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Top 10 stories of the week

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  1. Leaked Tory dossier alleges staff misconduct

A leaked political document being described as Parliament’s ‘dirty dossier’ has published several allegations against leading Conservative party members.

2. How interviewers scare recruits

New research by totaljobs has revealed how interviewers use scare tactics and intimidation to catch their candidates off-guard

3. What you need to know about the London PA Summit

PA Life is hitting the city like we never have before, with our very first event focussing entirely on London PAs, appropriately named the London PA Summit, but what do you need to know.

4. How often do you injure yourself because of your phone?

A fifth of adults have walked into someone while trying to multitask on their mobile while another one in five have tripped over.

5. Businesses ease pressure on PAs expected to arrange business travel

One in three small businesses rely heavily on PAs to book and arrange business travel, putting extra strain on assistants.

6. App of the week: PushBullet

Pushbullet sets out to better connect all of our devices and screens by sending it all through your desktop computer.

7. Brits are scared to take time off work

British workers are risking burnout as they’re too worried to take time off work, according to new findings.

8. office* rolls out new breakfast sessions for 2018

Guests attending next year’s office* event will get the chance to take part in new breakfast seminars every day.

9. Westminster Venue Collection’s spooky showcase proves a hit

The showcase offered guests the chance to check out the collection’s mix of 35 venues.

10. Checking In: Intercontinental London – The o2

Sharon O’Sullivan, chartered MCIPD, group HR executive and PA to CEO at Centura Group, gives us a tour around the Greenwich-based hotel.