Hitting the big goal: From New Year’s resolution to fundamental business switch-ups

We’re kicking off 2024 with a celebration!

On 8 February I’ll officially become part of Goldman Sachs 10k Small Business Cohort 20. If you’ve not heard about GS10kSB, have a look [LINK: https://www.goldmansachs.com/citizenship/10000-small-businesses/UK/about-the-program/]. It’s amazing.

I’d first heard of the programme in January 2020 (shortly after our launch) when a fellow co-founder was selected. From that point, it became my resolution. Big, audacious and hairy. I knew only the best were given a spot but what did I have to lose? The only thing holding me back was me (once I hit the criteria for qualifying).

Why bookkeeping is really rather sexy

When the topic of bookkeeping comes up, I can’t help but feel a little swoony. It’s that hot-under-the-collar, what’s-going-to-happen-next vibe that gets me every time. Do you feel it too? Or maybe it’s just me.

Trick or Treat? My brushes with burnout

I started my business to create more flexibility into my own life. I wanted to be more available to my children, to put an end to the heart wrenching panic that is finding last-minute childcare when the kids were sick, to blur the edges around an otherwise black or white employment system.

What to look for when recruiting

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Let’s face it, recruiting is like starting a journey without a map. It’s intricate, sometimes perplexing, and oh-so-challenging. Here are my essentials.

5 Things To Look Out For When Hiring A Virtual Assistant 

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Hiring a virtual assistant has become an increasingly popular resource for businesses of all sizes and industries. Virtual assistants can provide a wide range of services and monthly support including, but not limited to; data entry, making phone calls, email management, content writing, social media management and bookkeeping. However, finding the right VA for your […]

Are you making these 10 expensive mistakes in your business

[metaslider id=4269] We will be covering all these mistakes (and more) in Making Virtual A Reality.   6 weeks to setting up your virtual assistant or freelancing business. You may be feeling reluctant to take the plunge or unconfident in your ability to make a virtual life work but that is why I am launching […]

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