• In Depth

    Altitude London celebrates its 10th anniversary with a birthday showcase

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    It’s not every year a company celebrates their 10th birthday, so to celebrate we pulled out all the stops to showcase the best the venue has to offer. And what an evening it was! Thank you to all the guests and suppliers that made the evening such a great success. Guests arrived at 6pm, greeted by […]

    Muscle Dreams

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    Our charity partner The Muscle Help Foundation offered children with muscular dystrophy the adventure of a lifetime at the Porsche Experience Centre. Daniel Fountain reports from this awe-inspiring event. Speeding along a Formula 1 track at 120 miles an hour in a Porsche is probably every petrol head’s dream. And for eight beneficiaries of the […]

    A memo from Seema Kavi

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    Seema Kavi, Director of Quivira Capital outlines the vital role many PAs play in their company’s recruitment process Finding the perfect new hire for a fast-growing team can be challenging, and with business leaders battling full diaries, they are placing even more dependence on their PAs. A 2013 survey revealed that 16% of bosses take […]

    How absence management can save lives

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    With absence costing the UK economy £18 billion pounds per year, Suzanne Monk, clinical governance officer for FirstCare, examines how a nurse-led absence management policy can not only save your company money, it can also save lives. A pretty bold statement you may suggest, but here at FirstCare we have the data and endorsements to […]

    Time to beat stress

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    Here, holistic self-care and wellbeing coach Tara Jackson (herself an ex-PA) outlines her top tips for taking some much-needed ‘me time’ to prioritise your wellness Do you find your weeks merging into one another as your time is spent being at work, commuting, fitting in family and friends and all their needs and wants, having […]

    For comfort & joy this Christmas, celebrate with a Pie Party

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    Pieminister has been dishing up delicious pies at Christmas festivities for more than a decade. During this time, party food trends have come and gone, but one winter dish that is certainly not a flash-in-the-pan fad is the great British pie. Comfort and joy on a plate, Pieminister’s pies look as good as they taste, […]

    The importance of transparency to successful venue sourcing

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    Louise Goalen is Chair of the HBAA and took up the role of Head of Venues at live event specialists Top Banana earlier this year. Louise believes that trust and transparency are the cornerstones of great client/ agency / venue relationships and sees the role of venue finders as pivotal in this three-way connection. Trust […]

    From the desk of Penelope Alice: Networking with The Black Tomato Agency

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    With Mr P stepping up his affinity for treating clients to international adventures, I was so happy to see an invitation from PA Life to meet the folks at The Black Tomato Agency during a networking event at the gorgeous new Four Seasons Hotel Ten Trinity Square. If you’re unfamiliar with the property, it’s one […]

    Unleash your inner Wonder Woman

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    Mindfulness Expert Dana Zelicha presents five steps to unleashing your inner Wonder Woman and finding the right work-life balance using mindfulness Are you a working woman who feels pressure to find balance? Is fear or uncertainty stopping you from making leaps or moving forward? Society and instinct have made women primary care-takers, however we cannot […]

    PA Profile: Craig Harris

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    Male assistants are few and far between, so when I come across a man in the community I’m instantly intrigued to get his thoughts on the profession. Add to the mix the fact that Craig Harris, EA to the Fundraising Director at housing and homelessness charity Shelter, was recently crowned the first male winner of […]