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Barclays Travel Forum 2013

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White Hart Associates Head of Travel, Chris Photi, participated in last week’s Barclays Travel Forum in London to discuss key issues relating to the Travel Industry. The Forum, attended by over 350 people,  is currently in its eighth year and is perceived by the Travel Industry as one of the key events of its’ type […]

It’s not credit card charges that are excessive it’s the criticism

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Last week the BBC Radio 4’s Money Box programme rapped the travel industry over “excessive” credit and debit card charges. The Department for Business Innovation & Skills (“BIS”) issued guidance on the Consumer Protection (Payment Surcharges) Regulations 2012 in March 2013. This guidance quite clearly refers to the prohibition of excessive payment surcharges, but clearly […]

AWTE’s Boardroom Ready: Understanding Finance

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WHA partners Mark Caldicott and Nikki Spoor provided professional assistance at the recent AWTE Boardroom Ready seminar held on 21 March 2013.  Mark Caldicott gave an informative review of the chancellor’s budget, which was followed by a presentation by Nikki Spoor.  This presentation included a detailed instruction as to how read and understand financial statements […]

WHA Budget Summary 2013

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So, how to sum up yesterday’s Budget? If we were to use the plays of William Shakespeare as our guide, the Tories will no doubt hope it will be a case of “All’s Well that Ends Well”. Labour on the other hand would say it was “A Comedy of Errors”. In truth, it was probably […]

AWTE Business Impact Award 2012 goes to Nikki Spoor

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The WHA team would like to congratulate WHA partner Nikki Spoor on winning the AWTE Business Impact Award 2012. The award is presented to a female in the travel industry who has shown great innovation in her role and by doing so has made an impact on the industry. We are very proud to have […]

WHA footie success at ABTA

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A team of industry ‘players’, led by WHA partner Mark Caldicott, toasted success recently in the annual challenge football match at the ABTA Travel Convention in Turkey. The WHA team beat a Lowcostbeds team 5-1 to lift the coveted ABTA trophy. I would like to take this opportunity to say a big thank you for […]

Acquisition International Magazine

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Attached is a “Tombstone” that appeared in Acquisition International Magazine of a private equity corporate finance transaction, where we acted travel specialist advisors. Acquisition International Magazine

Travel Weekly – 7 June 2012

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As WHA travel specialist partner I am a regular presenter at the annual ABTA Law Society Seminar held in the Spring of each year. Attached is a comment from Travel Weekly regarding the May 2012 seminar.

ABTA Magazine – June 2012

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Enclosed is a link to an expert comment made by myself as the WHA travel specialist partner as published in the ABTA Magazine – June 2012. ABTA Magazine June 2012

Reaction to the March 2012 budget

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Please refer to the link below for my initial reaction to the Chancellors speech and budget for 2012:-  http://www.travelmole.com/news_feature.php?news_id=2000841&c=setreg&region=2  I also enclose a copy of our 2012 budget summary, which provides more detail into the Chancellor’s budget plans. WHA Budget Summary 2012