To view this email online click hereOctober 2013
Home | Networking & Community | Career & Jobs | Send to a friend | Subscribe for Free

Hi Everyone!

Welcome to the October issue of 'What's New at DeskDemon' and a belated Happy National PA Day to you all!

Now, with Christmas only a couple of months away, it's never too early to get organised and if you are looking at venues, present ideas, catering - we've got some fabulous offers and ideas.

Dymo is offering great cashback offers on label making machines - perfect for invites, envelopes, present labels and general organisation.

Up next is Pilot who is offering one lucky winner £300 of V5/V7 Hi-Tecpoint Cartridge System pens and refills - just what you need for writing those long to-do lists and then ticking off your jobs already done - satisfaction guaranteed.

Gift cards are the perfect way to thank employees after a long hard year and we have two fabulous offers to share with you. Arcadia gift cards can be spent in many high street locations and online too. And if you buy an SVM gift card you could win either £100 card for yourself or get your hands a discount e-code.

And whether it's a Christmas event or just another day, we all need to eat and Urbanbite is offering Londoners a whopping £15 off their first catering order.

Fancy an extra Christmas present for yourself? Take part in our fantastic Brother competition and you could win a luxury spa holiday to Thailand or perhaps a Cambridge Satchel bag! Marriott, ideal for parties and events, and if you are booking meetings why not take advantage of its offer of free places when you book more than ten delegates plus earn up to 100,000 Marriott Rewards® points.

Happy Reading - Alison Pedrick
Editor DeskDemon

Easy to use. Easy to share. Easy to get done.

Get more done around your office with the new DYMO® LabelManager™ Wireless PnP – equipped with wireless capability and an automatic label cutter so you and your colleagues can print lots of labels quickly. Right now, purchase the DYMO LabelManager Wireless PnP and receive 50% cash back. It’s our best price, and it’s how office organisation gets done.

      more ...

A World of Incentives. A World of Fashion.

The Arcadia Group Fashion Gift Card is ready to use in Burton, Dorothy Perkins, Evans, Miss Selfridge, Outfit, Topman, Topshop and Wallis. And it can be topped up with any amount from £1 to £300 (or €1 to €450 in NI and Eire).

It’s the perfect reward for a hard year of work.

      more ...


Brother labelling is celebrating 25 years of keeping offices organised with a competition to win a relaxing spa holiday to Thailand. Five runners up will receive a Cambridge Satchel Company bag worth over £100. You can enter the competition here.

Brother has a wide range of label printers, from wireless devices for printing address labels, to handheld labellers for quickly organising filing systems.
View the full range here

To enter the competition click here.

Order Food to Your Office with £15 Discount

Urbanbite provides offices in London with a fast way of ordering food online from a variety of restaurants, perfect for company meetings, training days and late nights at the office.

Pay as you go or monthly invoice; it’s your choice.

Sign up for a free Urbanbite Office Account between now and 30th November 2013 and we’ll give you £15 off your first meal order! Quote DeskDemon when speaking to an Urbanbite representative.

      more ...

Your £100 Gift Card

Buy gift cards through the World Leader and automatically enter into a competition for a £100 gift card or e-code.

Choose from M&S, Debenhams, Sainsbury’s, Harrods, Spafinder, Tesco plus 60 more.

All available through an easy order one stop shop with discounts available, also take advantage of savings on Christmas entertaining through cards such as Great British Pub Card.

      more ...

Does Your Stationery Cupboard Need a Refill?

Win £300 worth of Pilot V5/V7 Hi-Tecpoint Cartridge System pens and refill cartridges.

Refill the pen, not the bin - The refillable Pilot V5/V7 Hi-Tecpoint Cartridge System is the new highly economical and environmentally friendly version of the UK’s best selling needlepoint liquid ink rollerball.

Running dry? - Don’t jettison the pen, simply replace the cartridge and carry on…

      more ...

Your Next Marriott® Meeting Could be a Win-Win

Choose one of over 50 UK Marriott hotels as the venue for your next meeting or event and 1 in every 10 of your participants goes free, plus earn up to 100,000 Marriott Rewards® points.

Book before 31st December 2013 to be held before 31st March 2014.

      more ...

Just plug, type and print. It's that easy.

Keeping the office organised just got simpler. The DYMO® LabelManager™ PnP is easy to use and quick to implement - just plug it in and start making labels for files, facilities, packages and anything around the office. Right now, purchase the DYMO LabelManager PnP and receive 50% cash back. It’s our best price - take advantage today and get DYMO and done.

      more ...

Stress and the Modern PA - Part Five by Anel Martin

Creating Your Own Stress Management Strategy

In the last part of this five part series, Anel looks at 'Creating your own stress management strategy' - something that it vital to your health, wellbeing and happiness both at work and in your personal life.

      more ...

Secretarial and Support Market Update 2013
The secretarial and support jobs market has remained buoyant this year, according to the latest market update from Robert Walters, a leading specialist recruitment provider.

Overall, there was a positive sentiment across the market, with regulatory changes providing increased demand for secretarial and support candidates across the financial services sector. Risk and compliance teams in particular have driven demand as new projects gain approval.
      more ...

News from DeskDemon's community
  • Murphy is discussing Hello from Texas - Back into the E.A. role
  • Atlanta Z3 is discussing Typewriter
  • Susan is discussing Office Stories
  • Blogs
  • Getting to know your new boss
  • Making Sure Your Administrative Staff Feels Appreciated
  • Hot Technology
  • Microsoft Office Tips
  • Did you miss?
    Letters More Powerful than Email
    Updated Review: The Little Book of Talent by Christine Todd
    Is Your Boss Lonely? by Dr Lynda Shaw
  • The Different Ways We Communicate
  • Microsoft Outlook: Tips and Tricks Part II
  • So that's it from us for another month! Please don't forget to update your blogs and keep giving us feedback. If it's important to you, then it's important to us - contact us at

    We'll be back in November with more offers and competitions, until then keep visiting for all of your office news, tips, advice and information.

    Until the next time
    Best wishes
    The DeskDemon Team
    Visit us at
    The World's largest community for the Executive PAs, EAs, Secretaries and Office ManagersABCe Audit Certificate
    If you add to your email address book, your email system will always recognize messages from us, ensuring our newsletters and special offers, won’t be classed as spam and you won’t miss out. We update our site very frequently with fantastic new products. If you’d prefer not to receive our updates and special offers, simply click here to be removed from the What's New mailing list. This message is sent by Ltd, Terminal House, Station Approach, Shepperton, TW17 8AS. Tel: 0870 410 4030.What's New @ DeskDemon is sent to DeskDemon UK e-newsletter, audited by ABCe (5th/6th July 2007) with a net distribution of 70,581 email addresses.