break down societal barriers to their success.
The Sheiling Ringwood launches 70th Anniversary Summer Challenge
In celebration of its 70th anniversary, special educational needs and disabilities school, the Sheiling Ringwood, has launched a 2021 Summer Challenge in which participants must walk, run, cycle or swim 70 miles.
SCI CEO says new UK-Australia trade deal signals new chapter for British business
Responding to the recent news of the UK striking a new trade deal with Australia, Sharon Todd, CEO of the Society of Chemical Industry [SCI], says that the agreement marks the start of a new chapter for UK innovation and business.
Leadership in Education Roundup: Schools share how they have addressed educational attainment gap
As the nation comes to terms with the Education Select Committee's damning conclusion that white working-class pupils have been failed by decades of neglect in England’s education system, three primary school headteachers share how their schools have strived to close the gap in educational attainment, for all.
Government makes £483 million investment into upgrading school buildings
The government has announced that thousands of pupils across England are set to benefit from improvements to their facilities, with £483 million to be invested into upgrading school buildings.
Winton Primary School launches ‘Devices for All’ fundraiser
North London based Winton Primary School has launched a ‘Devices for All’ fundraising campaign which aims to close the digital poverty gap by providing each of its pupils with access to a digital device both in school and at home.
Creo Medical named among finalists for Royal Academy of Engineering award
Innovative healthcare sector manufacturer Creo Medical has been listed among the finalists for the Royal Academy of Engineering’s 2021 MacRobert Award, the premier award for UK engineering innovation.
ALFED supports UK TRA's anti-dumping investigation
The Aluminium Federation [ALFED] - the trade association representing the UK aluminium industry - has released a statement confirming its backing of the UK Trade Remedies Authority’s [TRA] anti-dumping investigation into aluminium extrusions originating in China.