Win an award-winning Brother office labeller

We’ve teamed up with technology specialist Brother to give you the chance to win a state-of-the-art office labeller.

Earlier this year Brother’s flagship next generation labelling machine, the PT-D600VP, received an iF Design Award for outstanding design quality, functionality, safety credentials and environmental performance. Its energy efficiency has also been recognised through EnergyStar certification.

Win an award-winning Brother office labeller

And to celebrate, we are giving away five of these models to help bring a touch of colour to the office. The labeller can help with everything from organising office filing to tracking property through specialist bar code and asset management labels.

Advanced features include a new, high-resolution colour LCD screen that makes it easier to create and edit labels – giving the user a ‘what you see is what you get’ preview of the whole label while editing thanks to the automatic tape detection feature.

Win an award-winning Brother office labeller
The new machine is intuitive to use, with instructions clearly visible on the LCD screen and new shortcuts to popular functions. It also features a wider keyboard, to make typing at a desk more comfortable, and has a stylish black and grey design.

The PT-D600VP uses Brother’s laminated TZe tapes, which create highly professional, hard wearing labels suitable for a range of environments. It can print on six tape widths, up to a maximum of 24mm (sufficient for 48 point text) – making it ideal for creating signage.

Industry research* has shown high levels of customer satisfaction with Brother’s P-touch labelling range in Europe; 94 per cent of business users surveyed were satisfied or very satisfied with the product and 92 per cent would buy another Brother labelling machine.

Ian Metcalfe, Executive Director of Sales and Marketing at Brother International Europe said: “A professional labelling machine is an essential office device due to its efficiency in storage, retrieval and time-saving. We are delighted that research shows our customers are very happy with the P-touch range.”

Win an award-winning Brother office labeller

For your chance to win the flagship PT-D600VP worth €119 excluding VAT, simply complete the contact form and we will get in touch with the winner on the 14th October. Good luck!

And you can find the P-touch range from all good office suppliers or online at

(*GfK 2014 study conducted amongst 1,501 businesses with labelling devices across UK, France and Germany).


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Practically Perfect PA hits the road

After the success of the Assist Conference and Assist Travel, both of which are based in London. I have decided to hit the road and organise some events in other parts of the UK. Looking at where in the country the Practically Perfect PA readers are based I’ve decided to hitch my tent in Leeds and Edinburgh.

So what do I have planned? Well, I’m going to run two free to attend events in Leeds and in Edinburgh. Here are the details…

Practically Perfect PA hits the road

The Office Superhero… technology to help you fly!

This event is designed to make your life more productive! The technology we will share with you will help you fly round the office and save those in trouble. All without the need for a cape and a silly mask! We will showcase technology that will help you in the following areas:
  • Productivity
  • Inbox Management
  • Diary Management
  • Minute taking
  • Organising boards and Committee papers
  • Online meetings
  • Venues and room bookings
  • Ticketing
  • Table planning
  • Social Media and online networking

Leeds – Tuesday 19th July, 15:00 – 18:00 

Edinburgh – Thursday 21st July, 15:00 – 18:00 

Practically Perfect PA hits the road

The Big Questions

We have the questions and you have the answers. The PA Big Questions is a unique event for all levels of PAs, EAs and Administrative Assistants. During the course of the event we will look to resolve some of the big questions that face our industry today. Through group activities, debates and all the latest technology we will discuss the challenges faced by PAs today.

Last week I created a survey to find out about the challenges assistants are facing today. The answers will form the programme for the The Big Questions event.

The dates and times are:

Edinburgh – Thursday 30th June, 15:00 – 18:00 

Leeds – Monday 4th July, 15:00 – 18:00

All of the events are free and you can register right now. I’m looking forward to seeing you there!

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