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  • Q&A with Elinor Preece: Office Manager of the Year Finalist

    • 21 Jul 2022

    Last year, we caught up with PHS Group’s Office Manager, Elinor Preece, one of the PA of the Year finalists in 2021. In this Q&A you can find out about Elinor’s journey to becoming an Office Manager, her advice for those thinking about nominating for this year’s awards, and her experience of being a finalist at the SecsintheCity PA of the Year Awards.

  • Q&A with Debbie Peat: PA of the Year Finalist

    • 15 Jul 2022

    Last year, we caught up with Network Rail High Speed's Office Manager, Debbie Peat, one of the PA of the Year finalists in 2021. In this Q&A you can find out about Debbie’s journey to becoming an Office Manager, why she believes Office Managers are so essential to any organisation, and her experience of being a finalist at the SecsintheCity PA of the Year Awards.

  • Q&A with Helen Merritt: PA of the Year Finalist

    • 7 Jul 2022

    Last year, we caught up with EA, Helen Merritt, one of the PA of the Year finalists in 2021. In this Q&A you can find out about Helen’s journey to becoming an EA, the incredible work she has done throughout her 12 plus years in EA roles, and her experience of being a finalist at the SecsintheCity PA of the Year Awards.

  • Q&A with Breanna Worton: Legal PA of the Year Finalist

    • 30 Jun 2022

    Last year, we caught up with Legal PA, Breanna Worton, one of the PA of the Year finalists in 2021. In this Q&A you can find out about Breanna’s journey to coming a Legal PA, the incredible work she has done in her role at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, and her experience of being a finalist at the SecsintheCity PA of the Year Awards.

  • Q&A with Natalie Richardson: PA of the Year Finalist

    • 24 May 2022

    Last year, the PA of the Year Awards judges caught up with South Bank University PA, Natalie Richardson, one of the PA of the Year finalists in 2021.

  • Meet our sponsors of the PA of the Year Awards 2022

    • 19 May 2022

    Tay Associates will be sponsoring the SecsintheCity PA of the Year Awards 2022. Ahead of the awards, we wanted to catch up with Tay Associates to find out what tips they would like to give to this year’s candidates, what makes the awards so successful, and why they are sponsoring the awards again this year.

  • Q&A with Ruth Houlsby: Office Manager of the Year 2021

    • 3 May 2022

    Last year, the PA of the Year Awards judges were blown away by the fantastic work of Ruth Houlsby, Office Manager at Sir John Soane’s Museum, London. We caught up with Ruth to find out more about her career to date and her journey to the Awards.

  • PA of the Year 2022

    Nominate Your PA of the Year 2022

    • 11 Apr 2022
    • Lula Walmsley

    Nominations are open for the PA of the Year Awards 2022. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to nominate yourself, or one of your colleagues for the chance to win one of these prestigious career accolades.

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

    • 19 Nov 2021
    • Joshua Boynton

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

  • 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.

  • Hilarious or Horrifying? 8 Funny Stories from Last Year’s PA of the Year Finalists

    • 2 Sep 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    We asked last year's PA of the Year Awards winners and finalists whether they had any funny stories from their time as an Assistant, and their answers did not disappoint! Whether they're hilarious or horrifying is for you to decide...

  • PA of the Year Awards 2021 | FAQs

    • 26 Aug 2021

    With the deadline for PA of the Year Awards nominations fast approaching, we answer some of your most frequently asked questions about the nomination process and the event itself.

  • Nominate Yourself for the PA of the Year Awards 2021

    • 12 Aug 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    Over the years, many of our winners and finalists have been those who took the plunge and put themselves forward. Here's why you should nominate yourself for the PA of the Year Awards.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Why We Host the PA of the Year Awards

    • 21 Jul 2021
    • Imogen Hartley

    There are people within your organization without whom the business could not run. We explore the importance of celebrating business support professionals.

  • Q&A with Gemma Hughes: Outstanding Achievement Award Winner 2020

    • 8 Jul 2021
    • Imogen Hartley

    The Outstanding Achievement Award at our 2020 PA of the Year Awards felt more meaningful than ever. We caught up with winner Gemma Hughes to find out more about her journey to the awards.

  • 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.

  • Q&A with Tanya Jennings: Legal PA of the Year 2020

    • 24 May 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    We caught up with 2020 Legal PA of the Year Tanya Jennings to find out more about both her career to date and her experience of last year’s PA of the Year Awards.