Services

Private PA & Lifestyle Management

Employing the services of a Private PA to assist with your personal and family life has become an increasingly popular addition to busy homes. However, it can be a costly outlay and commitment.  That's where CrackerjackPA magically appear in a puff of sparkly smoke...

 

Think of us as a one-stop-shop to help you run all parts of your life more smoothly, more efficiently and ultimately give you more time to do the things you love.  We can assist with all aspects of your personal life from house sitting and managing tradespeople and quotations, to helping you plan your wedding or house move and sourcing gifts.  Imagine us as another 'you'; those extra pair of hands to help you run your busy life and achieve the very best out of your time.  Ad-hoc, emergency out-of-hours assistance or regular on-going support; we can help with whatever you need and whenever you need it.

 

Our service is discreetconfidential and trusted.  This means that regardless if you are in the public eye, are a high profile executive or a busy family we will never disclose details concerning your life or the tasks we undertake on your behalf.  You and your privacy are our priority.  Always.

 

We can offer a cost efficient, flexible solution, meaning that we can be there whenever you need us, gone when you don't, and you only pay for our time.

 

 

  

 

 

  • 24/365 emergency assistance

  • Organise your life

  • Choice of flexible pricing options

  • Manage your personal and business lives together

 

  • No commitment

  • Fully insured

  • Friendly and personable

  • Nothing is too much trouble

 

A sample list of ways we can help can be found below.  However, as always these are meant purely as suggestions and we welcome you to be creative with your requests...

       Home Help

 

 

  • House sitting for deliveries, collections, pets and tradespeople appointments

  • De-cluttering

  • Wardrobe organisation

  • Sourcing cleaners & gardeners

  • Researching, sourcing, liaising with and managing tradespeople

  • Coordinating deliveries & collections

  • New home viewings with you, or on your behalf

  • Assisting with all aspects of moving home & relocation

  • Decorating & design

  • Project management

  • EBay reselling

  • General home assistance

       Diary Management

 

 

Let us manage your busy family and social calendars with the same professionalism as we would your work diary.  We can manage all aspects of your life and ensure that your work-life balance is never compromised and meetings are never double booked with parents evening or ballet recitals.

 

  • Social engagements

  • Holidays

  • Birthdays

  • Children's social and activity scheduling

  • Appointments

  • Tradespeople bookings

       Emergency Assistance

 

 

We're available 24/7 so should you need urgent help for any business or personal assistance we're only a phone call away.  Whether that's last-minute deadlines, short-notice travel, remote cover for unexpected staff absences, holiday mishaps or indeed any of life's unexpected eventualities let us assist you and relieve the stresses or distractions they may cause.

       Everything Else

 

 

There's not a chance we can list every single task that an exceptional PA does on a day-to-day basis - every day is different and presents often unique tasks and challenges.

 

Nothing is ever too much trouble so feel free to be imaginative with your requests - we are used to the weird and wonderful.

       Bridal Assistant

 

  • Research of venues & suppliers

  • Invitation preparation & distribution (including co-ordination of replies)

  • Travel arrangements & guest accommodation

  • Arranging makeup artists & hairdressers

  • Sourcing wedding photographers

  • Personal shopping for the Bride & Groom

  • Supplier liaison

  • On-the-day full coordination & Personal Assistance

       Internet Research

 

 

Online research can be time consuming so let us take it off your hands.  One call to us and we can be trusted to deliver whatever you need, when you need it, in whatever level of detail you require.  We can research anything but here are a few examples;

 

  • Gift research

  • Building, interior or landscaping projects

  • Travel destinations

  • Travel arrangements - hotels, flights, trains, car hire etc...

  • Vehicle purchases

       Event Planning

 

 

  • Organising surprise birthdays & events

  • Arranging at home events with your own chefs & private bar staff

  • Organising Stag & Hen parties

  • Sourcing photographers, function bands & caterers

  • Event assistance during the whole event cycle; pre, post and live event

       Personal Support

 

 

Running a busy life can be exhausting: personal diaries and to do lists are often as jam-packed as the most senior board members.  Tasks such as food shopping, household bills, school events, social engagements, organising birthday parties and presents etc can be endless and often get left to the wayside, particularly if you also factor in work commitments and schedules.

 

We can help by ensuring that your work and personal diaries are fully synchronised making certain that your meetings are never double-booked with school plays, bills are paid on time, the car is serviced, and food shopping is ordered and delivered at a time that suits. 

 

Allow us to keep your life ticking smoothly so you can get on with living it.

       Travel

 

 

  • Holiday planning - weekend breaks and romantic getaways to round-the-world trips

  • Organising complete itineraries including flights, transfers, hotels, restaurants, activities, etc...

  • Providing travel packs and written itineraries

  • Destination research

  • Ordering & collecting foreign money

  • Booking transport; private planes, transfers, chauffeurs, airport parking etc...

  • Pre-holiday shopping

  • Home checks/visits - reassurance that your home is managed while you are away

  • 24/365 emergency assistance for all travel mishaps, amendments and unforeseen eventualities

  • Contacts in many international cities - access to 'inside' information about these destinations

       Personal/Household Admin

 

 

  • Personal / family diary management

  • Internet research

  • Date reminder service

  • Obtaining insurance quotes

  • Finding schools, nurseries, child minders, nannies and tutors

  • Other personal administration

       To Do List

 

 

  • Present buying

  • Gift-wrapping

  • Locating rare & hard-to-find items

  • Personal shopping

  • Grocery shopping

  • Delivering & collecting dry-cleaning

  • Arranging personal beauty treatments

  • Sorting through photographs

  • Arranging items for charity donation, car boot or recycling

  • EBay reselling

       Entertainment & Leisure

 

 

  • Booking restaurants

  • Booking event, theatre & concert tickets

  • Researching gyms, golf clubs & sports clubs

  • School holiday activities

  • Researching / sourcing unusual leisure activities