Latest from Venn Group - June 2018

  • A Common Wealth for Birmingham?

    Posted on Monday, June 18, 2018 by Venn GroupNo comments

    Let’s start with the positives. At the back end of last year we finally received the news that Birmingham had been named host city for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, the most expensive sports event to be held in Britain since the London Olympics. But will this help the city? An estimated £180 million needs to be raised by a council already heavily in debt although the government have agreed to foot ...

  • Happy Father’s Day

    Posted on Sunday, June 17, 2018 by Elly HannaNo comments

    Today we honour fathers, brothers, uncles and those important male role models in our lives. We asked people at Venn Group what advice has resonated with them from the men in their lives.   “Don’t be disappointed from the start”, he meant this in the context of trusting people and always having an open mind. Rula Tripolitaki - Senior Manager, Local Government Interim Executive, ...

  • Eid Mubarak!

    Posted on Friday, June 15, 2018 by Elly HannaNo comments

    Eid Mubarak to everyone who is celebrating the end of Ramadan! Here are some insights from some at Venn Group who practiced Ramadan this year:   ‘I see Ramadan as a spiritual connection when I can take some time away from busy life. Even though Muslims who practice Ramadan at workplaces do it with full enthusiasm and strength, the combination of lack of water and food, long hours, and ...

  • We will be attending Health+Care

    Posted on Monday, June 11, 2018 by Venn GroupNo comments

    We will attending the Health+Care show along with 10,000 other senior health and social care professionals at the ExCel London on the 27th – 28th June. As leading specialists in interim recruitment, we’re excited to take this opportunity to showcase our extensive services and why we particularly enjoy working in this market. We have supplied this sector for over a decade and understand the need ...

  • Double silver for Sophie

    Posted on Friday, June 8, 2018 by Elly HannaNo comments

    Our resident karate consultant competed in SKF HQ Open Championships in Oldbury and came away with two silver medals. She won her first silver in the Ladies Impact and the next in the Ladies Open-weight Kumite. Sophie narrowly missed out on the bronze medal in the Adult Kata after losing to the current Youth European Kata Champion and her fellow England Squad Member.    With the world ...

  • Getting the job done

    Posted on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 by Venn GroupNo comments

    DIY or get the Professionals in? Owning your own home comes with a lot of responsibility, more so than when you’re renting, or even better, living with parents.  If you need something doing it’s on your shoulders and you enter the conundrum of tackling it yourself or getting a professional in to complete the work. In some situations; rewiring or plumbing for example the decision is pretty ...