New Business Development Manager strengthens our BookingsPlus team!…

January 7, 2020

As of the new year, we are pleased to welcome Domenico Forgione to the team.  Dom has spent the last two years working within our BookingsGuru team, marketing our customers’ facilities for hire and promoting the many community activities taking place across our portfolio of venues.  Dom will now focus on seeking new business opportunities […]

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Helping the fight against cancer with every step…

December 17, 2019

Julie Moorhouse, our Regional Manager in the North, talks about her fundraising efforts in aid of Macmillan Cancer Research. Over the weekend of 13th and 14th July, a group of friends and I completed a 40-mile hike from Brampton, Cumbria to Newcastle’s Quayside along the World Heritage Site of Hadrian’s Wall, which runs a total […]

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Kristis celebrates 1 year at BookingsPlus…

December 17, 2019

Kristis joined the BookingsPlus Development team in August 2018.  He is one of our team of in-house developers dedicated to improving and updating our BookingPlus platform, ensuring users get the best and most secure online experience. As we gear up for our biggest development project so far, bringing some brand-new and exciting features to our […]

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Our top 5 social media marketing tips…

December 17, 2019

Dom Forgione is our in-house marketing expert and it’s his job to promote all of our clients’ facilities to potential hirers,getting the word out about events and activities taking place. Here, Dom shares his tried-and-tested top 5 tips for social media marketing – helping you to grow your presence online, increase bookings and your lettings […]

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And the winner is…

November 12, 2019

This year’s Open Your Space Awards, recognising strong partnerships between venues and their local community, received a host of entries from across the country.  We were delighted to welcome guest judge Lara Newman, Chief Executive of LocatED, who selected Pelton Community Centre as the overall winner from our five finalists. Lara said: “Here at LocatED […]

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2019 Open Your Space Finalists Announced…

November 4, 2019

We are pleased to announce our 5 finalists have now been selected in this year’s Open Your Space Awards.  The Awards are open to all UK Secondary Schools as well as our BookingsGuru and BookingsPlus customers and aim to recognise string partnerships between schools or community venues and their local community. This years finalists are […]

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BookingsPlus is helping healthcare estates unlock its assets…

September 19, 2019

Publication: Hospital Hub (Hub Publishing) Date: September 2019 Link to full article: https://hubpublishing.co.uk/technology-is-helping-the-nhs-unlock-its-greatest-untapped-asset-its-estate/ For many years, alarm bells have sounded over the squeeze on NHS budgets, as demand for its services rise. NHS England bosses recently warned that hospital patient safety is at risk because of a £4bn cut to capital funding. At the same time, […]

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Smart Software, BookingsPlus, can help schools bring in new income…

September 13, 2019

Published by: Technology & Innovation Date: September 2019 Link to full article: https://www.teachwire.net/news/is-your-school-for-hire-2 With the rise of the twenty first century classroom, individual mobile devices and interactive whiteboards have become a common feature of the education landscape, and UK schools now spend £900m annually on edtech. However, whilst the adoption of modern learning tools has been […]

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BookingsPlus lettings platform helps schools rent out void space…

August 6, 2019

Published by: PlaceTech Date: August 2019 Link to full article: https://placetech.net/analysis/kajima-platform-helps-schools-rent-out-void-space Technology has already revolutionised many aspects of the public realm, notably in education, with some universities offering courses entirely based online, many institutions recording their lectures so that students do not miss out, and many schools providing learners with tablets to aid the learning experience. […]

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Building lasting and successful partnerships with our Schools…

July 8, 2019

Kajima Community continues to help foster community cohesion through its successful partnership with Haverstock School. Haverstock School in Camden was rebuilt by Kajima in 2004 and its lettings programme is currently managed by Kajima Community. Over the past 13 years of close collaboration, Kajima has worked with the school to establish a successful, long term […]

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Our Helpdesk Coordinator Amberley celebrates four years at Kajima!…

July 8, 2019

Our Helpdesk are here to support you through your BookingsPlus journey with us.  Find out more about our Coordinator, Amberley Kent and what she loves about being part of the Kajima Community team… My name’s Amberley and my job role is BookingsPlus and Helpdesk support, which I will have been doing for two years on […]

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Haydon School, delivering time and cost efficiencies with BookingsPlus…

July 8, 2019

Marketing and Development officer, Sasha Chard. explains all about the benefits of using BookingsPlus to manage their busy lettings business. Haydon School is a thriving academy and sixth form based in Pinner.  We pride ourselves on helping our students to develop resilience and inspire others.  The community, both in school, and beyond is very important […]

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LocatED, Chief Executive, Lara Newman announced as this year’s Award judge…

July 8, 2019

Last year Kajima Community was delighted to launch our inaugural Open Your Space Awards, receiving over 100 nominations from schools, hirers, users and members of the community.  The awards are an acknowledgement of the strong partnerships that are forged between schools and local community hirers.  This year’s awards are now open, and the deadline for […]

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Get more from your lettings…

July 8, 2019

When hiring out your space for community use, try our simple ‘top tips’ to help you develop a lettings business that is as seamless and efficient as possible: Use all of your school’s assets: anything from carparks to classrooms can be let out, and every asset owned, including overhead projectors and interactive whiteboards, can increase […]

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