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Absolute Clarity: There's no 'I' in team
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
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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Top tips on balancing comfort and efficiency when booking your trip
Top tips comfort efficiency
As our Hearts & Minds manifesto outlines, business travel should always be cost and time efficient. As a travel management company, we’ll always crunch the number to find the best fare combinations, time efficient connections and swiftest routes.  But true efficiency isn’t always about austerity, sacrificing comfort at all costs. We know a well-planned trip looks beyond the bare essentials. So we’ve put together a short guide on creating an ideal business trip: 1. 
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Absolute Clarity: That's Travelogical
Absolute Clarity Season Two Episode 6
Absolute Clarity Season 2 episode 6 has launched today. In this episode, we welcome the head of key accounts at Travelodge, Sophie Lemm, into the studio to give us the inside track on Travelodge and why they are adapting their offering to business travellers. You may have already caught Sophie on an episode of Clarity Presents with Alexandra where they discuss the relationship between comfort and efficiency. On the podcast, Kyle and Sophie discuss Travelodge's plans for further growth with
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Clarity recognised as UK Top 10 creative event agency
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
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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Jurys Inn Sheffield unveil £2.65m transformation
Jurys Inn Sheffield Renovation
Jurys Inn Sheffield has unveiled a £2.65M transformation of its bedrooms, bar, restaurant and lobby. Situated in the heart of the city just a 10 minute walk from Sheffield train station and 35 minutes from Doncaster Airport, the hotel is ideally located for those visiting the area. Bright and inviting, each of the 259 newly-designed bedrooms comes fully-equipped with complimentary high-speed WiFi, flatscreen TV with Freeview and spa toiletries. To ensure a great night’s sleep, bedro
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Clarity Presents: Hearts & Minds, Episode 3
Hearts and Minds Episode 3 Clarity presents
On this month's episode host Alexandra Kington invites Tim Page, Senior Director from SAP Concur onto the show. They discuss expenses and how they can impact traveller satisfaction.  Does a badly managed expense programme put your staff at risk?  What are the financial benefits of implementing an automated system? 
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5 tips for a better work life balance
Hearts and minds 5 top tips for a better work life balance
When you travel for business, it’s inevitable your personal lifestyle will be affected in some way or other. Many business travellers are aware that their jobs often come at a cost to their extracurricular activities and family life. Achieving the nirvana of work life balance is a hotly debated topic. Is it actually possible? Or is it an urban myth? As a business traveller, how do you make sure you don’t miss out on the important things in life? We’ve put together our top fi
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Absolute Clarity: Engaging your employees with Microsoft
Absolute Clarity Season Two Engaging with your employees
Season two of Absolute Clarity, the number one business travel podcast is well underway and today we go live with episode four. Host Kyle Daniels welcomes: Julia Fidler, Global Employee Experience Lead at MS Travel; Paul Casement, Sales and Account Director at Clarity and Louise Kilgannon, a consultant with award winning travel consultancy firm Festive Road. The topic at hand, employee engagement. What makes an employee engage with their business?Will too many questions put t
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