Thanks to online tools and mobile apps, it has never been easier to organise all aspects of your business life. Here are some of the business apps that can help.

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Apps for your to do lists



An easy-to-use organiser with to-do lists, voice input, reminder alerts and automatic filing of notes, using keywords. It also converts voice into text and stores it. For Blackberry, iPhone, Android (beta)


 Organise your finances

Mint takes your bank information (investments, property, etc) to create a comprehensive picture of your finances. Add your budget limits and any extra categories or goals – the rest is automated and carefully colour-coded for your convenience. Bank-grade security, handy charts, and a solid selection of associated banks makes this app a convenient tool to keep your assets in order. Available for iPhone and Android. Free.



Get your household paperwork and receipts under control with Shoeboxed. You simply snap a picture of your receipts and then Shoeboxed will categorize, organize and store them. It saves hours on accounting and tax preparation. This free iPhone app even creates and sends expense reports.


 Pageonce Bills

This app is a simple way to organize and manage your bills. You can view your bill statements, receive reminders of upcoming bills, and track your payments with Pageonce Bills.  Free – Apple, Android


 Cozi Family Organizer

A true family organizer with the emphasis on sharing. Cozi keeps track of all your family appointments, activities, and events, organizing them into four distinct categories: calendar, to-do list, shopping, and family journal. iPhone, iPad, Android. Free.


 Address Book: Brewster 

Say goodbye to your standard A to Z address book! The newly launched app, Brewster, automatically organizes all of your contacts from Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Foursquare, Gmail and your address book into unique, easy-to-find profiles. Each profile displays the person’s contact information and social updates, giving you the low-down on birthdays, new jobs and relationships. Brewster even alerts you when contacts are falling out of touch and it’s free!


 Gleeo Time Tracker

Time management behavior, you can audit your time management, then you can improve your habits.


  Remember the Milk

A very popular app for organising your to do lists. You can prioritise, set reminders and plan the best way to get things done. For iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Windows Mobile, Gmail, Outlook.


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Myriam Balerio is the founder and writer of PA Privé. After kick starting her career as a PA and finding success as an assistant, Myriam later trained in digital and online marketing and has since combined the two disciplines in creating PA Privé, the platform through which she provides sage advice for those in the assistant profession and a network for like-mined PAs and EAs to connect. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Myriam has lived in London for over 10 years and currently lives in London with her husband and French bulldog.


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