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1. How to become a virtual assistant

Charlotte Wibberley, founder of VIP VA, shares her top tips on how individuals can succeed in becoming their own boss as a VA.


2. Brits spend around seven years feeling exhausted

New research has discovered that adults spend two hours and 56 minutes feeling drained and low in energy more than 20 hours per week.


3. HSBC reveals 59% gender pay gap between male and female employees

The company said the gap is due to a lack of women in senior roles, with just 23 per cent of higher positions held by women.

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4. PA Life and Venues of Excellence networking event proves a success

Over 100 PAs came together at Broadway House, London, to celebrate the best of British.

Venues of excellence

5. Looking to plan your summer party?

The corporate summer party is a much-anticipated high point on the annual calendar and is a proven way to support workplace morale, relationship-building and retention.



6. Checking in: Monarch House serviced apartment

Jade Burke heads to Olympia London, for a two-night stay at SITU’s Monarch House


7. Visit London’s Tower Hotel with the PA Life Club

Taking place on March 29, from 6pm to 9.30pm, guests will be treated to a variety of canapés and BBQ options (weather permitting).

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8. Competition: Join PA Life on its upcoming FAM trip with The Royal Windsor

PA Life and The Royal Windsor in conjunction with Agendo have teamed up to offer some PAs the chance to visit the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.



9. Many millennials are facing a ‘quarter-life crisis’

Researchers polled 2,000 Brits aged from 25 to 35 found that 56 per cent are struggling to cope with financial, career and personal pressures.


10. Don’t miss your chance to attend the 2018 PA Life Summit

The ‘must-attend’ event will take place on Monday 10 September, 2018 at Altitude 360 London, where guests will be able to experience a day of private meetings with corporate buyers of venues, corporate gifting, hospitality and travel managers.

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    Jade Burke

    Jade Burke, Editor for PA Life

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