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Queen Bee and Chocolate Collective make the sweetest team   Recently updated !

Is there anything sweeter than finding a brilliant client fit? As soon as we met chocolatier Louise Attenborough at a networking event, we knew what a great team we could be. Our original brief was to help Louise set up Facebook, subsequently writing and scheduling posts to support her delicious Belgian Chocolate Workshops and chocolate-themed […]

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The art of delegation – time to take a new approach!

If you’re determined to find more time in 2018 then Queen Bee could be the solution you’re looking for. It can be tough to find that elusive work-life balance but by mastering the art of delegation you can make 2018 your most productive year yet. Marketing tasks are often tasks that require constant attention, are […]


How to write a to do list that actually works!

  We’ve blogged before about the importance of the to-do list in achieving better levels of organisation, but inspired by a recent meeting we had with a new client, we thought we’d look at how you actually create one.  Often regarded as a feat in itself, we’ve noted our tips to help make your list […]


The Apps that will rescue September

Ah September, full of organisational hopes and dreams. It is in fact one of my favourite months.  The joys of ‘new pencil case’ mentality still very much part and parcel of this time of year. But 2 weeks into the new term, do you find yourself struggling to get into the swing of a routine? […]


10 quick hit tips for business owners to survive the holiday guilt

I’m sure like any business owner, I find the holidays a real clash of the mind. On the one hand I love switching off, taking (and needing) a well-earned break, spending quality time with my boys. On the other hand, I find myself feeling guilty that I am neglecting the business and trying with all […]


Winners! North West VA of the Year 2017

“You’re live on speakerphone, please do not swear” These were Jo’s (Executive VPA) words to us as I answered my phone from a rather glitzy sunbed in the south of France. Enjoying a much-needed girl’s weekend away (yes, we may be business partners, but Helen and I are still best mates!), we were sadly unable […]


The No. 1 Secret of Organised People

We’re often complimented on our organisational skills; who knew “I wish I was as organised as you” would be a phrase that would make us feel so proud!? We have been this way since we can remember, introducing systems to the way our toys were stored, putting tapes (revealing our age!) in alphabetical order and […]

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Jane and Helen from Queen Bee PA

2016 Review and a Beeline for 2017!

As we swarm over the finishing line of 2016 we’re ready for a rest and a glass of bubbles! But equally this Christmas break is a great time to let the dust settle, look back on some fantastic moments and clear your head ready to set out your goals for 2017. For Jane and I, […]


Countdown to Christmas

  Forget the 12 days of Christmas, as a small business owner the countdown to Christmas needs to start much earlier.  Being organised, prepared and informed will ensure a smooth run up and give you the headspace to maximise the many sales opportunities that the season brings.   Over the next few weeks, we’ll be […]


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Winners at the Manchester PA of the Year Awards 2016!!

Last night saw the return of the Manchester PA of the Year Awards and what an occasion it was.  Marked in the calendar of PA’s across Manchester and beyond, with hair and nail appointments just before, the evening seeks to recognise and celebrate the significant contributions of the support professional to businesses throughout the city. […]