Month: February 2017

  • Become a Virtual Assistant – what steps should you take?

    Virtual Assistant

    So, you want to become a Virtual Assistant – what steps should you take? Are you an existing PA or secretary, looking to branch out on your own as a Virtual Assistant? Maybe you’re in the process of being made redundant, or are wanting to work from home, so you can be with your children? […]


  • Wednesday VA Wisdom – Judith Andrews

    This week on the Wednesday VA Wisdom, we are featuring Judith Andrews of Hidden Gem Associates – I remember my first few interactions with Judith as if they were yesterday as I ended up cancelling our first meeting to fly to Canada at short notice.  It’s been an absolute pleasure watching her journey since that date […]


  • The relationship between VA and client

    business relationship building

    The relationship between VA and client: how to get to know each other A business relationship is no different to a personal relationship; they’re both built on a basis of trust. That trust can only be built if you spend time getting to know each other. It’s the same with the relationship between a VA […]


  • Wednesday VA Wisdom – Gwen Backhouse

    Back in November 2016, I was absolutely delighted to be asked to present Gwen Backhouse of Curlew Secretarial Solutions her award for VA of the Year 2016 and so I am thrilled that I get to interview her on the Wednesday VA Wisdom. Here’s what Gwen had to say in answer to our questions: Hi, […]


  • Things you need to track on a monthly basis in business


    Any business owner knows, they must keep a track of their finances. Ideally, on a monthly basis you’ll be monitoring your new clients and income figures, keeping a record of all invoices (the ones you’ve sent out, those that haven’t yet been paid and the invoices you’ve received) and keeping track of your expenditure. But […]