Posts Tagged ‘virtual assistant’

Subcontractors looking for work…

We’ve had a few requests recently to put a call out for subbies – there’s a few people who happily regularly hire subcontractors in their businesses, and would be happy for people to approach them looking for work…  We’re collecting these in and we’ll be publishing soon – feel free to skip any parts which…

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GDPR

            Welcome to Annabel Kaye from Koffee Klatch who works producing legal templates for freelancers to purchase. CW: Annabel, how many VAs do you work with now? AK: Around 60. CW: So she’s been speaking to a wide variety of VAs who have all different kinds of businesses. Annabel has…

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West End of London VA Meet Up

A monthly meet-up for London-based VAs for support, advice, to share best practice, for help and more importantly some fun! It is in Central London on the first Tuesday of each month.  Charging £10 per meet which is £5 towards your first drink and then best practice information each month for you to take away…

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New Year – New business planner / diary!

If you are an organised Virtual Assistant, you may already have ordered the bible which keeps you on track… Planner, diary, journal, organiser, filofax – doesn’t matter what you call it, just that it works. Surprisingly for an online industry, there’s a big slice of the VA industry who rely on paper and pencil to…

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GDPR and the Virtual Assistant

Join Caroline and Annabel Kaye of KoffeKlatch for a lunchtime webinar discussing the impact of GDPR… Lots has been said about GDPR – here’s how it related to virtual assistants specifically. “Hey, but I don’t deal with data” – Yes, you now do according to this latest legislation. “As it’s my clients data, they are…

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West End of London VA Meet Up

A monthly meet-up for London-based VAs for support, advice, to share best practice, for help and more importantly some fun! It is in Central London on the first Tuesday of each month.  Charging £10 per meet which is £5 towards your first drink and then best practice information each month for you to take away…

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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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Cost of a virtual assistant

We have had a few queries on how long things should take recently – I thought it would be interesting to compare how long/how much it would cost to do certain tasks which rely on the virtual assistants input only (in other words, you aren’t waiting for content or quotes or researching something which could…

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So you want to be a subcontractor virtual assistant?

average subcontract virtual assistant rate

(Or how much a VA’s virtual assistant gets paid!) “They’re paying HOW MUCH for a virtual assistant subcontractor???”  Yes, the outraged exclamations on Facebook Groups for a subcontract virtual assistant job this week raised a lot of eyebrows…  But you know, the virtual assistants doing these subcontract jobs aren’t necessarily doing the same job as…

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You too could have a 6-figure income…

We’ve all had these emails in our inbox.  The ones promising financial freedom, a Ferrari in the garage of your mansion, days spent playing on your private beach with the children…  All yours for the minuscule investment of $999/month! Now most of us hit the delete button – but what if what the virtual assistant…

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