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Spring newsletter: APDO in action and the news

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Welcome to the APDO spring newsletter. This time of year is always a busy one for our members but there’s lots happening inside our organisation too, including our new logo which will soon replace the old pink and purple branding … Continue reading

APDO is growing, evolving, and NOW we’re training, too!

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Welcome to APDO’s last newsletter of 2015, and what an exciting year it’s been! Read on for news of our first training course for professional organisers, our second National Organising Week, planning for the upcoming holiday season and a focus … Continue reading

Greeting the festive season with a plan to beat stress

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The festive season is a wonderful time of the year but it is also associated with a huge amount of stress. There are cards to send, menus to plan, presents to make or buy, people to invite, office parties to … Continue reading

Ideas to organise off-screen holiday play for your young ones

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The summer holidays can be a daunting prospect looming ahead when you have children of school age. Suddenly they’re at home all day, every day with no homework to keep them occupied. You don’t want them to veg out in … Continue reading

Tackle email overload in five easy steps

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Is your email inbox out of control? Are you swamped with a daily deluge of incoming messages? Here are five tips you can implement quickly and easily into your daily routine. 1.     Access your email inbox maximum 3 times a … Continue reading

Don’t put it off: tackle that bad habit!

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Procrastination – the art of putting things off. Now there’s a biggie for you; probably the biggest cause of low productivity and one of the hardest habits to break. The thing about procrastination is that it creeps up on you. … Continue reading

National Organising Week: Do it NOW!

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Join our clutter-busting campaign to celebrate apdo-uk’s 10th birthday Helping the people of Britain get better organised has been apdo-uk’s intention since we launched 10 years ago, and now it’s the aim of our first National Organising Week (NOW) this November. … Continue reading

Kick off an organised summer


Love it or hate it, you can hardly fail to notice that the biggest event in the global footballing calendar has begun. But whatever your feelings about the offside rule and sportsmen being paid millions to kick a ball around, … Continue reading

Newsletter: January 2014

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In this newsletter: expert advice on sticking to those New Year resolutions, it’s a big year for apdo-uk, 2-for-1 Grand Designs ticket offer and a focus on our members in south and west London Don’t dissolve your resolve – how … Continue reading

Newsletter: November 2013

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In this newsletter: top tips on helping children get organised, our new press and PR team, apdo-uk members in the news, the latest from our charity and corporate partners and a focus on our members in Central, North and East … Continue reading