Virtalent

23
May

We’ve launched a free 1 hour trial!

We are delighted to announce that we now offer a 1 hour free trial of Virtalent’s Virtual Assistant service. We have held back from doing this for a number of years. “What are our customers going to learn from just an hour’s worth of work?” we used to say. But, why not? A free hour may just be a little

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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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8
Mar

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 case, perhaps more due to

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1
Jul

☆☆☆ 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 that most companies fail in their

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2
May

The Benefits of Hiring a UK-Based Virtual Assistant

Every entrepreneur and business leader wants to expand their company, take on staff (in one form or another) and, most importantly, increase their bottom line. However, only a select few of these passionate business owners consider the downsides of limited time and increased workload. A growing business demands investment of immense number of hours and multi-tasking skills, which is not easy for one

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22
Apr

VIDEO: Why You Should Use a VA (in 60s!)

Why should your business consider using a Virtual Assistant? Take a look at our 60 second explanation video and find out more.

16
Mar

VIDEO: How Can Virtalent Help You?

As part of a series of improvements we have been making to the company, we have produced a new video which helps explain the service we offer at Virtalent. Why not take 2 minutes to find out more?

30
Sep

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 for the city. We’re well

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3
Jul

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 Sam Wilson mulled over their

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12
Apr

NEWS: Entrepreneurs Use Talent Pool to Make Waves in Business Support

It is fantastic to see Virtalent featured in Midlands Business News talking about how our Virtual Assistants help entrepreneurs and professionals. Here’s the official press release: “Two enterprising minds have set up a company which provides virtual work support for busy entrepreneurs and professionals. Virtalent gives clients access to a flexible, virtual workforce without having to employ extra staff as they grow

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