• 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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    UK Staycation: The Lygon Arms, the Cotswolds

    Set in a 16th century coaching inn with 86 guest rooms and suites, The Lygon Arms is an award winning luxury hotel located in the heart of the Cotswolds. With a deeply rooted history dating back to the 1300’s, The Lygon Arms boasts one of the most glamorous guest books in the world. Everyone from Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor…

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    How 3 Successful Assistants Cope with Winter Burnout

    Burnout during the winter months is inevitable for a lot of us. With the added pressure of braving the Christmas crowds, organising and attending multiple festive celebrations and helping manage your Exec through December on what seems like a time limit until the New Year, it’s no wonder some of us struggle to maintain a clear head and healthy immune…

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    Review: Tom, Dick & Harry’s, Essex

    Tom, Dick and Harry’s is a stylish new restaurant that is anything but ordinary. Moreish, modern small plates, an unrivalled selection of beautiful wines and inventive cocktails, a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar, live music and the Sunday Roast Club are just some of what this newly opened brasserie in Loughton Essex has to offer. Stylish interiors with a glass front…

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    Want to be a Private PA? Here’s How to do it…

    So many of us dream about taking the leap from Corporate PA to Private PA but what does it take to actually make it happen? What does it truly take to support and work alongside a high net worth individual or celebrity? If you are excited about the prospect of taking care of someones personal needs and perhaps even travelling…

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    Review: Savage Garden

    If it’s a view you’re after, Savage Garden puts most London locations to shame. Situated on the 12th floor of the Doubletree by Hilton in Tower Hill, only a three minute walk from Fenchurch Street station, Savage Garden combines luxurious interior design with jaw dropping views and exquisite cocktails to create an incredible guest experience. With an ethos that concentrates…

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