Survey News: Hourly Rate increase in 2020 VA Survey

Survey News: Hourly Rate increase in 2020 VA Survey

Over the last few years, APVA have championed the importance of a fair hourly rate for VAs in the UK and internationally. In 2018/19 we carried out some research into the expenditure of VA businesses, and found that a VA working 30 hours per week and charging £25 per hour was potentially only ‘taking home’ £13.03 of that hourly rate, as the rest needed to be set aside to cover essential ‘business necessities’ – the overheads that responsible and professional business owners should have in place.

Marketing your VA business – it isn’t optional…

Marketing – it’s another one of those ‘love it or loathe it’ jobs in my experience. Unfortunately, marketing is one of those jobs that HAS to be done. Yes, you might have work up to your eyeballs at the present time, but there are peaks and troughs in any business, and you may find yourself at some point in the future with a quiet spell that you need to fill.

How to Safely Grow Your Team with Associates

How to Safely Grow Your Team with Associates

There are only so many hours in a day. No matter how efficient you are, how early you start your day, and how late into the night you work, you - as a lone working freelancer - will only be able to clear a certain number of hours of client work. And much as we...

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