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    Are you one of the ten million people in the UK coasting at work?

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    A new survey has revealed that one-third of us – more than ten million* of the UK workforce – are ‘coasting’ at work. As many as 32 per cent of workers in the UK have admitted to ‘coasting’ while clocked-in at work and in their career, as the country battles to solve a productivity crisis which, […]

    Londoners now face the longest commute, reveals study

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    The average daily commute has increased by 18 hours compared to over a decade ago, with many workers travelling for up to 58 minutes both ways. Getting to and from work now takes five minutes longer, according to new analysis published by the TUC, which marks the annual Commute Smart Week organised by Work Wise […]

    One-third of employees are unaware that pay discrimination is illegal

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    The somewhat shocking statistics are revealed in a survey nearly 50 years since the Equal Pay Act was introduced. A study carried out by the Fawcett Society reveals that one in three men (35 per cent) and women (33 per cent) are not aware that pay discrimination in the workplace is illegal, reports HR Magazine. The research, which surveyed more […]

    5 tips when interviewing candidates remotely

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    With time being a luxury for most businesses, seeing every candidate when interviewing is not always an option. Here are five top tips to consider when interviewing remotely. Seeing every candidate when interviewing for a role is often unachievable and not a good use of time, which is precious in any business. Therefore, telephone or video interviews […]

    Do you travel for bleisure?

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    How we choose to travel for business is rapidly changing, new research has found, with many choosing to travel for bleisure. According to new data gathered by SAP Concur Travel and Expense between January and December 2017, the company found that bleisure trips have spiked by 46 per cent across EMEA. SAP Concur has defined […]

    Don’t miss out on nominating yourself or a colleague for the PA Life Christmas Awards

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    Today marks the final day you’ll be able to nominate yourself or a colleague for the PA Life Awards, taking place at the Christmas party this month. You can nominate yourself or a colleague by sending a short paragraph to Jade Burke explaining why you or your colleague should be in with a chance of […]

    London’s home of world premieres returns this Christmas

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    New renders of the new Odeon Luxe Leicester Square have been unveiled. The cinema,which will be the backdrops to world premieres will reopen this Christmas following a multi-million pound upgrade. Designed for Royal, Global and European film premieres, the multi-million pound luxury refurbishment of Odeon Luxe Leicester Square recaptures the golden age of cinema. The new cinema, which will reopen […]

    Top stories of the week

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    As we continue to keep you informed on what’s happening in the events world and up to date, don’t forget to check us out on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn. Interview: Fello’s Simone Buckley on the changing world of business travel Having worked with PAs for over 23 years, travel management company Fello knows how to make booking business travel […]

    Magician Tony Steward joins PA Life Christmas party

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    Known as a talented magician up and down the country, Tony Steward will be showcasing his impressive tricks and skills during a night of festivities at the PA Life Christmas party this month at Toy Room. Find out more about his acts and career below. Tony Steward is one of the most talented magicians in […]

    30% of workers don’t feel as if they have a good work/life balance

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    A survey carried out by Automatic Data Processing (ADP) reveals that almost a third of UK workers are struggling to establish a good work/life balance. With technology improving at such a rapid rate, and the modern office opening up its interiors to become more hybrid workspaces, UK workers are struggling to clock-off, a study by Automatic Data Processing (ADP) has shown. The study, […]