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Virtual Assistant Business Make-Over Tips

You know how it is, you’ve been in business for a few years, you’ve got a few clients on your books, but things are feeling a bit stale. You feel that your business needs a Gok Wan style make over, … Continue reading

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Home Office Tip 10 – Investigate insurance and make sure you’re covered.

Does you have sufficient insurance cover you for your business activities? It’s important to consider if your household insurance covers you for public liability, particularly if you allow clients to visit your home. In addition you should look at profession … Continue reading

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Home Office Tip 9 – Plan your time around your body clock and lifestyle.

Are you a morning person? Some people work better in the mornings and some are more effective later in the day. What’s your best time? Also consider your household. What’s the normal routine? Does the postman always knock the door … Continue reading

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Home Office Tip 8 – Schedule your household chores so they don’t interfere with your work schedule.

When you work from home make sure you don?t get drawn in to doing all the household chores when you should be working. Now I?m not saying leave a pile of dirty dishes in the sink, or damp washing in … Continue reading

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Home Office Tip 7 – Set up Specific work times and create boundaries

Although one of the joys of working from home in your own business is that you can work whenever you choose, unless you set specific work times, one of two things will happen. You’ll either spend all day dipping in … Continue reading

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Home Office Tip 6 – Additional Equipment You Will Need

Consider an all in one printer, scanner and copier as it saves space. You can also get one with an integral fax machine, although you can also use an online fax services from your 0844 number provider or Efax if … Continue reading

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Home Office Tip 5 – Research and purchase your Computer.

When deciding which type of computer to buy, consider how you will be working and which option would be best for you. If you are going to be working away from the office from time to time, you might choose … Continue reading

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Home Office Tip 4 – Set up professional call handling for when you are away from your desk.

Who will answer your telephone if you are on a call or out of the office? There is nothing more likely to lose you a potential client than an unanswered enquiry call. You can’t be at your desk every minute … Continue reading

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Home Office Tip 3 – Set up your telephone system.

Firstly you need to consider if you will use your home telephone number, set up a new line just for business use, perhaps use Skype (providing you have excellent broadband) or register a non-geographic or 0844 number that will divert … Continue reading

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Home Office Tip 2 – Create a permanent, comfortable and healthy desk space.

When choosing a desk make sure it is large enough area to accommodate the work you will be completing. It is tempting, particularly when using a small space, to go for a small desk or one of those cupboard work … Continue reading

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