Review Category : Guest Contributors

December Indulgence… start planning in advance!

Party season is here – hooray! Your dance card may be full… but that doesn’t mean your stomach has to be. We all over-indulge around this time of year – it’s difficult to avoid. But I have put together one or two tips to make fighting the fat a little easier when it comes to January. Don’t abstain – just plan ahead a little (after all, it is what us PAs are good at doing!).    Office snacks If you work in an office, it is very likely that there will be bowls of sweets, chocolates, perhaps the odd Christmas ...

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Organising the Office Christmas Party

A task that strikes fear into the heart of the most unflappable PA. So many factors to consider – and then that all important question: How can you please everyone? The answer is simple; you can’t. But don’t give up just yet. There are some things I have learned over the years to assist you in making your arrangements for a fun and entertaining Christmas party.    Make sure you are given a budget upfront This makes the job of hunting for a venue much easier. There is no point contacting a Michelin starred celebrity-frequented restaurant if you only have ...

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Off the Beaten (but beautifully clean) Track

Historically, Singapore has been a hub for visitors passing through it’s airport on the way to Australia, Indonesia or other south east Asian destinations. It is also home to some of the world’s most impressive shopping malls and is well known for it’s largely consumerist society filled with savvy shoppers and bloated expats. However, over the last few years the quirkiness so apparent in other cities is becoming prevalent (and hugely popular) in Singapore. The iconic Portobello Road and Camden markets of London and the street food style restaurants of Brooklyn, are exploding with gusto and incredible success on the ...

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