PA Life readers have revealed their office Christmas decorating plans in a recent Twitter poll, and while many have intended to over the festive season, nobody was eager (or brave) enough to reveal that they had decorated their desk at the end of November. Be it a dash of tinsel, a mini tree or something […]
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How much of your life do you track?
From fitness to finance, technology is tracking more and more aspects of our lives, with the younger generation expected to use their devices to keep an eye on everything from their diets to their sleep patterns, but how much of your life do you record? With pedometers, heart rate monitors and calorie counting apps and […]
Would you commute in a bus bed?
Sleepy commuters could soon travel into work in designer buses fitted with beds fashioned by mattress producer Simba. Passengers on the vehicle, which designers hope will eventually operate on eight routes across four UK cities in Autumn 2018, will be able to sleep off their excesses in 14 discreet futuristic pods. We’re expected to fall asleep […]
PA Life readers reveal the most embarrassing part of the office Christmas Party
Our readers responded to a recent Twitter Poll asking users what they found the most embarrassing about the office Christmas party, with the answer revealing a two-way tie. What’s the most embarrassing part of office Christmas Parties? https://t.co/7YMHPy5sDh — PA Life (@PALifeMag) November 21, 2017 For 42%, or around two in five were split between office […]
Snowy conditions ‘build trust’ with remote workers
Experts are encouraging bosses to treat dangerous weather conditions as an opportunity to build trust with workers stuck at home amid fears that businesses will lose revenue from poor flexible working policies. Brits nationwide have been left to face potentially dangerous road conditions and power outages following a cold snap this weekend, and bosses could […]
App of the Week: Shuffle My Life
When I’m busy and a deadline looms, I often feel as if there isn’t enough time in the world to get everything done. Despite this, when I actually have a moment to breathe and reassess, I normally end up feeling like I have nothing to do; my internal to-do list becomes so clogged up with […]
Are you prepared for the changing data laws?
Experts are urging small businesses to familiarise themselves with the upcoming changes in data protection, following results revealing more than half of SMEs have no idea what they need to do for the new GDPR. Research by Collyer Bristow showed that bigger businesses are more aware of how the changes could affect them, but even […]
Find some #MondayMotivation with these top 5 productivity tools
Sometimes it can be hard to find that extra dose of #MondayMotivation, especially when you’re faced with a myriad of emails first thing in the morning and your to-do list becomes longer than your arm. And nobody has a to-do list longer than a PA, EA, admin assistant or office manager. But fear not, there’s […]
Visit Rick Stein with the PA Life Club
PA Life are pleased to announce our next Club event will take place at Rick Stein for an evening of bubbles, nibbles and few extra treats along the way. Taking place at the world-renowned Rick Stein restaurant in Marlborough on Thursday 25th January, shake off the January blues with a glass of prosecco on arrival […]
Venue of the Week: Wilderness
Leaving the office after a week’s work, heading to Liverpool Street and hopping on a two-hour train journey to North-East Suffolk isn’t exactly what I picture as the ideal winter Friday night. Cold, tired and with the feeling of flu (Not man flu, that doesn’t exist) creeping in, sitting among commuters heading to a corner […]