Virtual Assistant Services, Cheshire, UK
Giving you the freedom to be your best !
Welcome to Virtual PA Assist
Based in the North West of England, we pride ourselves on providing an efficient and professional remote office support, secretarial service, business support and administration assistance to our clients.
Sole traders, entrepreneurs, small businesses and individuals who require the skills and knowledge of an experienced Personal Assistant can benefit from using Virtual PA Assist by utilising that assistance only when is required, therefore keeping their overheads to a minimum.
Free up your time by utilising services such as bookkeeping, proof-reading, copy typing, digital transcription, customer contact, invoicing, diary management, internet research, social media management and much more.
Giving you excellent support by utilising the latest software and ensure that you will always receive high quality, accurate and fast remote business support from Virtual PA Assist.
Benefits of hiring a Virtual Assistant for your business
Outsourcing your day to day admin tasks to a Virtual Assistant will help free up your valuable time and give you extra hours to concentrate on your business or gain that perfect work/life balance.
Whether a client needs work completing on a daily, weekly or monthly basis, we are very flexible.
Work will be completed professionally and delivered on time, and clients will only be invoiced for the actual time worked.
A Virtual Assistant cost less than the cost of employing a full time Personal Assistant or member of staff with no additional overheads such as national insurance contributions, pension plans, holiday or sick pay.
Virtual Assistant's can be used as an alternative to hiring temporary staff and will save you money on agency or recruitment fees.
Giving clients excellent support by working remotely from a fully equipped office on a self-employed basis.
We offer client confidentiality and a vested interest in the success of your business building long term relationships with clients.
More about me ....
Owner & Virtual Assistant
Samantha established Virtual PA Assist in 2015 after leaving her previous role as Office Manager, in Accrington to start a new life in Warrington.
She decided to combine her many years of experience providing secretarial and administration support to a variety of businesses whilst working in managerial, accounts and PA roles, to offer her skills remotely to help entrepreneurs and business owners.
Overall, Samantha has had a successful career with experience in both large and small companies over a variety of industries. Well organised and methodical and capable of working to tight deadlines. Samantha is very passionate about her work and loves the diversity of being a Virtual Assistant which enables her to meet new people in different fields.
It's your business, do what you love and outsource the rest !
Working with your Virtual Assistant
Determine if hiring a VA is cost-effective for your business, but also figure out which tasks you would like to assign to your VA.
Decide which tasks are taking up the most time and can be delegated out. Writing a detailed job description explaining what your requirements are is a good way of setting out your expectations in advance to your VA.
Hiring a Virtual Assistant will help free up your day but you must ensure that you allocate tasks effectively to allow this to happen smoothly and swiftly. Discuss your potential task list with your VA on a regular basis. By doing this your VA gains a good idea of the work coming down the line and therefore can be better prepared for it.
Your VA may not specialise in the tasks that you will be assigning to them so make sure that you give detailed explanations of what you require. Remember, they work on numerous types of tasks across various industries, so it is important that you don’t presume they can fill in the gaps in your instructions at the start, the more specific you are in explaining tasks and what you require, the better.
In time, your Virtual Assistant will learn your work style and will begin to take more initiative resulting in you giving less detailed instructions.
Your new Virtual Assistant will be offering you remote administrative assistance and therefore will not be working in your office close by and you may never meet your VA face-to-face. All communication will be carried out via your preferred method whether it’s by telephone, email, instant messaging or video call.
Try to give your Virtual Assistant as much notice as possible for new tasks with realistic timeframes for completion. Remember, if you can carry out a task in an hour, don’t always expect your VA to do the same. They will never be as fast as you with regards to some tasks as they don’t have the knowledge and expertise you have of your business.