By Liz Taylor, CEO of event planners the Taylor Lynn Corporation (TLC) and hospitality consultant In normal circumstances, planning corporate events is one of the more rewarding aspects of a PA’s role, but not so in 2020/2021. With ever-changing COVID-19-restrictions, keeping across the red tape and regulations has been no mean feat and on top […]
Vaccine passports – The way for PAs to stage live events?
Delivering events in a COVID-19 world
At the end of 2020, OrangeDoor held a series of discussions and interviews with business leaders across a diverse range of industries for its ‘Events Industry Barometer’ Report. Based on the feedback from these conversations, broader market trends and OrangeDoor’s own extensive experience, here are some key points on delivering events in a world determined […]
SUMMER PARTIES: How to plan your outdoor event during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Everyone loves to attend summer parties and outdoor events. In today’s COVID-19, world, event regulations can change overnight. This means you need to be ready for whatever is thrown your way – including cancellation or rescheduling. And of course, it’s important that you make sure your guests understand the risks involved in attending your event, […]
Covid testing in the workplace – what do employers and employees need to know?
by Kate Palmer, HR Advice and Consultancy Director at Peninsula The Government has announced that workplace Covid testing will be offered to more companies in England, for staff who cannot work from home during the lockdown. Businesses with more than 50 employees can now access lateral flow tests, previously only firms with more than 250 staff […]
Are you looking to safeguard your office from COVID-19? Rapid COVID-19 antigen tests for staff
Are you looking to guarantee the safety of employees, ensure business continuity and strengthen organisational resilience? The COVID-19 pandemic has been a wakeup call for many employers. The viability of a business is dependent upon the health and vitality of its workforce. Employers have found themselves facing new challenges that are reshaping the future of ‘Duty of Care’. Recognising vulnerabilities and […]
How to support the wellbeing of staff and colleagues during the festive season
By David Price, CEO, Health Assured While it may be a ‘jolly’ season for some, the festive period can be a difficult time for many, often contributing towards mental health conditions including Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), anxiety and depression. It’s no secret that many people struggle with their mental wellbeing during the winter months. The […]
Could other threats hit businesses while COVID-19 dominates the rick agenda?
Healix Risk Oracle report for 2021 identifies key risks beyond the pandemic. There’s no question what has occupied the majority of attention for risk managers during 2020. But international risk management and assistance expert, Healix International, believes the all-consuming consequences of the pandemic could leave governments and employers exposed to other risks in 2021. The […]
The British public is in support of taking the Covid-19 vaccination
The British public is in support of taking the Covid-19 vaccination with two thirds willing to have the jab as soon as it is available. A survey of 2,000 adults revealed only 17 per would refuse to take it, with 19 per cent stating they were still unsure. Fewer than one in ten (eight per cent) […]
Administration manager recognised for efforts during pandemic
Sarah Jones, Administration Manager at Key2, has won a competition run by recruitment specialist Hays, recognising her efforts throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The Hays Shout Out competition set out to reward and recognise admin staff who have taken on extra responsibilities to support their organisations during the pandemic. Employers were invited to nominate their chosen employee […]
Dr Lynda Shaw shares how to cope with the restrictions this winter
By Dr Lynda Shaw, neuroscientist, business psychologist and change specialist. In the middle of another lockdown many of us are wondering how we are going to cope this winter. So, Dr Lynda Shaw shares some tips on how to cope, especially for those who feel they have reached their Covid-19 limit. Uncertainty is difficult so […]