After a study by Harvard Business Review discovered that women and people from BAME backgrounds in the office are left to carry out the ‘office housework’, Jade Burke speaks to some PA Life readers and consultants about whether this data rings true in the PA space. Cleaning up after a board meeting, fetching the teas […]
Are you left to the ‘office housework’?
How to give your office a makeover without breaking the budget
To help give some ideas on how you can give your office a makeover without breaking the budget, founder of and money saving expert at PIWoP, Charlie Stopford Sackville, shares his top tips. As the weather begins to cool down, employees are starting to spend more time inside the office rather than going out into […]
Look out for Winser’s ‘wonder workwear’ with 10% off
Winser London has identified an important gap in the market for luxurious, quality women’s clothes at sensible prices. An exclusively designed collection that is modern, stylish and cleverly cut to flatter any figure. Established in 2013, Winser London is loved by loyal customers and international fashion editors alike. The brand has become known for its […]
Top stories of the week
As we continue to keep you informed on what’s happening in the events world and keep up to date, don’t forget to check us out on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn. 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 […]
Half of workers expected to be freelance by 2020
There are many positives to becoming a freelance, with many often earning more money for the same amount of work. Could this be why more and more people are becoming professional freelancers? Up to 50% of workers are expected to turn freelance in the next two years, according to research from Kalido. The findings also […]
Could the bacteria on your desk kill you?
Do you really know how clean your work desk is? On a bacterial level, could your desk kill you? Vincenzo Ferrara finds out more… We spend on average a staggering 90,000 hours in our life time at work. It has become more common than ever for people to work at an office, sat at a […]
office* rebrands as The PA Show with renewed commitment to essential market and staff
Mash Media has today announced that office* has been re-launched as The PA Show with immediate effect. The show will continue to take place at Olympia London on February 26thand 27th2019 and be co-located with International Confex and Event Production Show. The two day event is dedicated to the development and education of PAs, EAs […]
5 design trends that are set to revolutionise workplaces
As all good project managers and fit-out experts know, each refit project is entirely different from the next. Even if you’ve been asked to plan the interior of two offices with the exact same amount of space, variables such as budgets, business types and client requests mean that you’ll finish with two entirely different spaces. […]
1 in 10 workers addicted to coffee
Caffeine could be the office ‘crack’, according to new research, which claims that 10 per cent of British workers think they’re addicted to coffee. The research found that almost a fifth (19 per cent) said their work would suffer if their morning coffee was taken away, and the same number believe they are unable to […]
ARE YOU FEELING TRAPPED DURING THE #HEATWAVE?
With the temperature nearing 30C this week, if you’re feeling ‘trapped’ in the office, you’re not alone. More than half of UK workers admit to feeling glum being stuck indoors during the heatwave with a third feeling trapped inside. One in four would rather be out making the most of the weather rather than stuck […]