Month: July 2017

  • The power of the testimonial for VAs


    A VA is one of those types of business that makes other businesses look good. They, along with the likes of ghost writers, IT support, marketing services and other ‘background’ service providers, work to help other businesses grow. But often, they’re not publicly recognised for their hard work, as their sole aim IS to make […]


  • Stop wearing so many hats in your VA business!

    stop wearing lots of hats

    To be a good VA you need to have a couple of essential qualities in place. You need to be great at organisation and you need to excel at time management, However, being consciously aware of where your time is being spent and organising what you do in that time slot is only half the […]


  • Questions every VA should know how to answer

    Questions for a VA

    Hiring a VA is a big commitment and investment for many business owners and It’s important they make the right choice, for themselves and their business. They’ll understandably, have a lot of questions to ask, before making their final decision and it’s therefore essential, that you can allay their fears and give them the answers […]


  • How to Become a Virtual Assistant

    professional VA

    If you’re wondering exactly how to become a Virtual Assistant in the UK, you’ll be pleased to hear that it’s no different to setting up any other business. The bad news?  You need to have the business fundamentals in place, and that’s not something that happens overnight. Becoming a Virtual Assistant  means you need to […]


  • Wednesday Wisdom – Diana Brandl

    I am extremely lucky that the VACT is supported not just by Virtual Assistants, but by Administrative professionals generally and on a global basis.  So this week, I am honoured to showcase one of these amazing ladies – Diana Brandl.  I  love the work that Diana does to help grow the administration profession, she is […]