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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Women working 2 hours a day ‘for free’

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Female management members are effectively working for free nearly two hours every day, according to research from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). According to the 2015 National Management Salary Survey, women in senior positions earn 22% less than men working in equivalent full-time roles, meaning that they effectively work unpaid for 1 hour 40 minutes […]

A memo from Emily Mills

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In 2012, my colleague Victoria Norris and I had identified that the PA role was changing; an evolution was taking place and the tangible impact of a PA on all aspects of business was worth sharing, supporting and profiling and as a result, we set about creating the Norwich PA Network. There was one problem; […]

Penelope Alice samples tea and a tour at the National Theatre

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Those of you who have attended theatre outings with PA Life in the past know that I’m a big fan of the stage. So I was happy to jump on the chance to take a tour of the National Theatre and sample afternoon tea at the new House restaurant. The tour is a great way […]

Top five reasons why employees leave a company

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The number one reason people leave their jobs is to seek out opportunities with a better work life balance, reveals new research from leading recruitment specialist Robert Half UK. With unique access to employees when they leave a company via exit interviews, nearly a third (30%) of HR directors identified the attraction of a better […]

9 out of 10 vent anger at work

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Almost nine out of ten people vent their anger and frustration at their co-workers, according to research by occupational health provider Health Assured. The survey of 992 employees found that nearly three-quarters (74%) claim that their manager regularly makes them angry by not leading the workforce effectively. A further 86% take out their aggression on […]