January always seems a difficult month to start a new plan. The days are short, the weather dull, Christmas has dented the bank balance and so our positivity can be really low. Rather than make hard and fast resolutions from 1 January, one approach more likely to succeed is to resolve to prepare to work less hours from say, 1 March. Use these cold and dreary days to make the changes necessary to make it possible.
October 31st is just around the corner. Whilst many of us will enjoy a spooky, scary Halloween experience for fun, some real frighteners are likely to come from COP26 – the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties, which will be hosted by the UK in Glasgow from 31st October to 12th November. The […]
With remote working now the norm, the need for a management tool that can organise, coordinate and manage tasks across a team has never been greater. At Bay Tree we are a great advocate for Monday.com. Not only do we recommend it to clients, we use the system for managing our business and have specific […]
Bay Tree VA set the standard managing online conferences and events.
The pandemic will have forced the brakes on projects and growth for some. Equally, it will have provided new venture opportunities for others and has certainly accelerated the growth of start-up businesses, particularly in the tech sector. The typical entrepreneur starts a business based on their own competencies – essentially what they know, and getting […]
One of the questions we are frequently asked is just how working with a virtual assistant gets started, ‘where to begin’. Typically, a new client with Bay Tree will be quite uncertain about the very first steps in the relationship and how they will get the maximum benefit from their new assistant. We are used […]
Bay Tree VA has signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant. The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise from the nation that those who serve or have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated fairly. Commitment to the Covenant demonstrates that Bay Tree is an Armed Forces friendly business and uphold the […]
Firstly, I hope everyone has managed some time off. Personally, I ventured to Northumberland for a break in July and have also enjoyed other trips to the coast; always a great place to walk and unwind. The Bay Tree team also managed to get some down time together, our first face to face social for […]
We are delighted to extend our services to the USA and welcome Green America to Bay Tree. Green America is a not for profit organisation founded in 1982 and based in Washington DC. Its current membership stands at 250,000 American citizens, who share the organisation’s passion for a more sustainable and fair society. One of […]
One of the greatest advantages of being part of the Bay Tree family is the knowledge that our VAs collectively bring to the table. At the beginning of March we held one of our regular training sessions where we share news and views about apps and software. We can make recommendations to businesses as a […]