WHA Autumn Statement Review

  Since the days of Gordon Brown, there have been two showpiece performances by the Chancellor in the Commons each year: the March Budget, concentrating on tax, and the Autumn Statement, concentrating on spending. The new Chancellor, Philip Hammond, finished his first one with a significant cut – he thinks there should only be one…

Preview of the 2016 Autumn Statement

“Careful, considered and targeted” are the words uttered by the new Chancellor Philip Hammond, when questioned about potential fiscal boosts in the autumn statement.  Therefore, it’s safe to say we shouldn’t expect any major positive changes come next Wednesday.  Over the past 3 years, previous Chancellor George Osborne’s target was to reduce the UK’s deficit,…

The Travel Convention 2016

The Yas Viceroy in Abu Dhabi plays host to plenty of glamourous events, therefore it made the perfect backdrop for ABTA to host its annual Travel Convention.  Hundreds of delegates from the UK Travel Industry gathered to spend the 8th – 10th October listening, debating and networking through some of the most important current and upcoming…

The Gunger Games

At the start of September, industry charity ABTA Lifeline announced the travel industry “tributes” chosen for this year’s Gunger Games. All Leisure Travel Group chief Roger Allard, Cosmos Tours & Cruises’ Giles Hawke, TTG Media’s Managing Editor Daniel Pearce and our very own, head of travel and leisure, Chris Photi went toe to toe in…

2016 Charity Cricket Match Report

On Wednesday 29 June 2016, White Hart Associates played MHA MacIntyre Hudson in their annual charity cricket match, all in support of the leading cancer research charity The Royal Marsden. The Charity Cricket Teams We were all expecting a glorious sunny day, but in true British style, rain threatened play.  At the Oval, England called off…