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Five Rivers retains Gold accreditation
For the second consecutive year, Leaders Council members Five Rivers Child Care, a local social enterprise based in Salisbury, has earned the highly regarded We Invest in People Gold accreditation. The organisation has been providing specialist fostering services, children's homes and independent schools in Wiltshire for over three decades.
The Boardroom Series: The problem with problem-solving
This article marks the return of Charlotte Wiseman’s series on boardroom challenges. It asks why traditional approaches to problem solving are failing and what can be done about it.
Davenport appointed new CIPP CEO
The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) has announced the appointment of Jason Davenport as its new Chief Executive Officer. Succeeding Ken Pullar, who is retiring after seven years of service to the Institute, Davenport brings over 25 years of experience in the industry, having spent the majority of his career in the business process outsourcing industry.
CW+ provides funding for breakthrough in VR technology
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has made a breakthrough in the use of virtual reality (VR) technology, providing immersive learning experiences for staff during equality, diversity and inclusion training.
EXCLUSIVE: Autocrat's visit could derail King Charles' coronation
In an apparent blow for liberty and democracy, The Leaders Council understands that King Mswati III of Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) is planning to fly to the United Kingdom to attend the coronation of King Charles III.
Lord Blunkett meets with Leaders Council members at monthly coffee morning
This morning, Leaders Council members gathered at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing leaders in the current economic climate. Leaders Council chairman Lord Blunkett was on hand to listen to members’ concerns and, in some cases, offer advice. The event brought together individuals from a variety of sectors and specialisms.
Prayers, protests and principles: the coming week in parliament
This week in parliament, several bills and debates will take place, covering a range of topics from immigration to public order and infrastructure investment. Here is a summary of what we can expect to see:
Leaders Council member Owusu-Banahene recognised for outstanding contribution to procurement
LLDC's Procurement Leader, and Leaders Council member, Adwoa Owusu-Banahene, has received the Outstanding Contribution to Procurement Award at the Tomorrow's Procurement Festival of Achievement awards ceremony held in Birmingham.
M3 Floodtec breaks new ground in flood-prevention
M3 Floodtec, the Worcestershire-based flood prevention specialists, have broken new ground in the world of flood-prevention with doors that provide protection from flooding while simultaneously allowing easy navigation for wheelchair users.
Leaders gather to discuss recruitment challenges
Earlier this week, thirty-one leaders from a variety of sectors met at the Caledonian Club. They discussed how the workforce has changed over the past few years and the resultant opportunities and challenges, with a specific emphasis placed on apprenticeships and the connection between education and industry.
Protests, pensions and social security: the coming week in parliament
This week in Parliament, several significant bills and debates are set to take place, ranging from social security to genetic technology and public order. Below is a summary of the major bills and debates to be discussed.
Manea Kella shortlisted for Architects’ Journal Retrofit Award
Leaders Council member Manea Kella have been shortlisted for the House and Listed category in the Architects’ Journal Retrofit Awards 2023. The nomination is for their Rural Retreat project.
Leaders Council Roundtable: Young people need better preparation for the world of work
Twenty four senior leaders met yesterday at Caledonian Club in Belgravia to discuss recruitment challenges, skills shortages and the workforce of the future.
Andrew Clowes: This is why we must teach Classics to our children
Writing exclusively for The Leaders Council, Andrew Clowes, headteacher of Hey with Zion Primary School in Oldham, Lancashire, explains why he is bucking the trend and teaching classics at his state primary school.