What's New at DeskDemon in May 2007
Hello everyone!

DeskDemon.com today proudly announces the launch of the 2007 Management Support Fellowship Award designed to celebrate excellence, diversity and best practice in management support. Uniquely, this is the only UK award of its kind where you, the secretarial community, get to decide who will become the winner of a staggering £10,000 in cash plus a host of other fantastic prizes and who will become an ambassador for the profession. The nominator of the winner will also be recognised and will receive £2500 cash prize, plus a host of other wonderful prizes.

We are inviting you, your Managers or your colleagues to nominate the Executive PA, Secretary, Office Manager, Virtual Assistant, Administrator or similar office professional currently working in the UK, who you think is worthy of this Award, as voted by your peers.

Detailed nominations will be published on DeskDemon.com. From the beginning of June you will be able to vote for the monthly winner who will go on to the final, where £10,000 will be awarded to the successful candidate, at a Red Carpet Event in 2008.

Who in your company deserves to be nominated? Complete the nomination form by Clicking Here

Launch Party - 4 June 2007: Don't Miss it!

To launch the award, we are inviting you to an amazing and exclusive event at London's magnificent Café de Paris on Monday 4 June 6.30-9.00pm. As well as top speakers to introduce the Award, you will be able to enjoy the very finest food and drink, live entertainment and networking with other top PAs. Best of all: it's all absolutely free!

Places for this fabulous event are strictly limited, so to register NOW Click Here

So, what else is new at DeskDemon?


Yes, FREE £10 fuel vouchers are on offer when you purchase selected boxes of Twinlock Crystalfile™, the UK's brand-leading suspension files. Obtaining your vouchers couldn't be simpler and there's no limit to the number of vouchers you can claim. So stock up now on your favourite files and enjoy miles of free motoring, courtesy of Twinlock Crystalfile™!

Shirker? Backstabber? Suck-up?
The Apprentice

Whether a shirker, backstabber, suck-up or plain old hard worker, find out what type of apprentice you are and how you can make your way up the career ladder to success! Also, forward the quiz from Post-it® Note makers 3M to your friends and colleagues and they'll enter you into an exclusive prize draw to win tickets to the 'You're Fired' TV show.

Terms and conditions apply. Offer closes 30.06.07'. The Apprentice™ JMBP, Inc.

Insurance for Small Businesses

Arranging insurance for a small business can be a real headache - there are so many options and you're not sure what you need! AXA Business Insurance are doing their best to make life easy for you by creating packages of insurance that bring together all the cover a small business typically needs. So, whether you are looking for business insurance or whether you work from home and need cover, find out more today and get a quote that's tailored to your kind of business

Win Tickets to The Vitality Show
The Vitality Show

Here's something to put a spring in your step! How about spending a day at the vivacious Vitality Show Scotland ! It's the nation's largest health, beauty and wellbeing event, and it's being held in Glasgow at the SECC from 11 to 13 May. The show is a must-visit for women looking for ideas and inspiration on feeling their best. And, what's more, we have 20 pairs of tickets to be won! Don't miss your opportunity to get some real va-va-voom!

The Business Travel Magazine
The Business Travel Magazine

We at DeskDemon.com are well aware that booking travel is one of the most labour-intensive of your regular tasks - if only your boss understood that! That's why we are researching how much time you spend on booking and arranging business travel, and whether it's a major task for you. We'd love to hear your experience, and would be grateful if you could take a mo to complete our short survey. The results will be published in the summer. And as a thank you for your time, four lucky winners can win one of several cases of wine! Can't be bad!

KPMG: Average Fraudster is a Trusted Male Manager
Average Fraudster is a Trusted Male Manager

A shocking new report reveals that company fraudsters are not shifty and suspicious characters in the office - they are more likely to be your respected and esteemed colleagues! A study by KPMG has shown the average corporate fraudster is a trusted male executive. Over half of company fraudsters commit 20 or more frauds, with two thirds of them carrying on for up to five years before they're nabbed. Check out this sobering report and then let us know what you think - has it ever happened to you? Tell us your story...

The Benefits of PowerPoint Compression
Powerpoint Compression

You should be under more pressure! Well, not you exactly, but your PowerPoint presentations, to be precise. Experts reckon over 30 million PowerPoint presentations are created each day. And as you probably know, sending these huge files by email can be a nightmare. Find out how to put pressure on your presentations, with the natty knack of compressing them to a fraction of their actual size! Once shrunk, they will whip down the line in a flash. So check this article out and start squeezing! We guarantee you'll wish you'd known this before!

Win a Hitachi 6 Mega Pixel Digital Camera!
Win a Digital Camera

We're currently working on VenueDesk to make it even more comprehensive, helping you to find the venues you need for your parties and events. Please, do take moment to respond to our very short survey and, as a thank you, we will enter you into a free prize draw to win a brilliant Hitachi 6 mega pixel digital camera.


So there you have it! As ever, there's so much going on at DeskDemon, it's a wonder you get any work done at all! (But we know you do!). Take care, don't forget to get cracking with your nomination for DeskDemon's Management Support Fellowship Award and see you again next month!

All the best,
The DeskDemon Team
Visit us at www.DeskDemon.com