February: Top 5 Private Dining Rooms in New York

With Execs wanting to dine at the newest, nicest and quirkiest places in cities around the world, it can be hard to keep up with ‘what’s hot’ when you have a to do list that is already keeping you up at night. With restaurant and new venues popping up every week, here are our top 5 private dining spaces for…
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How to Transition Back to Work After Maternity Leave

Whether you are a first time Mum or a seasoned pro at pregnancy, returning to work after having a baby is certainly a milestone. You’ve taken the time to hire a new Executive Assistant to hold the fort and have swapped diary management for nappy changing and board meeting prep for night feeds. You have spent the past 6-12 months…
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February: Top 5 Private Dining Rooms in London

Organising staff events, board meetings, leaving do’s, client entertaining and anything which requires a private dining room will always fall within the capable hands of an Assistant. However, in an age where venues are fighting for your attention, when dietary requirements are becoming more environmentally friendly and your to do list is increasing at a rate of knots, trawling through…
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Crazy Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

We’ve all been there. You’re in an interview and you’re quietly confident that the hour you have spent being grilled about why you should get ‘the job’ has been a roaring success. You thank yourself for spending the past three evenings fully embracing JOMO (joy of missing out), interview prepping while your friends are out wining and dining in your…
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Review: The Garden Cafe, Lambeth London

The Garden Café is the new restaurant at the recently redeveloped Garden Museum in Lambeth. Museum Director, Christopher Woodward, “wanted a café that fitted with a gardener’s ethos: that is food that is fresh, light, unpretentious and unique to its location.” Taking inspiration from its distinctive location, The Garden Café serves a daily-changing menu of contemporary, seasonal dishes. The 54…
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PA Diaries: Melissa Hume, PA at First State Investments

With 22 years of experience as a top Personal Assistant, we can all find a mentor in Melissa Hume.  Currently the PA to the Chief Investment Officer of First State Investments, a global asset management business with experience across a range of asset classes and specialist investment sectors, we speak to Melissa about her current role, the reality of working in…
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