Online Events – How to Avoid a Virtual Calamity

We’ve all had to adapt quickly to virtual working, learning and socialising this year. Honing our collective online dexterity so that we can effortlessly jump into seminars, performances, conferences and even exhibitions – all from the comfort of our homes. While face-to-face interaction and live events will never go away, virtual events offer a great alternative for connecting with industry peers and customers. In the future, hybrid event programmes (a mix of virtual and live audiences) will be commonplace – there’s no better time to learn the ropes!

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We Support Design Havens for Heroes

Design Havens for Heroes is a charity initiative launched by interior designer, Francesca Rowan-Plowden to bring together an inspiring community of talent from the interior design field. The aim is to create room makeover “havens” for accredited NHS key workers who have been working on the front line during the COVID-19 crisis, and who will, undoubtedly, need the benefit of rest and calm in their own homes, after dealing with the emotional and physical demands of tackling the pandemic.

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Going Hard for Equality

By John Houston

If you were to ask the woman or man in the street who is the greatest British cyclist of all time, you are likely to get one of three answers: Bradley Wiggins; Tour de France (TdF) winner and Gold Medal Olympian, Chris Froome, four times TdF winner (and planning on a shot at a fifth title), or Mark Cavendish multiple TdF stage winner, and arguably the best sprinter ever to have ridden a bike. All good, worthy shouts.

There aren’t many today, if any, who would say what I would consider to be the right answer – Beryl Burton.

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