News & Blog

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News & Blog
  • Barclays launches new tool to help businesses manage all their own data in one place

    Barclays launches new tool to help businesses manage all their own data in one place

    18th August 2017

    Barclays has revolutionised its Business Banking Online offering and is pioneering the use of open data to benefit SMEs, in a banking industry first.

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  • The Benefits of Hiring a Virtual Assistant
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    The Benefits of Hiring a Virtual Assistant

    22nd May 2017

    Personal assistants have always worked closely with their employer, both literally and geographically. With the rise of a global economy, shared workspaces and technology such as Skype and the Cloud, it’s no longer always necessary or practical for employees to work in-house. As most business operations and interactions are done online, a virtual PA is fast becoming a valuable resource for companies of all shapes and sizes.

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  • Monday interview: SmartPA managing director Sarra Bejaoui

    Monday interview: SmartPA managing director Sarra Bejaoui

    19th May 2017

    The traditional personal assistant role may conjure up images of someone dutifully seated outside a chief executive’s office. But while that is still a commonplace scenario, the sector is also subject to the increasing changes to convention being brought about by the digital world, where duties can be performed remotely.

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