Starting a VA Business

  • Redundancy – Coping with Change

    This article was written by Carmen MacDougall, previous owner of VACT.  Carmen MacDougall came from a corporate background as a PA and Office Manager before establishing her VA business  after redundancy. She went on to establish herself as one of the leading trainers on setting up and running a successful Virtual Assistant business through The […]

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  • How to Network with Confidence

    how to network with confidence - Carmen MacDougall

    This article was written by Carmen MacDougall, previous owner of VACT.  Carmen MacDougall came from a corporate background as a PA and Office Manager before establishing her VA business  after redundancy. She went on to establish herself as one of the leading trainers on setting up and running a successful Virtual Assistant business through The […]

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  • VA Feature Friday: Julia Burman

      What made you decide you wanted to become a VA and when?   I think in truth I?ve always had a bit of an entrepreneurial streak in me and starting my own business was always something I?d wanted to do! Having my son though was the main reason for starting my business as, like […]

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  • Why enter awards?

    You may be wondering what is the point of entering awards? Why set yourself up to be disheartened if you don’t win? Well there are many reason’s why entering awards is not only good for your business but also good for you. The main reason to enter awards is the recognition you receive on not […]

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  • From Employed Assistant to Virtual Assistant

    Virtually There - How to make the move from employed Assistant to Virtual Assistant

    Virtually There – How to make the move from employed Assistant to Virtual Assistant This article was written by Carmen MacDougall, previous owner of VACT.  Carmen MacDougall came from a corporate background as a PA and Office Manager before establishing her VA business  after redundancy. She went on to establish herself as one of the […]

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