Top Tips For Work-Life Balance

Today, the prospect of gaining a healthy balance between work and life is a dream that few can ever put into practice. The term “work-life balance” can mean completely different things to every individual but overall an equal division of work pressure to down time is essential for a happier, more balanced life. Here are our top tips to help you find the right balance that works for you.

Our CEO's 5 Tips On Work-Life Balance

As a leader, it is important that I find ways to encourage a better work-life balance throughout SmartPA – and I believe this starts from the top down. For me, maintaining my work-life balance is essential for how I perform as an individual and as a leader.

September's Remote Working News

What a month it has been! September was all about who we are as a brand: what we stand for, our values, culture, community and presence. Read on to find out exactly what we have been up to and some insight into the exciting day-to-day life of SmartPA HQ!

20 of the most common office problems, solved (Updated September 2019)

Back in 2017, we highlighted the 20 most common office problems to be solved. Even in the last 2 years, the modern workspace has transformed – with co-working spaces, hot desk-ing and remote working becoming more and more popular. Now more than ever, the possibility of remote working is not seen as a luxury but a necessity.

What is a virtual personal assistant?

A virtual personal assistant is an independent professional, providing administrative services outwith the office environment. A virtual personal assistant often works from home or anywhere suitable, making them a useful, flexible resource for many companies.

July's Remote Working News

Welcome to our July news summary – an opportunity to look back on the highlights from this month regarding remote working and the impact of culture.

What impact does culture have on organisations, small and large?

Often the happiness and well-being of employees is treated as a secondary issue for HR to manage and not part of the core company strategy. Your staff are here to work so as long as deadlines are met, the rest is admin and white noise. Well here at SmartPA, we respectfully disagree. Culture is so crucial to your business performance, its importance cannot be understated.

Promoting a healthy work-life balance

Employers have only recently started to realise the importance of balancing both lives and the difference it makes to the workforce and to their overall objectives. In this piece, we examine the importance and benefits of promoting a positive work-life balance. We’ll also offer some tips on how employers can encourage a healthy balance between both.

June's Remote Working News

Welcome to our June news summary - your chance to look back over some of the stories that caught our eye from the last month regarding admin and the benefits of remote working.

How SmartPA Support Your Business

The development of our Partners is important for us and we are always supporting them in building their own virtual PA business. We have created this handy infographic, outlining four of the main stages involved in your business development. Our business support team will be involved with you every step of the way.

The 'Ikea Effect': flatpack furniture or the future of your career?

Today, we’re thinking about the ‘Ikea Effect’ - the idea that something has perceived extra value because you have made it yourself.