Don’t forget to register for an evening of wellness and wellbeing with American Express Global Business Travel, sponsored by Virgin Atlantic – Places are running out fast! This exclusive event will take place on January 30th from 5pm at the brand new Stock Exchange Hotel in the heart of Manchester. Focusing on Wellbeing At Work, […]
Shake off the January blues with our Wellbeing at Work evening
Will you be joining us at the Covent Garden Hotel next week?
This is your last chance to register for an exclusive Meet Up networking event for PA Life Club Members at the Covent Garden Hotel on the evening of Thursday, January 23rd 2020, in association with Uniglobe Gemini Travel and KLM / Air France. Uniglobe Gemini are an award winning Travel Management Agency. Part of a global […]
Don’t miss our Meet Up at Milton Hill House!
Time’s running out to register for an exclusive Meet Up networking event for 10 PA Life Club Members at the Milton Hill House on January 24th & 25th 2020, in association with Lime Venue Portfolio. Milton Hill, part of Lime Venue Portfolio, is a charming Georgian Manor House with 120 bedrooms and 21 meeting rooms offering […]
Employers are shifting focus to support emotional and financial wellbeing – is yours?
New research from Aon shows that employers have increased their strategic focus on both emotional and financial wellbeing programmes, while physical wellbeing programmes have remained largely static. Aon’s UK Benefits & Trends 2020 Survey shows that 51% of employers now have financial wellbeing strategies in place, up from 21% three years ago, while 68% have emotional […]
The Grand Hotel Birmingham will open again this summer
Starwood Capital Group has confirmed that The Grand Hotel will open its doors again this summer following a restoration project to return the city centre landmark to its former glory. The luxury hotel, a Grade II listed building, will be home to 185 rooms and suites, retaining the building’s mix of French Renaissance, Victorian and […]
VIDEO: Do you suffer from F.O.A.L (fear of annual leave)?
Millions of workers aren’t taking all of their annual leave – because they have too much work to do, or feel their boss wouldn’t approve it. A poll of 2,000 office workers found that out of the average 28-day entitlement, 28 per cent of staff leave five days a year unclaimed. One in 10 adults […]
Capita’s business travel technology ‘drives duty of care and cost savings’
Capita Travel and Events says its clients and their travellers are benefitting from easy bookings, enhanced wellbeing and cost savings as a result of new solutions added to their suite of technology (iris) in 2019. The iris suite features communications to influence booking behaviours; the iris:go mobile app providing travellers access to their accommodation, air […]
Stressful mornings? You’re not alone
Breakfast is the most stressful time of the day – because of tantrums, queues for the bathroom and running out of milk for cereal. A study of 1,000 parents and their children uncovered a never-ending list of early morning responsibilities, with more than two-thirds feeling there are never enough minutes in the morning. Getting yourself […]
Searcys reveals no or low alcoholic pairings for diners
British restaurateur and events caterer Searcys has announced a new sommelier training initiative for 2020, focusing on non-alcoholic pairings to match with lunch and dinner menus. The company cites research suggests that more consumers are drinking no and low ABV drinks, seeing a £22.4 million growth with a reported 20.4% of consumers now opting for […]
PA Projects: Organising a family day event
Yvonne Reay-Scott, Executive Assistant at construction development giant Mount Anvil, discusses an ambitious event she held earlier this year for both colleagues and family – and offers some invaluable advice for any Assistants tasked with the same project… Tell us about the brief you were given. The brief was to organise a summer event for […]