Hello World

Hello! Just a short blog post to note that I’ve started a new website to be the hub of everything Becky Ladley – which hopefully soon will consist of more than just Social Quirk. I’ll be putting any old blog posts that don’t pertain to Social Quirk on here, as well as new blog posts […]

Why I love being scared

I’m not a horror movie kind of girl. But in real life, the more scared I am, the better. Starting your own business at the age of 21 is full of scary moments. The moment you walk into your first networking meeting. The moment you send your first proposal. The moment you send your first […]

Attention Jobhunters!

Want to win a £20 Amazon voucher? If you’re currently looking for a job, it would be fantastic if you could fill out my survey. All eligible completed surveys will be entered into a prize draw to win a £20 Amazon voucher! Note: this blog post originally featured on www.socialquirk.co.uk.

Dear Employers, From The Graduates

It’s that time of year again… Graduation season. Was it only two short years ago that I was donning my robe, gathering with my classmates at Durham Cathedral, and shaking Bill Bryson’s hand? For the past month, my social feeds have been flooded with blogposts, penned by employers, aimed at graduates. I would assume they’re supposed […]

When Things Go Wrong

They say, “anything that can go wrong, will go wrong…” Two and a half months have passed since the tragedy at the Boston Marathon, killing three spectators and injuring over 250 people. At an event aiming to raise money for the Sandy Hook shooting, someone apparently thought it appropriate to wreak more destruction on America. […]

Brooklands Hotel – A Short Review

I’d heard various things about Brooklands Hotel before: people had always given it excellent reviews on the events front, and it had been featured at several events and venues exhibitions I had visited in the past. Their branded photo holder is sitting on my desk as I type. Sadly, it’s quite out of the way for […]

The rise of the “micro-event”

Putting on an event in your own office is easier than you think… There’s an aspect of event management that SMEs have been waking up to over recent years: events of any size can play an outstanding part in the marketing mix of businesses of any size. Not only that, but they can be presented in small company offices, with the […]