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1 Aug 2016

Brexiteering Staycationers

Garden Room by The Garden Escape

Whilst the Brexit strategy enters its formative weeks, it is clear that nothing much is going to happen over the summer months, which means that us Brits are probably stuck with a weak currency for the foreseeable future. It is estimated that the sudden and significant rise in the cost of holidaying abroad will lead up to 2.5 million more of us deciding to holiday at home this year. Which is not all doom and gloom, as our little island has so much to offer, much of it right on our doorsteps or just a short car ride away.

21 Jul 2016

Another School Year Nearing Its End

Schools out for summer

For those of you working in the independent school sector, you will already be enjoying your well-earned summer break, whilst those in the state sector will be keenly looking forward to yours. Time to recharge the batteries and reflect on the year’s triumphs and tribulations: hopefully many more of the former.

15 Jul 2016

It’s Official, British Summer Washout

Garden Room by The Garden Escape

Following hot on the heels of the wettest ever April, we have now endured a June that delivered double the average rainfall and has now been officially declared the soggiest since records began in 1910.

7 Jul 2016

Lessons in leadership from the Inspiring Leadership Conference 2016

Inspiring leadership conference 2016

“If the highest aim of the captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.”

Thomas Aquinas

17 Jun 2016

Improve not move

Garden Room by The Garden Escape

One of the most common reasons why people move house is the need for more space. It could be that the family is growing in number, whether from the bottom up with a blossoming brood, or from the top down with elderly parents in need of a little of hands on TLC. Or perhaps the kids are just getting too big, both for their boots and the cosy confines of the current family home.

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