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Adding some creativity to a regular meeting

Adding some creativity to a regular meeting

We have all been in charge of regular meetings. Perhaps it’s a formal board meeting with dozens of papers and reports, or maybe it’s a more informal weekly staff get together or something in between. Have you ever thought, I wish I could freshen this up to make sure the attendees get more from the […]

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How to chase requests at work without annoying people

Picture the scene. You’ve asked somebody that you work with to do something for you or your Executive. You need their input on the task before you can move on with your work. You email them the request, you don’t hear anything back, you email again, you get a reply that states they will get […]

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What are the benefits of using a chauffeur service?

What are the benefits of using a chauffeur service?

Using a chauffeur service for your executive’s travel is often perceived as a glamorous and luxurious benefit. Whilst a good chauffeur service provider should always make the client feel this way, the reality is that corporate travel is about getting the client from A to B in the most efficient manner possible. There are numerous […]

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Top tips to impress the boss

Is it just me or does it feel like your boss expects more and more from you? I love the challenge this brings but jeez, sometimes it’s beyond difficult to bring more to the table than I already do – I, mean, I like to think I’m already perfect! I thought I’d share some of […]

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Five restaurants to recommend in the City of London

As Personal Assistant’s we book hundreds of restaurants every year for our colleagues, our executives and let’s not forget ourselves. I am Paula Gibson, a Personal Assistant and Founder of JLT’s Global PA Network for over 100 PA’s. Last year, I decided to set up www.Cityintrigue.com to give inspiration to my fellow PAs on trusted […]

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TravelPerk takes the stress out of business travel

Booking a last minute trip to an international company? Or maybe you’re managing the annual ski-trip for the entire company? We get it. Booking and managing business travel is time consuming, stressful, and let’s be honest, not always that appreciated. That’s why we are super excited to announce that we are partnering up with TravelPerk […]

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What are the benefits of using a chauffeur service?

What are the benefits of using a chauffeur service?

Using a chauffeur service for your executive’s travel is often perceived as a glamorous and luxurious benefit. Whilst a good chauffeur service provider should always make the client feel this way, the reality is that corporate travel is about getting the client from A to B in the most efficient manner possible. There are numerous […]

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Five restaurants to recommend in the City of London

As Personal Assistant’s we book hundreds of restaurants every year for our colleagues, our executives and let’s not forget ourselves. I am Paula Gibson, a Personal Assistant and Founder of JLT’s Global PA Network for over 100 PA’s. Last year, I decided to set up www.Cityintrigue.com to give inspiration to my fellow PAs on trusted […]

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TravelPerk takes the stress out of business travel

Booking a last minute trip to an international company? Or maybe you’re managing the annual ski-trip for the entire company? We get it. Booking and managing business travel is time consuming, stressful, and let’s be honest, not always that appreciated. That’s why we are super excited to announce that we are partnering up with TravelPerk […]

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Technology of the week: Foursquare City Guides

Today’s technology of the week: Foursquare city guides. Here are all the details… What is Foursquare City Guides? I think most of you would have heard of Foursquare but, if not, it is a website and app that brings together restaurant recommendations, hotel picks, must-see places and loads of other useful advice for people travelling […]

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You think you know Travelodge?

Travelodge has been around for 33 years, and so it’s a well-known brand BUT not a brand that many people REALLY know – it’s grown and changed almost unrecognisably since it became Britain’s first budget hotel chain in 1985 and we bet it’s not the Travelodge you think you know… TLQF (Travelodge Quick Facts) 546 […]

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Top tips for a productive flight

With all the extra queuing involved these days, having to fly for business doesn’t always seem like the great adventure it once did.  However, with a little preparation, the time you spend in the air can be some of the most productive of your working week. There can be a lot of standing around, waiting, […]

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