Unique Ways to Reward Your Team for a Job Well Done

Reward and recognition are an important part of maintaining staff morale, engagement and productivity. Yet sometimes, more common ways of demonstrating this can be a bit predicable and let’s be honest a quite boring! Ultimately, anything that is a bit samey or unoriginal will fail to become attractive at some point and in this case […]

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What on Earth is Flexitarianism?

In a recent study conducted by supermarket chain, Waitrose, it emerged that one third of the UK population are taking action to reduce their meat consumption. Moreover, 60% of those who have shifted to a vegetarian or vegan diet have done so in the last five years. It would seem that the UK, along with […]

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Optimising Seasonal Produce: Making the Most of What’s on Offer this Autumn

In the UK we’re blessed to have four very distinct seasons, gifting us with a wealth of diverse local produce. Each season brings a harvest of deliciously fresh se asonal food which can be used to create unique and creative culinary delights! The landscape of the autumn season in the UK is one of warming, […]

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5 Delicious Dishes Featuring Pumpkins

With Halloween just around the corner and the autumn season upon us, the humble pumpkin is in plentiful supply.  This delightful vibrant orange fruit (yes it’s a fruit!) belongs to the squash family and can be used in a variety of ways – from savoury plates to sweet treats, pumpkins are the perfect autumnal ingredient […]

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Is It Too Early to Talk About Christmas Party Planning?

With the shops already filled with Christmas gifts and treats and the chill in the air, whether we are ready to accept it or not, December is not far away at all! It may feel too early to begin Christmas party planning, but it would be wise to get preparations underway sooner rather than later, […]

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Street Food You Must Try from Around the World

Street food has been around for years and in most corners of the globe, yet it is only recently that such variety is on offer in the UK. Historically, we’d have to trek all corners of the globe to access such delights and whilst this still holds much appeal, how wonderful it is to be […]

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Improving Staff Engagement: Could Lunch and Learn Be the Answer?

In today’s society, more and more businesses understand that achieving successful results is in part down to investment in their people. The more engaged and motivated your employees, the more likely you are to have a contented workplace and increased productivity. Furthermore, with such a technology-driven age and especially in an office environment, communication and […]

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Surprise Your Tee-Total Guests with These Exciting No Alcohol Alternatives

There are many reasons why individuals choose not to drink alcohol – intolerance, pregnancy, health etc. It’s becoming increasingly common as more evidence comes to light about the long-term health effects. When hosting a party or gathering, it can be easy to provide a default alternative of ‘orange juice’, but we urge to consider providing […]

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5 Common Mistakes for Novice Party and Event Planners

There is quite a lot of pressure involved in planning a party or event, especially if you haven’t done so before. The complexity does vary depending on the type of event, but there are some standard planning tasks where mistakes are fairly common and may not be immediately obvious to you until they’re pointed out! […]

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Great Substitutes for a Gluten-Free Diet

If you’re considering going gluten free yourself or perhaps you’ve got gluten free guests joining your dinner party, then you may already feel concerned about the how easy it will be to find suitable substitutes that don’t compromise a dish. However, remember there are lots of foods that are naturally gluten-free – meat, fish, cheese, […]

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