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PA Life Christmas Party Awards: Shortlist announced – vote for your winners now
To celebrate our PA Life Club members and their many achievements in the industry, PA Life will be crowning five award winners during its annual Christmas party at the end of this month.



UK Savers need to put away less for retirement than the rest of the world
UK savers need to save less of their household income than those in the US, Germany, Canada, and Hong Kong and a comparable amount to those in Japan for retirement. According to calculations from Fidelity International’s global retirement savings guidelines1, UK savers need to put away 7 times their annual household income by age 68, compared to an average of 10 times in other parts of the world to maintain the lifestyle they had pre-retirement.



Interview: Daniel Skermer on delivering a new conference for the North
Daniel Skermer, founder of the Birmingham PA Forum and Birmingham PA Awards, is back with a bang following the announcement of the upcoming Birmingham PA Forum Learning and Development Conference 2019. Here, he shares what the day will hold and why he strives to offers PAs new motivational and inspirational content to drive their ever-changing careers.


Managing stress in the workplace in the run up to Christmas
With stress levels rising as we approach the festival period, Head of Coaching at Westfield Health, Mark Pinches andEuan Laurence, Employment Solicitor at  Blacks Solicitors discuss how we can manage stress in the workplace.


Corporate gifting: Food and drinks that will make your brand stand out
The season of giving is upon us, we cut through the noise to reveal the food and drink gifts that will ensure that your brand is remembered.


Are you one of the ten million people in the UK coasting at work?
As many as 32 per cent of workers in the UK have admitted to ‘coasting’ while clocked-in at work and in their career, as the country battles to solve a productivity crisis which, since the financial crisis, has seen our output slow more than any other leading western economy.*


Do you travel for bleisure?
According to new data gathered by SAP Concur Travel and Expense between January and December 2017, the company found that bleisure trips have spiked by 46 per cent across EMEA.