New research from Aon shows that employers have increased their strategic focus on both emotional and financial wellbeing programmes, while physical wellbeing programmes have remained largely static. Aon’s UK Benefits & Trends 2020 Survey shows that 51% of employers now have financial wellbeing strategies in place, up from 21% three years ago, while 68% have emotional […]
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Employers are shifting focus to support emotional and financial wellbeing – is yours?
The Grand Hotel Birmingham will open again this summer
Starwood Capital Group has confirmed that The Grand Hotel will open its doors again this summer following a restoration project to return the city centre landmark to its former glory. The luxury hotel, a Grade II listed building, will be home to 185 rooms and suites, retaining the building’s mix of French Renaissance, Victorian and […]
VIDEO: Do you suffer from F.O.A.L (fear of annual leave)?
Millions of workers aren’t taking all of their annual leave – because they have too much work to do, or feel their boss wouldn’t approve it. A poll of 2,000 office workers found that out of the average 28-day entitlement, 28 per cent of staff leave five days a year unclaimed. One in 10 adults […]
Capita’s business travel technology ‘drives duty of care and cost savings’
Capita Travel and Events says its clients and their travellers are benefitting from easy bookings, enhanced wellbeing and cost savings as a result of new solutions added to their suite of technology (iris) in 2019. The iris suite features communications to influence booking behaviours; the iris:go mobile app providing travellers access to their accommodation, air […]
Searcys reveals no or low alcoholic pairings for diners
British restaurateur and events caterer Searcys has announced a new sommelier training initiative for 2020, focusing on non-alcoholic pairings to match with lunch and dinner menus. The company cites research suggests that more consumers are drinking no and low ABV drinks, seeing a £22.4 million growth with a reported 20.4% of consumers now opting for […]
Venues of Excellence onstage with Unique Venues Birmingham – Thursday 12th March 2020
Venues of Excellence is the UK’s leading collection of exceptional venues delivering excellence in conferences, training and events. With over 50 venues, we cover a geographic footprint from the south coast of England to Scotland with collectively, over 3500 bedrooms and 900 meeting rooms. The consortium is made up of a diverse collection of venues from […]
Chefs on request with eho chef
Trying to organise a formal event or small gathering,and looking for talented and creative chefs and cooks? Welcome to eho chef, the matchmaking platform that is a perfect addition to any PA’s little black book of contacts. eho chef is an innovative time-saving platform that can help with your culinary search, quickly and efficiently. Simply post your request on […]
Seminar booking for the PA Show is now open!
Seminars for the PA Show are now available to book, with a mix of free and paid for streams, the CPD accredited PA Show educational programme offers an unrivalled breadth of opportunities for development and knowledge. The programme consists of 7 theatres of content including The Wellness Theatre, Key Skills Theatre, Personal Development Theatre, Evolution […]
Break your silence on burn-out at work
Women, particularly in the corporate world, are struggling to ‘have it all’. Their careers may be going from strength to strength, but burn-out is becoming more of an issue. Wellness expert Amy Gallagher shares her own personal story… I am a coach, healer and soul alchemist. I work with female executives. My work helps them […]
Academic Venue Solutions Showcase 2020 – Refresh Your Senses
Thursday 26th March 2020, Senate House, University of London Academic Venues Solutions is an association for Academic Venues throughout the UK, and we have over 50 member venues. One thing that makes academic venues so different to their competition, is that they are often numerous types of venues in one location; universities are often spread across huge […]