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There are many great ways to bring your work team closer together, whether that’s during the working day or outside of the office. Team building is essential to encourage the workers to bond and develop their strengths and their areas for improvement.

If you are looking for corporate event ideas, you have come to the right place. We can help guide you through some ideas that might interest you and your work team, from activities to formal events.

It is always important to praise and support your employees. Bring fun activities into the workplace, to help relax the environment and encourage the team to work and bond with one another. Casual Friday or a designated bring in a cake day always helps to take away any work negativities. To help keep the worker morale high, it is important to designate time outside of the office and celebrate annual achievements. This could be at a corporate dining event, or an organised formal presentation, where colleagues get recognition for their hard work. Planning a formal event takes time and money, so it is important to set a yearly budget for these events. Hiring an event planner may help to save you time, and provide you with exciting new ideas for the event too. When it comes to event planning, the organisation is the key to success. From venue planning to equipment hire, there is a long list to plan a corporate event and have it run as smoothly as possible. Themed events can be extremely successful, but take more planning than regular events. You may want to consider seasonal corporate events, such as Christmas parties, summer fun days and other yearly events when it comes to your event plan for the year ahead.

If you are looking to take on more of a team building approach, you could try an activity day that involves a challenge such as crime solving, or a code-breaking task.

These activities work great as they force colleagues to work together in an unfamiliar environment, creating roles for each person, such as a leader, a thinker, a record keeper and a problem solver to name a few. Taking your team out of the office and creating a new situation for them to work together in, can help them bond and form new professional relationships they may not naturally make within the workplace alone.

Team building is the best way to help grow a successful business and keep workers happy with their role. As a business owner, managing your employees can be a daunting task, that’s why it is always useful to seek help and advice from other companies to assist with planning and organising team building events.

If you are on a smaller budget, there are simple ways to bring an event to the office. From an afternoon team-building exercise, such as work sports day, to a lunchtime pamper session for a 10-minute relaxation for all of the team. There are many options to help build a strong and successful team for your business.