On 11th June 2015, Chelgate Chairman and Chief Executive Terence Fane-Saunders addressed a workshop on Crisis Management at the National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) Annual Conference. The theme of the NALS conference was ‘Insights and Inspiration’, but on its second day the conference turned to focus on the handling of crises. Known as the ‘influential, independent voice of the nursery sector’, the NDNA hosted key industry speakers, with topics ranging from new government childcare policies to effective nursery disaster-management. Terence Fane-Saunders placed particular emphasis on preparation for crisis, telling his audience that 70% of good crisis management should take place […]Read More..
Last week, Chelgate played host to the young and innovative Monkfish Theatre Company. The Company will be taking its latest work to the Edinburgh Fringe later this summer. Chelgate takes pride in its involvement in the arts, and stays connected to the art world by lending occasional support to the sector pro bono. For two days, auditions for Monkfish’s upcoming performances were held in Chelgate’s offices. So for eight hours a day, on Wednesday and Thursday, our upper boardroom rang with the impassioned, disconcerting sounds of modernist drama. Many of Chelgate’s clients have connections to the arts, and range from Mayfair […]Read More..
Chelgate’s Executive Vice President, Michael Hardware, published the below piece on Work Wise UK’s blog, looking back on Work Wise UK’s 10 years of innovative efforts to improve working practices across the country. Chelgate was retained to handle public relations and public affairs for Work Wise UK from its launch in May 2006 through until 2011. — Assisting Work Wise UK was a fascinating assignment for Chelgate, as it focused on updating working practices that have been ingrained since Victorian times: working nine-to-five in a central work location is the way we have always done it. But it does not have to be that […]Read More..