• In Depth

    Tried & tasted: Uli

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    Jade Burke takes a pew inside the recently opened Notting Hill restaurant, Uli, to try out its homemade Asian cuisine and find out how the venue can cater to corporate clients. ‘Honest, clean Asian cooking’ is what Notting Hill’s latest haunt, Uli, prides itself on. Located a stone’s throw away from the iconic Portobello Road, […]

    Interview: Beat’s Dimitri Serif on offering a 5-star service

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    Jade Burke chats with Dimitri Serif, events manager of London night clubs Beat and Toy Room, to discuss how the venues can cater to every PAs need and why it is so important to deliver a five-star service in a club environment. Can you tell us a bit about the Beat brand and how it […]

    The Williams F1 Conference Centre takes pole position for Penelope Alice

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    Our busy budding PA, Penelope Alice has been experiencing the fast lane with the Williams F1 Conference Centre and what a Formula One team can offer your business.  To win a Formula One race takes skill, teamwork and organisation, which just happen to be some of the same qualities it takes to be a PA. […]

    4 unique locations for your office party

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    Celebrating the achievements of staff should be a priority for every employer, as by not doing it, it can spell disaster if employees consistently feel underappreciated. From little signs of appreciation, including novelty gifts and thank-you emails, to events designed with the sole aim of demonstrating gratitude, there are a limitless number of ways in […]

    Hi-de-hi campers! Penelope Alice takes a visit to Butlin’s in Bognor Regis

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    We have sent our budding PA Penelope Alice to Butlin’s Bognor Regis to find out a bit more about what you can expect when booking a corporate event at the holiday resort. I must admit, it has been quite a few years since I was last lucky enough to visit the Butlin’s in Bognor Regis […]

    NEWSFLASH: Assistants – we do more than just make tea

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    We love to see articles that have been produced by Assistants for Assistants, so when we came across this article by Sisii de Winter that highlighted the thoughts of so many PAs/EAs and VAs, we knew that we needed to share with you, the PA Life audience.  Having attended the most inspirational and thought-provoking workshop […]

    Top tips for introvert PAs to get noticed in the office

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    Within any office there always seem to be those that progress up the company ladder much quicker than the rest, if you’re introvert and a PA we hope that with our help, you’ll progress up the ladder. Vincenzo Ferrara looks at the top tips for introvert PAs to get noticed in the office. We get […]

    Tried and tasted: Indian Accent

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    Indian Accent is a modern take on traditional Indian cuisine based in Mayfair, London.  You won’t find a chicken tikka but you will find a refined, sophisticated restaurant that can cater for a business lunch, private dining experience, a larger event such as a Christmas work party. We sent Vincenzo Ferrara and PA/restaurant blogger Paula […]

    Interview: Birmingham PA Awards winner: Hannah Smith, Designated PA

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    2018 saw the introduction of the first Birmingham PA Awards, and what an evening it was, where five exceptional assistants were recognised for their efforts and achievements in the industry. Jade Burke speaks to Hannah Smith, VA at Designated PA, the winner of the inspiration award, to find out why she believes PAs are no […]

    Could a four-day work week actually make you more productive?

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    The Case for a four-day work week? Nearly half of employees worldwide could do their jobs in five hours or less each day. According to a global survey of nearly 3,000 employees across eight countries conducted by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, nearly half (45%) of full-time workers say it should take less than five […]