Catering for your wedding day & evening reception

Do I need a caterer? You need to consider a professional caterer if your guest list exceeds 20. You might not enjoy yourself if you’re running around worrying about dirty dishes and whether or not everyone has had enough to eat. If you look after the catering yourself, hire staff to serve and clear up. It’s money well spent. It’s probably best not to accept invited guests’ offers to help. They are meant to be celebrating with you. What type of catering do I need? The catering and refreshments will very much depend on the venue and type of reception you’ve decided on. Many venues recommend caterers, or may even insist that you use a particular one. However, for the marquee in the garden local restaurants, bakers and even supermarkets will be more than willing to quote. Once you’ve found your ideal venue/caterer you should make an appointment with the person in charge to...

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Is ‘I DO’ the words you use when asked if you need Wedding Insurance?

Is 'I DO' the words you use when asked if you need Wedding Insurance? Torn in transit bridal gowns to washed-out receptions, you only need to watch an episode of one of the car crash TV programs to learn just what can go wrong at a wedding. So if you are one of the couples planning on spending a fortune on your big day in 2017, it  makes sense to take out wedding insurance. While the recession may be over this doesnt mean the risk of companies closing down has been reduced. The average cost of a wedding fell by over £6000 from  2008 to 2013, guarding against the inevitable is no less important. What is wedding insurance? An insurance policy that covers you if something ruins your big day or it has to be cancelled or postponed. The financial loss can be recovered from your insurer. Do I need wedding insurance? This depends on how...

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