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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

8 steps to greener meetings

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To celebrate Avery Green Office Week Maxine Reynolds, Green Champion for the venue at BMA House, shares her eight steps to greener meetings for summer. Go digital One of the simplest things you can do is remove the need for paper by doing everything digitally – this is 2016 after all! Distribute materials electronically and use […]

PA Life Summit photo booth

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Sam McAllister Paul Pennant Breathwork session by Be In Your Element

The pursuit of happiness (at work)

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Stephanie Harper, Senior HR Projects Manager at Law At Work (LAW) recently attended LAW’s HR Directors strategic event. One of the key topics was the importance of happiness at work. She gives her take on how and why to inspire happiness at work, what the business benefits are and where the responsibility lies in an […]

office* show announces the results of the National PA Survey 2016

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Diversified Communications UK, organiser of office* – the UK’s leading annual two-day exhibition and conference for PAs, EAs, VAs, Secretaries, Office Managers and Executive Support Professionals – has released a summary of the results of this year’s National PA Survey. The latest findings of the survey (which is now in its sixth year) are being […]

Research shows lack of investment in cyber security training

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New government research shows nearly two-thirds of large UK businesses have suffered a cyber attack yet only 17% of firms have trained staff in this area over the past year. As policy experts meet in London to bring fresh ideas to the table The Open University warns that training must become more central to businesses’ […]

How to organise a company Christmas party people will thank you for

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Our friends at Top Banana present their top tips for organising a Christmas party to remember. A PA once told us that her new boss, the incoming CEO of the company, said to her: “I’m going to ask you to do a job that no-one will appreciate and no-one will thank you for. I need […]