Choose the Right Conference Venue with Our Tips

Choose the Right Conference Venue with Our Tips

If you have been given the responsibility for organising your firm’s latest conference, you have to start choosing a venue quickly. The best venues get booked up well in advance, and you don’t want to be stuck with what is left after everyone else has made their choice. So where do you start? If you are arranging your first conference, here are some tips for selecting the venue that is just right for you. Image Credit Where Is the Best Place to Hold Your Conference? Start by thinking about who…

6 more questions you need to ask of your marquee hire firm

6 more questions you need to ask of your marquee hire firm

When you’re paying out a lot of money for hiring a marquee, it is important that you have hired the right company to cover your needs. Image Credit These are a few important questions you need to ask: 1 British weather is very unpredictable, can the marquee cater for any eventuality? For example, if the weather is very hot can the marquee be opened up to let fresh air in and will fans be available to cool the room? If, on the other hand, the weather is wet or even…

8 more types of office desk to consider

8 more types of office desk to consider

For those who work from home or spend quite a lot of their time on their computer, a practical and comfortable home office desk is essential. Buying a new desk can be confusing because there are so many styles and materials to choose from. Here we will look at eight more types of office desk to consider. Wood Traditionally, wooden desks are a staple of the home office. You can choose many different types of wood, such as oak, pine and mahogany. Wood gives a natural look and makes for…

Wilderness survival: eight common mistakes

Wilderness survival: eight common mistakes

The following are some of the most common mistakes made by people who end up needing to be rescued from the wilderness or who never made it home. No shelter Not having a form of shelter with you is a common mistake. Whilst sleeping under the stars sounds nice, in reality, exposure to the elements can be a killer. Keeping dry is central to survival. Not possessing the knowledge required The five crucial things that you need to know to survive in the wilderness are: •       How to…

Digital Radio Stakeholders’ Event celebrates improved coverage

Digital Radio Stakeholders’ Event celebrates improved coverage

The Digital Radio Stakeholders’ Event marked the launch of 435 new local and national DAB transmitters, which have transformed the availability of DAB throughout the UK. The event held on 28th March at the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders in London, saw senior representatives from the major stakeholders involved, Robin Holmes of the BBC, Grae Allan of Bauer, Glyn Jones of Arqiva and Ian O’Neill of DCMS, press the giant green radio switch to celebrate the progress made. Image Credit The plan The plans were first announced in 2014,…

Nearly a third of small businesses aren’t yet benefiting from the internet

Nearly a third of small businesses aren’t yet benefiting from the internet

We’re all aware of the importance of maintaining a consistent presence on social media to connect with potential customers and maintain levels of trust with an existing customer base. There is a concern, however, that some small businesses are developing an over-reliance on social media, with approximately 31% of small businesses relying on their social network profiles alone to maintain their digital presence. Image Credit Barriers to website investment There are many reasons why a small business may choose not to invest in a website. Some businesses don’t feel that…

Entertainment venues benefiting from tensile structures

Entertainment venues benefiting from tensile structures

Tensile fabric structures are now used in a wide range of sectors and one of the areas currently seeing enormous benefits is the entertainment industry. The design of these venues is solely based around the enjoyment and relaxation of consumers and the versatility of fabric structures brings about a great range of advantages. Benefits to entertainment venues The use of a tensile structure for an entertainment venue has a number of advantages for both the owners, performers and consumers. Image Credit Cost effectiveness One of the biggest benefits is the…

What Can I Use My Garden Studio For?

What Can I Use My Garden Studio For?

The answer is: almost anything! How you use your garden studio will very much depend on your own interests and the kind of work you do. Keeping in Shape If you like to keep in shape, garden studios are great places to install home gyms, particularly those bulky pieces of equipment that take up too much floorspace in the main house. You may not want the entire family to see your attempts at using the running machine, and a garden gym is a great way to exercise with a bit…

Most romantic Honeymoon destinations

Most romantic Honeymoon destinations

Your wedding day is meant to be the most special and romantic day of your life so you’ll want to make sure that the destination you choose for your honeymoon carries on in this dream-like, loved up manner. Here are some popular honeymoon ideas and maybe a couple that you hadn’t thought of before. Scotland Wild, windswept countryside and untouched coastlines make this the perfect getaway for freedom and dramatic scenery. You can drive for miles without seeing another soul. A little B&B with the most romantic view in the…

Top tips for choosing double glazing

Top tips for choosing double glazing

Installing double glazing is one of the best ways to add value to your home, while cutting energy bills and making your home more comfortable. It can also be a major investment, so here are some top tips to ensure you get a great installation. Do your research Decide exactly what kind of window or door you need. Look at the various prices and try to understand why some are so much cheaper than others. When the salesman calls, you’ll know if you’re being pushed towards pricier options. If you’re…