7 best apps for your business in 2021

Starting a business can be a monumental task, but scaling a growing your business is an entirely different story. From lead generation to staying focussed, here are the top 7 ways to grow your business in 2021. Know your customers & identify their unmet needs You’ve been marketing to them, selling to them, and hopefully […]

Types of services you shouldn’t be doing yourself!

As the owner of a business, there’s no doubt that from the beginning, the majority of responsibility has fallen on your shoulders – even the smallest and most mundane of tasks. Sometimes, it can be extremely difficult to let go of tasks you have been doing yourself for so long. But most of the time, […]

Top 5 industries that use virtual assistants

Virtual Assistant roles have become more and more popular recently. Companies are quickly beginning to understand and recognise the financial and time-saving benefits of using a Virtual Assistant. VA’s are also realising they have an opportunity to create more freedom in their work and personal lives – It’s a win-win! Here is a short list […]

Is working with a virtual assistant safe?

If you haven’t yet had the opportunity to work with a virtual assistant, there will ultimately be areas of concern for you. The very fact that you are beginning to think about hiring a virtual assistant means that you have already invested a lot of time and money and no doubt long hours into growing […]

PA vs VA: Which is best for you?

As similar as these titles sounds, the reality is quite different; from the skillset and experience to the benefit and impact having either a PA or a VA to maintain and grow your business.  Let us break it down for you: What does a PA do? We have all heard of personal assistants, but it’s […]

Top 10 Services to Outsource

If you ask around, the list of services that you, as a small business, could be outsourcing is endless.  We have narrowed it down to the top ten services you can outsource to your virtual assistant – in our experience, these will have the most beneficial impact on your business. 1 – Travel and diary […]

Common issues & their solutions when hiring a VA

Five common issues and their solutions when hiring a virtual assistant It is true to say that hiring a virtual assistant, or VA, is not without its pitfalls, especially if you are considering hiring one for the first time.  One thing we have learned is that these ‘issues’ tend to affect both the client and […]

Top services a virtual assistant can offer

Have you looked through all the services that could be available to you?  The truth is the list is endless!  I could sit here and jot down everything you should expect from your VA, every attribute, every skill, but that would not be very helpful to you.  The best place to start is to assess […]

How to easily grow your business with a remote team

The world of work is changing before our eyes, it is presenting new challenges for lots of us, but we have a secret:  Before the world changed, we were already doing it!  Working remotely, virtual assistance, putting our own stamp on outsourcing is what we do!  We have honed our skills with years of experience, […]

Taking the leap – why are so many people wanting to start their own business?

It’s a decision that so many of us have, but fear can often be a barrier. We read this article with interest. The study found that 64% of Britain’s workforce wants to set up their own business. Why might this be? 1. Work-life balance – this appears to be one of the main factors. Being in control of your […]