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The generation game

Robert Kenward provides a guide on recruiting and retaining Millennials, a critical segment of the event talent pool

The personal touch

Robert Kenward Fitability® recruiter at YOU Search and Select and founder of The Hub.Jobs, discusses how personalisation should be top of the list for employers

Need, deserve, want

Recruitment expert Robert Kenward guides us through his ‘need, deserve, want’ approach to salary negotiations

Is it time for a change?

Robert Kenward, Fitability® recruiter at YOU Search & Select and founder of The Hub.Jobs, explores the reasons why employees are moving on to new ventures

Redefining recruitment

Robert Kenward, Fitability® recruiter at YOU Search & Select and founder of TheHub. Jobs, outlines his ideal recruitment manifesto

Ticking time bomb

Robert Kenward, Fitability recruiter at YOU Search and Select, and chief cheerleader of The Hub, writes about the recruitment fundamentals: retention and attrition

Current challenges faced by the industry

At Venues and Events International, we have been greatly encouraged by the confidence in our clients for the return of in-person meetings and events. Our sales pipeline increased by 30% between April and May - an incredible achievement in just one month, and 80% of this is contracted! We typically see 55% of our annual budgeted revenue covered by the pipeline in May, but the coverage was 88% this year.

HBAA to call on event planners to be flexible on SLAs

Event planners must be flexible with venues on service-level agreements (SLAs) according to the trade association for the UK meetings, events and accommodation industry, HBAA.

The organisation is calling for revisions of existing SLAs due to nationwide staff shortages and a huge rise in enquiries and bookings, but confirmations remain low.