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    Two-week holiday booked? You’ll only enjoy nine days of it

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    Holidaymakers get just nine days of complete enjoyment in a two week break, according to research. Boffins working for Teletext (is that still a thing?) Holidays have identified a ‘window of relaxation’ which starts two days into a fortnight’s holiday, and ends three days before you get home. Instead of enjoying a full holiday, during these five […]

    Think before you volunteer for that thankless work task

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    New academic research from the US indicates that reluctant volunteers in a work environment are more likely to be female than male. The paper, highlighted in the Harvard Business Review, conducted both laboratory and field studies to analyse who was most likely to take on ‘non-promotable tasks’ as part of their 9-to-5. In this instance, non-promotable tasks […]

    PA Life outlines third Masterclass for 2018

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    The PA Life Masterclass is back for the third time this year, which will have a revised format to include roundtables and a luxury brand showcase. Taking place October 25 at JJ Media Group’s Perseverance Works in Shoreditch, from 12pm to 8pm, the day will begin with an opening presentation by the headline sponsor. This […]

    Top 10 stories of the week

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    As we continue to keep you informed on what’s happening in the events world and keep up to date, don’t forget to check us out on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn. 1. Business lunch? These are the top 40 foods and drinks Brits struggle to pronounce Quinoa, tzatziki and pain au chocolate are among the foods we regularly eat – but […]

    Retirement unlikely for millennials

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    Gardening and golfing are off the menu for almost a quarter of millennials who are convinced they’ll never be able to retire Some 24 per cent of 18-35 year olds believe they will never be able to afford to retire, according to a new survey. And the same amount are worried that they will have to continue working […]

    Women *still* facing discrimination over family plans

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    Here’s another one to file under ‘how depressing’… a new survey has revealed that almost one in three bosses wouldn’t hire a female applicant in case they become pregnant soon. This form of employment discrimination is illegal, of course, but that hasn’t stopped senior executives from passing over women during the recruitment process. Indeed, some […]

    PA Life Club: Beat London opens its doors to Club members

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    London’s private members club, Beat, is inviting PA Life Club members into its renovated speakeasy this September. On September 27, from 6pm to 9pm, Beat will invite guests to experience its exclusive venue and some of its artwork exhibited in honour of the great legends that used to once visit, including the likes of Jimmy […]

    Looking for bargain flights this Christmas? Now is the time to book

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    It’s been a sizzling few weeks across Britain, but now is the time to start thinking about booking your flights for the Christmas period if you’re looking for a cheap deal. According to travel planning platform Rome2rio, July is the prime month to grab a bargain flight, as prices are likely to increase by up […]

    Juggling work and kids during the school holidays? You’re not alone

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    The average summer break from school will involve 11 day trips, 344 miles of travel – and two cases of sunburn, a study has revealed, highlighting just how much time is spent juggling work and kids at this time of year. A survey of 2,000 British families found the long summer holiday away from lessons […]

    Where would you move for work? Cambridge, apparently

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    A new YouGov Omnibus survey has asked how willing British workers would be to move to each of Channel 4’s shortlisted locations for its new HQ in order to keep their job, as well as an additional five for good measure. Topping the list is Cambridge – not on Channel 4’s shortlist – which 45% […]