Personal Assistant

  • So you want to be a lifestyle manager?

    Private service can often be considered a quite traditional industry, evoking images of gloved butlers in Downton Abbey-esque homes and headset-toting private PAs carrying clipboards. However, the 21st century has seen the diversification of the …

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  • Taking advantage of automation in your role

    Automation continues to pervade our everyday lives, with innovations like Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri and a multitude of chatbots becoming commonplace within society. As the technology continues to rise in popularity, it’s being …

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  • How to be productive between Christmas and New Year’s

    If you’re one of the few professionals who find themselves commuting to work on December 27, finding a positive spin on your situation may seem almost impossible. However, as stormy as the cloud may appear, there are plenty of silver linings to …

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  • In Review: Gymkhana, Mayfair’s mod-Indian masterpiece

    Photo credit: Gymkhana The basics Address: 42 Albemarle St, Mayfair, W1S 4JH Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 12:00pm - 2:30pm 5:30pm-10:15pm The bar is open until 1am. Telephone number: 020 3011 5900 gymkhanalondon.com A snapshot  In …

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  • Five tips for a successful Secret Santa

      Christmas fever has well and truly hit the UK – lights have been turned on across the country, baubles are appearing in shop windows and Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas Is You is increasingly playing on radio stations.  …

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  • 5 tips for effectively managing up

    Working within a support role can mean that you’re often on the receiving end of instructions; but management isn’t something that just happens down the organisational hierarchy. It also needs to happen upwards so that your manager …

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  • In review: Quaglino’s, the extravagant dining room

    The basics Address: 16 Bury Street, London, SW1Y 6AJ Opening times: Mon – Fri 12pm – 11pm, Sat 11.30am – 11pm, Sun 11.30am – 2.30pm (restaurant only) Telephone number: +44 207 930 6767 Website A snapshot  Quaglino& …

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  • Private PAs, here’s how you can maintain your wellbeing at work

    As a private PA, you’re likely to have a demanding schedule as you’re tasked with making a very busy individual’s personal life run as smoothly as possible. Many PAs can find that they overlook their own wellbeing as they dedicate the …

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  • 5 personality traits you should look out for when hiring a Private PA

    Hiring a private personal assistant is a notoriously challenging task; not only do they need to possess all the requisite skills and experience to fulfil their day-to-day duties, they also need to be the right ‘fit’ for you. Due to the …

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