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Having a successful business and creating future opportunities, can often link back to the clarity you have in knowing your strengths. Are you clear about what you bring to the table? Concentrate on this and you won’t go far wrong. In short, be good at......

When we think of the term ‘Spring Clean’ we are often conjuring images of feather dusters and throwing our washing outside on the line for the first time in the season. But Spring Cleaning for your business can take on many more facets, and can......

We’re here to help you make this year your best in Business yet. With the opportunity for increased sales, new customers and most importantly time for rest, reflection and great food, what’s not to love about Bank Holidays! As a prominent feature of Spring and......

By now, you might just have heard about GDPR. As the deadline is drawing ever-closer, small businesses are becoming more aware of it. And yes, it seems to be all over the internet at the moment; in blogs, videos, tweets, etc. But although it’s a......

Have we finally lost the plot? Pancakes and business don’t appear to be a likely combination on first glance?! But trust us on this one – your approach to the pancakes you may be dishing up this evening could go a long way to helping......

Have you heard of GDPR? You may or may not be aware of the upcoming GDPR rules governing the handling of personal data, due to come into force in May 2018. The ‘General Data Protection Regulation’ (GDPR) was introduced by the European Union and will......

You and your business projects are more than compatible. This month, we’re looking into the four stages of the relationship… not with your other half, but between you and your business ventures! Let’s take a look… Step One: The Initial Attraction. You’ve developed these brand......

Trendsetting in 2018. The start of a new year can often mark a turning point in strategy for businesses and the self employed. Analysing what worked best last year and identifying how to build upon successes can create a sense of focus for the future......

As we mentioned during last month’s edition of our Newsletter, PA Today refrained from sending Christmas cards in December, and instead donated money to Visyon, a charity dedicated to empowering young people. Do you or your business support a local charity or volunteer your time?......

Sharon is a Professional Associate with an impressive variety of experience and skills. With over 11 years’ experience in Event Management and a natural flair for Executive Management. Sharon’s skills and experiences cover Change Management, Travel Management, Relationship Management and Process Improvement. Specifically, Sharon can......

You’ve seen the concepts. They’ve been passed around and decisions have been made. It’s time to feed back to your agency. Hooray! In all the excitement it’s tempting to rush this part as everyone is naturally eager to reach the finish line and launch the......

Oh no… it’s January. The Christmas decorations have all been taken down and your house is back to its usual normality. Your wallet is feeling a little on the empty side after all the festivities. The weather is dreary; overnight frosts and dark clouds casting......

I met Pam about five months ago based on a referral. I’ve found Pam good to work with; being very helpful and responsive to questions. Pam then introduced me to one of her Virtual Assistants – Jemma Madden, who specialises in Digital Marketing communication. Jemma......

Merry Christmas to all of our clients, both existing and future, we hope you have a well deserved rest during this festive season. PA Today aren’t sending Christmas Cards this year but instead will be donating to Emotional Health charity Visyon – you can find......

This month’s PA Today Associate is HR, Compliance and Data expert Lee-Sara. Lee-Sara joined the team six months ago, intrigued by the diverse range of services that we offer and keen to get her teeth into a project. Lee-Sara’s skills and experience focus predominantly around......

At the end of October PA Today were delighted to lend a hand at the second TEDxNantwich event. This event saw the delivery of inspirational (and often) moving talks delivered by eight individual speakers from the local area, to a live audience. TED is a......

VAs are a fantastic addition to an impressive number of businesses, organisations and individuals across the world. They provide a whole host of skills and services to clients, enabling users to get on with the task in hand. PA Today Ltd work with a variety......

Have you got your hands full? If impending Christmas plans are bringing on palpitations and you don’t know where to start, never fear, we are here to help! Here are our top five Christmas prep ideas. 1. Christmas party – where, when, what? Set out......

This month, meet PA Today Associate and top team player Karen. Karen has worked for PA Today for around two years now and adores the variety and flexibility that the role gives her. She has varied experience in the workplace and prides herself on being......

Chaos. It’s a Monday morning. You’re at your desk, surrounded by paperwork stacked high above your head. Your tax return need doing. The printer is on the blink again. That report needs to be sent off by ten o’ clock. Your client’s trying to call......

We are extremely pleased and proud to announce that Founder of PA Today, Pam Allen has been awarded with the trophy for ‘Referral Master of the Year 2017’ at this year’s Business for Breakfast Awards. Pam attended the awards in late September and was delighted......

Please meet Izzy! Izzy is an experienced VA with vast skills in admin and has a passion for organisation and decluttering. As a qualified teacher and mother to a young family, Izzy is excellent at spinning multiple plates! Her specialties include administration and process improvement......

Following from our look at the relationship that PA Today has with Amber Consulting. This month we look at how PA Today Associates work alongside our new and existing clients. There are many benefits to using a VA. One of the key benefits is the......

This month, we take a look at Associate Hazel and her work with Consultant Julia Worthington, from Amber Strategic Fundraising Consultants. Julia runs a successful Fundraising Consultancy and found that, as her days have become busier and her consultancy has grown, certain tasks just weren’t......

It’s true that we live in an increasingly stressful world today. Unless someone has experienced self-employment, the perception of ‘being your own boss’ is generally that you only work the hours you want to and can take time off whenever you like. Of course, those......