Articles with the tag 'call answering service'

A little bit of history…

August 21 2017

Virtual PA Co was started in 2001 because I needed the service for myself. I couldn’t afford a whole secretary on my own so I decided to share one. Now I share many with hundreds of businesses across the UK. The team at Virtual PA Co enabled my husband to quit corporate life and start... [Read More]

Is your phone stuck to your ear?

May 4 2017

Why are you spending your valuable time answering your phone? Did you know that here at Virtual PA Co we have a team of highly trained PAs who love nothing better than answering your phone calls as if we are a member of your company. It’s quick and simple, we can even manage your diary... [Read More]

Testimonial From Matt Hill, Hither Green Oven Clean

April 14 2016

Wonderful feedback received from one of our clients. Thanks Matt!! “I have been really impressed by the service in the time that I have been working with Virtual PA Co. They have made it incredibly easy for me to delegate all of my appointment taking. The time this has saved me has been fantastic; plus... [Read More]

Virtual PA Co – 2016 Easter Offer!

March 23 2016

Sign up now and get your second month half price!  How can we help you? The list is endless. Here is just a taster: A… IS FOR ADMINISTRATION  Diary management Airport/concierge parking Meeting rooms booked Gifts ordered Cards sent Order processing Sales Email management Email marketing Data Entry Screening Payment processing Dictations Proof reading and... [Read More]

Who has a Virtual PA?

October 22 2014

You’d be surprised. The use of virtual assistants for everything from call answering to power point presentations is on the increase. It’s an exploding industry in terms of growth and the benefits to businesses of all shapes and sizes are huge. At Virtual PA Co some of our clients have enjoyed constant service since we... [Read More]

I’m A Hopeless Delegator

October 4 2013

Delegation and Cleaning Too often I hear this when I talk to – often the most successful – entrepreneurs and executives. ‘I’m a control freak’ or ‘I’m a perfectionist’, or ‘I can’t bear to let go’, or ‘It’s just too complicated to hand over to anyone else’, usually all of this is accompanied by sheepish looks... [Read More]

Precious Time

February 15 2013

There it was, lying on the mat, that little red envelope with the familiar hand writing, how lovely after all these years, amazing that we still make the effort, never take anything for granted. Such a horrible dull morning but off to The Holiday Inn for lunch with The Women in Business, you never know... [Read More]

Top Tips to get the best from your Call Answering

February 12 2013

If you have engaged or you’re thinking of engaging a call answering service to support your business, our Top Tips to get the best from your Call Answering/VA/Virtual PA service may help: Make sure the same few people answer your calls – your business needs to be credible, and as small business the chances are... [Read More]

Control Freak?

November 28 2012

Probably a master delegator in the making After 11 years of my business – Virtual PA Co – receiving the results of delegation, I think we can safely conclude that the best delegators, somewhat ironically, are the control freaks. By their own admission, control freaks find it hard to let go, hard to believe that... [Read More]

Share a secretary, free up your time!

October 15 2012

We share secretaries with busy people. We’ve done this for eleven years, we started because our founder needed a PA, couldn’t afford a whole one and decided to share one. With a business idea looming she bit the bullet and recruited three secretaries, to cover holidays, lunch hours and sickness but still give a highly... [Read More]