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Day in the life of: Pat McDonagh
07-12-2018
Day in the life of Pat McDonagh
What’s it really like to work at Clarity? With over 600 employees and branches all over the country and further afield we thought we’d share some of our staff stories to help you get to know us better. Starting with Clarity CEO, Pat McDonagh: What’s a regular morning for you?A typical morning involves driving to the office for around 8am. I like to get in early, but it depends on how the previous evening has been with my two boys (they like to keep their Dad up!). As soon as I get in
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Clarity Apprenticeship Scheme goes from strength to strength
05-12-2018
Clarity Brighter Beginnings
After partnering with Damar training back in 2014 to set up a Clarity apprenticeship programme, Brighter Beginnings, the Clarity apprentices have gone from strength to strength. Our students who are completing the newly created Travel Consultant Apprenticeship have recently completed their travel knowledge test, three of which passed with Distinction and the rest with Merit, a fantastic achievement after months of hard work.  Throughout the programme, our apprentices have been able to
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Clarity shortlisted for four Business Travel Awards
29-10-2018
Travel awards 2019
The Business Travel Awards completed their first round of judging and last week the much anticipated list of finalists was finally released. We are pleased to announce that Clarity has been shortlisted for four awards:  Best new travel technology product - Go2Insight Go2Insight+ is not just another MI dashboard. It is a revolutionary way of aggregating and mining data, the likes of which have not been seen within the travel industry. Next month we’ll be sharing some exciting upd
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Absolute Clarity: There's no 'I' in team
24-10-2018
Absolute Clarity Podcast Season 2 Episode 7
It's that time of the week, episode seven of Absolute Clarity Season 2 is now live. In this episode, we welcome Jane Harrington and Steve Riley, the respective directors of HR and operations at Clarity alongside founding manager at recruitment consultancy firm Marmion Recruitment, Mohsin Hanif into the studio to discover how to get the best performance out of your staff.From managing workload, offering flexible working and prioritising mental health, we look at the changing landscape of the work
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Apprentice Sydney Howard shortlisted as a finalist for the IBM IX everywoman in Travel Awards
17-10-2018
everywoman in travel awards
Earlier this week the finalists in the 2018 IBM iX everywoman in Travel Awards finalists were announced online. From young apprentices starting their career journey, to well-established entrepreneurs inspiring other ambitious individuals to join the industry, the 29 finalists are the role models whose success stories will encourage the next generation of travel stars.   This year’s finalists were hand-selected by the industry’s most discerning leaders including Chris Browne OB
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Clarity recognised as UK Top 10 creative event agency
04-10-2018
Clarity events V5
Last month Conference & Incentive Travel Magazine (C&IT) released their state of the industry report which included the annual list of Top 50 UK Event Agencies. We’re excited to share that this year, Clarity didn't just make it into the Top 50 but came straight in at number 10. The listings are based on event turnover and is a great achievement for the whole team. This comes the same year that Clarity's Martin Hayes-Gleave won MICE Manager of the Year at the Business Tra
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Absolute Clarity: Life on the road
26-09-2018
Absolute Clarity Season Two Episode 5
As we discuss the relationship between personal and business as part of our Hearts & Minds campaign, we invited Clarity Account Managers Fraser Thomson and Matt Carter onto the show so discuss life on the road. How do you maintain a work/life balance? Should you check your emails outside of work hours? How about travelling outside of work hours? From missing your children's first steps to keeping motivated while working from home, we get the inside story on what it means
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Is happiness just an illusion?
05-09-2018
is happiness just an illusion
Bridging the gap between policy and preferenceThe world is changing at a breakneck pace. A new generation has joined the workforce and brought with them challenges to the system and a new way of doing things. One of the most impactful changes is the focus on individual happiness. There is a new era of the discerning employee searching for the ever elusive nirvana of work/life balance.Where does travel fit in to this? “Employee wellbeing has always been a focus for businesses and travel ma
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Traveller Satisfaction VS Latest Technology
21-08-2018
Traveller satisfaction vs latest technology Clarity travel
Do you prefer to book your travel online?Or have a travel agent or booker take care of it all?Do you think personalised travel using AI is a positive thing? The balance between human interaction and the use of technology is a tricky one and one that many industries are battling at the moment, including the world of business travel. As part of our Hearts & Minds campaign, we are keen to look at the relationship between Travellers & Technology and see how we can bring the two together
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Simplifying mileage for everyone
09-08-2018
Simplifying mileage expenses Traveller and Technology
Your employees are busy. Your managers are busy too. Neither has time amongst the jam-packed calendar of a typical working week to review the minute details of your travel and expense policy. Whether they’re just submitting expenses, or reviewing expense claims for others, they simply don’t have time to spare. If you’re still using a manual or paper-based system, the process is even more time-consuming. Even when expenses are submitted and approved, your finance team can be wasting va
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