Henley Festival: 15th-19th September 2021

On Wednesday night Henley Festival – the UK’s only black tie festival – returned after a break of 2 years due to Covid. Headlining the festival were Ska band Madness, who celebrated by bringing founder of the band and legendary saxophonist Lee Thompson’s mother on stage. Henley Festival is the only festival in the UK to have a floating stage which is built on top of the River Thames, and is also the only festival in the UK when festival goers arrive by boat.

Fantastic new bedrooms & glorious terrace at Mercure Oxford Eastgate Hotel

Having last stayed at The Eastgate back in December last year in the midst of lockdown, it was great to get back and experience the new rooms and splendid new terrace which had magically appeared since our last visit.

Recovering Smoke Damaged Documents & Records 

We are supporting a client with their large archive of documents which has suffered smoke damage from a fire that occurred in their building. Fortunately for our clients, the documents were in their fireproof safes so apart from smoke damage they survived fairly well. Preserving vital corporate and historical documents is a huge responsibility as… Read More »

Women in Tech: our Senior Developer’s perspective

As a progressive organisation, we’re always on the lookout for diverse voices and upcoming talent; a diverse team brings different experiences and ideas, providing the opportunity for further learning, collaboration and improvement. But it’s impossible to ignore the limited representation of women and minority voices and glaring gender bias in the development world.

Plan carefully to avoid the pain of death duties

An expert is urging families to ensure they plan properly to mitigate the effects of inheritance tax (IHT).

The tangible impacts of Urban Element’s new website, 3 months on!

Three months ago, our team hit the go-live button on a new website to position us as a fast-growing digital marketing agency, focusing on social media marketing, search marketing, digital marketing, and web design.

Re-imagine your workspace, transform your business, inspire your teams, and change the way you work

Are you pondering the permanence of working from home, rethinking your office requirements? We’re here to help you explore your workspace options, balancing cost, productivity, and wellbeing.

International Co-Working Day

More than just workspace, co-working is designed to provide a productive & collaborative environment, with all the benefits of a professional workspace plus the perks of being part of a community of likeminded people. At The Lambourn, Abingdon, our Home-Flexi options combine our fantastic co-working facilities with your home for work/life balance. Here are some reasons… Read More »

Responsible Business

Businesses have a responsibility to their communities, to be supportive and at the very least not actively cause harm. Here you will find content relating to businesses being a Force for Good, supporting charities and their local communities.

Audio Tape Digital Transfer Services

Ampex 1/4″ Studio Master Reel to Reel Transfers to .WAV Archive Files

Day of the African Child 2021

2021’s Day of the African Child celebrations on 16th June – while still limited due to local Coronavirus restrictions – were more widespread among our partners in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe than than they were in Covid-hit 2020. In our blog post from last June, we explained the background to the annual event, yet… Read More »

10 reasons your 50s could be your most important decade

Your 50s can often be a pivotal decade in your financial life. Thoughts around retirement (or not!), leaving or creating a legacy, a changing financial environment (grown-up kids perhaps) can all occur during this decade. For some clients in their 50s, retirement is the last thing on their mind.