GDPR – The Myths about Consent

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GDPR – The Myths around Consent Last week we looked at the myths around the fines and the instances when the ICO will impose these fines. This week we look at consent and the myth you must have consent if you want to process personal data. Yes, GDPR is raising its standard for consent from…


GDPR – Busting the Myths

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GDPR – Busting the Myths So over the past month I have been researching and reading up about GDPR. (the new Data Protection regulations). I quickly came to the conclusion that there is a lot of myths and wrong information about GDPR and what you need to do as a business to get ready for…


Do you answer your telephone?

  This week whilst I was out and about I heard an¬†interesting comment. “I don’t answer my phone so I don’t know what business I am missing out on”. I realised after some research on social media groups that this is quite common as there are many people who just don’t like answering the phone.…


8 Skills That Make A Great Virtual Assistant?

8 Skills That Make A Great Virtual Assistant Sometimes the perception is that an Administrative Assistant is the bottom of the pile of an organisation. They can be regarded as someone who gets ordered around changing the cartridges in the photocopier or making the tea for example. Think again! They can be your biggest asset…


Use a VA for Free!

What is a Virtual Assistant and would you like to use one for a Free Trial? A virtual assistant (typically abbreviated to VA) are self-employed and provides administrative, technical, or creative (social) assistance to clients mainly from home but can work on premises for specific projects. Because virtual assistants are self-employed rather than employees, clients…


Speaking Engagements – Do you want more?

How do you get your speaking engagements? So for the past six months I have been working on additional services that I can offer my clients and of course recruit new ones. One of those services is offering a speaker service for people in business who are happy to present to wide audiences but just…


Awards – A fantastic experience

Awards So this week I attended the Rebuilding Lives Awards hosted by Spinal Injuries Association¬†as my husband was nominated for SIA Volunteer of the Year. We travelled down to Williams F1 centre in Oxfordshire to attend the awards and just a look round the museum which was amazing with the cars through the ages. My…