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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Inspirational Leaders: Natasha Devon, MBE

Posted: September 25, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Leadership

NATASHA DEVON MBEwww.natashadevon.com Natasha Devon MBE is a writer, campaigner & pundit. She tours schools and colleges throughout the UK, delivering talks as well as conducting research on mental health, body image, gender and social equality. A leader in her field, she regularly gives evidence to the Education and Health Select Committees, representing the interests [...]

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European Health, Safety and Crowd Management Seminar 2017

Posted: September 25, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Crowd Management, Seminars

The Changing Face of European Festivals The 24th European Health, Safety and Crowd Management Seminar took place on the 20th/21st September 2017 in Hamburg at the Reeperbahn Festival. Here is a round up of how this fascinating two day event went and what we learnt. After taking the East Hotel by storm the group settled [...]

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What makes a business event stand out from the crowd?

Posted: September 21, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Uncategorized

Eight Key Aspects of Event Delivery When clients come to me looking for something different we spend a long time creating just the right bespoke programme that is balanced, not too much fun, is a meaningful experience and one that they will remember for a long time. When I worked in a university top team [...]

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Inspirational Leaders: Michael Helliet

Posted: September 19, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Leadership

MICHAEL HELLIETMickey’s colourful background started out by flogging astrology charts before he became a renowned boxing manager and promoter. An ex-boxer himself, Mickey is renowned on the London boxing circuit and currently manages one of the fastest rising boxing stables in the country after starting the business in 2002. He has several champion boxers on his [...]

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NAA Event and Safety Management Programme

Posted: September 19, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Courses

National Arenas Association Event and Safety Management Programme sees more participants graduate at Certificate and Diploma level. After courses at the O2, the NEC, the Brighton Centre, Cardiff Motorpoint Arena and the SEC in Glasgow the NAA three-day programme landed at the SEE Arena at Wembley. Twenty participants per day focused on sustainability, risk assessment [...]

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Same Sex Dancing

Posted: September 15, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Dance

Same sex dancing: What’s all the fuss it’s been going on since the beginning of time? I am not just talking about gay or lesbian dancing but also heterosexual dancing where the partners are either both male or both female. In dance schools across the world where there is a female teacher, girls will learn […]

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Inspirational Leaders: Tony Bucciero

Posted: September 12, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Leadership

TONY BUCCIEROTony is a former paperboy who likes to work before the world wakes up, fuelled by coffee, vitamins and coconut oil. Having started as a trainee recruitment consultant in 1993, Tony managed to slowly work his way through every rank to eventually become a non-executive director in 2002. From that point he headed an [...]

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Dissatisfied at Work?

Posted: September 11, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: workplace

Dissatisfied at work: Why changing and static life patterns need to be accepted by employers and employees to understand the dissatisfaction with their lot of the ‘job for life’ brigade. A recent study showed that our dissatisfaction with the workplace peaks at age 35. Changing expectations in our ever-changing work environment play a large part [...]

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‘The Normal’* makes an unwelcome return to Little Britain

Posted: September 9, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: politics

So, what has happened to us since we started to become ‘Little Britain’? Well, we now have an exchange rate where you pay a fortune for a single Euro, so holidays in Europe mean taking out a second mortgage when you return. We have policy being made behind the policy maker’s backs. We have all […]

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Inspirational Leaders: Jill Kemp

Posted: September 5, 2017-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Leadership

JILL KEMPJill went from serving in a tuck shop to being one of the top dance teachers in the world. IDTA Dance Fellow and Examiner Jill Kemp is principal of the Jill Foster Dance Centre (www.jfdc.co.uk) and runs one of the top ten IDTA Dance Examination Schools in the World. Jill has twice been awarded [...]

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