The recent furore over the government tax relief cap has unified the third sector in the Give It Back George campaign, with over 3,000 charities signing up to the protest. There are a number of commentators pointing out the damage of the government plan, with the potential loss of 11,000 jobs. Read more »
Monthly Archives: May 2012
I have recently worked on a big project with a prestigious brand in the motor industry. And this experience has really confirmed my growing suspicions – that private sector workers are passionate too.
This may come as a shock to those who have only worked in charities. Admittedly, it doesn’t necessarily hold true across all the private sector, and there are indeed many people who are just in it for the money (having worked closely with a firm of property developers, I can confirm this from first-hand experience). But there are those in the private sector who have a great loyalty to the brand and a real desire to achieve excellence in customer satisfaction. Read more »
With more than 20-years experience in the meetings, hospitality and travel industries, the number of quotations and negotiations I have been involved with for fundraising events, gala dinners, AGMs, awards ceremonies and networking receptions is too great to contemplate.
One question I continue to be asked daily and at a growing rate in these austere economic times is: ‘How can I bring the cost of my event down?’ Read more »