You don’t fully appreciate what you have until you no longer have it.

This is so true for me at the moment, as after nearly 30 years of working for some pretty big businesses I have decided to become self-employed.

I love being self-employed it has so many positives but none of the employee benefits I have been used to having.


employee-benefits Viv Leonard

ONE of Exeter’s most successful networking, training and support groups will be demonstrating its value to company bosses at a special event next month.

Following requests from its members and local businesses, Exeter PA Network is holding a free ‘showcase’ event.

Employers will have the opportunity to learn about the benefits of their administrative staff belonging to the network and find out more about how it can boost their business.

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Exeter Daily logo Kim Glover

SUPPORT and training organisation, Exeter PA Network, which has seen its membership increase by 25 per cent in the last year, has launched its programme of activities for the coming 12 months.

The network, which is run by Kim Glover, continues to go from strength to strength, and now boasts more than 500 members.

It offers support, networking and development opportunities for personal and executive assistants, admin workers, secretaries and office staff across the city, and the first events in its busy calendar have already sold out.

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Exeter Daily logo Kim Glover

Delegate places at a unique conference offering training, development and networking for key office staff from across the south west are being snapped up quickly.

The inaugural Joint PA Networks’ conference has been developed through a collaboration between the PA Networks of Exeter, Bristol and Cardiff.

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Exeter Daily logo Kim Glover

Cult coffee and wine bar, Artigiano, recently hosted Exeter’s highly successful PA Network for an evening of crafting cocktails, munching pizza platters and some essential networking with their peers.

Established in 2012, the Exeter PA Network is a professional networking group dedicated to supporting Executive Assistants, Personal Assistants, Secretaries and Administrators. With a mission to raise the profile of these vital roles within the business world, while delivering fresh and forward-thinking training and recognising the changes made to the PA role in recent years, the PA Network consistently hosts fun and exciting events for its members.

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Exeter Daily logo Kim Glover

The above development event, held at Devon County Hall Cabinet Chambers, was declared a success. The evening included talks from Strategic Marketing Consultant Angela Rimmer, and LinkedIn and Twitter workshops hosted by Koru Connections and Cosmic.

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Liz Harris, Exeter PA Network Q&A – Express & Echo

In the latest member PA profile in the Express &  Echo – Liz tells us all about her role at Trewin Design Architects.  Liz is also Fundraising Co-Ordinator for Exeter PA Network.


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Liz Harris, Trewin Design Architects