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    Friendship

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    Friendship – Emily Gould (Virago, £14.99) I read this book in the hopes that it would be a touching story about gal pals and found myself delving into the challenging tale of two women who have to grow up fast at the age of 30. While the situations faced by the main characters can be […]

    Use the art of persuasion to fast track to the top

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    Being persuasive involves convincing others to adopt a particular viewpoint or course of action and can be a very useful skill to have in the workplace. Here, we take a look at how you can win over both colleagues and management to become more influential in the office. First off, research shows that we’re far […]

    Tips for improving your venue-planning from BMA House

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    The choice of venue can make or break an event and organisers often find themselves under a lot of pressure to get it spot on. Sales and Marketing Manager at BMA House Rowan Bennett has some top venue-planning tips that’ll ensure you don’t go far off track. When booking, consider holding your meeting or conference […]

    Congratulations to our September/October issue winners

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    We are delighted to announce that the winner of a £250 Harrods gift card (pictured) is Kelly Gatens, an administrator at Babcock International. Kelly is joined in her celebrations by Adam Russell of Ted Baker, who gets a private dining experience for himself and nine others at One Moorgate Place. Other lucky readers include George […]

    Tried & tasted: Avenue and Boisdale

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    Think of American food and what usually comes to mind is hot dogs, pancakes, ribs, burgers and anything groaning under the weight of its own carb-laden content, writes Colette Doyle. Avenue, (pictured) however, is a modern American restaurant that claims to “capture the buzz of the New York dining scene” and has about as much […]

    PA Life and ExecSec shortlisted in pa-assist.com awards

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    PA Life is delighted to announced that both the magazine and its sister event ExecSec have been shortlisted in pa-assist.com’s Members’ Voice Awards 2014. ExecSec is the annual two-day summit organised by Forum Events for which PA Life acts as the official media partner. Commenting on the nominations, PA Life Editor Colette Doyle said: “These awards […]

    Tried & tasted: Boisdale

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    Sometimes all you want for an evening business dinner is a comfortable and relaxed setting, yet one that still provides sophisticated food and entertainment, writes Molly Dyson. Boisdale does exactly that at its Canary Wharf location – founder Ranald Macdonald started the business to share his passion for Scotland, whisky, cigars and jazz. When my […]

    Tried & tasted: Avenue

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    Think of American food and what usually comes to mind is hot dogs, pancakes, ribs, burgers and anything groaning under the weight of its own carb-laden content, writes Colette Doyle. Avenue, however, is a modern American restaurant that claims to “capture the buzz of the New York dining scene” and has about as much in […]

    Checking in: Hotel Le Saint-James

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    A design-led hotel nestled in the charming French countryside could make the ideal location for that off-site team-building event or management get-together, as Colette Doyle discovers As soon as you set eyes on hotel Le Saint-James, set in the renowned culinary centre of Bouliac near Bordeaux, you can tell this is no corporate cookie cutter […]

    Sopwell House wins prestigious award

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    Country hotel Sopwell House has been named a winner in the prestigious Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence. The property won the “Best for Meetings” category, which recognises the venue’s contribution to the corporate event world. Held on 3 November at the May Fair Hotel in London, hoteliers from across the UK and Ireland joined […]