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1. Celebrate the PA Life Club’s 5th birthday with an exclusive membership discount
To mark the PA Life Club’s fifth birthday this October, we are celebrating early by providing assistants with an exclusive offer to join the members only group.

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2. PA Profile: Samina Azam, CCEP
Jade Burke visits CCEP’s headquarters in Uxbridge to find out why upskilling is so important to Samina Azam and how she has overcome stereotypes during her career.

Samina Azam EA at Coca Cola, Uxbridge, Middx. shot for PA Life. 15/6/18

3. Penelope Alice at The Royal Windsor Racecourse
When the opportunity for us to send budding PA Penelope Alice to a horse racing event with the PA Life Club cropped up, she felt she needed to go.

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4. 5 minutes with…Katie Mellor, founder, KM Virtual Office
Katie Mellor, founder of KM Virtual Office, is a seasoned member of the industry having established her company back in 2014, providing VAs for businesses across the UK. Here, she shares how she built her company from scratch and why she can’t resist a good rom-com novel.

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5. Simple workplace initiatives produce happier and healthier teams
Employee wellness is being talked about more and more in offices around the UK and the world. Many businesses are shifting focus from other areas in order to keep their employees happy and healthy.
Health and Well-Being

6. BOOZY work lunches are in danger of becoming a thing of the past
New research has revealed the good old days of wine soaked business lunches on expenses could soon be consigned to the history books, as modern business deals are now more likely to be clinched over a sparkling water and a salad.

Picture of a lady having a drink at a bar

7. Join us at Toy Room for the PA Life Christmas party!
PA Life is holding its annual PA Life Christmas Party on November 26 at Toy Room London. One of the most well-regarded venues at the London Palladium in Soho, the venue is equipped with versatile spaces and has proven to be a popular event destination for businesses.

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8. App of the Week: Uber for Business
Uber for Business could revolutionise your company’s ground transportation needs. The platform provides you with a central dashboard where you can manage all rides for employees or guests, giving you a clear view of all of your trip activity and automating billing, expensing and reporting.

App of the Week UBER for Business

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    Jade Burke

    Jade Burke, Editor for PA Life

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