Our New Digital Home: The Virtalent Website Redesign 🚀

Woohoo! We've relaunched our website, taking it from clunky to really rather funky. What do you think of the Virtalent website redesign? As Marketing Director at Virtalent and therefore responsible for managing the rebuild, I wanted to take the time to mark the occasion. Almost a year has passed in-between making the decision to rebuild […]

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 […]

How We Hire 5* Virtual Assistants at Virtalent

We are very proud to say that the quality of our talent pool is improving every day and we believe we now have some of the most talented VAs in our industry working on Virtalent client accounts. But how do we know who to look for? How do we hire outstanding Virtual Assistants? Less than […]

International Women’s Day: Being Bold At Virtalent

In honour of International Women’s Day and the call to #BeBoldForChange to help forge a better working world, we thought we would do our own reflection on the amazing talent that we have here at Virtalent. The majority of our workforce at Virtalent is female and there isn’t any particular reason why this is the […]

☆☆☆ Happy Birthday Virtalent! ☆☆☆

Today marks two years since Ellie and I launched Virtalent. What a journey! From the highs to the lows, life as an “entrepreneur” is certainly challenging, but I would not change it for the world. Of course, hitting these types of milestones are a cause for celebration, but I can’t help but feel reflective. It is commonly accepted […]

Birmingham Retail is Making Waves in 2015

The team here at Virtalent are all really proud to be based in Birmingham, a city which has been seen by many in quite a negative light over the past few decades following the decline of much of the manufacturing industry on which the city was built. Fortunately, 2015 really has been a fantastic year […]

News: Work Smarter, Not Harder with Virtalent

Virtalent is a cost-effective outsourcing solution based right here in the UK. Virtalent were featured in the Birmingham Business Post Magazine and were asked to talk about their business and the success they have enjoyed to far. Here’s the official release: “A business that supports busy entrepreneurs and professionals by matching them with UK Virtual […]

NEWS: Virtalent Featured in the Sunday Times

The two Founders of Virtalent, Sam Wilson and Ellie Bekalo, were interviewed by The Sunday Times. Below you can read the original article by the Small Business Editor, Kiki Loizou, published on 28th June 2015. Here’s the official release: “It was a hot July afternoon in Birmingham. Graduation day loomed, and friends Ellie Bekalo and […]