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Protecting Your Brand

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I’ve been asked a few questions recently from VAs about how to protect your brand, website domains, copy which you’ve written etc. from plagiarisers. I thought I’d put down a little HOW TO guide, as it applies to all businesses, not just virtual assistants. As usual, this comes with my very own disclaimer; if in…

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General Data Protection Regulation – What you need to know as a virtual assistant for the new GDPR

GDPR data protection

New EU regulations come into force 25 May 2018 – General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) You must tell people who is responsible for the data you hold and process – this person must be registered with ICO Data processors now also have direct obligations to process data correctly – as a virtual assistant processing any…

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Money Laundering Regulations

Jo Sparkes of VA Pro Mag has bravely decided to tackle the thorny issue of Money Laundering Regulations (MLR) registration as anecdotally we’ve heard so many different rules regarding whether or not VAs should register and what is and isn’t allowed. At times it feels like if you called them 10 times, saying exactly the…

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Virtual Assistant Terms & Conditions

How to create profitable ethical business relationships using clear terms of trade WEBINAR: Weds 30 Nov @ 8pm Register now It is easy to think of terms of trade as a ‘compliance’ issue.  Something you spent as little time on as you can (and as little money) and then get on with your work. Do…

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Data Protection and the Virtual Assistant

Do it now - motivation for virtual assistants

Data Protection is one of those areas where if you ask 10 different people “Do I need to be registered?” you’ll get 10 different answers.  So we wanted to clear this one up: As a UK VA, you DO need to be registered. Already registered?  Click here to find yourself on the list and to…

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