The Yorkshire PA Hub Awards

The PA Hub is the leading networking group for Executive Assistants and PAs in Yorkshire and Merseyside. The organisation helps PAs develop skills and learn from like minded professionals and experts, and also recognises the region’s ‘best in class’. And at this year’s PA Hub Awards, Bettys & Taylors and our people were recognised in several categories.

As well as being recognised as ‘Employer for the Year’ for our inclusive approach and commitment to learning and development, Melanie Richardson from Taylors was recognised as ‘Yorkshire PA of the Year’. Bettys & Taylors was also shortlisted for Best Internal PA Network, while Dawn Taylor from our Group Office was a finalist in the Lifetime Achievement Award.

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“Over 50 people were nominated and whittled down to eight finalists. I couldn’t believe it when they announced that I’d won,” said Melanie on winning the award. “I feel honoured to be recognised, and privileged to work for an organisation that has supported me to go on leadership programmes and given me the opportunities that I’ve had. The judges said that it was the opportunities this business gives its PAs that won us the Employer of the Year award. As well as being a good business to work for generally, they were impressed that PAs were treated as members of the management team, and given learning and development opportunities, and the ability to train to be 1:1 Developers.”