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    The PA Life Training Day draws to a close

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    Another successful training day has come to an end, with new and familiar faces meeting, collaborating and innovating together. The seminars today have covered so many topics, from social media and becoming a successful VA, to managing your time and answering your workplace woes in an Agony Aunt session. Feedback from delegates and suppliers have […]

    App of the Week: WeDo

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    How do you keep track of all your day-to-day tasks? Do you use your notes on your phone, a dedicated app or maybe just good old fashioned pen and paper? When a task is time sensitive, do you put it in your notes or do you write it in your calendar? I tend to do […]

    How unhealthy is your office?

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    We all know that an unhealthy lifestyle is bad for our health, both mentally and physically. But can it harm our productivity at work? We all take great care to eat healthy and exercise regularly at home, with various diets and training regimes, along with the somewhat elusive gym membership. But according to new research […]

    Office managers reveal employers not supporting their career development

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    A survey of office management professionals has revealed a lack of focus on professional development in their career, and one in three (29%) say that it’s due to not being encouraged by their employer. Other factors include budget restraints (41%) and time constraints (31%), as well as there being no formal processes in place for […]

    Birmingham & Heathrow T5 top UK airports poll

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    Which airports can you expect to send you off in style, and which could leave you stuck in a lengthy queue? Which? asked passengers about their airport experiences and, with more than 10,000 responses, you can use their views to fly from the best UK airports and avoid the worst. Although large airports are well […]

    20% of candidates miss out on job opportunities because they aren’t the right ‘cultural fit’

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    Workers across the country could be missing out on jobs because they aren’t considered the right fit for company culture, according research released from job board totaljobs. One in five bosses have admitted they have chosen not to hire a candidate based on if they were considered a poor fit in the office. Just 1% […]

    Grazing Catering launches on-demand ordering system

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    Grazing Catering, the flexible workplace and venue food company, has today announced the launch of ‘Catering on Demand’ – an industry-first online ordering system that will provide office and facilities managers with a totally flexible end-to-end workplace feeding facility. The new platform enables Grazing clients to order their workplace catering on a daily, weekly, monthly […]

    Flemish mining site becomes new meetings venue

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    The Flemish Minister for Tourism Ben Weyts and VisitFlanders have invested €2.2 million (£1.94 million)  in ‘Thor Central’, a new meeting and conference venue on the old mining site of Waterschei in the province of Limburg. This financial support has helped to transform the industrial heritage site into a one-of-a-kind event location that will attract […]

    Are we happy enough? Here’s a step-by-step guide to feeling happier

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    The average Brit give himself just 6.37 out of 10 on a happiness scale, with just one in ten rating their life satisfaction at nine or above, according to a recent study. When asked to rate their life satisfaction on a scale from one to ten the average Brit gave themselves a middling 6.37 out […]

    Introducing Leicester Conferences

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    The venues that work for you As a specialist events and conference provider in Leicester we have a wealth of knowledge and expertise at our fingertips, and have been running successful, innovative and creative events for the past 50 years. Our excellent facilities and outstanding menu options ensure that we are trusted by organisations of all sizes, from across all sectors, […]