"The part that really appealed to me about SmartPA was the support!"

Hear from one of our younger Partners, Rachel - our Ambassador to the South of England - as she talks about balancing her business with a young baby and weird client requests!

Our Top Tips For Optimising Your Day

As experts in productivity, we are sharing with you today some of our very own SmartPA’s top tips on how they best optimise their day and manage their workload.

Shirley Thompson: Reaching For Your Dreams

Incase you have been hiding under a rock, one of our fantastic Partners, Shirley Thompson is setting sail on yet another amazing feat, sailing 3000km across the Atlantic ocean...solo! We caught up Shirley who shared with us some of her best advice on not accepting the obstacles in your life and who inspires her.

The Future Of Recruitment

Recruiting the best talent is an art form and if you feel like you’re hitting a brick wall, it might be time to shake up your tactics. Let us share with you some of the changes you can expect in the recruitment space.

10 Quick Tips for The Time Poor

Are your impending deadlines giving you a feeling of dread? Read below our quick tips for the time poor and start making sure you and your team hit those deadlines.

'You are in charge of your own destiny'

Gillian is one of our busiest Partners - with two young children and some great clients she juggles a fair amount! Read on to hear all about her background, how to keep that work-life balance and her plans for the future!

'Once I set myself a task, I want to see it through to the end' - Shirley, SmartPA Partner

When Shirley, one of our SmartPA Partners, set off at the end of 2018, aiming to be the oldest woman to row solo across the Atlantic, she never imagined what challenges she would face in her latest adventure. Read on to hear about Shirley facing her fears, learning to swim and why you should never, ever give up...

The Most Fundamental People To Your Small Business

For a small or micro business who doesn’t have the luxury of a large pool of talent, strategising your hiring process is a top priority. We have a narrowed it down to the five types of people you need to have in your business.

The SmartPA Dictionary

We have put together a handy dictionary guide to help you understand our in-house terms and what to expect from your Partnership journey.

What Women Want - How To Attract More Women To Your Workplace

Want to hire more women to your organisation? Talk to them directly. Improve your recruitment strategy by following these rules...

Should I... Go Back To Work?

Have you taken a break from work recently? Whether it is due to a new baby, a long term career break or an illness, going back to work is a big decision. Here are our top 3 factors to consider when returning to work.

Can You Guess Which Of These Outsourcing Myths Are True?

It's about time we set the record straight on some of the most frequent assumptions about outsourcing.