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Covid-19: Our Community

We wanted to tell some of our Community’s stories during the lockdown and share any tips they have on how best to cope with the current challenges.

As always, we love to hear from all of our Community, get in touch if you’d like to share your story with us.


Scaled Insights colleague Barry Singleton

The first in a series of stories from our Community – Barry Singleton, Chief Relationship Officer at Scaled Insights, starts us off with his take on reaping the benefits of virtual community and his top tips for working from home.

Read Barry’s blog.


Image of Dennis Dokter sat in front of his computer in his home office

In the first of our new remote notes series we catch-up with Dennis Dokter (Nexus Relationship Officer) to hear about how his role has adapted during lockdown, his remote working experiences and how he’s coping with the changing world.

Read Dennis’ interview


Mark Tock sitting in front of his laptop in his remote working environment

In the second from our remote notes series we spend time with Mark Tock, Nexus Operations Director, to hear about how he’s adapted to keep things running smoothly under challenging circumstances.

Read more from Mark


Head and shoulders shot of Beckie Hart from the Confederation of British Industry, CBI smiling to camera

In this series we ask key figures in the region and from our core sectors to share the insight their position affords them.

To start the series, we spend time with Beckie Hart, Regional Director at the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) who shares her thoughts.

Read Beckie’s interview


Greg Wright, Business Editor at the Yorkshire Post, stands at a lectern speaking

In this series we ask key figures in the region and from our core sectors to share the insight their position affords them.

This time, we catch up with Greg Wright, Deputy Business Editor at the Yorkshire Post who shares his thoughts on the mood of our region’s businesses, what leaders need from government and the role media has to play in the COVID-19 recovery process.

Read Greg’s interview


A collection of selfies, in a grid format showing the Slingshot Simulations team making up a remote team photot

The second in a series of stories from our Community – David McKee, CTO and Founder at Slingshot Simulations, shares his experiences of recruiting and onboarding virtually as well as his top tips for working remotely.

Read David’s blog


Group shot of 3 members of the Itecho Health team, stood and smiling to camera- taken before lockdown

In our series of catch-ups with Nexus members on key projects and shared experiences during the current lockdown, Itecho Health’s Dr Adrian Brown tells us about progress on their digital platform for patients with long-term conditions and invaluable support from medical students at the University of Leeds.

Read Adrian’s blog


Overlap Associates logo

Sharing advice for success:

The brilliant bloggers at Overlap Associates share their experience of evolving ‘team norms’ into their new remote workplace.

Find out more.

The team have also created variety of useful tools, resources and downloads.

Take a look.