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What is the wedding reception timeline?

All good weddings have a rough plan of the day. This helps the happy couple to understand where they need to be and when. You can visualise your day and, hopefully, it will calm your nerves. The recep...

10/09/19

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How wedding etiquette has changed

The first recorded occurrence of a marriage ceremony uniting a man and a woman dates back from about 2350 B.C. This means there have been thousands of years of weddings between different types of peop...

02/09/19

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The importance of time management for your conference

They say timing is everything and with a conference, this is very true. There are a few key areas during a meeting which are important. The location, content and food are all going to affect how every...

27/08/19

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5 Qualities That Successful Conference Givers Tend to Have

Giving a conference can be daunting. All eyes on you to entertain and inform. Once you’ve sorted out the guest list, venue and catering, now you need to think about what you’re saying. Make sure y...

16/08/19

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How to plan the perfect wedding day

It's no secret that planning a wedding can be stressful. You want to organise a great day, not just for yourself, but also for all your guests. You want it to be a day to remember for everyone. Most o...

06/08/19

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Just Hired! – Q&A with Kenya McKnight

To spice things up, this month’s “Just Promoted” blog got renamed to “Just Hired” and is devoted to all the new joiners in the hospitality industry. We introduce Kenya McKnight who recently ...

20/05/19

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Top Recipe Giveaway

This month’s top recipe giveaway is “Chicken & Mushroom Bake” shared by Kerry Pearce, the Head Chef at Ettington Chase, part of The Venues Collection.  Kerry was very excited to share this...

20/05/19

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Food Story – Interview with the Kerry Pearce, Head Chef at Ettington Chase

What made you want to be a chef and when did your love of food first start? From a young age my family has worked in the hospitality industry so it was only natural for me to pursuit this career path...

20/05/19

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7 ways of making your meeting more engaging

Meetings are an inevitable part of working, although they may not be everyone’s favourite. They are obviously important to gather the troops and go over information and agendas, but similarly its ea...

01/05/19

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Planning the perfect wedding breakfast speeches

The perfect wedding breakfast speeches will be remembered for a long time and need to suit you and your partner. To help you make the perfect wedding speeches, here are our top tips.   Who sh...

09/04/19

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