Have You Reached the Tipping Point?
Posted on 29th January 2021 at 09:30
The key to effectively running a business is recognising when you need help. Many people manage their own accounts until they realise that outsourcing to TreyBridge will enable them to focus on service delivery and business growth. In the process, our specialists provide valuable knowledge and advice that results in significant savings, making it a very wise investment.
Over the years we’ve had many clients who, despite us managing their finances and tax, have found it hard to stay in control of their operations. This is almost always due to growth, as the larger a business becomes, the more intricate, demanding and complicated its governance. That’s why a personal assistant can come in very handy, as their role is to take all of the fiddly and time-consuming tasks off your plate and optimise your daily administration.
There are multiple benefits to taking on a virtual personal assistant, which we’ve listed below.
Clients will get annoyed when they can’t reach you and are instead welcomed by your voicemail, as it gives off the message that you don’t have time for them. When you hire a virtual PA, they can take messages and set up appointments in your diary, which saves you tons of time and also ensures exceptional customer experience.
If you travel a lot for your business, you’ll spend a lot of time organising trains, flights, accommodation, insurance and client entertaining, such as making restaurant bookings and buying gifts. With a virtual PA, all you have to do is give them the basic info and they’ll do the rest, plus they’ll make sure to find you the best deals and sign you up to valuable loyalty programmes.
It really is amazing how many hours admin tasks can take up. From legal paperwork and confidential memos, to PowerPoint presentations and internal comms, a virtual PA can handle all of your documentation and ensure that it’s properly distributed, stored and updated when required.
This is an awesome service that saves so much time and prevents potentially disastrous mistakes. One hour of recording will take around 3 hours and 45 minutes to transcribe, which most business owners and their teams simply don’t have time for. However, if your meetings aren’t transcribed, there are bound to be details that are mixed up, forgotten and incorrectly logged, which can lead to serious trouble.
But wait, here comes your virtual PA to the rescue! They’ll make sure that your meetings are properly documented and sent to anyone who requires them. Everyone is on the same page and errors are eliminated entirely.
When something needs doing, your virtual PR is there to make it run smoothly and on time. From shopping around for more affordable suppliers to organising events, they’re always there to keep things running smoothly.
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Niki Bardsley is a SmartPA partner and highly skilled at keeping business owners on track. She’s a lovely person who’s dedicated to supporting organisations of all sizes, so make sure to connect with her on LinkedIn and get in touch.
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