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    Toby Cruse

    Charity calling for PAs to encourage colleagues to ‘be inspired’

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    Sporting charity Legacy 300 is setting its sights on the corporate world as it encourages workers to get out of the office and train with Team GB Olympians. Having raised over £367,000 since the London 2012 Olympics, the charity is looking to PAs to inspire internally, by running staff and client fundraising events with Olympic […]

    Women leaders need to ‘achieve more than men’ to reach same jobs

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    Women leaders in the top British firms are three times more likely to require qualifications from a prestigious university than men in the same positions, according to new findings. The Leadership 10k report by Green Park revealed that 76% of the top FTSE 100 employees to graduate from a Russell Group university were women, indicating […]

    St Paul’s Cathedral and Searcys partnership to encourage business events

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    St Paul’s Cathedral has teamed up with catering company Searcys in a step to encourage business events, meetings and other occasions. Providing events management services and award winning catering, the company has added the global landmark to its portfolio in attempts to expand across the UK. Searcys have been tasked with providing a fresh and […]

    Business travel app to simplify booking process

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    A new tool by travel management company (TMC) Review Travel has been launched to streamline the booking process for business travel. The online, self-booking app, OrBiT, is hoping to manage business travel from the ‘doorstep to destination’ as it integrates additional costs such as car hire and Heathrow Express tickets. Designed by award winning tech […]

    EAs tackle difficult bosses and how to change your working relationship

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    Sometimes workplace friction is unavoidable, nobody works harmoniously with everyone all the time. However, when the tension builds between you and your executive, it’s normally up to you to make the peace and preserve a pleasant working relationship. Looking to maximise your happiness and stability in a long term career, PA Life editor Molly Dyson […]

    Young people lack basic life skills, bosses say

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    Employers are concerned that many are entering the working world without the developed life skills necessary for the job, according to a new study. Nearly half surveyed by charity Central YMCA admitted they believe they need to teach basic work skills to a young recruit before they’re comfortable trusting them as a good employee. Believing […]

    Princess Diana fashion show celebrates her life 20 years later

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    Princess Diana fashion show celebrates her life 20 years later Kensington Palace has launched its new fashion exhibition exploring the style of Diana, Princess of Wales. ‘Diana: Her Fashion Story’ hopes to ‘trace the evolution’ of the style of Diana through her life. To reflect her style and generation, guests were welcomed into the palace’s […]

    Publishing CEO pay could create fairer UK wages

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    Consulting company Mercer believes CEOs should compare their pay to the UK living wage in attempts to create a fairer working environment. The statement comes following the UK government’s review on corporate governance, which aims to produce a direct comparison in pay between an employee and their CEO. While they hope to address concerns of […]

    London becoming more cost effective for non-UK businesses despite Brexit

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    Central London has dropped to the third most expensive business travel destination according to a study by data specialists ECA International. Falling from second place last year, it has come as a surprise to experts expecting London to become a less favourable destination following last year’s EU referendum. The results show that the capital city […]

    Working from home is young workers’ top priority

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    An investigation into working habits has revealed what encourages employee retention in younger workers. The study by ReportLinker showed that 66% of older workers strongly agreed that they were highly committed to their place of work, compared to only 40% of Millennials who somewhat agreed as statistics showed the increased likelihood of 25-34 year olds […]