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  • Introducing the Winners of the 2021 PA of the Year Awards

    • 19 Nov 2021
    • Josh Boynton

    Meet the winners from the tenth annual edition of the PA of the Year Awards, sponsored by Tay Associates.

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    ILSPA’s Legal Secretaries Diploma: Live Online Classes

    • 9 Sep 2021
    • Institute of Legal Secretaries & PAs

    The Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs are delighted to be offering live online classes, which start on Wednesday 26 January 2022. Find out more and get your early bird discount today.

  • Here's What You Could Win at the 2021 PA of the Year Awards

    • 6 Sep 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    This Friday 10 September we will be closing nominations for the 2021 PA of the Year Awards, and to encourage a final flurry of submissions we wanted to give you a sneak peak at the fabulous prizes up for grabs at this year’s event.

  • What Does it Take to Win a PA of the Year Award?

    • 3 Aug 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    The tenth anniversary of the PA of the Year Awards is fast approaching – here is what it takes to beat the competition and be crowned a winner, according to last year’s champions.

  • Virtual Assistant bucks the trend in first year of trading

    • 2 Aug 2021
    • Alchemy Virtual Assistance

    A Virtual Assistant has bucked the trend in her first year of trading by supporting more than double the number of clients than the industry average – despite starting during Covid.

  • Q&A with Bethany Burns: PA of the Year 2020

    • 29 Jul 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    We caught up with Bethany Burns, PA at BrewDog and last year’s PA of the Year, to find out more about her career to date and her journey to the 2020 PA of the Year Awards.

  • Virtual Assistant franchise shortlisted from thousands in Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2021

    • 8 Jul 2021
    • Alchemy Virtual Assistance

    A Midlands-based virtual assistant franchise business has seen off thousands of applicants to reach the regional finals in the Great British Entrepreneur Awards (GBEA) 2021.

  • SecsintheCity Mentoring Scheme Kicks Off with Zoom Welcome Event

    • 8 Jul 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    On Tuesday evening we welcomed our first batch of mentors for a training session on Zoom with Personal Career Management's Corinne Mills to officially kickstart the SecsintheCity mentoring programme.

  • PA of the Year Awards Winners: Where Are They Now?

    • 29 Jun 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    As the 10th anniversary of the PA of the Year Awards draws closer, we catch up with past winners to find out what they are up to these days and how winning has impacted their careers.

  • Q&A with Sarah Kingdom: Office Manager of the Year 2020

    • 17 Jun 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    After missing out on the top spot at the 2019 PA of the Year Awards, Sarah Kingdom was revealed to be the Office Manager of the Year 2020. We caught up with Sarah to find out more about her role and her experience of the PA of the Year Awards.

  • How Winning a PA of the Year Award Could Impact Your Career

    • 14 May 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    We catch up with several successful finalists from years gone by to find out how winning a PA of the Year award continues to benefit their careers.

  • Nominate Your PA of the Year Today

    • 5 May 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    Nominations are open for the tenth anniversary of our annual PA of the Year Awards. Don't miss out on the opportunity to nominate yourself or a colleague for a momentous career accolade.

  • Bower Talent founder launches Tech Warriors

    • 5 Mar 2021
    • Bower Talent

    Georgina Bale, founder of recruitment specialists Bower Talent, has just launched Tech Warriors, an innovative tech learning platform designed to bring tech fluency to all.

  • New Alchemy VA franchise launches as demand for remote admin soars

    • 16 Feb 2021
    • Alchemy VA

    Midlands-based Gemma McMillan is pursuing her business dreams during lockdown as the demand for Virtual Assistant services continues to skyrocket.

  • The Big Ideas Shaping the Business Support Profession in 2021

    • 28 Jan 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    At the hopeful dawn of a new year, we reached out to trusted recruitment consultancy clients and industry experts to find out about the big ideas and trends set to shape the business support profession in 2021.

  • One businesswoman proves VA start-ups can still thrive despite COVID

    • 21 Dec 2020
    • Alchemy VA

    As the admin and business support services sector continues to rise, one Northamptonshire VA is proving that business support start-ups can still succeed in the changing landscape.

  • Apply on the go with the SecsintheCity mobile app

    • 19 Nov 2020

    The SecsintheCity mobile app makes it easier than ever to search and apply for the latest PA, EA and business support jobs while you're on the move.

  • Meet the Winners of the 2020 PA of the Year Awards

    • 13 Nov 2020
    • Ethan Cumming

    20 of the UK's finest PAs, EAs and Office Managers celebrate their successes at our first ever virtual PA of the Year Awards. It’s time to meet this year’s winners.

  • Meet Our Finalists for the 2020 PA of the Year Awards

    • 27 Oct 2020
    • Ethan Cumming

    Nominations have closed, interviews have been held and finalists have been shortlisted. With the 2020 PA of the Year Awards just a few weeks away, it’s time to meet this year’s finalists.

  • 2019 Audience Insight Report

    Discover more about your profession with our 2019 Audience Insight Report

    • 14 Apr 2020

    Benchmark your salary and discover key stories and trends from the past year in the office support profession with our 2019 Audience Insight Report.