Virtual Assistance

What is a Virtual Assistant and does your business need one?

Okay, so what exactly is a Virtual Assistant? A Virtual Assistant (VA) is a business owner themselves, we provide support to small business owners, freelancers and sole traders. Remember good old secretaries and PA's - we're like that but with additional modern day...

How to have a relaxing holiday when you’re a business owner

A little bit of why you started your business may have been for that extra work life balance, but oh boy is it difficult to switch off when you run your own business. Especially, if like me, you enjoy what you do because it doesn't actually feel like work, does it?...

How to Work With a Virtual Assistant

I was asked to be one of the first guests on this podcast, Lead Your Best Life. We talked about how to work with a Virtual Assistant - so if you're a small business owner, at any stage in your business, then have a listen so you're ready when the time comes to...

Why your business may benefit from being a bit more virtual

The world is changing before our very eyes! That sounds quite Hollywood doesn't it, but really it's nothing new we change and evolve every day without even blinking an eye, and it's not until we look back and reflect that we see just how far we've come. Did you know;...

How much work should you give a Virtual Assistant?

There will come a time when you're ready to outsource some of those tasks that are better dealt with by somebody else, for whatever reason. But just how much do you need to accumulate before you can hand it over to a Virtual Assistant? When I get a call or email...

Business Traveller Downtime Tips

We can now work from anywhere; anywhere in the world and even in the air. No more downtime, missing emails; you can keep on top of business so you're ready to keep working as soon as the seatbelt sign is off, right through until you fall onto your hotel bed. I'm not...

Clearing your to-do list efficiently

Time, ability and enjoyment are three factors to consider when you want to get rid of some of those essential business tasks from your to-do list. As featured in the Feb/March 2018 Wiltshire Business Magazine There comes a time in every business that you need to get...

Do you haggle with freelancers?

Do you haggle with freelancers? I've only had it twice, but it's been twice in as many weeks and both women thought it was justified because they could 'offer me exposure' (yeah, I know, people do actually say it) and the other said 'the work is quite...

What’s it like working with a Virtual Assistant?

Have you considered working with a Virtual Assistant?   One of my first clients was a local will writer, Nigel from Farsight Wills in Swindon. Nigel hadn't worked with a Virtual Assistant (VA) before, but he knew he needed some support in order to concentrate his...