May 22, 2020

Taking care of our mental health is always important and during these difficult times everything can seem more overwhelming than usual.

Working for yourself from home can feel isolating but it’s important to remember that there’s always support out there. I am lucky in...

May 15, 2020

Zoom is becoming part of our daily working life and even personal too, however, it can still feel very new to some and very overwhelming. Here at the CPA we are virtual pros so here are some of the top tricks to use in Zoom.

  • You can hold down the space bar to unmute...

April 16, 2020

So…..Here I am, The Contemporary PA’s First Male Licensee, and what an honour it is but how did I get here and why a Virtual Assistant? I hear you ask.

Like Gemma (The OCPA(Original Contemporary PA)) I didn’t have a plan while I was at school, I spent a long time wantin...

April 1, 2020

In the current climate many businesses are having to make decisions regarding the way they operate with much focus being on how they can limit redundancies and best support their staff, while trying to survive themselves.

Thankfully the Government have taken steps to su...

March 19, 2020

From your favourite local café, to artists selling unique pieces online, to the most innovative tech start-ups, small businesses are making a big impact.

Small organisations and microbusinesses can offer a personal touch and bespoke service that corporations simply can’...

March 12, 2020

The Contemporary PA team took some time away from our home offices recently to attend the PA Show at the Excel in London. With a focus on personal development, the PA Show offers executive support professionals access to CPD accredited training and professional talks a...

February 7, 2020

We are so thrilled to announce that The Contemporary PA is now national with our first Licensee in the north!

Meet Georgia

Since completing my A-Levels and leaving Westfield school in 2014, I always knew that one day I wanted to own my business, but never did I expect to...

January 23, 2020

The first rule of business is ‘find a problem, be the solution’.

When I first launched as a Virtual Assistant, I had thought there was a gap in the market for small business support. I had experienced first-hand how bigger cities had geared up to support small business...

January 17, 2020

It's January and a new decade. What better time to start a new hobby. And no, I don't mean binge watching a new series on Netflix (although all of us are tempted).

It is far better to have a productive hobby that will be a stress reliever, stimulate the mind and allow y...

January 9, 2020

The final instalment of my Event Planning blog series, so grab yourself a cuppa, and get cosy!

In the first couple of chapters we covered 1. Finding a venue, 2. What to look for at a venue and now we'll focus on the detail if you've found one.

This will include how you c...

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