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NEWS | Published February 26th 2021, 10:04 am

Beauty Kitchen partners with Unilever and Asda in groundbreaking sustainability trial

Sustainability and circular economy experts Beauty Kitchen have partnered with multinational consumer goods specialist Unilever and retail giant Asda to trial three new refill stations across beauty, personal care and laundry products at Asda’s pioneering flagship sustainability store in Leeds.

NEWS | Published February 25th 2021, 11:02 am

Road to recovery: Market Measures forecasts domestic tourism boom in 2021, but will hospitality benefit?

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.

NEWS | Published February 24th 2021, 11:11 am

#ChopTheVAT: The campaign to save Britain’s salons

As businesses on UK high streets continue to suffer from closures forced upon them by Covid-19, The Leaders Council hears from the campaign group that wants the five per cent VAT cut in the hospitality industry extended to the personal care sector.

NEWS | Published February 24th 2021, 11:11 am

Scottish hospitality sector unites to propose UK-wide reopening on 17th May

Some of the leading names in Scottish hospitality, including Colin Thompson, Managing Director of Dornoch Castle Hotel, have come together to propose UK-wide full unlock and reopening of the tourism and hospitality industry on 17th May.

NEWS | Published February 23rd 2021, 1:01 pm

Leadership Round-up: Government portal to help repay VAT opens and IM Bookkeepers partner with Hungarian Customs Association

The Government have opened the VAT deferral sign up to help half a million companies pay their VAT bills they deferred due to Covid interruptions. IM Bookkeeping have partnered with the Hungarian Customs Association as their first international partner.

NEWS | Published February 23rd 2021, 12:12 pm

Introducing Touchshield™: Hardy Signs unveils new product to protect surfaces from viruses

Hardy Signs has recently unveiled its new TouchShield™ product, which functions as a clear self-adhesive and anti-microbial film to protect everyday surfaces from up to 99 per cent of bacteria and 93.41 per cent of viruses.

NEWS | Published February 22nd 2021, 1:01 pm

Fighting digital poverty: The Charlotte Hartey Foundation boosts home-learning efforts by donating smart tablets to schools

As disadvantaged families struggle to cover the costs of home-learning thrust upon them by the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on the education sector, one charity is looking to rectify the issue by making efforts to close the digital divide.

NEWS | Published February 22nd 2021, 10:10 am

''Education – when will the UK get it right?'': Bellfield Junior School headteacher wants to see a plan that puts children's needs first

Writing for the Leaders Council, Bellfield Junior School headteacher Nigel Attwood discusses the many problems that Covid-19 has thrust upon the education sector and society as a whole, urging the government to show robust leadership for all to help guide the country to a more prosperous future.

NEWS | Published February 21st 2021, 2:02 pm

Techna International: a brief history of over 75 years in business

After Techna International celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2020, The Leaders Council looks back at the electrical and mechanical product supplier’s years in business with a brief history going back to its establishment in 1945.

NEWS | Published February 21st 2021, 9:09 am

PayGuard® awarded 'Best Payment Technology' and 'Best Business Payments Solution' for 2nd year in a row

The newest technology in secure payments developed by Fusion Telecom Ltd; PayGuard® are pleased to announce being awarded for the second year in a row, awards for both 'Best Payment Technology’ and also 'Best Business Payments Solution'.

NEWS | Published February 20th 2021, 12:03 pm

Trimite Global Coatings to undergo rebrand

Following its 80th anniversary in the year 2020, Trimite Global Coatings has revealed that the business will undergo a rebrand to support its strategic growth plan.

NEWS | Published February 20th 2021, 10:10 am

Robinson Jackson and Spirotech Group step up to help young students bridge the digital divide

Over the course of the pandemic, with schools being closed to the vast majority of pupils and home learning being the norm, the technological gap in the UK has rarely been starker. Across the country individuals and organisations have stepped up to support charities & schools provide for students who need access to a computer or laptop.

NEWS | Published February 19th 2021, 11:05 am

A carbon-free future: Shared Earth turns to carbon neutral supply chain

As business leaders become more aware of the need for sustainable practices over the years, many have been pondering the dilemma of how to avoid the carbon emissions created by shipping goods around the world, allowing their businesses to continue to run while protecting the planet.

NEWS | Published February 19th 2021, 10:10 am

“Huge problems”: Symply Pet Foods boss highlights post-Brexit export issues and calls for government action

Speaking exclusively to The Leaders Council, Symply Pet Foods Managing Director James Milbourne discusses how new post-Brexit rules governing the export of Products of Animal origin have impacted his and other businesses and calls for government intervention to rectify the issue.

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