Antal’s Global Conference


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Celebrating 25 years of Antal, the conference was filled with 200 employees from across the globe.


Photo Credit: Uday Mistry

Tony Goodwin, CEO & Chairman of Antal International, led the conference and introduced representatives from countries including Italy, Spain, Romania, Dubai, France, Russia, Germany, India and Mexico throughout the day.


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Some of the topics discussed include talent acquisition, engagement and management, KPIs, developing rookies, brand building and social selling.


Photo Credit: Uday Mistry




A successful meeting for the Uxbridge BID Levy Payers!

Yesterday at the Charter Building, Uxbridge BID held their final meeting of 2018 for the Annual Levy Payers. A collction of local businesses came together to discuss current issues in Uxbridge and potential solutions.

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Comedy & Christmas Charity Quiz 13.12.18

Ho Ho Ho

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and Hmm Hmm Hmm your way into the festive period at The Charter Building on Thursday 13th December.


In aid of the Hillingdon Food Bank we invite you to spend the evening exercising your funny bone with professional comedian Tim Clark and reaching into the depths of your brain with a top pub quiz. BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE.

We will be providing pizza and drinks to continue your merriment throughout the evening.

100% of proceeds goes to help Hillingdon Food Bank.

Cover – £50 for a small table (team of upto 5 members), £100 for a large table (team of upto 10 members)

Event Date – Thursday 13th December 2018

Event Timings – 18:00 – 21:00

Event Location – Charter Building, Vine Street, Uxbridge, UB8 1JG

Driving – 5 minutes to the M25/M40 junction

Parking – Available upon request

Tube – 100m walk to Uxbridge station which is connected by the Metropolitan line and Piccadilly line

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Grace Hewitt on +44 (0) 7939 033 648 or


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Uxbridge BID


Come and have your say, listen to what is being said about improvements for Uxbridge!

If you live and or work in Uxbridge you will have some ideas on changes you would like to see and how to get more of what you like about Uxbridge.

Uxbridge Business Improvement District (BID) was launched on the 1st October 2017 and will deliver over £2.5 million of investment to the area over a five-year period, funded by businesses and controlled by businesses.

A BID for Uxbridge will be focused on ensuring our town is a fantastic location in which to shop, socialise, work, and live.

Sign up and come along –

‘Ditch the Annual Appraisal’ – Parkside Recruitment

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With a great turnout, stimulating content and enthusiastic speaker Paul Marsh, Founder and Managing Director of Lightbulb, the event was a success.

Thought-provoking questions lead to discussions about why appraisals may not be so productive and looking into refreshing alternatives.

Attendees left with fresh positive ideas surrounding not only appraisals, but how to make the working environment of a company more productive.

Keep an eye out for upcoming events – notices will be posted on the twitter accounts @space2exp and @charterbuilding as well as on this website.

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Upcoming November Events

01/11/18 – ‘Ditch the Annual Appraisal‘ – by Parkside Recruitment

Lightbulb presents ‘Ditch The Traditional Performance Appraisal: Managing Performance for Overnight Results’ in partnership with Parkside Recruitment.

They will discuss why the traditional performance appraisal doesn’t work and what to do instead as well as debating the importance of going beyond the cliché of SMART objectives.

The event begins at 8:30 for breakfast bites and drinks. The talk commences at 9:00 – 10:00.

22/11/18 – ‘Annual Levy Player Meeting‘ – by Uxbridge BID

Uxbridge BID invites you, as a valued Levy Payer, to attend their forthcoming Annual Levy Payer Meeting.

The event gives you the opportunity to hear first-hand about the achievements of the BID in it’s first year, and to look forward to an exciting year ahead.

Event timings: 12:00 – 13:00.


Thank you to E & J Gallo

A big thank you to our Expand sponsors E & J Gallo for the excellent choice in wine for our attendees. The comments from guests were delightful regarding the reception and networking, the wine definitely helped our attendees settle into the evenings and made it a very sociable occasion.


E & J Gallo Sponsor First Expand PA & VA Event. Partnered by Parkside Recruitment

Expand1JulyThe first Expand event was in the beautiful surrounds of The Charter Building in Uxbridge, presentations from industry experts were followed by wine generously sponsored by E & J Gallo. Nibbles and networking on the terrace with the sun setting the made for a great evening for all attendees.

EXPAND stands for Executive & Personal Assistants Networking & Development. This event was aimed at bringing together EA’s, PA’s, VA’s and office professionals from the Thames Valley region in an interactive, fun and social environment. With this being the first event to galvanise this sector of business professionals for the area, future events will be added to the calendar and the expansion of the audience too. Watch this space for more info.

Our speakers spoke about:

RICHARD MAYBURY “How to deliver your career critical results easier, no matter how demanding your workload and associated email volume is”

CHRISTINA WOODERSON “Adapting to the changing workplace by becoming a Virtual Assistant”

SUE SERRET “You can get sad, you can get mad or you can get busy’ 

Thank you to Parkside Recruitment for partnering with The Charter Building for this event.

EXPAND is a dedicated networking platform to share ideas. Every speaker is carefully chosen to present their experience, training, and motivation based on current challenges and trends which Assistants are facing this year.

If you are interested in speaking or would like to attend events please get in touch

Business Growth: Three Vital Steps Event

Held by Icon Business Solutions


A great turn-out with an engaging talk by Charlie McClelland about how small changes to a business process and/or management style can achieve significant improvements in results.

The evening was interactive and ended with discussions surrounding why businesses fail, what owners don’t necessarily consider when running their businesses and why business owners struggle to build a successful and committed team.

Along with refreshments, there was a great opportunity to network with fellow business minds of the Uxbridge area.


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