During these unprecedented times, we realise you may well not be travelling to meetings or hosting events! But that doesn’t mean we’re not here to help. In fact, with virtually the whole world now working from home, that’s inspired us to create this very special blog, just for you.
Throughout the coronavirus crisis, we’ll be posting a wide range of informative and interesting articles. Each one is designed to help get you through the working week, while hopefully raising a smile during this period of social distancing and self isolation.
In this article, Lesley Tyler, Head of Events Operations at Gray Dawes Group, reflects on the past 12 months, what corporate events will look like in a post-Covid world and how Gray Dawes Events can help your organisation create a memorable experience for your next event.
From showing up late to appearing too casual, we offer some tips on how to avoid these faux pas and improve your meeting etiquette, in preparation for returning to the office.
After months of virtual meetings, classes, conferences, and happy hours, it has been announced that large business events can resume with the recently released proposed roadmap out of lockdown for England. We discuss what that means for Gray Dawes Events with very own Meetings Management Team Leader, Danielle Grubb.
It just may be the small-meetings business that could help the beleaguered hotel industry overcome challenges presented by a raging pandemic, economic downturn and, in the United States at least, even civil unrest.
Sitting at a desk all day can cause aches, pains and long-term damage. One of the quickest and easiest ways of alleviating these issues is switching from a conventional desk to one that allows you to stand up while you work. We’ve compiled some of our favourites here…
It has been announced that large business events of up to 4,000 can go ahead from 2nd December 2020. If you’re considering going back to face-to-face events, or if you’re wondering what to expect when that time comes, here are some tips on how to make the transition safely.
With the COVID-19 pandemic going on longer than many of us could ever have imagined, we have seen the events industry concentrate on the need to diversify our offering. While we see virtual events as an excellent interim solution, we believe that the live events industry will come back stronger than ever. Here’s why…
The COVID-19 pandemic has got us all rethinking the way we do business. From no longer needing expensive office space (replaced by the home office) to conducting important business meetings via video conferencing technology. So… do we still need to face meetings?
There’s been plenty of talk about air bridges between countries that may help to reduce disruption. But what exactly are air bridges, how will they work and which countries are considering an air bridge with the UK?
We’ve compiled the latest information and measures Hotels and Serviced Apartments are taking to prevent and minimise the risk of the Coronavirus spreading during this difficult time.
We’ve compiled the latest information and measures Car Hire and Rail companies are taking to prevent and minimise the risk of the Coronavirus spreading during this difficult time.
Working from home and looking after children at the same time can be pretty tricky. As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, we reached out to our friends at Mental Health UK for some great advice.
Our friends at Maiden Voyage offer some alternative, expert advice for coping with the COVID-19 lockdown. Sue Williams QPM, Hostage Responder and Associate Fellow Saïd Business School, University of Oxford shares lockdown tips based on her specialist experience as a hostage responder.
For those who are yet to embrace working from home, we’ve curated a list of our top 5 favourite pieces of software to allow productivity to continue to flow…
The Coronavirus has undoubtably led to more people working remotely. As a precautionary, measure the population of the UK was asked to work from home indefinitely, but we ask in the long term is it suitable for everyone and will it become the norm?
Are you wondering what you can do to help the individuals and communities affected by COVID-19? We’ve highlighted five ways you can help tackle the pandemic…
The majority of airlines have all but grounded their entire fleets. However, some are still operating and here we publish the latest route plans and schedules information from those carriers.
As lockdown measures in the UK are extended, staying in may be starting to become something of a pain. Thankfully, we’re experiencing these necessary restrictions in a time where many of us have access to incredible technology in our homes.I
As you can imagine, working for a event management company means that we all have a passion for getting out there and seeing the world. We’re an inquisitive bunch at Gray Dawes, wanting to explore different cultures, see exciting places and meet new people.
As countries begin to re-open their economies and lift restrictions, market research agency, Cicero Group, has published a really useful overview report which details the latest COVID-19 national exit strategies.
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