Entering awards – vanity exercise or business necessity?

Last year, Meg Bell of Clockwork PA entered her first ever awards process. She self-nominated for 2 Virtual Assistant of the Year awards in the North West PA awards and The Manchester PA Awards. Here she tells us about the internal struggle to enter the awards in the...

Protecting your energy & staying sane!

Protect your energy - stay sane as a small business owner! It is said that ‘the first sign of madness is talking to yourself’ – I doubt many of you would consider yourselves mad but I know from talking to freelancers that most of us talk to ourselves!   When we...

Working with a professional VA

What are the key things you NEED to look for when you want to start working with a VA?  In her guest blog, VIP VA Member & GDPR Queen Sarah Banks of Banks Business Solutions shares her top tips to help you identify a professional VA that can help take your...

10 Tips To Help You Change Direction In Your Business

  We've all heard the saying that 'nothing in life ever stands still', and the same is more than true when it comes to our businesses.   In our blog this week, VIP VA Member Allison Christie of Tick the List shares her tips for how to pivot and change...

Why should you work with a VA?

Are you a business owner that needs to free up more time to work on your business instead of in it? Have you thought about whether you should work with a Virtual Assistant (VA) to help you manage your time more effectively and efficiently? There’s so much more you...