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    Your work trips could be adding to your waistline

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    You’re likely to be eating an extra 1,000 calories a day when on work trips, according to new research. A new study has found that healthy eating goes out the window for the majority when they are out and about away from the safety of the kitchen a fridge full of fruit, veg and healthy […]


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    Breaking the routine, travelling to new places and staying in expensive hotels are among the best perks of travelling ‘on business’. Unsurprisingly, a poll of 2,000 business travellers found that one in four professionals enjoy the bonus of staying in a hotel they otherwise couldn’t afford. One third like to see places they have never been […]

    Take back your time: Managing business travel as a PA

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    When it comes to business travel, saving time and money is a top priority for many assistants. Melissa Hirst, marketing and PR manager at CT Business Travel, shares just how easy it can be to arrange business travel effectively The life of a PA is, to say the least, varied. From providing administrative support to […]

    Booking flights? Here are the UK’s worst airports for delays

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    If you’re responsible for booking corporate travel you’ll know how disruptive it can be (for you and the people you’re booking for) when flights are delayed or cancelled. Thankfully, there’s now a little more insight into the problem from the Press Association, which has analysed Civil Aviation Authority data from 2017 to rank the best and […]

    Corporate Traveller’s 5-step guide to saving on business travel

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    As a busy admin professional, the task of booking and managing business travel can fall onto your already busy shoulders. Saving money on your business travel programme is not a one-off task. It’s a continual process where even small tweaks can make a bit impact. Our travel experts have compiled a five-step guide for saving […]

    Scheduled flying at its best

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    Award winning Air Canada provides more daily non-stop flights from the UK to Canada than any other airline, including up to four daily services from London Heathrow to Toronto and daily departures to Montreal, Ottawa, Calgary and Vancouver, as well as regular services to Halifax and St. John’s. Air Canada is renewing its international fleet […]

    Geneva and New York named most expensive destinations for business travel

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    Geneva has proven to be the most expensive city in Europe for business travellers, as London falls three places from last year. According to research by ECA International, on average the total cost of a standard business trip to Geneva is £554 a day, compared to £448 in London. “Swiss cities once again dominate the […]

    Making business travel simple

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    Richard Smith, business development manager at Simplexity Travel, reveals how the company can take the stress out of booking corporate travel and why they prefer to work directly with PAs How was 2017 for Simplexity Travel? What are your plans for the business this year? 2017 was a great year for Simplexity Travel, but not […]

    3 problems PAs face when booking business travel and how to solve them

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    Although booking travel probably constitutes a small part of your role, it can take up a surprising amount of time. Here’s how travel.cloud, a booking and travel management tool, can solve the three most common travel-related quandaries that come your way as a PA: 1. Uncertain travel plans If there’s one thing that you can […]

    Flying high

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    Jochen Schnadt, chief commercial officer of BMI Regional, reveals what you should be looking for from an airline when booking corporate travel Business travel is a major part of most PAs’ workloads and selecting the best airline for business travel can be a tricky task with so many options to choose from. Our years of […]