• Technology

    App of the week: Airtasker

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    The job of being an assistant is non-stop, with a lot of assistants working around the clock depending on the requirements of their boss. Because of this, it can be difficult to get the little tasks done around the house. From cleaning to admin, you don’t always have the time to get the job done. […]

    The portable label printer targeting the PA market

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    The good old days of the handheld label maker has been updated for the 2018 workspace and this cube of functionality is small, elegant and compact. Vincenzo Ferrara, staff writer at PA Life has been putting this little label maker to the test. As soon as I received the Brother PT-P710BT Label Printer, I was […]

    What is the future of the EA role?

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    On Tuesday evening a group of PAs got together at an event held by Fyxer in central London to discuss a topic that all PAs have worried about recently; what is the future of the EA role, with the advancement of technologies such as artificial intelligence? Vincenzo Ferrara reviews what was discussed. The event held by […]

    App of the week: SideChef

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    You’re a busy professional, you have constantly got to be aware of everything in your life and your bosses life. At the end of a long day, it can feel like a chore having to cook for yourself and your family. Vincenzo Ferrara finds out how SideChef helps. SideChef is a recipe guide app, I […]

    The life of an organised PA: The apps you need to download

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    It can be difficult to be organised all the time, even the best of us can have a laps in concentration and miss a birthday or a meeting, this article by Lauren Buck, Freelance writer, has all the helpful apps you need to stay organised and ready. As a PA, you’re often incredibly busy with […]

    ‘Smartphone Amnesty’: London City Airport gives holidaymakers a break from digital distraction with a Light Phone

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    With millions of Brits heading off on holiday this month, many will reach their idyllic beach retreat or beautiful city break, perhaps their only chance to unwind this year and stare at their smartphones.  London City Airport (LCY) teams up with Brooklyn-based start-up Light Phone to offer passengers a free phone which only makes and […]

    App of the Week: Cleanfox

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    Let your inbox meet the Cleanfox If you had to guess, how many emails do you receive every day? 50? 100? Is that taking into account the emails going to both your work and personal accounts? What about your Google account that you probably don’t even realise you own? The numbers add up, and for […]

    Hands-on: ‘Handshake’ SRM mouse review

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    PA Life’s Toby Cruse get’s his hands on the latest ‘handshake’ ergonomic mouse by Dutch designer BakkerElkhuizen This isn’t the first time our readers have taken an interest in BakkerElkhuizen’s unique, ergonomic office designs, but after the popularity of our recent story covering their latest vertical mouse, built to reduce repetitive strain and wrist injury, […]

    App of the Week: Remente

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    The pocket personal trainer and mindfulness coach to welcome you into 2018 We’re reaching the end of January with 2017 far behind us and many still feeling the pressures of the January Blues. Payday is still more than a week away for most of us, our friends are giving up on their Dry January ambitions […]

    App of the week: Fabulous – Motivate me

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    Welcome to 2018! Leaving behind the old year and propelling ourselves confidently into the new can be a daunting feeling but with a little bit of hard work and self-determination, this could be the year that your dreams come true. Declared one of Google’s top apps as well as Apple’s recent App of the Day, […]