Finding ways to keep energetic can be an arduous task for many, especially with the winter months rolling in. Chris Horlick, director at AXA PPP Healthcare, offers his thoughts on how employees can tie fitness into their working day. Finding time to get active during a working day can be challenging. Even if you have […]
How to lead a more active life at work
Buyers set to face costing pressure in 2018, says Business Travel Show
Buyers expect the continued pressure to cut costs will be the biggest issue to impact them next year, a Business Travel Show survey has found. A poll of 243 business travel buyers were asked ‘what is the biggest issue facing you over the next 12 months?’, with respondents citing cutting costs as the biggest issue […]
Registration and seminar bookings open for office* 2018
Registration and training seminar bookings have now officially opened for 2018’s office* show. Available for PAs, EAs, VAs and office managers to attend, over 40 training sessions dedicated to careers and personal achievement will be on offer during the event, alongside the Keynote Theatre. Those wishing to attend the show can head to the office* […]
How much of your life do you track?
From fitness to finance, technology is tracking more and more aspects of our lives, with the younger generation expected to use their devices to keep an eye on everything from their diets to their sleep patterns, but how much of your life do you record? With pedometers, heart rate monitors and calorie counting apps and […]
Would you commute in a bus bed?
Sleepy commuters could soon travel into work in designer buses fitted with beds fashioned by mattress producer Simba. Passengers on the vehicle, which designers hope will eventually operate on eight routes across four UK cities in Autumn 2018, will be able to sleep off their excesses in 14 discreet futuristic pods. We’re expected to fall asleep […]
PA Life readers reveal the most embarrassing part of the office Christmas Party
Our readers responded to a recent Twitter Poll asking users what they found the most embarrassing about the office Christmas party, with the answer revealing a two-way tie. What’s the most embarrassing part of office Christmas Parties? https://t.co/7YMHPy5sDh — PA Life (@PALifeMag) November 21, 2017 For 42%, or around two in five were split between office […]
Snowy conditions ‘build trust’ with remote workers
Experts are encouraging bosses to treat dangerous weather conditions as an opportunity to build trust with workers stuck at home amid fears that businesses will lose revenue from poor flexible working policies. Brits nationwide have been left to face potentially dangerous road conditions and power outages following a cold snap this weekend, and bosses could […]
Something to look forward to, beyond Christmas
It’s easy to assume that the majority of teams across the nation are looking forward to the festive season; mince pies, time off, get-togethers and tacky jumpers. However, you may be in need of a reason to keep the mood upbeat during the dreaded January blues. Here’s where early planning of a company away day […]
App of the Week: Shuffle My Life
When I’m busy and a deadline looms, I often feel as if there isn’t enough time in the world to get everything done. Despite this, when I actually have a moment to breathe and reassess, I normally end up feeling like I have nothing to do; my internal to-do list becomes so clogged up with […]
Are you prepared for the changing data laws?
Experts are urging small businesses to familiarise themselves with the upcoming changes in data protection, following results revealing more than half of SMEs have no idea what they need to do for the new GDPR. Research by Collyer Bristow showed that bigger businesses are more aware of how the changes could affect them, but even […]