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Know your worth

VA's often get asked "how much?" in a high pitched voice when looking at our rates; the industry average being £25/hour flexing up to £35/hour. But take a moment to consider how much a VA spends on running their own business: tax and NI; insurance; subscriptions;...

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The clocks have gone forward but how can you save time?

How many hours a week do you spend working IN your business rather than ON your business?  How much time are you spending on tasks which are essential to your business but don't actually make you money?  Checking your emails; browsing social media; arranging meetings;...

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How do you manage your projects?

Lists? Post-it notes? Fancy timelines? How about letting someone manage your projects for you using ASANA? An online platform which you (and team if you work with others) can use to organise and track your projects, task by task. Everything in one place: your notes,...

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VA life

Often in our work lives we might love our job but not the people we work with. Or indeed we might love the people around us, but not the actual job itself. That's just one of the joys of being a Virtual Assistant: we get to choose what we do and who we work with....

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Losing vital time to admin

“Every year the average business loses 120 days to admin!” If you want to spend more time growing your business and less time keeping on top of the admin, then it’s time to think differently! Why not outsource your admin to a Virtual Assistant? You’ll gain some much...

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Setting up your own business

Are you thinking about starting your own business but don’t know where to start? Or you know exactly what needs doing but you just don’t have the time? Outsourcing some of the tasks involved to a Virtual Assistant will give you more time to focus on your business...

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The mystery surrounding Virtual Assistants

There is still some mystery surrounding Virtual Assistants... A VA is a self-employed business owner who provides professional administration support remotely to clients. VAs work remotely from their own location so can be based locally or on the other side of the...

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What can a VA do for you?

A VA can do pretty much whatever you need, including but not limited to: • Coordinating your events and workshops (researching and liaising with venue, producing participant lists, materials, etc.)  • Managing your diary: making sure you’re where you’re meant to be...

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How’s your Monday going…?

Are you struggling to meet project deadlines because you are overworked and doing laborious, often repetitive tasks that someone else could do? Outsource your projects or administrative tasks to a virtual assistant so you can move forward in your business. If you have...

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Coulda… woulda.. shoulda…

Setting up on your own is no small thing.  There's a lot to do and a lot to think about.  And so much online advice and support.  Which is great - and don't get me wrong - I'm finding much of it invaluable.  But sometimes it's also a little overwhelming.  And even...

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No time for social media?

A Virtual Assistant can do your social media browsing for you; find out what the competition are up to; what you should be doing to make your business stand out. A VA can keep your own social media presence up to date; write your blogs; your posts; update your pages...

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