Have your say on red tape
23 May 2011
The Government wants to hear what's getting in the way of your business. read more +
It has a consultation open until June 3 for members of the hospitality industry to nominate bureaucracy and red tape which should be cut.
Being nice is so important for success, says Vicki Hollett
17 May 2011
Over 70 ELT professionals attended the annual English UK Business English Trainers' Conference at International House in London on Saturday 14 May. Participants enjoyed a range of excellent and thought-provoking professional development sessions led by two outstanding and contrasting plenary speakers in Vicki Hollett and Pete Menzies. read more +
The English UK Fair, Panama 2012 - open for bookings
13 May 2011
Tuesday 24 - Friday 27 April 2012 read more +
InterContinental Playa Bonita Resort & Spa
The English UK Fair, Panama 2012 will bring together accredited UK English language centres and study abroad agents in a luxurious, tropical, secluded resort on the Pacific Ocean. Participation is limited to just 70 organisations and is only open to English UK member centres and selected top quality agents from the regions of Central and South America.
High praise for the English UK Fair, Buenos Aires 2011
13 May 2011
The English UK Fair, Buenos Aires 2011 took place at the InterContinental Buenos Aires from Tuesday 3 to Friday 6 May 2011. The workshop was organised by English UK in partnership with and supported by the British Council, UK Trade & Investment and VisitBritain.
The fair brought together 23 English UK member centres and 41 study abroad agents from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.
The programme of social events, seminars, and one-to-one appointments in the historic Argentine capital gave educators and agents the opportunity to really get to know each other and develop long-lasting productive partnerships. read more +
MPs promise to keep fighting for accredited schools at Parliamentary Reception
12 May 2011
MPs from the three main political parties joined English UK members for a lively evening in the House of Commons this week. Robert Syms, Julian Huppert, Andrew Smith, Paul Blomfield, Julian Brazier and Steve Brine were among the MPs who mingled with English UK members from universities, FE colleges, private centres and independent schools. read more +
Last chance to book for Business English Trainers' Conference
11 May 2011
There are still places available for this Saturday's English UK Business English Trainers' Conference at International House in London. The event will be headlined by Vicki Hollett and Pete Menzies and delegates will enjoy a top quality programme of input and discussion on all areas connected with the delivery of English for professionals. read more +
Working with business
3 May 2011
In a rare presentation to the ELT sector, Pete Menzies will expand on his hard-edged, provocative insights of the business world in order to offer practical advice on how business English providers can improve their performance and create more profitable business opportunities at this year's Business English Trainers' Conference in London on 14 May 2011. read more +