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Zero-hour contracts: the good, the bad, the context

With party conference season over for another year, zero-hour contracts are still a key part of many political manifestos. Seeing as this topic clearly isn’t going away any time soon, managers should consider the fairness and effectiveness of these contracts if they…

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Drug Testing at Music Festivals – Keeping People Safe or Condoning Illegal Activity?

Image Source: Clip2Art So, what is the problem? Music festival goers have been indulging in recreational drug use for decades, it is certainly not new news. However, with drug related deaths at these types of events on the…

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Should Events Cost The Earth?

Environmental sustainability is a current hot topic, encouraging event managers to change their plans and adapt to greener events. The United Nations defines sustainable development as one which “meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability…

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This potential new law will affect your events… Are you ready?

The Vegan Society have launched a new petition to make it a legal requirement for public sector organisations to provide vegan options. Change is coming… What does this mean for public sector events?   The Growth of Veganism …

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The Glitter Hangover…What Happens After The Festival?

  Credit to Bensounds.com The Rise of Glitter and Its Imminent Doom: After another summer comes to a close, the festival season with its elaborate outfits, flamboyant make up and crazy behaviour is put away for the colder…

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Music Festival Event Managers, are we turning a blind eye to this growing epidemic?

Since 2015, there has been a 108% increase in reports of drink spiking to UK police forces. How aware of the growing phenomenon surrounding drinks being spiked with drugs at festivals are you? Your Duty of Care It…

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Plastic waste crisis – What can sport events managers do to produce a plastic-free sport event?

Why it is a contemporary issue? Masses of plastic waste, which is usually left behind at sport events, has raised concern amongst both event managers and event attendees due to the impact that this has upon the environment. It is never hard to notice, or…

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It’s the first day of the best years of your life… right?

Well, for many students these are becoming some of the worst days of their lives, due to an increasing number of drug related deaths or casualties during student events. Manchester’s student union, for example, are feeling the increasing pressure…

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What measures can you, as an event manager, take to make your attendees feel safe?

One of the hardest issues for event managers to grasp is balancing the fan experience with the safety of attendees. In recent years terror attacks have become more frequent at events and we need to be aware that following this recent rise,…

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Food Trends – Should Event Managers Care?

From ice cream tacos to Goth foods, it feels like a new food trend emerges every week, filling our Instagram feeds with the weird and wonderful (who knew avocados were so photogenic?). Food can be an integral part…

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