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What a vaccine means for duty of care

What a vaccine means for duty of care

Blog posts   •   Dec 03, 2020 15:14 GMT

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced all organizations to take a closer look at their travel risk policies. Protecting the health and safety of travelers highlights the increasing importance of having a Duty of Care plan. With the introduction of vaccines, this will remain the case for a while to come.

​Open for Business: What matters in travel right now

​Open for Business: What matters in travel right now

Blog posts   •   Dec 02, 2020 08:56 GMT

COVID-19 has changed nearly every organization; it’s certainly changed the business travel world. Despite benefitting from video conferencing services (e.g. Zoom, WebEx, and Skype) we have realized that what matters most is the human touch. The smiles. The eye contact. The ability to read a room. Coffees with colleagues or lunch with prospective clients.

​Travel Toolbox – 3 ways to keep your people informed

​Travel Toolbox – 3 ways to keep your people informed

Blog posts   •   Nov 27, 2020 13:09 GMT

Recent vaccine news – though being a cause for great optimism- may be making some people complacent, some scientific advisors have stated. Where there’s complacency for some, there’s anxiety for others.

 Covid-19: 5 steps to prep for another wave

Covid-19: 5 steps to prep for another wave

Blog posts   •   Nov 26, 2020 10:07 GMT

In many countries globally, we are seeing second waves and there may be more to follow. We are beginning to see light at the end of the tunnel with the highly-promising emergence of vaccines with but there may be insufficient supply, at least initially, of a single vaccine.

​Out of Isolation: 3 rules for employee mental health

​Out of Isolation: 3 rules for employee mental health

Blog posts   •   Nov 20, 2020 09:19 GMT

Duty of care for companies is typically focused on protocol and practicalities such as travel alerts and tracking. But there’s no doubt that the link between mental health, lockdowns, and the associated uncertainties of the pandemic is real.

Passion in a Pandemic: Judging the Business Travel Journalism Awards 2020

Passion in a Pandemic: Judging the Business Travel Journalism Awards 2020

Blog posts   •   Nov 18, 2020 11:29 GMT

​It has been both painstaking and an honour to judge the ‘Oscars’ equivalent for business travel journalism - the Business Travel Journalism Awards 2020 (BTJAs).

​Checks and Balances: Can pre-trip approval boost travelers’ confidence?

​Checks and Balances: Can pre-trip approval boost travelers’ confidence?

Blog posts   •   Nov 13, 2020 10:19 GMT

There are many things we couldn’t have imagined doing a year ago – wearing a surgeon’s mask to buy groceries, working solely from home, and embracing tasks we once loathed. Along with filing taxes and tackling the kitchen junk drawer, getting approval for a trip used to be a tedious but necessary part of life.

​Ten top tips to tremendous telepresence (or how not to blow your video conference presentation)
​Laptop of Luxury: Why we all need to play a part in closing the digital divide

​Laptop of Luxury: Why we all need to play a part in closing the digital divide

Blog posts   •   Nov 06, 2020 10:03 GMT

“I do not fear computers,” said the writer Isaac Asimov in the early 1980s, “I fear the lack of them.” Asimov predicted that education would be forever changed by technology, and it would be an integral part of teaching and learning. He was right.

Leadership is a privilege: My top five inspirational leadership quotes