Insights

26
Apr

Under the Spotlight: Kyle Cassidy, LazyLawn Lincolnshire

Each month we showcase some of the fantastic stories our community of business owners and professionals have to share. This month Kyle Cassidy, the founder of LazyLawn Lincolnshire speaks to Virtalent about what made him start the business, his remarkable story of how he got where he is and his plans for the future. Hi Kyle, could you please introduce yourself

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2
Mar

Under the Spotlight: Daniel Sokol, Alpha Academic Appeals

Each month we showcase some of the fantastic stories our community of business owners and professionals have to share. This month Daniel Sokol, the founder of Alpha Academic Appeals, speaks to Virtalent about what made him start the business, the challenges of gaining the trust of his customers and what his plans for the future are.  Hi Daniel, could you please

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26
Jan

Under the Spotlight: Martin Amor, Cosmic Kids

Each month we showcase some of the fantastic stories our community of business owners and professionals have to share. This month Martin Amor, the co-founder of Cosmic Kids, speaks to Virtalent about what they do, working from home and how it all got started in the first place. Hi Martin, could you please introduce yourself and tell us a little about

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3
Jan

Under the Spotlight: Tim Chorlton, The Factory

Each month we showcase some of the fantastic stories our community of business owners and professionals have to share. This month Tim Chorlton, the Director of Leeds based branding and marketing agency The Factory, speaks to Virtalent about the business, what made him work in the industry and the challenges he faces as a small business.  Hi Tim, could you please

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4
Dec

Under the Spotlight: Jazz Singh, The Future Leaders Club

Each month we showcase some of the fantastic stories our community of business owners and professionals have to share. This month Jazz Singh, the CEO and Founder of the Future Leaders Club speaks to Virtalent about his social enterprise, what drives him day to day and how he carved out his niche.  Hi Jazz, could you please introduce yourself and tell

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25
Oct

Under the Spotlight: Jae Gruenke, The Balanced Runner™

Each month we showcase some of the fantastic stories our community of business owners and professionals have to share. This month Jae Gruenke, Founder of The Balanced Runner™ speaks to Virtalent about her business, how she manages her work/life balance and the exciting progress she has made in 2017. Hi Jae, could you please introduce yourself and just tell us

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18
Oct

Midlands VA of the Year 2017 Award For Virtalent

Thursday 21st September was an exciting day for the Virtalent team. Virtalent had been nominated for a VA of the Year award 2017 for the Midlands region. Co-Founder, Ellie Bekalo, attended the awards which featured as part of  Business Growth show at Edgbaston Stadium. Aside from the awards ceremony, it was a great opportunity to network with other small business

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24
Jul

Why UK Virtual Assistants Love Working at Virtalent!

This post may seem a little self-congratulatory but, both to reassure prospective clients that they are indeed hiring a happy, motivated individual to join their virtual team and to reassure prospective VAs looking to apply to work with us, today I want to highlight exactly why our team of UK Virtual Assistants love working with us at Virtalent. From Executive Personal

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18
Apr

Virtalent: the Story Behind Our Name

Our team often get asked why we are called “Virtalent” or even, “how do I pronounce it?”. Today I wanted to explain the meaning and relevance of our brand name to our mission as a company in the Virtual Assistant industry. Names have been around since the times of the cavemen as a way to categorise and understand the world around

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7
Apr

Early Stage Business Growth : Investing In People

Early Stage Business Growth You thought of an idea, built a product, found your first customers, generated revenue and learnt a lot along the way. The hard part is over, right? Starting a business isn’t easy, however, even more difficulties arise when you have proven all of your assumptions and have achieved a reasonable level of income to make the

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