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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 - ...

A hot topic in every industry at the moment is that of gender equality. While many obstacles have been tackled, it’s clear that there’s still some way to go before UK employers can boast a truly level playing field. But the events community has a lot to be proud of in this arena and we explore below some of the prevailing issues, as well as the initiatives and conversations tha ...

As the leading event crew providers in the UK, we’re always on the hunt for fresh new faces to join our ever-expanding team. So, if you’re in search of an event crew job in the UK or abroad, in cities such as Barcelona, then we could have the perfect option for you. Applying for jobs can often seem like a daunting process, so we’ve tried to make ours as simple as possible. Our ...

Training is an essential part of our business, and we’re constantly working with clients to extend our offering and improve our services. Working in such a fast-paced industry, we have to stay at the forefront of innovation. That’s why, earlier this month, 20 members of our crew from 4 different regions had the exciting opportunity to visit Delta Live and spend a day training w ...

If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you’ll have spotted our recent interviews with various members of the team here at Gallowglass. With insights into the life of a Crew Member, a Crew Chief and a Regional Manager already under our belt, the next interview is with our Business Development and Marketing Coordinator, Conor Hourihan. Conor is a perfect example of someone who ...

Those already immersed in the world of events will be familiar with the practice of issuing non-disclosure agreements. They’re an essential part of the business to protect confidential information, ideas and specifications, as well as ensuring that certain secrets are kept under wraps until the owner of that information is ready to share it. But if you’re new to the industry, y ...

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