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What are the big business card no-nos
Business cards have been a staple to every good business person for well over a century. Like anything else, they often follow trends about what’s hot and what’s not.

Business card

Why colour and style maters in the workplace
Could the colours and styles you wear help you achieve more in the workplace? We speak to House of Colour to find out why dressing to impress can help you in the workplace.

Clothing on a rack, very colourful

Interview: Birmingham PA Awards winner: Hannah Cowell, JW Hinks
After taking home the Aspiration Award Hannah Cowell, secretary to partners at JW Hinks, chats to Jade Burke about the ever-changing role of an assistant and why now she has more confidence than ever.

hannah cowell

Learn something new thanks PA Life’s courses
The PA Life website is a useful resource for ideas and inspiration, from publishing the latest news to amplifying the latest job vacancies. But did you know that we also offer some fantastic online courses?


10 ways employees can avoid headaches at work
As Migraine Awareness Week kicks off this week, Dr Daniel Fenton, clinic director at London Doctors Clinic, provides some helpful tips on how employees and employers can reduce the likeliness of suffering from a niggling headache.


Is checking your email on your commute considered work?
Sending work emails while commuting could be a sign of work/life imbalance, but the issue isn’t always clear-cut.

Commuters all sat on a bus

Is the office too hot to handle?
Two in five employees have had a bust-up with a colleague over the temperature in their office, as it gets a little too hot for some to handle.

Man sat outside working on a laptop