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5 Reasons to Outsource your Admin

The role of a Virtual Assistant is a fast rising one – ranked at number 8 as the fastest growing freelance skills in this Entrepreneur article. Whilst we’ve been out and about networking it’s apparent that some people are still a little confused as to what it is a VA can ACTUALLY help you with. […]

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How to decide what you should delegate?

We love Richard Branson’s quote ‘If you want to grow as an entrepreneur, you’ve got to learn to delegate’ In an old blog post from 2015 on Virgin’s website, Richard admits that he lacked crucial knowledge in the early days of Virgin which meant he had to learn how to delegate quickly. He also talks […]

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Using a VA – A Case Study

If you’re thinking of hiring a virtual assistant but are still unsure whether it’s right for your business we’ve written a case study to help better explain. Helen Rich is the owner of Taste of Bath who specialise in making gift boxes, using artisan produce sourced within 15 miles of Bath.  Helen is a former […]

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Quick Fixes to Improve Productivity

When you’re running a business there is always so much that needs to be done. Being productive means being efficient but sometimes being in ‘the zone’ just doesn’t flow easily. Here are some quick fixes that are a great start to increase your productivity starting NOW! To Do Lists Clients of ours will tell you […]

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Self-care for the Self Employed

Being self-employed is super exciting and an amazing opportunity. You get to be your own boss and live by your own rules. It’s easy for inspiration to hit at any time of the day or night but that also means it’s super easy to work 24/7. Your business cannot run at 100% if you are […]

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2018 – The Look Back Post

Without sounding SO very cliche, we can’t believe we’re sat here writing this blog post.  What an incredible year it’s been for Boatman Admin Services!  We wanted to document the amazing achievements from the year – time races past so quickly that lots of things often get forgotten. Celebrating our 3rd Birthday Hard to believe […]

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The Benefits of having an accountability buddy

When you run your own business, you’re accountable for EVERYTHING.  Doing the marketing and keeping up to date with social media, getting the accounts in order, managing workload and ensuring you’re hitting deadlines…oh, and doing the ACTUAL work!  There is probably no doubt that you have tasks on your to do list that may have […]

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Small Biz 100 Winner 2018

Small business is big business in the UK and we’re SUPER proud to have been selected as one of the 100 businesses to be profiled as part of the national ‘Small Business Saturday’ campaign for 2018. Small Business Saturday is a campaign which is aimed at highlighting and celebrating the many and varied small businesses in […]

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Celebrating the Bristol & Bath Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Seminar

On a warm Wednesday evening in the midst of an unusual summer heatwave in Bristol, people began arriving at the Bristol & Bath Science Park.  These people were curious to learn more about blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. The Bristol & Bath Blockchain and Cryptocurrency seminar was sponsored by us at Boatman Admin Services together with […]

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The Bristol & Bath blockchain and cryptocurrency seminar – 27 June 2018

Have you heard about blockchain or cryptocurrency and want to understand more? Many critics of cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, have claimed they are ‘too volatile’ and a ‘bubble’ but there’s no denying the underlying impact of blockchain or distributed ledger technology is emerging as one of the biggest disruptive technologies of our time. Boatman Admin Services […]