Articles with the tag 'peterborough'

Why hire us when you can do it yourself?

October 2 2017

Think about it, you know how to do it, why would you ask someone else to do it for you? You don’t need that work/life balance. Why would you want to go away for a weekend, you could shut yourself in the office and catch up on what you didn’t do last week. Sounds fun... [Read More]

Why Computer Tutoring Loves Virtual PA Co

September 19 2017

As way of a potted history, my husband and I started up our own software training company 15 years ago – Computer Tutoring.  He is a natural trainer and loves meeting the clients, while I am behind the scenes ensuring everything runs smoothly.  We have enjoyed working with hundreds of clients many trainers throughout the... [Read More]

A different way to spend my day

September 11 2017

It’s always good to spend the day with your clients. When you work virtually, you build a rapport with some people that you will absolutely never meet, you have such a huge impact on their work life, but would you know them if you walked past them in the street? On Thursday I did just... [Read More]

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]

Airbnb? Let us sort it

July 14 2017

We’ve all heard of the world famous Airbnb, but are you aware that it’s now a long way away from its early days of renting somebody’s spare room? People are now renting their entire house, flat, eco lodge or pirate ship (I kid you not!) to the discerning traveller who is looking for a home... [Read More]

How to Work with Your Virtual PA

June 8 2017

Congratulations you’ve finally decided that you need to outsource to a virtual PA! However, how do you know if they’ll be a suitable fit for your company? Here are a few simple questions that you can ask your potential VA to avoid wasting money on the wrong fit: 1. Strengths and weaknesses First off, you... [Read More]

Basics Done Brilliantly

May 25 2017

  Your Virtual PA Co is a shared resource available to help with whatever you need, you can brief your Virtual PA to handle tasks and calls as you need them to be dealt with.  Our team includes a variety of skill sets and so where appropriate work will be delegated to the best person... [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]

Why is it so hard to delegate to a Virtual PA?

February 20 2015

You know you need the help, there is stuff you would dearly love not to have to do, and you know there is a virtual assistant who could pick up the lot. How good would that be? So why aren’t you doing it? Trust/control – I worry that they’ll screw it up, if you want... [Read More]