Trade body sets international agenda for invasive weed control event

Trade body sets international agenda for invasive weed control event

Leading experts from across Europe will be sharing best practice at the annual International Invasive Weed Conference, organised by the Property Care Association. A key event for a wide range of professions looking for the latest insight into invasive non-native weeds.  The event ‘Management, Understanding and a Look to the Future’ takes place at the Møller Centre, University of Cambridge, on 23 November. Focusing around three key themes – the management and understanding of invasive…

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Using music to increase wellbeing

Using music to increase wellbeing

By music therapist Dr Stella Compton Dickinson It is rare to have absolute silence. Music is all around us, it is made up of vibrations of different frequencies, heard in the sounds of nature, the sea, the birds, even the electrical sound of the fridge has a frequency that hums. Within the universe, the musical elements of ‘time’ and ‘rhythm’ are involved in, for example, how the earth and the moon interact with the cycle…

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The many demands of a modern office

The many demands of a modern office

 Calum Wilson, Director of Architecture at Woods Hardwick, discusses the design considerations of the modern office and the challenge of merging the workspaces of two separate companies into one. Workplace culture has a significant impact on a corporate brand, reflecting the values, beliefs and behavioural norms of the employer, as well as influencing the attitudes of the staff. A strong workplace culture does not only engage everyone in shared goals and visions, thus increasing business performance;…

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