Venuehire

BVEP consulted on recognition of event professional qualifications as part of UK-EU Trade & Cooperation Agreement 

The BVEP is being consulted by the Department of Culture, Digital, Media and Sport (DCMS) on the recognition of professional qualifications. This is part of the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement (Brexit Deal) which provides a framework under which the UK and the EU may agree Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRAs).  Any agreement would potentially enable UK event professionals to secure recognition for their professional qualifications within EU Member States.

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‘I have confidence’ - Plan now for 2021 Venuedirectory MD urges planners to be cautious – but confident

Michael Begley Venuedirectory.
“We’ve now reached the halfway point of our current lockdown period and I would encourage event planners to build on the confidence of the UK Government and use this time to look at life after lockdown, 2021 and beyond.

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Rockliffe Hall launches new dining experiences

Rockliffe Hall has recreated its dining offerings to ensure that guests visiting the five star resort for a post-lockdown treat will feel safe, while kitchen and front of house staff can maintain social distancing.

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Italy announces it’s open for business

The popular European destination welcomes British Visitors
The Italian Tourist Board announces that from 3rd of June 2020, British visitors will be able to travel to Italy with no quarantine restrictions.  
Flavio Zappacosta, manager for UK and Ireland commented: ‘The tourism industry is one of Italy’s key economy drivers so it is with utmost importance that we open for business as soon as it is safe to do so.  We know how popular Italy is for Brits and hope we can inspire them to start to plan and book an Italian holiday this year.’


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Bletchley Park awarded VisitEngland Gold Accolade  

Bletchley Park in Milton Keynes, the former top-secret home of Britain’s World War two Codebreakers and now a museum and heritage attraction, was one of just 17 visitor attractions across the whole of England to be awarded the coveted “Gold” accolade by VisitEngland today. 

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