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Interview: Fello’s Simone Buckley on the changing world of business travel
Having worked with PAs for over 23 years, travel management company Fello knows how to make booking business travel simple and effective. Simone Buckley, group CEO of Fello shares some helpful tips and tricks for assistants to make the most of and why technology is having such an impact on travel.

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PA Life Christmas Party awards, goodie bags and magic
This year’s PA Life Christmas Party will be held at the prestigious London venue, Toy Room. As part of the fun of the evening, PA Life has introduced five prestigious awards.

PA Life Christmas party awards, goodie bags and magic

Brits are happy to lie when they know they can get away with it, finds reports
Researchers who carried out a study of 2,000 adults found that half of us would pocket any cash left behind at an ATM, while 53 per cent said they would stay silent if they were given extra change in a shop.

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5 minutes with… Sandra Wainwright, EA at Merseyside Fire & Rescue
Sandra Wainwright is the EA to the chief fire officer at Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service, who recently won the award for ‘not-for-profit PA of the year at the 2018 North West PA of the Year Awards’ and with over 21 years experience, we decided that it’s time we find out a little more about her.

Sandra Wainwright, EA at Merseyside Fire & Rescue

Meet Story Events’ #StoryGivesBack event suppliers
The London Summer Event Show changes its theme every year (the 2019 theme being ‘Heatwave’) and boasts initiatives such as #StoryGivesBack (where the event offers a number of free stands to new event suppliers) to ensure they are presenting some of the newest event suppliers in the industry.


Workplace sitting could lead to chronic health issues, says study
It seems employees are wrongly assuming that keeping active during leisure time will protect them from the danger of sitting all day, a study has discovered.


How to make sure you don’t burn out
According to HSE, around 15.4 million working days are lost due to work-related stress in 2017 with 595,000 British workers suffering from Mental Health issues such as depression and anxiety over the last 12 months with 239,000 new cases.

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