Scott Challinor

Scott Challinor

Business Editor

Scott Challinor is a specialist in communications and works on the assembly of particular Parliamentary Review documents. He studied French and Spanish at Oxford University.

Scott Challinor's articles (403)

"It was as if we had been completely forgotten": Chapter Care chief critiques Budget

Jeff Wilton-Love is the company director at Chapter Care, a family-run service providing domiciliary care and support to users throughout Devon. Speaking to The Parliamentary Review, he discusses his concerns for the industry in the wake of new chancellor Rishi Sunak's Budget and the growing pressure on care providers.

Grey Bear Consultancy issues eight-step guide for business leaders to communicate with employees in times of crisis

Oxford based healthcare consultancy firm Grey Bear Consultancy has issued an eight-step guide aimed at business leaders, outlining recommendations for staying connected with employees in times of crisis, in light of the escalating Covid-19 situation.

Stuart Harris Associates boss offers food for thought to PM’s chief adviser

Stuart Harris, managing director of his own accountancy firm Stuart Harris Associates, has written to Dominic Cummings, the prime minister’s chief adviser, to present his agenda.

Human One at the forefront of hospitality industry’s response to new immigration plans

The UK government’s plans for a new points based immigration system which will enter force after 2020 have caused shockwaves in a number of industries, but little more so than in the hospitality sector.

Kensington House leading the way for early years in foreign language education

A recent report published by the Higher Education Policy Institute [HEPI] paints a worrying picture for foreign language education in the UK, but one London-based nursery school is very much ahead of the curve in an effort to combat the issue.

Leader's Council reports: Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveils 2020 Budget

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has presented his first Budget in the House of Commons, laying out the government’s plans for tax and expenditure for the year.

IHS Markit/CIPS PMI figures provide cause for optimism for Moretube Engineering

Strong figures recorded in the recent IHS Markit/CIPS manufacturing purchasing managers index [PMI] bodes well for British industry and manufacturing.

Audio Schemes’ skills focus reflects City and Guilds report

The issues with recruitment that firms face as a result of the UK skills shortfall are well-documented, yet a recent City & Guild report has shone a new light on the issue: the lack of training to upskill workers who are already in employment.

Roof-Link sentiment pertinent as BAE and Bombardier are investigated for late payments

The issue of mistreatment of smaller firms by large contractors has come under the microscope once again recently, after Britain’s largest defence contractor and a train manufacturing giant were both investigated for late payments.

Paul Bristow Associates Ltd echo Make UK chief’s skills concerns

Comments made by the chief of a leading UK industry group concerning the skills gap in manufacturing are very much in line with the views of Paul Bristol Associates Ltd, a textile manufacturer in north Wales. keen on regulation

A parliamentary committee was told in February that the Gambling Commission was weighing-up putting a cap on betting stakes online, a move which one company in the sector has greeted with approval.

Priocept vision of educating about technology underway

Research carried out by RS Components has revealed that four in five teachers now use education technology in each of their lessons, suggesting that one firm’s hopes of educating youngsters in how to use technology is being fulfilled.

ICC Solutions' optimism justified as Truss speech "outlines bold new era for trade”

Firms such as Cheshire's ICC Solutions who have looked upon the UK’s post-Brexit trade prospects with optimism have been boosted by the ambitions outlined in international trade secretary Liz Truss’ speech to the World Trade Organization General Council earlier in March.

Rakem philosophy mirrors government apprenticeship sentiment

The Department for Education [DfE] has urged parents to look beyond misconceptions around apprenticeships, after new research shows that such views could be holding children back from pursuing lucrative careers.

CBI and Ash Contracting agree tender process too risky, recommend greater diligence

The Confederation of British Industry’s February 2020 report, titled 'Fine Margins: Delivering Financial Sustainability in UK Construction', sought to investigate why the operating environment is as precarious as it is and the role of risk management in the industry.