Where to eat…. Vegetarian

  How are those New Year’s resolutions going? If one of yours was to eat well whilst reducing your carbon footprint, read on: Mildreds This friendly restaurant has four branches across London, in Soho, Kings Cross, Dalston and Camden. The kitchen prepares vegetarian and vegan food inspired by cuisines from all over the world. The food is full of flavour and flair. Roganic Roganic is the newest opening from star chef Simon Rogan. The restaurant…

Competition Winners

VWA Search ran a very successful competition on social media, which resulted in a high number of new followers and fans on our different SM platforms. The lucky winner of the meal at Elystan Street was  Ben Hubert, the VWA Consulting career coaching went to Charles Frost, the wine selected by James Hanford went to Sally Irving, and ten lucky others received goodie bags with Percy & Reed hair treats and VWA merchandise. Look out…

Victoria Wall’s Gender Pay Gap Talk

As April 5th approached, the media was awash with shocking statistics illustrating just how ‘wide’ the gender pay gap in the UK is. Not to be confused with unequal pay, whereby two people are paid differing amounts for the same role, the pay gap refers to the overall difference in pay between men and women. The gap stretches across multiple industries in both the private and public sector including tech, media, construction, insurance and of…

The Email Jungle and what to do about it

We all have different communication styles. Some of us even “think out loud” in the office. We are also, at times, guilty of inefficient use of email – basically, we waste each other’s time by needlessly emailing each other. How so? The main culprit is the “cc” field. Our instinct is to “cc” our colleagues/ subordinates/ managers, for a multitude of reasons: keeping them informed, showing that we are working hard, insuring against later reproaches…

Millennials with Benefits

Like a lot of people stabled in this glorious metropolis, I’m not originally from here. I hail from outside and have slowly become “Londonised”. This accounts for certain alterations to my character, such as a marked frustration with pedestrians who meander all over the pavement. It’s also thrown up the need to readjust whenever I return to my native Sussex, for London attitudes don’t necessarily travel well. A good example of this culture clash occurred…