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    Dr Lynda Shaw shares how to cope with the restrictions this winter

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    By Dr Lynda Shaw, neuroscientist, business psychologist and change specialist. In the middle of another lockdown many of us are wondering how we are going to cope this winter. So, Dr Lynda Shaw shares some tips on how to cope, especially for those who feel they have reached their Covid-19 limit. Uncertainty is difficult so […]

    Covid-19 recovery tips for 2021

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    By Thom Dennis, CEO at Serenity In Leadership There has been a huge cost to the pandemic but there has also been a lot of necessary learning which needs to be integrated into current organisational cultures to be sustainable, resilient and to last beyond the pandemic. Whilst the pandemic is likely to have increased anxiety and difficulties, […]

    “Just admin!” Julie Bales, shares why PAs are so much more

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    By Julie Bales, VA to a number of private clients. Julie Bales, PA to Entrepreneur and author Dan Bradbury, has been told countless times that she is ‘just admin’. PA Life spoke with Julie Bales, to find out more about her experience hearing these words… “Having worked in an administrative based role for over 25 […]

    Q&A with Executive Assistant Matthew Want

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    As Executive Assistant to Lucy Brazier – the leading authority on Administrative Assistants – Matthew Want has a tough job managing his boss’s diary, as well as living up to the examples she sets to PAs around the world. He tells all to Lisa Carter… How did you begin your career as an Assistant? Before […]

    Building confidence for hybrid events with IET London: Savoy Place

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    ‘Hybrid events’, combining elements of a live event with a virtual audience, is a term we’re hearing more frequently than ever right now. Many event organisers will likely have some reservations about running a hybrid event for the first time, but tech-oriented venue IET London: Savoy Place has responded to these potential concerns with some […]

    5 ways to instil sustainable practices in your employees

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    Sustainability and protecting the environment are in the spotlight again. Activists like Greta Thunberg are pushing for real change, highlighting the impact of poor sustainability practices and advocating for a greener world. We saw the environmental benefits of lockdown, which dramatically reduced CO2 emissions in the UK. As a result of fewer people travelling, carbon […]

    UK workers want cash – not Christmas parties

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    British employees don’t want a Christmas party this year – and would prefer cash instead. That’s according to research by Appreciate, home of Love2Shop, the staff and customer rewards specialist. In a sign of the times, given the choice between receiving £50 or having a company Christmas party this year, almost nine in 10 (88%) revealed […]

    7 ways to make your business travel greener

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    While the UK’s full lockdown proved to be a difficult time for businesses and individuals alike, there were some silver linings. One of which was the drastic reduction in CO2 emissions. The National Geographic reported that lockdown resulted in “one of the largest, most dramatic drops in CO2 emissions ever recorded.” Unfortunately, it wasn’t all […]

    Virtual team building isn’t new… introducing Global Team Building

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    One company has been in the virtual team building space for over 12 years. Formed in 1992, the family owned and run Sandstone has always used technology within its in-person events. They branched out into cyberspace back in 2008. Branded ‘Global Team Building,’ their online activities are different, engaging and very popular with remote teams. […]

    Six ways that businesses can help reduce employee stress

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    Today is Stress Awareness Day and Cheryl Lythgoe, Matron at Benenden Health, shares her tips for coping with stress. A recent report by Benenden Health, found that almost half of UK employees (46%) have experienced their job becoming more stressful in the past two years and as many as four in ten (38%) haven’t felt supported by their employer […]