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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Survey: PAs are a ‘special’ bunch

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Speak to most successful, accomplished senior managers and they?ll tell you that if it wasn?t for a personal assistant dealing with direct communications, diary and event planning as well as the constant stream of emails they receive ? they wouldn?t be in the position they have found themselves in. Nowadays, PAs are the heart of […]

Penelope Alice’s dinner date at the London Capital Club

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Private clubs in the City are a brand of watering holes that turned the old-school world of stuffy gentlemen?s clubs on its head years ago. Previously places for men only, where one popped for a cheeky glass of whisky away from the wife, these retreats have changed beyond recognition – adapting to the modern age by […]

Embrace technology or lose out…

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?Productivity? was the buzzword of the summer budget and it continues to make its way up the government agenda. But experts have warned that a workforce ?disengaged? from technology will lead to worryingly low levels of productivity in workplaces across the UK. Technology is now vital in ensuring productivity, primarily by streamlining processes, which would […]

PA profile: Stuart Martin

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There?s an old adage that you shouldn?t judge a book by its cover, but one look at Stuart Martin reveals an out-going person who loves his job. His passion becomes even more obvious once he?s engaged in conversation ? this is one happy management assistant. It would be difficult for Stuart to feel otherwise; he […]

Demi Moore’s assistant questioned over pool death

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Actress Demi Moore could be facing legal action following the drowning death of a man in her swimming pool during a party allegedly thrown by her assistant. Moore was out of town celebrating her daughter?s birthday at the time, but lawyers say she can still be held responsible. Los Angeles County Coroner Lt Fred Corral […]

Females in the working world

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Last month saw author Ali Smith selected as the winner of the Baileys Women?s Prize for Fiction – designed to shine a spotlight on fantastic writing by women. Her book, titled How To Be Both highlights how the world sees gender and how it has changed. Now in its twentieth year, the accolade, which was […]