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Hiring a VA: What's it all about?

Wednesday, March 02 at 13:11Collaboration | How To

We speak to Small Biz 100 Alumnus and Champion Agile Administration about the benefits of hiring a Virtual Assistant...
As businesses are expanding, many owners are increasingly using the services of Virtual Assistants.

We all juggle the work-life balance and don’t always have the time to take care of everything on the to-do list.  A Virtual Assistant can help with that!

There are lots of benefits to using a VA, one being that there are no additional overheads for you. We work independently from our own premises, ensuring that you will only be paying for the actual time that you use our services. You will not be paying for someone’s time when there is nothing to do, or for someone who is late to work or on a coffee break, or if someone is on holiday or off sick.

When you hire a VA, you don't have to think about PAYE, National Insurance or agency fees, providing a desk, a phone or training up new staff.

Another key benefit of using a VA is that we are available 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, which is perfect for those emergency jobs when your secretary or office assistant may have already left for the day and you urgently need work completing. Perhaps you just need occasional cover for employees who are on holiday or off sick so that the work doesn't pile up.

Using these services will give you the time to focus on your core business activities rather than spending it on time-consuming administrative tasks, whilst having the assurance of a professional, confidential and flexible service available to you at all times.

All assignments can be delivered and returned by email, post, courier or by hand (locally only), to suit you. It really doesn’t matter where you are located, the advantage of using Virtual Assistant services means we can assist you wherever you are. Some of the recent projects that we have worked on have included:

Writing press releases, PR/print and media, event management
Acting as an agent for a talented act in the music industry
Digitalising paper records and creating new systems
Working on an app currently in development
Bookkeeping
Mentoring authors with social media training with a view to them understanding self-promotion
Digital audio transcription services
Acting as Marketing Director for a publishing company
Reformatting of HR policies for HR consultants
Lead generation work for a voiceover artist
Setting up and managing social media platforms and website management for a property development company

A Virtual Assistant can help your small business by offering executive, concierge and business support services!


Whatever your business needs, Agile Administration Services is here to help you lighten the load.

We have worked with clients as far south as Surrey, as far north as Dundee and overseas and are delighted to not only have been selected as a Small Biz 100 business by Small Business Saturday in 2014, but since then have been asked to be Small Business Saturday Champions in 2015 and 2016

For a no obligation free chat please contact me on 07772733349, Cathy Wright, Director of Agile Administration Services. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & the website 


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