WELFARE AND COMFORT AT LANE END
Lane End remains open and continues to maintain measures such as wellbeing precautions, reduced meeting room capacities, a robust cleaning and sanatising regime and the provision of catering alternates.
These measures, whilst aligned to the guidelines set, check all the boxes with our recent guest reviews reflecting a continued and high standard of welfare, comfort and delivery of excellence.
Lane End's latest COVID-19 DOCUMENTS are available, below, so you know what you can expect when you next visit.
What to Expect When on Site
Travelling to Lane End and still have questions about the COVID-19 Measures in place for an upcoming stay, meeting, conference or training?
Download Lane End's "What to Expect When on Site" Document here
Access Lane End's most recent COVID-19 Risk Assessment here, detailing Lane End's Occupational COVID-19 Risk Prevention Plan
COVID-19 Contractual Clause
Lane End's COVID-19 CONTRACTUAL Clause is as per the below:
Both parties acknowledge the ongoing COVID-19 crisis in the UK and accept their obligation to comply with any official guidance from UK Government. The parties agree to communicate without delay any issues they may have in performing their obligations under this agreement. You [organiser] acknowledge that COVID-19 may require us to take one or more of the following measures for the safety of our staff and the safety of delegates attending the event to which this booking relates: (i) impose maximum delegate numbers at the event; (ii) limit food or drink availability;
(iii) impose specific requirements regarding personal protective equipment such as the wearing of masks; (iv) restrict the numbers of overnight stays if applicable; and/or (v) limit any planned entertainment for your event; (vi) designate alternative entrance and exit routes. In some circumstances we might consider revising your booking fee. If we are obliged due to specific Government restrictions, to close our venue, we may offer you an alternative date for the event but if that cannot be agreed the booking will be deemed cancelled and your deposit will be returned in full with no further payment required. If you are unable to provide the agreed delegate numbers because of infections or travel restrictions, then we will offer you either a proportionate reduced fee for the event or agree to cancel the booking and return your deposit and any additional sums already paid in accordance with MIA guidelines. If delegate numbers decrease below 70% of the contracted number (notified by the organiser in writing a minimum of 15 working days prior to event), we reserve the right to cancel the event.
DOWNLOAD Lane End's COVID-19 CAPACITIES
Lane End's published articles might be noteworthy as we continue to face the unparalleled challenges of today; searching to provide solutions to keep everyone safe and instill confidence to travel, meet and train.
5 Reasons Why Lane End Conference Centre Remains Suitable for Healthcare Meetings, Conferences and Training
Apart from being assessed by Healthcare Venues, we explore 4 additional reasons Why Lane End Conference Centre is suitable for Healthcare Meetings, Conferences and Training.
"The promise of spring's arrival is enough to get anyone through the bitter winter." Jen Selinsky
As business, travel, and hospitality prepare to reopen following the recent road-map published to get through the bitter COVID-19 pandemic, "Spring Into Step" with Lane End's four ideas on how to find the balanced health, economic and social benefit promised, regarding:
1. ESSENTIAL BUSINESS AND KEY WORKER TRAVEL, MEETINGS, CONFERENCES AND TRAINING, from 8 March
2. OVERNIGHT HOUSEHOLD LEISURE TRAVEL, FILMING, EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING AND TEAM BUILDING EVENTS, for the period 12 April to 16 May
3. SOCIALLY DISTANCED MEETINGS, CONFERENCES AND TRAINING, 17 May to 20 June and
4. RETURNING TO SOME KIND OF NORMAL, from 21 June.
Getting the venue right for your meeting, conference or training is crucial. But what are the benefits of choosing a residential venue over a non-residential venue and vice versa? Lane End explores these 7 key differences to ensure you choose the right facility:
2. Travel and need for a hotel
4. Teambuiling / Networking
6. Location and Parking
For several industries, the COVID pandemic has been hugely disruptive, and the hospitality sector is no different.
With conferences historically bringing together large numbers of participants from foreign locations, Auria Heanley, co-founder of Oriel Partners, a boutique PA and administrative recruitment company located in Central London explores what small face to face, external, virtually(vr), socially distance and non-residential meetings, conferences and training will look like post-COVID here.
COVID has taught us to reconsider the way we do business. The same applies to how we build our workforce's skills and capabilities. Every worker had to adapt almost instantly, muddling their way through zoom meetings and with very little experience to get to grips with other technologies.
For the most part, organisations have adapted seamlessly, and the question is: Do we still need face to face meetings, conferences and training post COVID? Read Lane End's view on why this remains important, here
Venues are all upping their game in order to provide an attractive option for anyone looking to book COVID-secure residential meetings, conferences and training.
Use Lane End's bright, self-contained conference and training facilities fully equipped with Grade A+ WiFi, dining areas, syndicate rooms and en-suite roomsaas a COVID-secure residential venue and make your event one to remember. There's no need to compromise and book a hotel just because you need accommodation.
We use five primary senses - sound, sight, touch, taste and smell - to learn and acquire new knowledge and skills. All of these help us receive and retain information.
We recognize that different types of learning exist and that learners absorb knowledge differently, but how does it work? Read why aesthetics are important in a training environment, here.
Despite the extraordinary global situation, it seems that we have taken for granted the ease with which we have been able to interact, meet and connect with our colleugues as business people.
We are fortunate that Lane End has been able to adapt our facilities smoothly and easily so as to host smaller COVID-secure meetings, conferences and training whilst following measures of social distancing.
We explore the 3 reasons Why we can host socially distanced meetings, being:
Although London boasts more than its fair share of venues, the sector is not monopolised by any means.
In fact, there are equally as good, if not superior, facilities located in or near home counties. Lane End falls in this category.
Ours is one of a limited number of purpose-built residential site, outside London. View our COVID-secure for smaller non or residential meeting, conference, virtual and hybrid options here.
From corporate seminars to sales, health and safety or management courses, different tactics are now required to engage and motivate your workforce.
Lane End explore's why online training, only, simply doesn’t work as well as classroom-based training and understand why successful communication requires face to face intimacy and a higher quality of interaction here.