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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 […]


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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 […]


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, […]

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So what exactly is a VA?

This is the question we’ve been asked on more than one occasion. “I have to admit, I had to Google it” said a friend of ours when we announced our recent runner up position for North West VA of the Year. And chatting to other virtual assistants at the NorthWest VA Conference, we’re not the […]


16 Reasons to Hire a Virtual Assistant in 2016

If getting more organised and creating more time for yourself appears on your New Year business resolutions, then outsourcing to a support professional is one way to ensure you actually stick to them.  Need convincing?  Here’s our lowdown of 16 brilliant reasons why 2016 should be the year you learn to delegate: It’s often cheaper […]

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All I want for Christmas…

In the immortal words of Mariah Carey, we hear many a small business owner dream about what life could be like if they could just get back on top of things. The problem is, as our wonderful little businesses grow and the demands of daily life show no signs of slowing, many of us never […]