• Current affairs

    Concerns raised as bosses aren’t ready for Ramadan

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    As 3% of British workers admit to being discriminated against due to their religion or beliefs, specialists are worried that not enough is being done by bosses to prepare for Ramadan, which begins this Friday. The Muslim celebration includes the fasting of all food and drink during daylight hours, avoiding listening to music and praying […]

    App to save recruitment costs and create ‘happier workplaces’

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    Recruitment app Peek has launched with a focus on ‘digital personalisation’, streamlining and connectivity. The new service is hoping to reduce time spent ticking boxes and searching job boards by implicating algorithms to deliver only relevant job openings. Believing the current system is too ‘commission hungry,’ the team behind Peek wants to value people and […]

    IAM endorses PA Life Training Day

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    The Institute of Administrative Management (IAM) has announced its endorsement for the upcoming PA Life Training Day. Confirming that the Training Day is of the highest possible quality, the endorsement is awarded to programmes that greatly encourage the development of skills and abilities for admin professionals. Taking place on Monday, 25 September at InterContinental London […]

    Craig Harris first male named PA of the Year in SuperAchievers Awards

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    Executive Assistant Craig Harris has become the first man crowned PA of the Year at Pitman’s Training’s SuperAchiever Awards. The nominees are put forward by colleagues for their outstanding achievements before being subjected to a public vote, with Harris being applauded for his success after becoming a PA without previous experience. Taking on the role […]

    Brits in need of a good night’s sleep

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    Over a quarter of Brits admit to sleeping poorly most nights as experts urge the public to reassess their sleeping conditions. With links to dietary troubles and heart problems to mental health concerns and mood swings, sleep deprivation affects a noticeable portion of Britain’s workforce and could be costing the country billions in lost profits. […]

    Workers told to fight back against bacteria as offices become health risk

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    Experts are urging workers to be more vigilant in the office as studies name workplaces among the most unhealthy daily destinations. A report by hygiene expert Dr Lisa Ackerley explains that increased office cleanliness could reduce the number of sick days per year, as the study revealed that nearly 50% of respondents admitted to not […]

    Big name speakers aren’t enough to inspire

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    High-profile keynote speakers aren’t enough to inspire meeting attendees, according to studies. Imago Venues examined how much is being done by the meetings industry to inspire future generations and business leaders as part of research in conjunction with Loughborough University and The Right Solution. The studies revealed that above big names and recognisability, 98% of […]

    Meet the Wolf of Liverpool Street

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    Seasonal Italian restaurant and cocktail bar Wolf has launched their second London destination, setting its sights on working lunches with a flair. The team have opened the doors to ‘Wolf II’ in Broadmoor, near Liverpool Street, following the success of their original Wolf in Stoke Newington. Setting up in time for summer, the venue has […]

    Stamford Bridge to debut new-look event spaces

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    Chelsea Football Club’s home ground Stamford Bridge has announced plans to upgrade its meeting and events spaces ahead of the upcoming season. The famous stadium is set to overhaul 50 separate event spaces, accommodating up to 1,000 visitors with new added lighting, ceilings and floorings with the aim to deliver a more modern and neutral […]

    Number of vegetarians attending events more than three times higher than national average

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    30 Euston Square’s latest research across 177 event organisers and delegates reveals a significant difference between national averages and delegate respondents when it comes to dietary choices. According to the 2014 National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS), 2.6% of adults are vegetarian. In 30 Euston Square’s research, 11.36% of delegates responded saying they were vegetarian. […]