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    1.  ‘Sexist’ PA advert ‘will not be tolerated’

    A job advert for a senior Executive Assistant position has been accused of sexism and discrimination after requesting that the prospective employee be prepared to deal with ‘male banter’, a move that has been considered out-dated and shocking in a time of continued protests against sexism in the workplace.

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    2. PA Life readers reveal the most trustworthy social networks

    Our readers have responded to the latest Twitter poll, revealing which social media networks they put their trust in, and which are considered less trustworthy.

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    3. Digital Edition: January/February 2018

    This issue boasts features focusing on business travel, training and recruitment.

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    4. Agent Provocateur details first Valentine’s campaign

    With that special day fast approaching, Agent Provocateur debuts its first Valentine’s Campaign with a film directed by Vicky Lawton; starring Eliza Cummings launching Monday, January 22.

     

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    5. Are you looking for a new job? You should be…

    Job hunters will be overwhelmed with opportunities, according to CV Library, which revealed that that this is expected to be the busiest time for job hunters and the ideal way to.

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    6. How to order food for office meetings

    As a PA, your reputation is on the line every time you organise a meeting. From C-suite roundtables to weekly status calls, execution must be flawless. Tick one hassle off the list and order catering online with OfficeServe.

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    7. Venue of the Week: Churchill War Rooms

    Taking guests beneath the City of Westminster through a series of interconnected tunnels, the Churchill War Rooms are an opportunity to invite clients on a journey through history.

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    8. Brits left in the dark over sick pay entitlement

    Many Brits mistakenly assume their employer would continue to pay their full salary if they were off sick, with people believing on average they would receive it for three and a half months.

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    9. Now’s your chance to fill out the PA Life 2018 Reader Survey

    The annual PA Life Reader Survey returns once again for 2018, and we want to find out your thoughts on a range of topics.

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    10. Can food improve your company culture?

    There’s a big meeting coming up, and your team needs to be fed. You reach for your contacts book, or just go online, and book the same caterer you’ve had for the last 50 meetings. The old standbys arrive and the food is an afterthought.

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    Jade Burke

    Jade Burke, Editor for PA Life

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