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    How to plan Christmas in a sporting venue

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    As event planners look to add something a little different to a Christmas party, sport can often be the perfect addition. From football and rugby to horse racing, Abigail Elkins, senior sales conference and events executive at Ascot Racecourse, shares why a sporting event is perfect for networking and team-building. Planning an event at any […]

    Like mixing business & pleasure? Then you’re a ‘bleisure’ lover

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    Yep, that’s right, someone’s coined a term for the increasingly popular practice of mixing business travel with personal breaks. Boffins from the University of East London reckon they’ve spotted a new trend for breaking out of the ‘business travel bubble’, Christening the new concept ‘bleisure’, and asserting that it can increase productivity and wellbeing. We’re not sure […]

    10 ways to spot a star in your workplace

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    Being able to neutralise a toxic person sounds like a superhero power from a Marvel movie, but in actual fact it’s one of the ways you can spot a star performer in the workplace. That’s according to research from LondonOffices.com that looked at the typical traits and characteristics of career climbers so that business leaders know […]

    Searcys at the Gherkin showcases new bar and restaurant concept

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    Searcys at the Gherkin has undergone a redesigned dining and bar concept across the 39th and 40th levels. Dubbed Helix and Iris, the restaurant and bar is is now open for the public to enjoy cotemporary dining and unique cocktails. Helix offers guests glorious views across the city, as well as menus that will deliver […]

    Book with Odeon and receive a chocolate hamper

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    For Q3, Odeon is offering its agencies and clients either 15 per cent commission or a 15 per cent discount. The temperature might be up, but Odeon’s fantastic partners at Cadburys have also offered a huge chocolate hamper for all bookings made. As soon as the booking is confirmed, Odeon will send the deliveries out. […]

    ‘Thank you’ – 2 words that go a long way

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    If your boss thanks you for a job well done, chances are you’ll remain loyal to the business, says a new report. A survey to mark the launch of the One4all Spotlight Awards reveals that 83 per cent of UK workers say that being thanked increases their loyalty to the company, with 65 per cent […]

    Don’t kid us, we know it’s a ‘jolly’…

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    It’s official. Business trips are more fun than hard work, claims a report that will surprise no one. Researchers who carried out a detailed study found that, while many employees claim the trips are ‘all work and no play’, the opposite is often true. It also revealed that almost nine out of 10 workers who […]

    PA Life Club: Solve riddles at Wimborne House playing the Escape Game

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    The PA Life Club has joined forces with JJ Media and Green Hat People to present, Escape Game. Members are invited to Wimborne House, London, on August 2 from 5.30pm to enjoy cocktails, canapés and some team-building fun playing the Escape Game. Guests will compete in teams to solve clues and riddles, while also discovering […]

    Birmingham PA Forum members to enjoy PA Life Club discount

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    Are you a member of the Birmingham PA Forum? Make sure you don’t miss out on an exclusive discount to join the PA Life Club. To mark the inaugural awards ceremony, which takes place this Friday, PA Life has joined forces with the Birmingham PA Forum to offer assistants a discount to become a member […]

    Business lunch? These are the top 40 foods and drinks Brits struggle to pronounce

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    Quinoa, tzatziki and pain au chocolate are among the foods we regularly eat – but are unable to pronounce, a study has found. A poll of 2,000 adults found a huge percentage struggle to correctly say the foods we tuck into every day with camembert, chorizo and fajitas also causing confusion. Other commonly mispronounced foods […]