VA


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? […]


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, […]


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 […]

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NW VA of the Year 2016 - With award

Why you should enter business awards

Hot on the heels of the North West VA Conference and coming runner up for the North West VA of the Year, we got chatting with our industry peers about why, as small business owners, we should be entering business awards. Myself and Jane’s marketing and advertising backgrounds means that entering awards was almost a […]


Getting Connected at the Northwest VA Conference 2016

We’ve spent the last couple of days at the Northwest VA Conference across in Warrington and what an incredible couple of days it was.  Hosted by Executive VPA and VA champion, Joanne Hawkins, the event pulls together some outstanding speakers to advise, inspire and motivate those in the business support profession. Catering for the virtual […]

NW VA of the Year 2016 - With award