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  • Benefits of an intimate wedding in London

    Your other half has got down on one knee and popped that all important question. Now comes the fun part, planning your wedding! Many newlyweds-to-be have spent years dreaming about a large, traditional wedding – think grand venues, opulent décor and indulgent meals, surrounded by your nearest and dearest, as well as almost every acquaintance […]

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  • How to host a successful business dinner

    A well-established tradition in the corporate world, business dinners are often held to network, sell and discuss the finer points of potential contracts. Taking your clients, colleagues or partners for a business dinner is a great way to talk business against a more relaxed backdrop, make a positive impression and build long-lasting relationships. However, if […]

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  • Tips for a more effective and engaging business meeting

    Poorly organised meetings can reduce productivity and revenue, so it’s important for businesses to follow some best practices to ensure their meetings are efficient. A study conducted by Microsoft Corp. said that businesspeople spend almost six hours each week in meetings, and 70 percent of the participants reported that their meetings were unproductive. In general, […]

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  • How to organise a drinks reception

    Whether you’re organising a drinks reception for your wedding guests, a corporate event or any other special occasion, it’s important to plan the event carefully, right down to the last detail. From picking the perfect venue and catering, through to nailing down your guest list and ensuring that your drinks reception has the wow factor, […]

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  • Office Christmas Party Ideas for 2020

    In the midst of the Christmas party season, what better time to be thinking about and planning for 2020. This time of year is a time when friends, families and colleagues come together to celebrate, be merry and of course, to plan the all-important office Christmas party! And if you’ve been stuck for office Christmas […]

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  • Corporate Christmas themes for 2020

    The most wonderful time of the year is here, which means it’s time for festive celebrations and corporate parties to toast the year with your colleagues and clients. Planning for this year is (hopefully) already complete, but what about the Christmas theme for 2020? Not only do you need to come up with an event […]

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  • What to look for in a private dining experience

    Whether you’re planning an intimate meal with friends, celebrating something special or organising a corporate meeting, a private dining experience is ideal. To help you find and create a dining experience perfect for business or pleasure, we’ve put together a quick guide on what to look for in a private dining event. What is private […]

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  • Ways to facilitate networking at your next conference event

    Many professionals attend meetings, conferences and exhibitions as a way to network with others and build valuable relationships within their industry. As well as offering a way to learn, share ideas and present work, event planners should also ensure they are facilitating networking opportunities for attendees. This will help everyone get the most value out […]

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  • Meeting rooms in London at The Grubstreet Author

    Whether you’re meeting for business or pleasure, here at The Grubstreet Author, we have three unique venue hire spaces that are full of character and charm. We understand that it’s essential for a meeting facility to meet your specific requirements, which is why each of our meeting rooms are fully customisable, providing high-end facilities that […]

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  • And the winner is…

    Hopefully The Grubstreet Author! Last week we were nominated for our first award and we can’t find out if we won. The award we are up for is the Best New or refurbished Venue at The London Venue Awards and we like to thing we are definitely up there as one of the most exciting […]

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