Welcome to the January issue of What's New at DeskDemon! And first of all, the team at DeskDemon would like to wish you all a belated Happy New Year and a healthy 2013.
Want to get your hands on the world's most stolen pen? Well you can with PaperMate who is giving away samples of its InkJoy pens!
Now is the time to plan your year, Club Wembley is hosting some great acts this year including Robbie Williams, The Killers and many more - it's also a great conference venue too.
|BUSINESS. PLEASURE. BOTH.|
|Whether you are entertaining your most important clients, or treating your friends and family, there is only one way to see all the biggest names in music this summer.|
Club Wembley offers you the best in hospitality options, and music, to suit a range of demands. Click here to view the events we have lined up.
|Free InkJoy Pens Courtesy of PaperMate|
Add a splash of colour to your working day with the help of Paper Mate’s new InkJoy range and be one of the first to claim an InkJoy 100 Assorted Fun Colours pack of 10.
Designed to bring the joy back to writing, the new InkJoy has been labelled as the world’s most stolen pen and comes in a selection of 10 bright and bold colours. Its revolutionary ink system also gives you the best in effortless writing every time.
|International Confex - the UK's Leading Exhibition|
|International Confex is the UK's leading exhibition for the events industry and from 19-21 March 2013, ExCeL London will open its doors to thousands of event organisers seeking fresh ideas and the latest innovations for their upcoming events.|
Whether you’re organising a meeting for five people or a conference for five hundred, International Confex is the perfect place to do business, seek advice and uncover inspirational ideas.
|Ageing Raises Tough Questions|
With the pros and cons of an ageing population, retirement and people working longer regularly and fiercely debated in the media and political arenas, cognitive neuroscientist and age diversity specialist, Dr Lynda Shaw, conducted detailed research to find out more about people’s attitudes to ageing in the workplace.
|Mediocre Managers Are Damaging Says CIPD|
Mediocre managers who 'fly under the radar' are just as damaging as the David Brents of this world, says CIPD
Not taking responsibility, passing on stress, panicking about deadlines and telling staff what to do rather than consulting them, are some of the worst attributes of bad managers identified in new research by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
|Basic Guidelines for Conference Organising|
|Guidelines on how to organise a conference will always differ according to the type of event - but where do you start? This article gives advice on what to consider when organising a conference, whether this is something you do on a regular basis or if you have never organised a conference before.|
|PA Enterprise January E-Magazine|
|The January edition of DeskDemon's e-magazine, PA Enterprise, is now available. PA Enterprise brings you the latest news stories from the world of the 'office' and PA's.|
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|Say Hello to a PA...Meet Razia Wilson|
This month we say hello to Razia in our Say 'Hello' to a PA feature - where we learn about our peers from a series of work and fun related questions.
Contact us at email@example.com if you would like to take part - we'd love to hear from you.
So, that's it for our first What's New of 2013. Be sure to enter our featured competitions, and keep visiting DeskDemon for all the up-to-date news, info and features we love to bring you.
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We'll be back in February and look forward to bringing you more great offers then.
Until the next time
The DeskDemon Team
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