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Next up in our ‘Meet the Team’ series is the Regional Manager for the North, Jon Scales. Looking after the event crew in Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, Jon has had many years’ experience with Gallowglass and is here to share a snippet of his life and wisdom with you all today! Tell us a little about how you came to work for Gallowglass: I had just returned from France after ...

Although Gallowglass has built its reputation as a provider of event crews for conferences, exhibitions, sporting and public events, for the last six years we’ve also been working in the TV industry, supporting studio services provider dock10, at MediaCityUK’s The Studios. As the largest outsourced UK event crew provider, Gallowglass has also been supplying technical crews for ...

Event organisers, production companies and venues booking event crews are receiving significant assistance in GDPR-required data processing, thanks to our client-crew app. Since GDPR Day – 25 May – we’ve seen an increase in new user sign-ups of over 20 per day. The app was launched in 2017, with the initial aim of enhancing efficiency and improving communication between client ...

If you have been reading my earlier posts on the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) you may already suspect that the title of this update is a bit ambitious for a single blog post. So straight away let me back out and go with: Are you a Data Subject, a Data Protection Officer, a Data Controller or a Data Processor? The answer is that you probably are all three in ...

For the 10th anniversary of the Howard’s Way Walk, a group of events professionals will be tackling the Ridgeway, from Wiltshire to Herfordshire, as part of a long-standing mission to raise money for pancreatic cancer research.   This annual fundraising effort gathers together a collection of colleagues, associates and industry friends to take on a tough challenge, raising bo ...

You may have read the recent interview with a member of our HR team, Alyssa Plummer, and noticed that she came to us through The Working Holiday Club. We’ve had a partnership with this company for over two  years and have had some fantastic employees through them during this time. So, today, we thought we’d shed some light on what The Working Holiday Club do and give you an ins ...

If you’ve been keeping up-to-date with our ‘Meet the Team’ series you’ll know that so far, we’ve interviewed people from all over the company, including a general crewman, a Regional Manager and our Marketing Coordinator - to give you an insight into what goes on behind the scenes here at Gallowglass. This month, we’re sharing a glimpse of the life of Edward Chalmers, who works ...

It has been a busy few months since we started talking and preparing for GDPR – which is why our blog posts on this subject have dried up a bit of late. So, what have we done to prepare and what changes have we made to our day-to-day procedures? All Gallowglass, laptops, desktops, servers and mobiles are now running with encrypted storage. Our crew and client apps all stor ...

Gallowglass crews work at a huge variety of venues all over the UK and across the globe. Each location presents its own set of charms and challenges, which need to be addressed safely and efficiently to create the infrastructure for each spectacular event. In the first of our ‘Meet the Venue’ series we shared our backstage view of the Royal Albert Hall; this month, we’re turnin ...

Here’s the latest in our ‘Meet the Team’ series. Following-on from our recent blog on gender equality, we thought this was the perfect moment to introduce one of the wonderful women on our team – whose job also has a heavy focus on workplace equality. So, this week, we interviewed Alyssa Plummer from Gallowglass’ Human Resources department - who moved to the UK from Australia - ...

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