SecsintheCity partners with a range of reputable institutions and publications to bring you exclusive access to the latest news, events, content and industry insights concerning the work of PAs, EAs and Office Support Professionals. Read on to find out a little more about our partners.

The Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs (ILSPA)


The Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs is the professional body helping law support staff to have successful and rewarding careers. In addition to recognised courses that provide the knowledge and skills essential for a career as a Legal Secretary, the ILSPA offer career advice, professional development encouragement and guidance to secure employment.

SecsintheCity are regular contributors to the ILSPA journal, offering insights into the lives of Legal Secretaries and Legal PAs UK-wide.

The PA Show


Attracting thousands of attendees each year, the PA Show consists of a two-day annual event in London - the largest of its kind in the UK, incorporating CPD training, keynote presentations and over 100 exhibitors. SecsintheCity are proud to be annual partakers in the event.

The PA show has introduced an Autumn show, offering up new suppliers and fresh content on 17 October. Discover a new support network at the PA Show.

PA Life

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PA Life, combines print and digital publications, alongside an events platform, providing essential resources covering the subjects and issues most important to the work, career and lifestyle of PA and EAs worldwide. SecsintheCity are proud contributors to the PA life magazine online and print.

Personal Career Management


With offices across the UK, Personal Career Management is the country’s leading provider of career coaching programmes. Offering a personal service locally and remotely, clients benefit from one-to-one specialist advice on all aspects of career management, professional development and job hunting.

Top CV

Top CV

TopCV is one of the largest and most successful CV writing and review companies in the world. With a global team of 300+ writers specialising in over 65 industries, TopCV provides a CV review service that can increase your chance of receiving a job offer by up to 40%. We have partnered with TopCV to offer you a professional CV review entirely free of charge.

The Institute of Administrative Management (IAM)


The Institute of Administrative Management provides membership services and qualification programmes to help professional administrators, administrative managers and managers develop skills, build careers and fulfil potential. Driven by the belief that administrative management is at the core of every successful organisation, the IAM offers support to ensure members stay at the top of their game throughout their careers.

The Assistant Room

Assistant Room

With readers in over 25 countries, The Assistant Room is a leading publication within the executive support industry. A lifestyle and professional development platform dedicated to developing the careers of Business Support Professionals around the world, they produce a wide range of content and support resources, to aid employee engagement, retention, productivity and profitability through their podcast and membership.



An organisation dedicated to offering free and accessible careers and employment support specifically designed for disabled candidates. Evenbreak aims for a world where it is no longer needed – where disabled people have the same opportunities and choices to enter, progress and thrive in the world of work as non-disabled people. All disabling barriers have been removed, and disabled candidates are valued equally.

My G Work


The largest global business community of LGBTQ+ professionals, graduates, inclusive employers and anyone who believes in workplace equality. My G Work empowers the LGBTQ+ community by offering individual members a safe space where they can connect with inclusive employers, find jobs, mentors, professional events, e-learning/training, news and much more.

Executive Support Magazine


Executive Support Magazine prides itself on providing support for administrative professionals worldwide – whatever their title or level within their company – with the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills. They are a global force synonymous with world-class training for administrative professionals, specialising in working with businesses and other organisations to ensure that they fully utilise their administrative staff. They have a Global Community supporting each other across their social sites, providing training, events and industry insights.

Global PA Association

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The Global PA Association & Training Academy was founded in 2007. In the last 14 years the Global PA Association has established itself as a global leader in the training and development of executive assistants, personal assistants, secretaries, office managers, administrators and virtual assistants.

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