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Top 5 Tips for Longhaul Flights

Top 5 Tips for Longhaul Flights

Longhaul flights can be challenging but are often unavoidable in business. With a bit of planning it is possible to ease the pain and even enjoy the ride. The important thing to remember is that every person is different – knowing yourself helps you look after your needs. Your attitude determines how you feel, too,…

Infographic: Travel Technology

Infographic: Travel Technology

In the space of a couple of centuries, the technology used by the travel industry has changed beyond recognition. Now we send messages across the globe in a matter of seconds and we are more connected than at any time in human history. You might find it interesting to look at the infographic below and…

The importance of business travel

The importance of business travel

Travelling for business may sound like a waste of time, as digital communication has enabled companies to stay in contact anytime. On the other hand, discussing proposals in person can in fact prove more efficient and less disruptive. So for some in the business world, travel can be an important to a certain position. This…

Infographic: Business Travel

Infographic: Business Travel

The cost of business travel is rising every year. It has got to the point where, for many business owners, travelling in person to a meeting or any similar event is simply not economically viable for them. Telecommuting is the answer for the majority of small businesses and if you still aren’t convinced, the infographic…

Top 5 Tips for Business Trips

Top 5 Tips for Business Trips

Some lines of work involve frequent travelling. But you don’t have to write off all of the time that you spend on trains and planes – it can in fact be very productive. Here are our Top 5 Tips for business travel: 1. Do a little bit of research on your destination before you leave.…

Stuck on the Runway

Stuck on the Runway

Right now I am stuck, sitting in a plane on the northern runway at Heathrow Airport waiting to go the US. At about 09:00 BST a British Airways plane bound for Oslo had to make an emergency landing following a technical fault, with witnesses describing flames coming from the engine. You can see some scary…

5 myths about virtual meetings

New research shows that three out of five UK SMEs plan to introduce virtual meetings within the next five years. But despite the growing popularity, many smaller businesses think that video conferencing is out of their reach. Cutting down on business-related travel, reducing costs and time savings are common reasons that businesses are using virtual…

A Guide to Managing Travel Expenses for SMEs

With the cost of fuel, rail and air travel increasing each year, managing employee travel expenses is a key area of concern for many businesses. Smaller companies, with lower travel budgets and fewer resources, often find the process particularly difficult to bring under control. Further to being expensive, booking and organising travel is a time…

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