WORKING FROM HOME

the Blog for Non-Travelling Travellers

During these unprecedented times, we realise you may well not be travelling. But that doesn’t mean we’re not here to help. In fact, with virtually the whole world now working from home, that’s inspired us to create this very special blog, just for you.

Throughout the coronavirus crisis, we’ll be posting a wide range of informative and interesting articles. Each one is designed to help get you through the working week, while hopefully raising a smile during this period of social distancing.

Stay safe!

COVID-19 Travel Tracker Map

Updated daily, this real-time interactive map charts both the travel restrictions and stringency level COVID-19 is having on every country in the world. Fed by numerous accredited data sources (including the World Heath Organisation, Oxford University and sovereign government information) and based on multiple factors and criteria, we’re able to present an objective status report for 

This most comprehensive, yet simple to use resource is an invaluable tool to help you and your organisation plan for post COVID-19 recovery, a return to work and the resumption of business travel.

COVID-19 Testing and Contact Tracing

COVID-19 Testing and Contact Tracing

There are now over 170 different commercial tests available to purchase in the UK. However, only a limited number are compliant with the required UK and EU regulations and questions remain around their reliability.

Post Pandemic Travel

Post Pandemic Travel

The world is on lock-down, there’s a global travel ban. Business travellers are typically, by nature, very organised, planning ahead and maximising every minute of their time to ensure they squeeze every bit of value out of what precious time they have.

Will the Coronavirus Change Working from Home Forever?

Will the Coronavirus Change Working from Home Forever?

The Coronavirus has undoubtably led to more people working remotely. As a precautionary, measure the population of the UK was asked to work from home indefinitely, but we ask in the long term is it suitable for everyone and will it become the norm?

Using Hostage Survival Techniques

Using Hostage Survival Techniques

Our friends at Maiden Voyage offer some alternative, expert advice for coping with the COVID-19 lockdown. Sue Williams QPM, Hostage Responder and Associate Fellow Saïd Business School, University of Oxford shares lockdown tips based on her specialist experience as a hostage responder.

Airlines Update

Airlines Update

The majority of airlines have all but grounded their entire fleets. However, some are still operating and here we publish the latest route plans and schedules information from those carriers.

Our Top 5 Travel Apps

Our Top 5 Travel Apps

There’s nothing quite like finding an app that makes your life easier. Earlier this month we shared some insights on some apps which helped around the home. Now it’s time to share some of the bests apps out there which help business travellers while they’re on the move.

See the World From Your Sofa

See the World From Your Sofa

As you can imagine, working for a travel management company means that we all have a passion for getting out there and seeing the world. We’re an inquisitive bunch at Gray Dawes, wanting to explore different cultures, see exciting places and meet new people. There...

Webinar: Business Travel Post COVID-19

Webinar: Business Travel Post COVID-19

In this pre-recorded webinars with Dave Bishop (CCO) and Aman Pourkarimi (Consulting), we analyse the impact of COVID-19 on the corporate travel industry and share our thoughts on what the future will look like for business travellers following the coronavirus outbreak.

COVID-19 Exit Strategies

COVID-19 Exit Strategies

As countries begin to re-open their economies and lift restrictions, market research agency, Cicero Group, has published a really useful overview report which details the latest COVID-19 national exit strategies.

How to Conduct a Successful Travel RFP

How to Conduct a Successful Travel RFP

Starting a full RFP (Request for Proposal) / tender process can be an overwhelming prospect. Various elements such as which suppliers to invite, what questions to ask and how to evaluate their responses present their own challenges. Gray Dawes is here to help you...

Virtual Experiences

Virtual Experiences

As lockdown measures in the UK are extended, staying in may be starting to become something of a pain. Thankfully, we’re experiencing these necessary restrictions in a time where many of us have access to incredible technology in our homes.If you have a PC, laptop,...

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