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    VENUES: The Belfry Hotel and Resort

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    Whether you’re looking to book a conference, exhibition or special event, The Belfry Hotel and Resort, England’s Leading Conference Hotel, is an outstanding destination in the heart of the country. With 550 acres of rolling North Warwickshire countryside, extensive facilities and unrivalled hospitality, it’s certainly the address to impress your clients and colleagues. You’ll find […]

    How to get the fundamentals of office design right

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    By Tushar Agarwal, CEO of Hubble Whether your company is just launching or growing, your surroundings can have a real impact on how your team works. Employers may place workplace design low down on their list of priorities, especially when thinking about cost and the resource needed to address it. Nevertheless, it’s important that a company’s […]

    HOW TO: Do business travel – without the stress

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    If an Executive Assistant is stressed, the entire workforce suffers, writes Hannah Harrington, Marketing Executive at Roomex… It’s pretty hard to argue that work, as we knew it 20 years ago, is different. Technology prompted workers to change their goals and what they value in their lives and their job. Let’s start with the negatives […]

    HOW TO: Create a Christmas party with a difference

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    Just been given responsibilty for organising the office Christmas Party? Plamena Stanchev, Head of Sales at Thames Luxury Charters, shares her top tips… It’s that time of year again when, despite the summer sun blazing, attentions are turning to the festive season. With that in mind, we are delighted to share our top tips for […]

    How To: Support your menopausal employees

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    By Jessica French, Learning and Development Manager at CABA Over the last few years we’ve seen a huge rise in the conversations around subjects which have traditionally been shunned by the mainstream media. The stigma towards mental health and even sexual harassment has been tackled, however, one subject still remains taboo: the menopause. Employment of women […]

    Bank holidays: Good or bad for small businesses?

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    By Conor McArdle, Opus Energy August is a wonderful time of year. The sun (should) make an appearance, and we have another bank holiday to look forward to at the end of the month. Opinion is split, however, on whether bank holidays are good or bad from an economic perspective. In 2012, headlines warned that bank holidays cost […]

    Is your office spying on you?

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    As more businesses invest in surveillance technology to monitor and track employees in the workplace, questions are raised around whether the benefits override growing concerns around digital ethics, and if employers truly understand the privacy implications. With new technological developments continuing to transform the world of work, Instant Offices delves into how companies can adapt to […]

    HOW TO: Dress well in your job

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    By Helen Venables, MD of House of Colour Getting up in the morning is hard enough, let alone deciding what to wear to work in a fast-fashion, time-poor, eco-unfriendly society.  Many of us struggle to find what to wear to work and spend crucial time each morning rummaging through our over-burgeoning wardrobe contemplating why a […]

    HOW TO: Source, book & negotiate a venue

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    The dos, don’ts and maybes of finding the perfect venue for your upcoming event, according to Jo Austin, Sales Director at Lime Venue Portfolio – which has 30 years of experience in providing the perfect places… Let’s start with the basics: the first thing that will likely jump to mind, is setting the date and […]

    Navigating the road to sustainability in the workplace

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    PAs have a key role to play in the creation of environmentally friendly work spaces, writes Danielle Francis, PA to Chair at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)… The UK has announced a legally binding net-zero carbon target of 2050: Poorly considered energy use and waste production quite literally costs the Earth and is now set […]