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      Communication the biggest barrier to successful long-term home-working

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      As the nation continues to work from home for the most part, new research reveals that a quarter (24%) of those currently working from home say maintaining communication with colleagues is the biggest challenge they have faced while working away from the office. The research, conducted by business telecommunications provider, 4Com, delves into the UK’s attitudes […]

      Duty of care in critical communications – 5 top tips on returning to the office

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      As we look towards transitioning from the abrupt shift to social distancing and remote work back to the familiarity of our offices and communal spaces, it will be important to have the structures in place to successfully negotiate the complexities of diverse and evolving guidelines from hundreds of regional authorities. It will also require a […]

      Only 16% of companies effective at setting and communicating goals

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      Asana and research firm Censuswide have conducted a survey of over 6,000 knowledge workers from Australia, Germany, Japan, the UK and the US to uncover how distributed work resulting from the COVID-19 global pandemic has impacted organizations’ ability to effectively set, communicate and achieve company-wide goals. Highlights from the survey findings include: Nearly half of […]

      RIP Email: 43% of businesses plan to ‘scrap email’ as main source of employee communication due to Covid-19 lockdown

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      Four in 10 businesses are actively considering replacing email as the main source of communication with employees following the Covid-19 lockdown period. The findings are contained in a new poll commissioned by the Parliament Street think tank and conducted by independent survey Censuswide which quizzed 200 senior decision-makers in large and medium sized UK businesses about how […]

      Opinion: Why PAs & EAs should aim to be ambassadors for their colleagues

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      By Kate Warburton, EA to the CEO at Truphone With all of the responsibilities that Executives/Managers have to deal with on a day-to-day basis, it is often easy for them to not recognise, or merely just not have the time to think about ideas/issues that may seem obvious to you and/or your colleagues. Some Senior […]

      What Covid-19 has taught us about the skills your organisation should always have

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      By Jackie Mordue, Regional Managing Director at Hays In the wake of the Coronavirus crisis, leaders have had to rapidly change aspects of their organisations and are finding themselves in need of certain skills to ensure they come out the other side of this pandemic in the best form possible. The top priority for many […]

      Top Tips: How to remain connected when you’re socially isolated

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      By Dr Elaine Garcia, Senior Programme Leader at London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) We are currently living through unprecedented times in which we are all required to stay in our homes and socially isolate from our friends, family and communities by keeping our distance. Whilst this has been difficult and challenging for us […]

      Access discounted courses online with New Skills Academy

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      PA life has partnered with New Skills Academy to bring PA Life readers an exclusive offer – choose any course for £19 or two for £34. A popular New Year’s resolution is to learn a new skill, something to upskill and develop your business worth. Like many resolutions learning something new can be expensive. Course […]

      Cyber-bullying on the rise in the workplace

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      Recent figures show that one in five of us is a victim bullying at work, and one in six have been a victim or have been disciplined due to bullying colleagues on apps such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. But what can employers do to tackle the problem? British workplaces are being negatively impacted by […]

      Could you soon be working remotely?

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      It’s no secret that more of us are choosing to work remotely instead of heading into the office, the rise of the Virtual Assistant is something that has really become its own brand of assistant in the last ten years. The growing trend is becoming more popular within all industries and that may not be […]