Virtual Assistant

Do you haggle with freelancers?

Do you haggle with freelancers? I've only had it twice, but it's been twice in as many weeks and both women thought it was justified because they could 'offer me exposure' (yeah, I know, people do actually say it) and the other said 'the work is quite...

Not just another Virtual Assistant

Swindon based Virtual Assistant; Catherine Gladwyn. Est.2016   Me: Educated to degree level as an FE lecturer, I come with great communication skills, both written and verbal. I took the fundamental skills I was taught as a lecturer to my roles within the...

Delegate VA – Virtual Assistant Terms and Conditions

DELEGATE VA - VIRTUAL ASSISTANT SWINDON TERMS & CONDITIONS CONFIDENTIALITY & RIGHTS ✓ Delegate VA - Virtual Assistant shall keep any work undertaken confidential and not use it for personal gain or promotion without written consent of the Client. ✓ The...

How to delegate better: a guide for small business owners

Learning how to delegate better can improve your business and its success   How’s that to-do list looking? When did you last focus solely on your business without distraction? You’re not alone, it might feel like it sometimes, but you’re not. Every successful...

Four quick tips to get the best from your small business’ CRM

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) System. They've evolved rapidly over the years and continue to improve and cater for the demands of small businesses every day. I know you've probably run your business for X amount of time now, you're managing just fine without...

Does your to-do list look like a seven-year-olds bedroom?

4.8 million people now work for themselves across the country, according to the Office for National Statistics. If you’re one of those you either love what you offer, are exceptionally good at it or more often than not, both. Many self-employed business owners took...

What’s it like working with a Virtual Assistant?

Have you considered working with a Virtual Assistant?   One of my first clients was a local will writer, Nigel from Farsight Wills in Swindon. Nigel hadn't worked with a Virtual Assistant (VA) before, but he knew he needed some support in order to concentrate his...

Why I said no

Why I said no I recently had the most fantastic opportunity to work virtually with an international entrepreneur, who found me via LinkedIn! It would’ve paid the bills for quite a few months, but the project was outside of my comfort zone, so I knew I couldn’t deliver...

Is a career as a Virtual Assistant right for you?

Is a career as a Virtual Assistant right for you? The skills that need to be firmly embedded before you even find your first client are beyond what you may have called upon while employed. Are you ready? Problem solver What do you do when your formulas won’t add up in...