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Effective Ways to Manage your Time at Work

Effective Ways to Manage your Time at Work

Business owners all over the world struggle to manage their time effectively, leading to feelings of frustration and demotivation. But the good news is, there are a few simple steps you can put into place that will make managing your time at work a little easier…

Getting Specific About Admin: What does it Really Mean?

Getting Specific About Admin: What does it Really Mean?

When a Virtual Assistant says they can cover your admin tasks, that could mean a whole host of things. Gone are the days when admin was a bit of paperwork here and there and the odd bit of filing – the term now covers a cornucopia of mundane, repetitive tasks that you simply haven’t got time for.

But with the term being so broad, how can you determine what counts as admin? And how do you know whether you can outsource it or not?

Make your Cleaning Company Stand Out from the Crowd

Make your Cleaning Company Stand Out from the Crowd

If you’ve dabbled in setting up your own cleaning company before, you’ll know there’s no shortage of them. Window cleaning, commercial cleaning, residential cleaning, carpet cleaning, gutter cleaning, patio cleaning, gravestone cleaning… if it can be cleaned, there’s a cleaning company for it!

This abundance of companies in the same industry can be off-putting for those looking to set up a similar business – how will your company stand out from the crowd with so much competition? Finding your unique selling point can be a challenge, but it’s certainly not impossible!

Are you Making these Website Content Mistakes?

Are you Making these Website Content Mistakes?

Your website is the first port of call for potential customers. It’s your opportunity to bring them into your sphere of influence by showcasing who you are, what you do, and how your business could benefit them. But what happens if your website content is missing the mark?

Top Tips for Improving Work-Life Balance

Top Tips for Improving Work-Life Balance

In the CIPD UK Working Lives survey, poor work-life balance was identified as a particular area of concern, with many people admitting that their jobs took up a significant proportion of their lives without the opportunity for sufficient, uninterrupted downtime.

Of the 5,136 people surveyed, 60% revealed that they work longer hours than they want, while a further 24% said they frequently overwork by ten or more hours per week.

5 Lessons We’ve Learnt about Supporting Businesses

5 Lessons We’ve Learnt about Supporting Businesses

Since The Edwards Company was established back in 2013, we think it’s fair to say we’ve learnt quite a few lessons since then! As with any business journey, it’s a constant learning curve. We’re always picking up on new tricks and tips and taking valuable information on board in the hopes that it will improve the way our business functions.

It’s been quite a journey so far, so we thought we’d share five lessons we’ve learnt about supporting our wonderful clients and their businesses.

A Beginner’s Guide to Credit Control

A Beginner’s Guide to Credit Control

If your business is new, knowing where to start with credit control can feel like a bit of a minefield. You’re treading carefully to secure payments without severing vital customer relationships, and you’re tiptoeing around aged debt, wondering how best to secure it before it becomes a real issue.

Content Tips for your New Cleaning Business

Content Tips for your New Cleaning Business

When your cleaning business is new, it can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to content. You’ll likely know the importance of content for building trust with potential customers and cultivating lasting customer relationships, but with so many content options out there, choosing the best forms of content marketing for your business can be a challenge.

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Virtual Assistants

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Virtual Assistants

The term Virtual Assistant is quickly becoming a bit of a buzz phrase in the online world – but what does it actually mean? There are a plethora of stereotypes attached to Virtual Assistants, what it is we do and how we work, and while we’ve explored exactly what a Virtual Assistant is on our blog page before, we feel like there may still be some misconceptions flying around out there!
With this in mind, we thought we’d share 4 things you may not know about Virtual Assistants, what we can do for you and how we work.