COVID-19 struck fast and hard. We had to hit the ground running to accommodate a change in attitudes and habits as working from home became the norm. When a crisis like this hit, the pace of life and business changes. The office-to home transitions have caused workers to break down barriers emotionally, giving both, colleagues and clients a true picture into who people become once they leave the office. According to Doodle virtual meetings saw a 42% increase in the number of virtual meetings in the last few months.

Over the past 20 years, the creation of cloud-based technology and the increasing speed and capacity of broadband connection have made real-time communication possible worldwide – and working “virtually” has exploded. Technology is changing fast and the number of collaborative software is growing. This collaborative software facilitates virtual work. This software has now become so comprehensive and easy-to-use that teams of people dispersed geographically are using them to work virtually and more efficiently. More and more global businesses, specifically in the U.K., are relying on virtual employee assistants to manage their businesses. This trend goes hand in hand with the rise of assistants around the world.

Virtual assistants have completely transformed the way modern businesses and entrepreneurs conduct their businesses. Tim Ferriss, famed author of the 4 hours Workweek, credits virtual assistants as the key for him to be able to scale his business all at the same time working less. It’s 3 times cheaper to employ a virtual assistant than a full-time employee. No matter whether you are a small business owner or owner of a large corporation, you would like to stay cost efficient. Also, hiring a virtual assistant could help accelerate business growth and streamline operations. Improves flexibility. Hiring a Virtual Assistant improves business flexibility in a number of ways. Increases productivity. By delegating non-essential or non-core functions to a virtual assistant, you will be able to allocate more time to manage the core activities of your business.

Not only will virtual assistants help keep your costs down, but they will help increase your productivity, improve your workflow and give you more time to do the things that you love. For more information on how we can help support your business needs, please contact us on +44 (0) 7734 221544 or email us at enquiries@globalvirtualpartners.com.