Creating an unstoppable team

Attracting and nurturing top talent is the most crucial part of any growing, ambitious business. We know from our own experience over the years that the right person in the right role makes such a clear impact on the business as well as the wider team; it is something you can’t afford to get wrong.

Our Managing Director's Top 5 Priorities For Work-Life Balance

If someone tells you they have the secret to achieving work/life harmony, they’re lying (and probably trying to charge you a lot for the privilege!). The fact is, there is no secret sauce for balancing a career, a family, a personal life and some me-time.

What are the most hated office tasks?

A recent survey by Automation Anywhere made the less-than-startling revelation that data entry is the most hated task by office workers. But what are the others?

10 business trends for 2020

As 2020 is now underway, we have identified the top 10 business trends to pay attention to, that have become recent phenomena - or soon will be…

5 stages of a successful marketing strategy

A new year brings with it new goals and new challenges, so a strong sales and marketing strategy is crucial to ensure your team’s focus and the ultimate success of your business this year.

6 Business Hurdles They Don't Tell You About

6 business hurdles they don't tell you about. Growth is a sign of a healthy business, but scaling can be difficult. Small to medium sized businesses will often encounter similar hurdles and as a business owner, these can be challenging to overcome.

SmartPA support Natwest Accelerator Hub

SmartPA support Natwest Accelerator Hub, sharing with the entrepreneurs our tips on work-life balance and how SmartPA's services can help them to grow their business.

November's Remote Working News

Welcome to our November news round-up – your chance to look back on the highlights from what has been an amazing month for the team here at SmartPA.

Average Salary: How much does a virtual assistant make? | SmartPA

Virtual assistants run their own business from home, support their own clients and are their own boss, it all sounds like the dream package. So just how much can they really make?

Tips to get home in time for 'trick or treating'

Halloween is a time to spend with family, having fun. This holiday, like all others, is centred around spending quality time and making memories with loved ones. However, to do this we need to make sure that we leave our work at the office door and get home in time with clear minds to fully enjoy these experiences. This is of course, easier said than done. Here are our top tips to help you to get out of work and home on time.

Top Tips For Work-Life Balance

Today, the prospect of gaining a healthy balance between work and life is a dream that few can ever put into practice. The term “work-life balance” can mean completely different things to every individual but overall an equal division of work pressure to down time is essential for a happier, more balanced life. Here are our top tips to help you find the right balance that works for you.