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Work-Life Balance – 5 things you need to know

Work-Life Balance – 5 things you need to know

  Work-Life Balance … We hear about it a lot, there are articles and books devoted to the topic, TED...

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11 questions to ask on your first day in a new office

It’s your first day in a new office, on a new job. You’ve woken up early, put on the outfit...

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EU Referendum – What our staff think

The EU Referendum is just around the corner. The hospitality industry is known to employ many EU nationals, especially in...

National Martini Day – 19th June

National Martini Day – 19th June

The 19th June is National Martini Day giving us all another excuse to have a drink. So this post isn’t...

A Birthday Blog: Things LOLA has learnt so far

A Birthday Blog: Things LOLA has learnt so far

Happy Birthday to us!!! LOLA turned 9 on the 31st May. To celebrate our birthday, we’d like to share with you...

Hired: Tony Prior! Success stories of agency workers

Hired: Tony Prior! Success stories of agency workers

Tony Prior joined LOLA in June 2013 and has worked impressive 508 shifts with us! He was a favourite with...

LOLA and The Caterer Market Barometer

LOLA and The Caterer Market Barometer

As many of you may or may not know LOLA and The Caterer have partnered up to execute vital research...

Robots in hospitality: Do they have a place in our future?

Robots in hospitality: Do they have a place in our future?

We are truly in an era of technological innovation; contact lenses with cameras in them, self-driving cars and now robots...

8 flower arrangements from luxury London hotels

8 flower arrangements from luxury London hotels

Take a look at these 8 beautiful flower arrangements from some of London’s luxury hotels. With their bold and bright...

Hired: Reka! Success stories of agency workers

Hired: Reka! Success stories of agency workers

This month we interviewed a hostess from LOLA that received a full time position at the Grosvenor House Hotel. How...

Hired: Fernando, Gioia & George! Success stories of agency workers

Hired: Fernando, Gioia & George! Success stories of agency workers

This month’s edition of ‘HIRED!’ includes 3 temporary worker interviews! They all work in Marriott Grosvenor Square – a 5*...

Get to know Val and Julia; The Delaware North, Wembley Staffing Team

Get to know Val and Julia; The Delaware North, Wembley Staffing Team

One February afternoon, Nina (Delaware North, Wembley Account Manager) and I made our way to the home of England football,...

10 Things We Love About You – National Employee Appreciation Day

10 Things We Love About You – National Employee Appreciation Day

National Employee Appreciation Day – Friday 4th March 2016. All our wonderful LOLA’s this is a post just for you....

Life of a LOLA Intern – By Brenna Campsie & Chontelle Rose

Life of a LOLA Intern – By Brenna Campsie & Chontelle Rose

Every year at LOLA the whole office gets involved in the process of recruiting new interns and it’s always something...

Hired: Anthony! Success Stories of Agency Workers

Hired: Anthony! Success Stories of Agency Workers

Our second success story of a temporary staff member is about Anthony N’dow. He joined LOLA in June 2011 and...

6 characters you will meet at a sporting event

6 characters you will meet at a sporting event

It’s game day. You’ve been looking forward to this for as long as you can remember. You wake that morning...

60 seconds with… Monika Bojarska

60 seconds with… Monika Bojarska

Here’s our feature where we get to know our clients that little bit better. They are of course people who...

Hired: Henrique! Success stories of agency workers

Hired: Henrique! Success stories of agency workers

There are many and counting success stories of our fantastic staff who found full time employment with our clients. We...

8 Classic Instagram Posts from a big event

8 Classic Instagram Posts from a big event

You can always tell what people are up to just from their pictures being posted on social media, and of...

LOLA’s Top 10 Events from 2015

LOLA’s Top 10 Events from 2015

What an awesome year it has been here at LOLA, we’ve welcomed lots of new and returning faces to the...

Hotel Cateys 2015

Hotel Cateys 2015

We had a great pleasure to be the sponsors of the Drinks Reception at the Hotel Cateys 2015 again this...

The refugee crisis VS. a struggling hospitality industry

The refugee crisis VS. a struggling hospitality industry

From the volume of media and press coverage we are exposed to, it would be pretty much impossible for people...

Top 6 Reasons to Work in Events

Top 6 Reasons to Work in Events

Working on the events scene isn’t always dealing with snooty guests, working weird hours and thinking hard as you remember...

5 Superpowers event staff wish they had

5 Superpowers event staff wish they had

If I had a pound for every time I found myself wishing for super powers whilst working an event… well,...

Getting Freaky with Food

Getting Freaky with Food

The spooktacular time of year that is Halloween is upon us and to help get us in the mood we’ve...

The Ultimate Guide to Staff Consistency

The Ultimate Guide to Staff Consistency

Having a regular team of staff working at your hotel, event venue or a restaurant makes your life as a...

People vs Experience

People vs Experience

Temporary event staff – what makes your on-site team great? Tom Boyesen-Corballis – Senior HR Manager at LOLA Staffing argues,...

12 Personalities you will meet at an event

12 Personalities you will meet at an event

The events scene; it’s like a jungle out there. A jungle filled with a variety of event types. See if...