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5 Books for Executive Assistants

5 Books for Executive Assistants

If you have been reading the Practically Perfect PA blog for a while, you will know that I often tell Assistants that they have to read EVERYTHING, which includes emails, reports, the intranet, the internet, business guides, your Executive’s magazines and newspapers. Really anything else that you can get your hands on that will develop […]

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The top five alternative conferencing platforms

The top five alternative conferencing platforms

How often do you organise a video conference for your Executive or team? All the time, right? Well, today I thought I would share with you the top five alternative conferencing platforms that are available online. If you don’t have internal video conferencing software, each of these platforms will do the trick and are well worth […]

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Discretion at work for Assistants

Discretion at work for Assistants

Look at any job description for Assistants, and you will see the word discretion. It is a crucial skill for Assistants and something that we have to practice on a daily basis. One slip and you are at risk of jeopardising your reputation and all the hard work you have put into building the relationship […]

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Can a PA help their employer be more enterprising?

Can a PA help their employer be more enterprising? Today’s organisations require their employees to be more enterprising, more aware of the needs of customers and more involved in developing their products and services. It is harder than ever to differentiate as a business, keep customers returning and increase profits.  By having every member of […]

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Just how much time is lost to disorganisation?

Did you know, on average office workers will spend 13 minutes and 13 seconds each day searching for missing paperwork and stationery? That’s despite one in five decluttering their desks on a weekly basis.  The little things we do in the office each day really do add up, according to a new study from Avery […]

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Staying in the loop

The say goes that information is King. For assistants information is everything! Keeping up to date with all the goings on within your organisation is incredibly important for a number of reasons.

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Supplier of the Month: Travel Councellors

Supplier of the Month: Travel Counsellors

Travel Counsellors is an award-winning independent travel company that’s seeing increasing growth in its corporate travel division due to clients recognising the benefits of having their own personal travel manager available to them 24/7 when required. The company’s Global Sales Director Jim Eastwood responds to emerging trends in corporate travel and explores what matters to […]

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Technology of the Week: TravelPerk

Technology of the Week: TravelPerk

What is TravelPerk? TravelPerk in a free all-in-one business travel platform for modern companies. Save time and money by using TravelPerk’s in-app automated travel policies, approval flows and travel data. All this to make your company’s business travel smart, connected and stress-free. What does TravelPerk do? TravelPerk gives your entire team freedom and visibility when […]

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Win a weekend stay at Travelodge's new flagship hotel in the heart of London

Win a weekend stay at Travelodge's new flagship hotel in the heart of London

Today, we are really excited to share our new giveaway with you. In conjuncture with Travelodge, we are giving one lucky Practically Perfect PA reader the chance to win a weekend stay at Travelodge’s new flagship hotel in the heart of London, Travelodge London City. Here are all the details:

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