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NEWS | Published March 5th 2021, 2:02 pm

AKA Case Management Goes From Strength to Strength

A five-year project by Angela Kerr to reshape the leading case management company that she founded in 2002 has reached fruition.

NEWS | Published March 5th 2021, 10:10 am

Bridging the digital divide: Spirotech Group donates laptops to local school

Spirotech Group has consolidated its work in helping local communities through Covid-19 restrictions by donating five laptops to Sawtry Junior Academy in Cambridgeshire.

NEWS | Published March 4th 2021, 4:04 pm

Gove’s comments suggest vaccine passports may be imminent

MPs will debate the issue of vaccine passports after more than a quarter of a million people have signed a petition urging the government not to introduce them. But the signatories may end up disappointed, given Michael Gove’s previous comments on a very similar issue.

NEWS | Published March 4th 2021, 11:11 am

Giving back: Terence Carvalho joins The Literacy Hubs' Board of Trustees

Terence Carvalho, general manager of Portsmouth hospitality business Becketts Southsea, has been voted onto the Board of Trustees for local education charity, The Literacy Hubs.

NEWS | Published March 3rd 2021, 3:03 pm

Russell Finex: Sustainable plastic recycling spotlight – how can you improve your process?

Established in 1934, Russell Finex is a global leader in the manufacture of high-quality sieving and filtration solutions. Over the past month they have been recognised at the West London Business Awards, launched improvements to a popular product based on customer feedback and made strides to improve sustainable plastic recycling practices.

NEWS | Published March 3rd 2021, 1:01 pm

Covid and the care sector: TimeFinders boss hopes that lessons learnt from the pandemic can incite positive change

Speaking exclusively to The Leaders Council, TimeFinders director Alison Hesketh reflects on the challenges that the Covid-19 pandemic has thrust upon the care industry, while highlighting some of the lessons that can be taken from the crisis and used to incite positive change.

NEWS | Published March 2nd 2021, 3:03 pm

Grant Schapps chairs first meeting of the Global Travel Taskforce

The secretary of state for transport, the Rt Hon Grant Schapps MP, has chaired the first meeting of the Global Travel Taskforce. Seeking to find a safe and sustainable way to restart international travel after a year that has seen aviation passenger numbers drop 97%.

NEWS | Published March 2nd 2021, 12:12 pm

Leaders Council chairman Lord Blunkett calls for adjustment to disadvantaged pupils' exam grades

Writing for the London Evening Standard, Leaders Council chairman Lord Blunkett has called for exam grades to be adjusted for pupils who have fallen behind with their education as a result of digital poverty.

NEWS | Published March 1st 2021, 12:12 pm

Spinnaker International launches new forensic technology

Security system specialist Spinnaker International has recently launched its new CrimeTag technology, which acts as a forensic marker tagging physical goods with a unique DNA fingerprint.

NEWS | Published March 1st 2021, 11:11 am

The Richard Stephens Partnership recognised for work on the NHS Nightingale in London

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) recognised the Richard Stephens Partnership (RSP) in the Covid Achievement Awards. The award was created for 2021 in association with CIBSE Journal.

NEWS | Published February 28th 2021, 12:12 pm

Naming and shaming: February brings relaunch of HMRC naming scheme for salary wrongdoers

HMRC has this month published the names of 139 companies that failed to pay the National Minimum Wage to over 95,000 workers between 2016 and 2018, short-changing employees by £6.7 million in total.

NEWS | Published February 28th 2021, 11:11 am

Beyond Paper Straws: Exploring practical actions to address the climate crisis

The Leaders Council welcomed Sophia Chang, founder of With Many Roots & Ben Tolhurst, Director of Business Declares to run a session with member organisations, opening the conversation around what business can do to put climate positive policies across their working practices.

NEWS | Published February 27th 2021, 1:01 pm

Kwasi Kwarteng, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, writes to all businesses about free Covid-19 tests

Kwasi Kwarteng, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, has written to all businesses to offer free Covid-19 tests for workplace testing of staff that cannot work from home.

NEWS | Published February 27th 2021, 12:12 pm

Healthier choices, buying local, saving money: Market Measures investigates how retail spending habits have changed during the Covid-19 crisis

Since March 2020, market research specialist Market Measures has been running its own Covid-19 tracker survey to monitor the evolving mood of the nation throughout the pandemic.


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