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WELCOME TO THE HAYS / APA
BREAKFAST SEMINAR
The Association of Personal Assistants
2
AGENDA
 Introduction
 Geoff Sims, Managing Director, Hays PA & Secretarial
 Laura Richardson, 2010 PA of the Year
 G...
3
Dr. Gareth Osborne
Director General, APA
The Association of Personal Assistants
The Association of
Personal Assistants
APA is the professional body for the 650,000
PAs (and equivalently titled roles) op...
5
The Association of Personal Assistants
6
The Role of APA
Passionate about PAs
To elevate the status of ‘Personal
Assistant’ to that of a profession
Chartered Ins...
7
A serious Professional Body For PAs
We don’t believe the role is secretarial or
administrative,
But we do believe the ro...
8
What do we do?
Representation
Information
Standards
Services
Training / Qualifications
The Association of Personal Assis...
9
Benefits
Status
Information
Best Practice
Career Enhancement
Assistance
Networking – online and local
Discounted Trainin...
10
&
PA as a career
PA as a profession
The Association of Personal Assistants
11
The FA PA Pathway
&
PA as a career
PA as a profession
Emma Kernan-Staines
FAPA DipPA
Sir Trevor Brooking CBE
Director o...
12
The Association of Personal Assistants
2 Hours
13
The Pathway + (CPD)
The Association of Personal Assistants
14
Available now ..
BA PA
BA – Business Administration
for Personal Assistants
The Association of Personal Assistants
15
Coming soon …
Expertise
The Association of Personal Assistants
16
Services
Being a member gives you access to
services
APA has a growing portfolio of services
designed to give you and y...
17
APA has been commissioned to develop a tailored package
of training for NHS PCT PAs. This has successfully been
impleme...
18
We also Lobby
The Association of Personal Assistants
19
20
21
Annual Membership Fees
Grade
Annual
Subscription
First Year
Registration
VAT
Group
Scheme
Associate £ 45.00 £ 25.00 + V...
22
The Association of Personal Assistants
23
Thanks for coming
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Hays / APA PA Roadshow autumn 2010 (1)

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Hays / APA PA Roadshow autumn 2010 (1)

  1. 1. WELCOME TO THE HAYS / APA BREAKFAST SEMINAR The Association of Personal Assistants
  2. 2. 2 AGENDA  Introduction  Geoff Sims, Managing Director, Hays PA & Secretarial  Laura Richardson, 2010 PA of the Year  Gareth Osborne, Director General, APA  Questions
  3. 3. 3 Dr. Gareth Osborne Director General, APA The Association of Personal Assistants
  4. 4. The Association of Personal Assistants APA is the professional body for the 650,000 PAs (and equivalently titled roles) operating in support of leaders in the private, public, voluntary and academic sectors. It is custodian of professional standards and champion of professional training and qualifications for PAs. Welcome The Association of Personal Assistants
  5. 5. 5 The Association of Personal Assistants
  6. 6. 6 The Role of APA Passionate about PAs To elevate the status of ‘Personal Assistant’ to that of a profession Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development The Association of Personal Assistants
  7. 7. 7 A serious Professional Body For PAs We don’t believe the role is secretarial or administrative, But we do believe the role requires skills more closely aligned with those of a senior manager. Therefore we provide knowledge, qualifications and interaction relevant to that level of expertise. The Association of Personal Assistants
  8. 8. 8 What do we do? Representation Information Standards Services Training / Qualifications The Association of Personal Assistants
  9. 9. 9 Benefits Status Information Best Practice Career Enhancement Assistance Networking – online and local Discounted Training and Qualification Services Reward A PA is multi-skilled The Association of Personal Assistants In brief, membership offers you:
  10. 10. 10 & PA as a career PA as a profession The Association of Personal Assistants
  11. 11. 11 The FA PA Pathway & PA as a career PA as a profession Emma Kernan-Staines FAPA DipPA Sir Trevor Brooking CBE Director of Football Development The Association of Personal Assistants
  12. 12. 12 The Association of Personal Assistants 2 Hours
  13. 13. 13 The Pathway + (CPD) The Association of Personal Assistants
  14. 14. 14 Available now .. BA PA BA – Business Administration for Personal Assistants The Association of Personal Assistants
  15. 15. 15 Coming soon … Expertise The Association of Personal Assistants
  16. 16. 16 Services Being a member gives you access to services APA has a growing portfolio of services designed to give you and your business access to a range of discounted and/or market leading services. Imagine if you needed to book accommodation, meeting rooms, conference facilities or even a wedding, then Function Fixers – one of APA’s key service providers – can help by finding you a range of solutions; and there is no charge for their service. If you need business or personal healthcare insurance then WPA promises to find you the best plan for your requirements. Partners The Association of Personal Assistants
  17. 17. 17 APA has been commissioned to develop a tailored package of training for NHS PCT PAs. This has successfully been implemented in London. Public Sector The Productive PA Productivity The Association of Personal Assistants
  18. 18. 18 We also Lobby The Association of Personal Assistants
  19. 19. 19
  20. 20. 20
  21. 21. 21 Annual Membership Fees Grade Annual Subscription First Year Registration VAT Group Scheme Associate £ 45.00 £ 25.00 + VAT Member £ 55.00 £ 25.00 + VAT Fellow £ 100.00 £ 25.00 + VAT The Association of Personal Assistants
  22. 22. 22 The Association of Personal Assistants
  23. 23. 23 Thanks for coming

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