The Secretary Magazine

Welcome to The April, May, June 2023 Secretary Magazine!

Your FREE Quarterly magazine covering the South West. We are dedicated to helping secretaries, office managers and personal assistants in their day to day duties and decision making. With the role of the secretary becoming ever more important, with responsibility often including everything from hotels to training, conferences to office supplies, car leasing to HR … Read more

Setting up a Legal Structure for Your Business?

The legal structure of your business will have a profound effect on the financial and legal realities of its day-to-day maintenance and administration. It will affect everything from the records you need to keep to the type and amount of tax you pay. Crucially, the legal structure of your business will also determine how much … Read more

Meetings and Events – help is at hand

Organising a conference can be quite the challenge. But it’s also an amazing opportunity and a rewarding experience. Putting together a successful event doesn’t have to be an uphill struggle. Just remember three golden rules: plan ahead, surround yourself with a great team, and know why you are doing it! Before you start booking the … Read more

Top Tips on organising a corporate dinner event

Negotiate. Especially if your event is not happening on a peak date, such as a Thursday. Proactive venues will offer you a discount for a Monday & Tuesday, others will not. Put your table plan in alphabetical order, surname first! Ideally table plans will be in alphabetical order. We strongly suggest avoiding name place cards … Read more