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    PA Life readers would choose walking over social media

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    When the pressure piles on, our readers choose to stroll rather than scroll, according to our latest poll. Asking our readers on Twitter how they choose to relax when work gets too much, more than half of you would choose to take the time out of the office and get some fresh air. More than […]

    Top 10 stories of the week

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    Health and wellness have been topped the news this week, as uncertainty, tragedy and violence has swept the world and left us all feeling less safe than the beginning of the week. Be it mental health or physical health, at home or abroad, we’ve all felt the week’s unease. As the weekend comes at last, […]

    Tried & Tasted: La Dame de Pic

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    From the moment you step into the recently opened Four Seasons Hotel at Ten Trinity Square, you know you’re in for something special. As if the grand façade of the Grade II*-listed former Port of London Authority building wasn’t enough to impress, the elegant Rotunda bar that welcomes you inside is sure to please. To […]

    How to stay motivated during the summer slump

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    When the sun is shining and all you want to do is spend time outside instead of stuck in the office, bosses are being urged to do more to keep workers focussed through the holiday months. Productivity specialist Workfront has compiled its top five ways to stay motivated and power through the ‘summer slump’. Communicate […]

    App of the Week: Yolt

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    Welcome back to our weekly spotlight on helpful apps. We focus on a variety of products that are useful for work, personal use, or both, providing our own thoughts on the apps and what you can do with them. This week put all our finances in one place with Yolt. An intro to Yolt In […]

    Recruiters prepare for the next generation after A-Level results

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    Businesses need to prepare themselves for an influx of strong talent following this year’s A-Level results, according to The Open University. The results saw a rise in those leaving school with the top A* and A grades, with the BBC reporting an increase of 0.5%. Despite the boost in grades, there has been a 2% […]

    Brits too busy for socialising

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    Half of British workers have revealed that they consider themselves too busy to use up their full holiday allowance. As part of the Flights quicker than campaign, holiday flight experts Monarch has looked into how much time and effort is put into mundane tasks when they could be taking a break, yet many in the […]

    VIDEO: How to tackle ‘big data’

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    Understanding consumer behaviour and your clients’ wants and needs has never been easier if you know where to look. With technology companies embracing the analytical, the key to success is hidden within your data, according to business travel and commission management specialist Mark Lewington in an interview with The Future In 15. “People can make […]

    PA Life renews partnership with the office* show

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    PA Life is proud to announce that it has renewed its annual partnership with the office* show, which returns to Olympia London from 28 February to 1 March 2018, for the fifth year running. As the largest event of its kind, office* connects PAs, EAs, VAs and office managers with a host of exhibitors, ranging […]

    UK unemployment lowest since 1975 as pay growth ‘erodes’

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    Unemployment rates have dropped to the lowest point in 42 years, according to official statistics. The number of those out of the job aged 16 and over has dropped to 4.4%, the lowest since May 1975. Despite the drop in unemployment, the earnings of those in work still fell by 0.5%, according to the Office […]