Employees working from home in areas commanding a lower wage than their work location should expect a pay cut if they want to continue past the Covid crisis, bosses have warned. One of the high-profile companies to jump onboard with working from home was social giant Twitter, which announced back at the start of March […]
Should home workers expect a pay cut?
How to boost your productivity when working from home
Working from home is an option that is becoming increasingly popular with people that have long commutes, we take a look at the top ways to boost your productivity while working from home. By 2020 more than 50 per cent of the UK workforce will work remotely, with nearly 1.5 million employees currently ditching the […]
Is microchipping staff the future?
With data being one of the greatest commodities for a business to trade on, it’s important for organisations to understand the movements and productivity of their workers. However, is a microchip a step too far? It sounded like an Orwellian nightmare. The Telegraph was the first to announce recently that Swedish firm Biohax was in […]
The small things that have big health benefits
The reason many of us fail in the campaign to become fit and healthy is because of the complete overhaul we try to force on our lifestyle but instead of completely changing your lifestyle, Vincenzo Ferrara looks at how a few small changes can help you smash your goal. There are many diets, fads and […]
Have you already quit your New Year’s diet?
None of our PA Life Twitter followers have vowed to stick to their New Year’s diet for the entire year. It’s January 4, 2019 – that’s right we’re already four days into the New Year and we have been inundated with ideas to help people diet, quit smoking and even take part in the dreaded […]
5 Minutes with: Kate Isaacson, EA at Power Solutions (UK) ltd
Kate Isaacson is fairly new to the world of being a PA/EA. Over just 22 months, she has gone from a complete beginner in the position to now being a well respected and highly regarded up-and-comer. Now the EA to MD at Power Solutions (UK) Ltd, she speaks to us about her experience so far. How did you come […]
PA Life readers reveal if they are struggling with their workload
Our readers responded to a Twitter poll asking how much they struggle with their workload. 58 per cent of you revealed that you aren’t battling against your workload, despite a recent study finding that nine out of ten workers do not feel adequately trained to handle their workload. It seems our PAs are fully equipped […]
App of the Week: SaveMyTime
Do you ever feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day, and find yourself lying in bed wondering where all the time goes? Well if you really want to know, and want to make a change, let me introduce you to SaveMyTime. It’s safe to say this app aims to do what it says […]
The importance of developing social relationships
Just using social media is no longer enough if you aren’t developing a relationship with your followers, according to social media management company Hootsuite. While sites and apps like Hootsuite and Tweetdeck allow users to access various social media data and streams all from one screen, learning how to use your management systems to your […]
How to use social media to boost event engagement
Organising an event in the digital age can be a daunting task, and making the most of the various platforms from Twitter and LinkedIn to Snapchat and even WhatsApp can be overwhelming without preparation. Speaking with PA Life editor Molly Dyson at this year’s London Venues Summit, event organisers and social media specialists were brought […]