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Easing of Covid-19 restrictions and desire to shop local could hand retailers like The Card Centre a welcome boost
As the recent national lockdown in England came to an end and a new tiered system of restrictions came into place, non-essential independent retailers have once more been allowed to open their doors to the public. With a recent survey from the British Independent Retailers Association [BIRA] and Starling Bank suggesting that 66 per cent of shoppers will look to purchase festive gifts from local and family-run businesses, such retailers could be set for a huge boost ahead of the festive season.
BonCulina brings patented technology to the UK education sector
Global food service operator BonCulina has broken into the UK’s education sector, which means that, for the first time ever, schoolchildren will be able to benefit from the patented Torus Pak technology and packaging.
Grey Bear Consultancy’s Emma Clayton champions the importance of humble leadership while PM promises crack down on vaccine ‘disinformation’
Grey Bear Consultancy CEO Emma Clayton discusses why today’s leaders must adopt humble leadership models, while prime minister Boris Johnson promised to come up with a plan to deal with “anti-vaxxers” and the spreading of “disinformation”online in a week where Pfizer and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine was approved for use in the UK.
BrandSafway acquires Big City Access
BrandSafway, the world’s largest provider of integrated commercial and industrial services, has successfully acquired Big City Access, a portfolio company of Rock Hill Capital Group.
IM Bookkeeping provides advice amid cryptocurrency rally
Preston-based payroll, bookkeeping and accountancy experts, IM Bookkeeping, are offering much needed advice for organisations and individuals interested in cryptocurrencies.
BonCulina and Bon Appetit secure historic partnership
Food service experts BonCulina have announced a significant new partnership with the UK’s leading providers of automated hot food. The partnership with Bon Appetit means that BonCulina’s beautifully presented, healthy pre-made meals will now be available 24/7 via state of the art vending machines in businesses across the country.
PART 2 - “An enormous amount of innovation and change”: Dr David Fluck reflects on how Covid-19 has brought forward the digitisation of healthcare
In the second part of our exclusive interview with Dr David Fluck of the Ashford & St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, the discussion focusses on how the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the digital agenda of the NHS, what impact this will have on the health service, and the lessons that healthcare leaders can take forward from the crisis.
Spending Review: Argent Wealth and St. James’s Place forecast lengthy road to economic recovery
After chancellor Rishi Sunak’s spending review in late November put paid to any hopes of a ‘V-shaped’ economic recovery from Covid-19, financial advisory firm Argent Wealth, a senior partner practice of St. James’s Place Wealth Management, has warned that the road to rebuilding the economy to pre-pandemic levels is likely to be a long one.
PART 1 - Adapting and overcoming: Dr David Fluck, Medical Director of the Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, addresses how the health service has and is continuing to plot a course through the Covid-19 pandemic
Speaking exclusively to The Leaders Council of Great Britain & Northern Ireland in the first segment of a two-part interview, Dr David Fluck, Medical Director and Executive Lead for R&D at the Ashford & St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, reflects on the impact that the first two waves of the Covid-19 virus has had on the health service and discusses how healthcare sector leadership has had to be proactive in offering support to its staff.
Leaders in their own words: As England prepares to enter new tiers for the festive period business leaders say it's causing confusion
As the House of Commons debates whether to pass the new restrictions that will put England into a stronger tiered system for the Winter months and over Christmas we hear from leaders of industry who think the current guidance is confusing enough.
Sparta Global’s Rituja Rao honoured with 2020 TechWomen 100 Award
Sparta Global IT Consultant and Project Manager Rituja Rao has been recognised as an emerging thought leader within the technology industry after scooping the Future Star of Tech: IT Manager Award 2020 at the TechWomen 100 2020 Awards.
Leadership Round-up: Hartey Wealth Management analyses the benefits of continuing staggered work after retirement and Relocate Global explores how Paris is emerging as a rival to London as Europe’s main financial hub
In our latest leadership round-up, Hartey Wealth Management looks into the increasing numbers of people who are continuing to work after giving up their 9-to-5 jobs and the health benefits of holding back from full retirement, while Relocate Global discusses how Paris could emerge as a contender to replace London as Europe’s leading financial hub post-Brexit.
PART 2: Dr Andrew Stradling hopes that the digitisation of the NHS will continue in future
In the second and concluding part of a feature on Dr Andrew Stradling of the Medway NHS Foundation Trust, the discussion focusses more closely on the digital agenda of the NHS, the importance of an open-door leadership model, and what can be expected from the health service in 2021.
NSF International's Covid-19 expert addresses FT event
Martin Lush, NSF International’s Covid-19 expert, has addressed the Financial Times’ Global Boardroom event to answer questions about the new vaccines, the effect they may have and the probability of a return to normality in 2021.