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Worried about returning to work as a PA after having children? Here’s why you shouldn’t!

Returning to work after having children can be a worrying time. On top of getting childcare arranged and juggling a whole new routine, there is also the worry of how you will adjust back into work life.   Returning to the workplace, in a senior PA role, can be a worrying time for many women that have had a break to have children. In addition to the guilt of leaving the children come the anxieties of how you will adjust back...

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The foundations of our success – 15 years on…

We recently celebrated our 15th year in business and Co-founders Sarah Culshaw and Kirsty Miall have compiled their top reasons for why Attic is going strong fifteen years on: Friendship – the foundation of their successful business Freedom – being quick to adapt to emerging trends Fun – not taking themselves too seriously and remembering to enjoy the job Fearless – having the courage to punch way above their weight in the early years Free thinking – ensuring their staff...

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Should I fire my PA?

So, you are in a situation where your PA has done something to really irritate you – or maybe this is not the first time. Here are a few useful tips on where to go from here:   Am I overreacting?   It is hard to be objective when you are in this situation. We all know it is not great to react in the moment so take some time to calm down and read the following points before deciding...

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Get to know the Executive Team – Q&A time…

To celebrate our 15 years in business, we thought it would be fun to get to know our founders Sarah Culshaw and Kirsty Miall and our Associate Director, Margherita Hunt a little better.   Secretarial recruitment in London is a very competitive market – how do you stay ahead? SC: By always delivering above the norm and exceeding clients’ expectations. KM: By being honest, treating others with the respect they deserve and being flexible to change. MH: By being genuine...

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Attic are great people to work with, they were very sensitive to our needs and able to find exactly the right person for our team now, and for our future ambitions. I recommend them to any ‘creative business’ and for anyone who needs intelligent and talented staff.

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