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    Can people make good decisions in your meeting rooms?

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    Pack people into a meeting room and the longer the meeting lasts the higher the carbon dioxide (CO2) levels rise and the faster their cognitive ability declines – not just a little but some aspects by between 35 and 90%. That’s according to research from air con supplier Siemens, which concludes that meeting rooms are […]

    CHRISTMAS EVENT PLANNING: SS Great Britain

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    The Victorians engineered Christmas as we know it today, so where better to celebrate than at Bristol’s unique and breath-taking venue? No matter the size of your group, SS Great Britain has options to cater for all festivities. The exclusive Christmas parties include whole hire of the ship, an arrival drink, a three-course festive dinner […]

    £4.2m refurbishment for Stanbrook Abbey complete

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    Hand Picked Hotels has completed a £4.2m renovation of Stanbrook Abbey Hotel in Worcester following its acquisition in 2017. The refurbishment, designed to enhance the historic Grade II Listed venue’s position as a residential conference, meetings and events destination, has resulted in a refreshed and contemporary events space, a brand-new restaurant on the ground floor […]

    Lime Venue Portfolio to lead debate on #FORO

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    Lime Venue Portfolio will lead on an educational session taking on the issue of food wastage in the hospitality and events industry at The Meetings Show later this month. The session will discuss the impact of #FORO – fear of running out – within the events industry and its negative impact on the planet.  The […]

    CHRISTMAS EVENT PLANNING: Hampton Court Palace – The Garden Room

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    There are few venues that embody the tradition and nostalgia of Christmas more than Hampton Court Palace, offering guests the chance to celebrate the festive season in a truly one-of-a-kind setting steeped in history.  Parties of 50 and above can enjoy a Christmas lunch in the elegant Garden Room, with a glass of sparkling on […]

    HRH The Princess Royal attends celebratory gala dinner at the Painted Hall

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    The Painted Hall, part of the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich, celebrated the conclusion to £8.5 million renovations, partly funded by the National Lottery, by holding a gala dinner hosted by The Greenwich Foundation at which HRH The Princess Royal was guest of honour. The event also marked the venue’s return to the events […]

    Christmas Party Planning: The necessary evil?

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    Is Christmas party planning getting earlier? It’s crazy that we’re already running around finding venues and crafting the seating plan, says Declan Halton-Woodward, EA at Handelsbanken Wealth/Heartwood… My unpopular opinion is that Christmas parties are a bit of a scam; it’s astounding the premium we pay for events in December and there’s the ever expanding […]

    Companies in danger of losing top talent due to lack of flexible working

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    A significant number of UK employees are seeking out flexible working to better juggle life both in and out of work, without compromising productivity. The latest findings from Wildgoose’s Flexible Working survey follow on from the organisation’s other insights surveys exploring Diversity & Inclusion and Mental health in the workplace.  The results showed that in organisations where flexible working […]