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Dare to dream, says Hilary Stoddart, Designated PA’s client development manager and former office-based senior PA…   If you’re considering taking the leap from office-based employment to the world of flexible, home based, virtual work and feel (understandably) daunted, Hilary’s story is sure to reassure and motivate you! It was…(Read More)

The Christmas Juggle

The Christmas Juggle

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When I first became a Virtual PA, my work life balance instantly took a turn for the better. Working from home in a #flexibleworking role meant that I could easily juggle the kids around my workload without any need for childcare. I sailed through June half term on Granny time, garden play and maybe the…(Read More)

successful-small-business

Small business is now a big business. There were 5.4 million SMEs in the UK in 2016, which was over 99% of all businesses. At Designated PA, we are business support experts and love to see small businesses thrive. Here are our top five tips for creating a successful small business. Top Tips for…(Read More)

Virtual Bookkeeper

As we move further into the internet age, many aspects of business are becoming digitised. One such area is how businesses handle their bookkeeping requirements. There is increasing popularity and a shift towards cloud-based accounting systems and shareable online spreadsheets. This has created a growing movement from employing a traditional bookkeeper, to a hiring…(Read More)

Virtual Personal Assistants

So you’ve probably heard the buzz about Virtual Personal Assistants, and how they might just be the best thing since sliced bread for your business.  You understand that a Virtual PA is a personal assistant who works remotely (though face-to-face meetings can be arranged). They deal with a variety of tasks ranging…(Read More)

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Top 10 Reasons to Hire a Designated PA There are many reasons to hire a virtual Designated PA but the most obvious one and the most important features at NO. 2 – multi-tasking. Multi-Tasking… The second reason to hire a Designated PA is their ability to multitask like no other! … The team are competent…(Read More)

How-To-Create-A-Simple-Media-Pack

A media pack is used as a direct sales tool to target your chosen market and also for PR purposes. It will include all aspects of your business and should be seen like a resume for your site. Unlike the traditional email, media packs create a more enjoyable viewing experience with sleek, sophisticated design. Simply…(Read More)

5-Powerful-Ways-To-Generate-More-Leads

It’s all very well slogging away at that business blog to drive traffic to your website in the hope of boosting your organic search results. But to rely solely on your blog to sell your products without some form of direct marketing is a high risk. It can take months before you start to…(Read More)

5-Business-Travel-Hacks-For-The-Frequent-Flyer

Having an all expenses paid business trip to another country is always a buzz for the new executive. However, delays, exhaustion, hours on a congested train for a conference that will only last a morning at best and issues claiming back your expenses tended to make me groan when I was reminded of my looming…(Read More)

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