YPA Awards 2017

#YPA17 Sponsored by Lucy Walker Recruitment

The PA Hub 3rd Yorkshire PA of the Year Awards were held on Thursday 22nd June 2017

We had some incredible entries for The PA Hub Yorkshire PA of the Year Awards 2017 (#YPA17). The nominations were of an exceptional standard proving the outstanding PA talent we have here in Yorkshire.

#YPA17 was held at The Pavilion at Leeds United Football Ground and our winners were chosen from the fantastic finalists. Congratulations to all!


Headline & Yorkshire PA of the Year Sponsor - Lucy Walker Recruitment

The PA Hub were delighted to have Lucy Walker Recruitment on board again sponsoring our Yorkshire PA of the Year Awards and for being our Headline Sponsor. This will be our 2nd year of working together.

A Few Words from Lucy Walker Recruitment

Our Values as individuals at Lucy Walker Recruitment influence us in every area of the service that we provide to our Candidates looking for work and our Clients looking to recruit.

Our Values are simple and effective. In 1992, on starting the business, Lucy Walker wanted to create a true Recruitment Consultancy which would do just that -be consultative in every element of service, focusing on honesty, professionalism and quality. We do believe that we have achieved this and that as our business continues to grow, we recognise that these simple but effective values at the heart of our business, allow us to remain true to that value every day. We feel this is where we excel.

Lucy Walker Recruitment Website

Gold & PA Lifetime Achievement Sponsor - Raithwaite Estate

The PA Hub were delighted to have Raithwaite Estate as our Gold & PA Lifetime Achievement Sponsor.

About Raithwaite Estate


Whitby, North Yorkshire, is home to Raithwaite Estate, a grand country retreat comprised of two small luxury hotels, a collection of quaint private stone cottages, an ultra-exclusive Lake House and a tranquil spa.

Covering around 100 acres, there is a range of buildings on the Estate including: The Hall; which is home to 45 bedrooms, The Keep, an exquisite 28 bedroom hotel; The Lake House, an ultra exclusive and luxurious 6 bedroom private house; and The Fold, a collection of 7 carefully designed stone built cottages.

The Estate is nestled upon the picturesque Yorkshire coastline, and is also only a short distance from the North York Moors. The location is suitable for a relaxing break, a couples retreat, a romantic getaway or just time out from the city. There are plenty of activities to partake in on the Estate and there is always something to see or do within the local area. There is also a range of pet friendly accommodation available.

Raithwaite Estate

AV & Members' Member Sponsor - iCO Event Services

The PA Hub were delighted to announce this year’s AV provider as iCO Event Services.

About iCO

iCO Event Services are one of Yorkshire’s leading providers of audio visual solutions and event production. Based in West Yorkshire but providing a national service, the dedicated and experienced team at iCO have a wealth of experience in delivering events that have impact, ensuring your event is brought to life.

We work with international brands, hotels, venues and charities, and consistantly deliver events that are innovative, using the latest equipment.

And the best part? You can use iCO for as much or as little as you need. Our services can be completely tailored to your needs and budget so whether you need full event production or a PA system then you can trust the team to deliver outstanding results.

iCO Events Services

Champagne Drinks Reception & Employer of the Year Sponsor - Epernay

The PA Hub were thrilled to be working with Epernay who provided a fabulous Champagne Drinks Reception and sponsored our Employer of the Year Category.

About Epernay Champagne Bar

Epernay is Leeds’ original Champagne Bar, established in 2005. Sat within the iconic Electric Press Building, just on Millenium Square, we have the largest and most eclectic Champagne selection in Leeds. With dedicated table service, unrivalled Champagne tasting experiences & a fabulous Afternoon Tea offering, we ensure every glass of fizz you have at Epernay is an experience you’ll never forget.

Epernay Champagne Bar

Room Design, Table Centres & Best Boss Sponsor - LED Factory UK

About LED Factory UK

Seeing is believing. Transform your event…

Just one word…..  MAGICAL

…because LED Factory is all about creativity and undiluted passion

The rest falls in place automatically…beyond your imagination​​​​!​​​​​

LED Factory UK

Host for the Evening, After Dinner Speaker & The Directors

Tanya Arnold

Tanya Arnold

BBC Sports Reporter and Presenter

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Tanya Arnold is an experienced sports reporter and presenter at both regional and national level.  She is the sports reporter and presenter for the regional news in Yorkshire, BBC Look North.  For BBC Sport she works as pitch-side reporter and presenter on the Rugby League coverage which has included the Challenge Cup and the Rugby League World Cup.  For the past 6 years she has presented the weekly regional and network Rugby League highlights programme, the Super League Show. She’s also presented sport for Breakfast News both on location, in the studio and for the News Channel.  Among the other career highlights she covered the 2012 Olympics in London, the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and the 2016 Olympics in Rio.


James Bailey
After Dinner Speaker

General Manager
Victoria Leeds

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James has nearly 20 years experiencing in managing shopping centres, and considers himself fortunate to have worked with some of the most prestigious shopping centres in the country, including Cabot Circus, Brent Cross, thecentre:mk, Bullring, Highcross Leicester & White Rose Leeds.  James currently works as the General Manager of Victoria Leeds (comprising of Victoria Quarter and Victoria Gate) and is incredibly proud of the successful launch of the award winning Victoria Gate in October 2016.  Victoria Gate was the third shopping centre ‘opening’ he has overseen.

James career highlights include the opening of Victoria Leeds & Cabot Circus, and winning the BCSC (British Council of Shopping Centres) first ever awarded ‘Golden Apple’ for an employment initiative that created 50 new jobs for the town of Livingston, during his time as Centre Director.

James holds a strong focus on customer experience and ensuring all team members are working towards the vision of the centre.  James also believes in ensuring the centre is working/contributes to the wider ambitions of the city.

Having relocated several times to progress his career, but firmly sees his future in the North of England, with no desire to relocate again!

His interests include running, and anything to do with nature, including the introduction of beehives at White Rose.

James lives in Holmfirth, and has three young children.

Marion and Jon Lowrence

The PA Hub

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Marion Lowrence, Director of The PA Hub won Yorkshire PA of the Year in 2011 and went on to win the International Pitman Training Super Achievers PA of the Year award in 2012. The self-assurance this gave Marion was beyond recognition as she excelled in her role further and began to network more as her confidence grew. On the back of this Marion set up The PA Hub Network with her husband Jon Lowrence to provide a much needed service for the PAs of Yorkshire. Now running successfully for over 4 years there is a place for PAs to network, learn, share expertise and develop with the addition of being recognised in their roles at these prestigious awards.

Marion decided to run the PA awards under the company umbrella of The PA Hub after winning herself in 2011 and knowing the self-assurance it brought her. The PA Hub wants to see assistants excel and be recognised for the amazing job they do and the support they provide to their companies every day. These awards are an opportunity for the assistants to stand up and be in the spotlight for a very special evening that puts the role of the assistant on the map. The event will showcase and celebrate the successes of the assistants in Yorkshire companies.

Live music from Chequered Band

We were delighted to have live music on the night with the fantastic Chequered Band.

Chequered is a exciting new function band. All the members have many years of experience, working for some of the biggest artists and shows such as Westlife, China Crisis, The Wiz, Abba Tribute, Alexander ONeil, Corinne Bailey Rae, just to mention a few.

Chequered is a five piece band led by the lead singer Samuel Hendricks.



Rising Star Aneliese Bennett Leeds Beckett University
Caroline Evans Addleshaw Goddard
Ami Jackson Penny Appeal
Lisa Jamieson Deloitte LLP
Jenny Malcolm Leeds Beckett University
Rebecca Shea Leeds Beckett University
PA Contribution to the Community Jill Ambrazaitis Grant Thornton
Clare-Marie Beaman Leeds Beckett University
Elizabeth Brown Aon
Grace Kaley Cyrrus Ltd
Jenny Purcell University of York
PA in Business Julie Cowans PwC LLP
Liz Hinchliffe Natwest
Gemma Walton Portfolio PA
Best Business Client Val Berry Haley & Clifford
Jo Egan Hotel Desk
Clare Guymer Juste Nous
Clare Vidler Well Met Leeds
Members’ Member York Helen Adams Welcome to Yorkshire
Josie Bramhall University of York
Julia Brooks-Leonard Cafcass
Grace Kaley Cyrrus Ltd
Jenny Purcell University of York
Becky Wood Minster Law
Members’ Member Leeds Kerry Dawson Leeds Beckett University
Gill Grainger Lloyds B

anking Group

Jo Moorhouse KPMG LLP
Cathy Newboult Lupton Fawcett
Sarah Pratt Lexia Solutions Group
Gill Walker Leeds Beckett University
Best Organised Event Claire Barrett Deloitte LLP
Rachel McPartlin KPMG LLP
Jenny Purcell University of York
Employer of the Year Arup
University of Huddersfield
Best Internal PA Network KPMG LLP
The Supporting Professionals Network (SPN), Leeds Beckett University
Social Media PA Kerry Dawson Leeds Beckett University
Jenny Malcolm Leeds Beckett University
Jenny Purcell University of York
Best Team Addleshaw Goddard
Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS FoundationTrust
University of Huddersfield
Best Boss Paul Bone Direct Line Group  (Joint Entry)
Mark Lennon Direct Line Group  (Joint Entry)
Martin Jenkins Deloitte LLP
Adeem Younis Penny Appeal
Lifetime Achievement Rachel McPartlin KPMG LLP
Sophia Rowbotham Marshalls plc
Gill Walker Leeds Beckett University
Yorkshire PA of the Year Claire Barrett Deloitte LLP
Kerry Dawson Leeds Beckett University
Sue Fletcher Department of Health
Julia Hudspeth-Lamb Lowell Group
Anita Kellett West Yorkshire Combined Authority
Wendy Wood West Yorkshire Combined Authority


Lucy Brazier

Executive Secretary Magazine

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Lucy Brazier is CEO of Marcham Publishing, specialist publishers of Executive Secretary – the global training magazine dedicated to the professional development needs of senior and aspiring administrative professionals.

As Founder and Publisher of the magazine, Lucy works with some of the best trainers of Executive Assistants in the world to deliver the most up to date and current training in the market. She campaigns tirelessly for the recognition of the PA role as a profession, speaking regularly to everyone from Blue Chip Executive Assistants on why it is important to become a centre of excellence within your company, to college students on choosing the role of PA as a career choice.

Lucy has a unique overview of the role and where it is heading. With access to the most forward thinking, passionate and knowledgeable trainers in the world as well as personally meeting and speaking to literally thousands of PAs over the last five years, Lucy’s knowledge of the market and what Assistants all over the world are facing on a day to day basis are second to none.

Lucy runs a LinkedIn group for assistants which currently has over 43,000 international members who share information, network and learn. She also launched adminchat in January 2012 – a weekly free training session presented on Twitter and hosted by a different world class trainer every week. Now boasting an average of over 2,000 attendees a week, adminchat is a manifestation of Lucy’s commitment to providing the very best training to assistants all over the world.

A sought after trainer in her own right, Lucy regularly speaks at, and chairs conferences & webinars all over the world. In the last 12 months alone, she has spoken in 29 countries at over 180 events.

Lucy has been a Publisher and Events Organiser for over 29 years. Lucy has previously worked as a Publishing Director for Wilmington PLC, and has managed a team based in Singapore, New York, Germany & London responsible for 13 magazines, 12 international conferences, awards, trade show attendance and marketing for EMAP. Other companies worked for include The Times, The Independent, Centaur Communications and Glass’s Guide.

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Melanie Richardson

EA & Yorkshire PA of the Year 2016
Bettys & Taylors Group

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Melanie’s career as an Executive Assistant has spanned over 30 years, many of which were spent supporting a number of Senior Partners at PwC, both in Leeds and Leicester.  Her time with the firm culminated in a position as Co-ordinator of their Family Business Network in Europe and the Middle East.

Melanie joined Bettys & Taylors Group in Harrogate in 2002.  Her current role is Executive Assistant to the Managing Director of Taylors of Harrogate and she is also a member of the Taylors Leadership Team.

During her time with Bettys & Taylors, Melanie has undertaken a number of leadership programmes and as part of her role acts as a one-to-one developer and coach within the business.

She is a Fellow of EPAA (Executive & Personal Assistants Association), a member of the PA Hub and was awarded the title of Yorkshire PA of the Year in 2016.

Donna Coulling shot at her home in Belsize Park, London. NW3

Donna Coulling

Celebrity PA, Presenter and Author

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Donna is the personal assistant to Helena Bonham Carter, Rachel Weisz, Sir Derek Jacobi, Samuel West and Harland Miller, she has been in this role for sixteen years. She lives in North London with her daughter and a tortoise.

She is also known as an expert in her field and has made many television appearances as a Celebrity Personal Assistant including:

I’m with the Band – Channel 4

Pete Burns’ PA – Living TV

As a TV Presenter in her own right she is regularly seen presenting several fashion brands on QVC and can currently be seen on the infomercial on UK TV for the FoodSaver Vacuum Sealing System and recently the MacMillan Cancer Coffee Campaign for TV and Cinemas. In 2015 she also performed as a presenter in the hugely popular theatre production You Me Bum Bum Train in London’s West End.

Donna is a very popular public speaker and seminar leader, and has excellent experience in being a PA Awards judge having judged Hays PA of the Year at the Waldorf Hilton Hotel in London, Keynote Speaker and Judge at the Scottish PA of the Year Awards in association with Hays Secretarial in Glasgow and been guest speaker and presenter at the Mayfair PA of the Year at the Mayfair Hotel.

Donna has further presented at PA Events including Behind Every Leader conference in LA, World of Executive PA in Kuala Lumpur, The Corporate PA Summit in Perth, Australia and the 5th National EA & PA Convention in Sydney, office* show in Sydney and London and then closer to home Donna has presented at the Conference and Hospitality Show, ExecSec Summit, The PA Hub, Manchester PA Network, Wales NHS PA Conference to name a few. 2016 highlights included hosting a pilot for the game show Categorical and appearing in the short film Singularity.

She has had features written on her and her work in various publications including: Easy Living Magazine, Executive PA Magazine, Executary News, PA Life Magazine, the Mayfair Times, The Independent and Women’s Health and Fitness.

Donna launched her first e-Book in the summer of 2014 ‘The Chamber of Celebrity PA Secrets’, which is available worldwide on Amazon, and runs her own website www.donnacoulling.com.


6:45pm Drinks Reception
7:30pm Welcome and Introductions
7:40pm Dinner is Served
9:10pm After Dinner Speaker
9:30pm Awards Ceremony
10:45pm Live Entertainment & DJ
1:00 am Carriages

The Venue


The Pavilion, Leeds United, Leeds LS11 0ES

Leeds United Football Ground (Elland Road) is one of the most accessible Conference & Events venues in the country. Located adjacent to the M621 motorway, and just ten minutes away from Leeds train station, Leeds United provides hundreds of secure, complimentary car parking spaces for your guests at this event. Visitors arriving at Leeds Bradford International Airport can also be at Leeds United within 30 minutes.




Rising Star Award

PA Contribution to the Community

PA in Business 

Best Business Client

The PA Hub Members’ Member York

The PA Hub Members’ Member Leeds

Best Organised Event

Employer of the Year

Best Internal PA Network 

Social Media PA

Best Team of PAs

Best Boss 

PA Lifetime Achievement

Yorkshire PA of the Year


Important Dates

Monday 8th May 2017, 17:00 – Nominations now closed.

Thursday, 11th May 2017 – Finalists for the Awards announced.

Monday 15 May 2017, 10:00–15:30
Interviews were held at Malmaison Leeds for Yorkshire PA of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Awards and judging of all other categories.

Monday 15 May 2017, 17:30 – 20:00
Finalists Pre-Awards Evening Event took place for all finalists for an evening of celebration and to meet the other finalists and photos taken for the Awards brochure.

Thursday 22 June 2017, 18:45– 01:00
The PA Awards Dinner will be held at The Pavilion, Leeds United Football Ground.

Nominations now closed

Criteria for Awards and Nominees

The following information is designed to help you complete your applications for The PA Hub Awards. You can either nominate someone for an award or you can apply yourself.

We refer to the role throughout the information as Personal Assistant (PA). This is a generic use of the title for an assistant and covers other job titles such as Executive Assistant (EA), Business Assistant (BA), Secretary, Legal Secretary, Medical Secretary, Office Manager, Administrator etc. It is impossible to list all versions of the title for the role. We assume the assistants that apply are assisting at Director level or equivalent to qualify. If you want to check that you are eligible to apply please do not hesitate to contact us for clarification. We will treat each case individually and look at the role rather than the title.

Rising Star

Interviews will not be held for this category. However, to help the judges make their decision please provide examples within your application that can be taken into consideration.

This can include telling us about new skills that have been developed in the role or additional training that has been completed and how these skills have been applied to improve performance. Please also tell us about any future plans for development you have planned or are considering.

The nominee will have been a PA for less than four years and is showing enough promise for you to expect them to go far within the PA industry. They will demonstrate commitment to the company and have an eagerness to learn and develop. They will be ambitious, confident, and always happy to assist colleagues and managers. They show enthusiasm that shines through, have a can do attitude and have made your office a happy place to be!

Extra Criteria

You must have been a PA for less than four years on 1 May 2017

Sponsored by Adam Fidler Academy

PA Contribution to the Community

Interviews will not be held for this category. However, to help the judges make their decision please provide examples within your application that can be taken into consideration.

You could give examples of how the nominee has demonstrated qualities of compassion and service to either one organisation or a variety of volunteer activities over the last two years.

The nominee for this category will be a PA who is making significant contributions to their community. They give up their time showing compassion and empathy in the extra work they are doing, striving to make the world a better place. They may volunteer for a charity or be a much needed helping hand to a member of the public. They may have raised money for charity in some way or they may be a shining example of the community showing passion to a cause by helping others achieve. A PA who makes you wonder, “How do they fit all this in as well as work, family and life?” This award recognises the unsung heroes of our communities.

Sponsored by Leeds United Football Ground

PA in Business 

Interviews will not be held for this category. However, to help the judges make their decision please provide examples within your application that can be taken into consideration.

It would be beneficial to include testimonials from your clients and initiatives that your business has made that takes it from a ‘nice to have’ helping hand to being an essential and fundamental part of your client’s business success.

The nominee will have an entrepreneurial flair with a proven record of excellent delivery of a first rate service to their clients. The nominee will be continually looking at business growth with ideas and plans in place showing entrepreneurial skills for getting those new initiatives started. The nominee will enhance the customer experience showing talent in their business and standing out above others in this field.

Sponsored by Malmaison Leeds

Best Business Client

Interviews will not be held for this category. However, to help the judges make their decision please provide examples within your application that can be taken into consideration.

Do you have a business client whose business approach is a breath of fresh air? Businesses can help businesses – is there someone you can think of who fits the bill?

Have you a particular client that deserves recognition for being your best business client? Do you have a business contact that gives a first class service every time you deal with them? Do they show flair within their profession? The nominee will have a proven record of excellent delivery of a first rate service to their clients. The nominee will be continually looking at business growth with ideas and new initiatives for improving current systems for their client. The nominee will enhance the customer experience showing talent in their business and standing out above others in their field.

Sponsored by Absolute Media

The PA Hub Members’ Member Leeds and York

This award will cover two winners, one from each city. Our PAs from Leeds and York are invited to vote for their fellow members who they believe are worthy to be recognised within The PA Hub membership.

This nominee could be seen as an inspiration to others within the profession, has welcomed you into the group, given great advice or just been generally nice to everyone and making people feel at ease. They may have spoken at an event, helped out on reception or been the helpful driver for the evening. They may have introduced you to The PA Hub and you are grateful for the opportunities, the collaboration and the friendships this has given you or they may have given unknowing advice and you want them to know you value their opinion.

We are looking for someone in each network to be recognised for being a helpful and informative assistant. The PA Hub team can think of quite a few of you for this category! If you want to come and discuss your thoughts with us about nominating someone please get in touch. This will be judged by the members.

Be nice to everyone – it could be you!

Extra Criteria

  • You must be a current paying PA Hub member on 1 May 2017 either in York or Leeds on any type of membership. This does not apply to non-members who pay per event.
  • The PA Hub Members will vote for their winner in each city.
Sponsored by iCO Event Services

Best Organised Event

Interviews will not be held for this category. However, to help the judges make their decision please provide examples within your application that can be taken into consideration.

Tell us about the event, what made it different, where and when the event was held, how many people attended and why it was extraordinary. Please include testimonials as we believe the best events are enjoyed most by the guests who attended.

The nominee for this category will have excellent organisational skills enabling them to produce and deliver an outstanding event; be that a board meeting, an away day, gala dinner or a full-on conference. The nominee will have timing and co-ordination attributes, the ability to communicate and work with all levels of staff involved which is essential to deliver that special event.

Extra Criteria

The event, meeting or conference must have been held within the last two years within the period of 1 May 2015 – 1 May 2017.


Sponsored by Principal York

Employer of the Year 

Interviews will not be held for this category. However, to help the judges make their decision please provide examples within your application that can be taken into consideration.

It would be beneficial to include testimonials from the employees and initiatives that your company has made that take it from good to great. The smallest of things can make a happy work place. Here is your chance to share them!

For this category we are looking for a business that supports and encourages continuous personal development and excellent training opportunities for their PAs. The employer encourages PA networking whether that be an internal or external PA group or both. They continue to listen to their staff and their views. They are forward thinking with possible training needs and change as technology improves and moves forward. This employer works in the present and engages with change for the future.


Sponsored by Epernay

Best Internal PA Network 

Interviews will not be held for this category. However, to help the judges make their decision please provide examples within your application that can be taken into consideration.

Please let us know how you started the network and what plans you have for the next 12 months. Let us know how you communicate with each other. Tell us what you have done to improve relationships within the company and what training needs you have identified and actioned.

This category will showcase the best internal PA networks within Yorkshire companies. PAs who network within their own businesses tend to deliver a better service to their managers. Pulling together expertise and resources on a local basis helps company PAs share best practice and information and meet the needs of the business while creating a unified sense of collaboration between the assistants.

Sponsored by Corporate Traveller

Social Media PA

Interviews will not be held for this category. However, to help the judges make their decision please provide examples within your application that can be taken into consideration.

Tell us how you use social media to help you in your role or within your PA community.

Social Media is no longer a ‘nice to have’ with technology improving at a rapid pace meaning companies are now using these tools in their day to day marketing strategies. PAs are using social media as platforms to communicate between businesses, organisations and their PA communities and we want to find those who are excelling in this area. This category will showcase those PAs who have embraced social media into their roles and/or are interactive on a personal basis to communicate with other PAs around the PA industry.

Sponsored by Virgin Trains

Best Team of PAs

Interviews will not be held for this category. However, to help the judges make their decision please provide examples within your application that can be taken into consideration.

This can include a particular project that has achieved success or something such as how the team meet specific objectives by required deadlines or maybe your team have undertaken specific training together to meet the needs of the business.

This category is for a team of PAs who work as a group to deliver an excellent service to their company and work over and above expectations. They will demonstrate outstanding team work and show invaluable initiative to the business they work for. They will work extremely well together to achieve set objectives and provide a good support network for not only their own team but those who they work with on a daily basis. They will support each other and make sure the business runs smoothly with a consistent high level of work, achieving specific objectives and delivering the required outcomes. They may also provide tea and cake for each other on those days when the going gets tough!

Extra Criteria

There must be at least three PAs in the team to qualify for this category.

All team members must work for the same company.

Sponsored by Gaucho

Best Boss

Interviews will not be held for this category. However, to help the judges make their decision please provide examples within your application that can be taken into consideration.

The judges would like to hear about all the positive attributes your boss has and how they deliver the message of good working values throughout the organisation.

The nominee for this award will be highly regarded by all levels of staff. They have the ability to communicate at all levels, show instinctive leadership skills with an understanding for their employees. They show strength, direction and cascade their company’s values to all teams and employees within their structure. They value their employees and listen to their ideas that may better the business. They have inclusive ideas and work hard to run the company efficiently and effectively. As a PA having a good relationship with the manager is paramount. Vote here for a boss that you respect and work in partnership with; the one you don’t mind working for even when he/she is having a bad day (you know it is not personal)!

Sponsored by LED Factory UK

PA Lifetime Achievement

The finalists for this category will need to attend an interview with our judges’ panel between 10:00 & 15:00 on Monday 15 May 2017.

The nominee for this special award must have been a PA for over 20 years showing continuous enthusiasm and commitment to their chosen profession. They will be recognised for their lifetime dedication to the industry and for their continuing professional and personal development. They will be highly respected by their colleagues and peers and have reached the pinnacle of their career. They could be a mentor to less senior PAs or the centre piece of a company’s universe! Overall the team could not be without them. This award will be testament to their dedication to their career and the company.

Extra Criteria

You must have been a PA for more than twenty years on 1 May 2017.

Sponsored by Raithwaite Estate, Yorkshire Coastal Retreat

Yorkshire PA of the Year

The finalists for this category will need to attend an interview with our judges’ panel between 10:00 & 15:00 on Monday 15 May 2017.

The nominee for this exceptionally coveted award will be a PA who is highly regarded by fellow professionals for their overall dedication and accomplishments within their company. This individual will have shown flair, ambition, commitment and have a desire to progress in this profession. Please include examples of how the nominee demonstrates the contribution that they provide for the company and the executive/s they support. This can include examples of where they go above and beyond in their role, making them stand out from the crowd and showing their invaluable skills that the company feels lost and lonely without!

This Award is a real testament to someone who is dedicated to the PA profession and appreciates how important their role is in the day to day running of their business. The winner of this Award will be expected to work with The PA Hub for 12 months following the Awards to promote and champion the profession.

Extra Criteria

You must have been a PA for more than 4 years on 1 May 2017

Sponsored by Lucy Walker Recruitment

If you have any questions please contact our Awards Team by emailing hello@thepahub.co.uk

Best wishes

Marion & Jon



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