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Survey reports PA shenanigans

A survey of 501 small business decision makers by YouGov, commissioned by Time etc (a company that provides virtual personal assistant services, to point out the issues and risks businesses faced by employing full-time PAs in-house) has revealed some startling findings.

One in 20 small business decision makers said that their personal assistants have had sex in the office, and nearly one in 10 said that their PA had taken drugs there.

One in six reported that a PA had broken office equipment, and one in eight said they had stolen it. Twenty-three percent said that a PA had told someone something that was secret or confidential, and 15 percent had used a company card for personal use.

“The most shocking part was the sex, drugs and rock and roll,” said Time etc Founder and CEO Barnaby Lashbrooke. “I must have led a very sheltered life, because I’ve never had that stuff happen to me.”

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