All businesses begin as an idea. Some never become much more than that, while others snowball into something much larger than expected.
If you follow us on social media, you may have heard the news – our Managing Director, Lisa, is representing The Edwards Company as a finalist in the West Midlands PA Awards!
Sometimes situations can arise (a global pandemic, for example) that can impact your business; staff shortages, lockdowns and the furlough scheme have all meant that many companies over the last year or so have reached out to Virtual Assistants for credit control support.
Does anyone else feel like they’re still somehow trapped in March 2020? Schools are closed, stay at home orders are back in place, meetings are over zoom, and social distancing looks set to stay for the foreseeable future.
When you’re working virtually and need to send files to your team or your clients, doing so by email isn’t always the most effective method. Emails get missed, lost, or end up in the dreaded spam folder. When this happens, you run the risk of missed deadlines and duplicated efforts, costing you time and potentially money. Luckily for us, all those savvy internet geniuses out there have picked up on this and have developed a cornucopia of apps and tools to make file sharing simple.
It is no surprise that throughout 2020 and 2021, with a little (a lot!) of help from the pandemic, we have seen many businesses forced to take their work online.
COVID-19 has had a considerable impact on the working environment of many. Whether you've swapped your office desk for your kitchen table or adapted your office space to be Covid-safe, making changes to the way we work, although essential, can feel unsettling and...
It’s safe to say the last 12 months have been trying for many businesses out there. It has not been easy for anyone, and certainly not smooth sailing. If you’ve managed to ride the waves out you may have found, for the survival of your business, you’ve had to let go some of your staff members. Whilst this is a horrible process to have to go through for all involved, you have to do what is right for your business. So let’s have a chat about where to go next!
The Edwards Company team has made a combined effort to improve our office environment, both for our physical and mental health, and we thought it might be beneficial for you and your business if we shared some of the things that have worked for us.
The point is, every business owner in the world will have business-related tasks that cause issues for them. The trick is being able to identify them to do something about it. So, identify your top three and then get researching for a Virtual Assistant service that can accommodate your needs.