• The former EA to the CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will share his extraordinary story to inspire South West admin professionals.
  • The PA Network Development Conference is proud to host four industry speakers aiming to encourage insight into emerging best practices, personal development and valuable productivity hacks.

PLACES are selling out fast for a development conference which offers training and support to key office staff across the south west.

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Conference 2018

This year has seen our founder, Kim Glover, receive the Grow Exeter Top 100 most influential women award in March, and then the WeAreTheCity Rising Star award in June. The Network itself has been shortlisted for UK External Network of the Year in the Manchester PA Network Awards, taking place in November – fingers crossed!

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Take a look at Kim’s profile, recently featured in Executive Secretary Magazine.

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ES logo Kim Glover

A development conference for PAs and key office staff from across the South West has been declared a huge success, with a 40 per cent growth in attendance on last year.

The event was staged in Bristol by the Exeter PA Network and offered training, development and networking for executive assistants, personal assistants, secretaries and administrators.

And building on the success of this event, organisers have already begun to plan next year’s conference.

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Exeter Daily logo Kim Glover

For those of you who attended the recent Exe Factor event, you may recognise some of these facts that I have shamelessly cribbed from Dan Frye’s speech, in which he delivered some really interesting statistics demonstrating Exeter’s growth.

Dan told us that Exeter is the fastest growing city outside of London, according to the Office for National Statistics – growing 2.4% year on year.
He also told us that Exeter is the fourth fastest job-generating city in the UK and that, according to Exeter City Council’s CEO, Karime Hassan, we currently have 4,000 vacancies, and only around 900 registered unemployed, meaning businesses are facing something of a recruitment crisis.
We have Lidl and IKEA about to open up for business in the city, and they have already started their recruitment campaigns.

So, why is the Exeter PA Network highlighting this?

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Kim Glover

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.

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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