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    Jade Burke

    How to plan a memorable Christmas party this season

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    It may still be unusually mild out, however now is the time to focus on planning that all-important Christmas party. David Willmin, sales director at Ashridge House Events and Conferences, shares his advice, whether you’re booking for a large party or are seeking an alternative Christmas meal. With the summer coming to an end, it’s […]

    Are you one of the ten million people in the UK coasting at work?

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    A new survey has revealed that one-third of us – more than ten million* of the UK workforce – are ‘coasting’ at work. As many as 32 per cent of workers in the UK have admitted to ‘coasting’ while clocked-in at work and in their career, as the country battles to solve a productivity crisis which, […]

    Londoners now face the longest commute, reveals study

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    The average daily commute has increased by 18 hours compared to over a decade ago, with many workers travelling for up to 58 minutes both ways. Getting to and from work now takes five minutes longer, according to new analysis published by the TUC, which marks the annual Commute Smart Week organised by Work Wise […]

    One-third of employees are unaware that pay discrimination is illegal

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    The somewhat shocking statistics are revealed in a survey nearly 50 years since the Equal Pay Act was introduced. A study carried out by the Fawcett Society reveals that one in three men (35 per cent) and women (33 per cent) are not aware that pay discrimination in the workplace is illegal, reports HR Magazine. The research, which surveyed more […]

    5 tips when interviewing candidates remotely

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    With time being a luxury for most businesses, seeing every candidate when interviewing is not always an option. Here are five top tips to consider when interviewing remotely. Seeing every candidate when interviewing for a role is often unachievable and not a good use of time, which is precious in any business. Therefore, telephone or video interviews […]

    Event Agency Forum: Julia Charles on why you should listen to your gut and believe in yourself

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    Julia Charles, the co-owner of Julia Charles Event Management, transfixed guests today during the opening presentation at the Event Agency Forum in the Hilton Hotel Canary Wharf. She discussed her career to date and how she achieved stand-out success with the help of the BBC show Dragons’ Den, how she lost it all and then […]

    Checking in: The Principal, Manchester

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    Inside Manchester’s Grade II listed Refuge Assurance Company building is The Principal Hotel, where it has become a hive for private dining and business meetings. Jade Burke heads to the landmark hotel to check out what facilities it has to offer in the North. What once was the head office for the Refuge Assurance Company […]

    Do you travel for bleisure?

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    How we choose to travel for business is rapidly changing, new research has found, with many choosing to travel for bleisure. According to new data gathered by SAP Concur Travel and Expense between January and December 2017, the company found that bleisure trips have spiked by 46 per cent across EMEA. SAP Concur has defined […]

    Don’t miss out on nominating yourself or a colleague for the PA Life Christmas Awards

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    Today marks the final day you’ll be able to nominate yourself or a colleague for the PA Life Awards, taking place at the Christmas party this month. You can nominate yourself or a colleague by sending a short paragraph to Jade Burke explaining why you or your colleague should be in with a chance of […]

    London’s home of world premieres returns this Christmas

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    New renders of the new Odeon Luxe Leicester Square have been unveiled. The cinema,which will be the backdrops to world premieres will reopen this Christmas following a multi-million pound upgrade. Designed for Royal, Global and European film premieres, the multi-million pound luxury refurbishment of Odeon Luxe Leicester Square recaptures the golden age of cinema. The new cinema, which will reopen […]