1. Weekend lie-ins boost life expectancy
Sleeping in on a Saturday to make up for lost sleep during the week is key to keeping alert, healthy, and can even help you live longer, according to new research. A study by Stockholm University has revealed that despite claims that you can’t simply ‘catch up’ on tiredness, maybe the idea isn’t too far removed from the truth.
2. Get involved in the March/April issue of PA Life
The March/April issue of PA Life is on its way, so don’t miss your chance to get involved.
3. Bringing New ‘handshake mouse’ to reduce wrist injury
‘Working A vertically-designed mouse designed to emulate a handshake has been launched by Dutch ergonomic experts BakkerElkhuizen.
4. Should you trust social media?
Believing that social networking websites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram have growing links to cyberbullying and harassment, more than half of people are turning away from these mediums as a way to combat misleading, biased and false information.
5. App of the Week: Remente
The pocket personal trainer and mindfulness coach to welcome you into 2018
6. Venue of the Week: Rick Stein Marlborough
Join PA Life for an evening of drinks and finger foods on 8 March from 5pm to 8.30pm and meet with venue providers from across the country all looking for your business.
7. PAs are beating the January blues by focussing on work
PA Life readers have revealed how they’re dealing with the January blues as the post-holiday season draws on
8. Join Tate at its learning and development workshop
Known as London’s financial area, it’s unsurprising to find Barclays’ head office nestled between the glittering skyscrapers in Canary Wharf, home to a string of other banks, from HSBC and NatWest to Citibank and KPMG. Walking inside the grand doors to the reception, I am soon greeted by Elizabeth Mendes Da Silva, my interviewee for the day, who is a PA and handles project management for mobile payments at the bank.
9. Business Travel Show reveals robust PA conference programme
The Business Travel Show has outlined the final line-up of speakers and topics for its Fundamentals Conference.
10. Creating a disability-friendly workplace in 2018
Tailoring workplaces to employees with disabilities is rightfully shifting up the agendas of many facilities managers as employers are waking up to the advantages of a diverse workforce. Hiring from a larger talent pool means that employers can ensure that they are taking on the very best.