5 simple steps to implementing BookingsPlus…

October 14, 2020

You’ve decided to implement a new lettings software management system in order to streamline your lettings administration, save valuable time in managing bookings and take advantage of the efficiencies online software can bring to your operation, so now what?  Our Sales and Customer Account Coordinator, Kimberley, takes you through the 5 simple steps to getting […]

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How we reactivated our lettings with BookingsPlus: St Mary’s Community Centre…

October 2, 2020

St Mary’s Neighbourhood Centre is a youth focused community space in Islington, London, that uses its space to provide preschool and exercise facilities. The Centre also lets out much of its space to over 50 other health, support and extra-curricular organisations including self-help groups, staff training, language schools and birthday parties. St Mary’s has used […]

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5 reasons to choose BookingsPlus as your lettings partner…

October 2, 2020

Kajima Community are the company behind online school lettings software, BookingsPlus.  Here, our Business Development Manager, Domenico Forgione explains the top 5 reasons for choosing us as your lettings partner, enabling you to reactivate your lettings with total confidence 1. A company you can rely on Kajima Community has been in the school lettings business […]

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Get ready! To bring your community back together…

August 27, 2020

COVID-19 has shown the true importance of schools for our communities and, as lockdown eases, they will be at the heart of helping people to reconnect — from classmates who have been learning online to local businesses, community groups and sports clubs. Many schools have financially benefited in the past by letting their fantastic facilities […]

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Re-activate your lettings with BookingsPlus…

August 5, 2020

Covid-19 has shown the true importance of community. So, venues such as the Grange School in Hartford, Cheshire, which is reopening its facilities for hire, have been at the heart of helping people to reconnect. As lockdown eases, BookingsPlus from Kajima Community has helped The Grange School to power a safe and effective phased reopening […]

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Return to lettings with confidence – your guide to planning for a safe re-opening

July 22, 2020

As the lock-down restrictions ease, we are seeing lots of interest in activities restarting across our partner schools.  The Government’s up-to-date guidance for community facilities sets out how venues can start to introduce activities safely and confidently. Take a look online at the latest Government guidance around sports and recreational activities: COVID-19: Guidance for the […]

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New management software launches to support safe return to work…

June 19, 2020

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new management software package, SpaceBooker.  The platform has been designed to support the safe return to work for office-based staff across a range of sectors and will assist workplaces to meet the required safety and social distancing guidelines, during and following the COVID-19 pandemic. To view […]

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Top Tips: 5 Tips to keeping a healthy mind and body…

April 8, 2020

During this time of uncertainty, most of us will be spending an exceptional amount of time indoors, which is perhaps way more than we’re used to. Many will be finding this a stressful time and if you find yourself being challenged mentally, don’t worry, you are not alone. If we were to take a positive […]

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Top tips: How to make the most of your LinkedIn profile…

March 19, 2020

LinkedIn is constantly growing as a social media platform and now has over 600 million people registered. LinkedIn can be an effective tool for digital marketing, but it is also great for building communities and gaining relationships with people in similar industries. I have been using LinkedIn for a number of years now (and gained […]

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Top tips: How can a community website benefit my school lettings?…

March 10, 2020

Most schools will have a dedicated website which focuses on; providing important notices to parents, informing academic progress and achievements, supplying staff details, promoting the school to prospective students and more.  But not all will have a website which specifically targets the community and how local people can become involved with the school. How can […]

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Top tips: Getting started with your school lettings operations…

March 10, 2020

You’ve decided to let out your facilities for hire.  So now what?  There’s certainly a lot to think about, from how to manage the administration of running a lettings programme, to how you will showcase your facilities to potential hirers.  But what about managing the operational side of things; ensuring your staff are equipped to […]

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Top tips: 5 reasons to try an online lettings management system…

February 21, 2020

A lettings management system can help bring real efficiencies to your lettings administration, allowing you more time to focus on other areas of your business, whilst potentially boosting your lettings income. For those venues who currently operate a paper-based or offline system, we’ve outlined our top 5 reasons to make the move on-line. 1. Easily […]

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Top tips: How to boost your lettings enquiries with Facebook…

February 4, 2020

If you’re currently offering community use through letting your school facilities, or if this is something you’re looking into, our top 5 Facebook tips will help you to easily create and grow your online presence. Name & Profile Picture – Having a relevant name and recognisable profile picture is important. You can use your school name, […]

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Thinking about investing in a multi-use games area or resurfacing a current one?  Here’s our handy guide to help you decide which surface will best suit your needs…

January 30, 2020

A multi-use games area or MUGA can generate sizable levels of income if let out to the local community.  Not only are they a great revenue generator but MUGAs also allow for multiple sports to be played on just one surface, excellent if you have space constraints, but they’re also durable enough to cope with […]

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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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