Today’s staff blog post comes from Fran, our Projects Supervisor and is all about Hackney where she is from! Hackney is a borough in East London whose only claim to fame used to be the Hackney Empire (where Leona Lewis first started off her illustrious career!) Alternatively, it was always the place to go … More Staff Post: A Hackney-ed Blog
For the past eight months, I have been writing and publishing weekly blog posts for our staff to read and enjoy, as well as getting some great feedback from the WordPress community and across social media. Unfortunately, with just three days to go until I leave Pexel for pastures new, this will be my last … More Changes: A Year In Review
Today’s staff blog post comes from Anabel Rotmistrovsky, one of our Senior Project Managers. Tattoos have been around for hundreds and hundreds of years, even if they were less visible (and more secretive) in the past, especially in the Western society. For example, they were associated to religious practices and/or social status among others in … More Staff Post: Tattoos Are The Story Of Our Lives
Morning all! It’s Friday again, and it’s a Bank Holiday Weekend! That hopefully means we’ll all be out and about enjoying the sun (so far, my phone is telling me it’ll be sunny!) and racking up those steps for our Walk To Brazil challenge. As it’s been a few weeks since the challenge started, we … More Walk To Brazil – Progress Post
As most of you will know now, we are a multi-cultural bunch here at Pexel, with staff members from literally all over the world. Currently within our permanent staff members we have people from Argentina, France, Romania, Finland, Germany, Malaysia and the Czech Republic among many other countries if you include all our fieldworkers. As the … More Language and Culture – Food From Around the World
Today’s staff post comes from Jillian, our Finance Director. Sometimes we forget how fortunate we are in Glasgow to be able to enjoy the benefits of a bustling city life whilst also having easy access to the beautiful Scottish countryside. With the bonny banks of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park less than an … More Staff Post: Walks Around Glasgow
Happy Friday everyone! The sun might not be shining here in Glasgow but we’re only 7 hours and 27 minutes away from the Bank Holiday weekend, so it’s inevitable that it will rain – but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy yourself over the next three days. Living in Scotland means that we are the … More Our Top Tips To Enjoy a Rainy Bank Holiday Weekend
Following on from last week’s successful blog post about keeping active in the workplace, we wanted to share with you what Pexel are planning for our employees, to encourage more activity during working hours and outside of the office. Walk to Brazil Challenge Thanks to the help of our Project Administrator and Employee Engagement Officer, Caroline, … More Pexel’s Walk To Brazil Challenge!
Sitting at a desk for up to eight hours a day can wreak havoc on our bodies – from aches and pains to loss of fitness and weight gain. It can be difficult to find the time to fit in exercise outside of work with everything else we have to do, and unhealthy snacking easily … More 5 Tips for Keeping Active At Work
With language and culture being a huge part of our company (as so many of us aren’t from Scotland, or even the UK!), it seemed only right that the topic had it’s very own blog series once a month – so expect a new post every second Friday of the month! The majority of our … More Language and Culture -A New Blog Series!