The Busy Bee Blog

Founder Maya delivering a talk about her journey growing an ethical Virtual Assistant business

Running an Ethical VA Business – Year 2 Reflections

September 2023 marks 2 years since I founded our ethical VA business, Planner Bee VA Services and it has absolutely flown by! Last year I wrote a blog post with my reflections and learnings from our first year in business, so I thought I would continue the tradition and sum up some of my highlights and learnings from year 2.

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Virtual Assistant Desk Set Up

Struggling to hire marketing staff? Why a Virtual Assistant could be a much-needed addition to your team.

The labour shortage is one of the biggest issues facing businesses across the UK and currently over ¼ of businesses are reporting a shortage of workers. With labour shortages and increased demand for marketing professionals coupled with a high average cost-per-hire, getting support from a Virtual Assistant with your digital marketing could be the catch-all solution. In this article, we

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Rachel Mess drinking a cup of tea and building an accessible website

Building an Accessible Brand: The Basics

Today’s blog post on brand accessibility has been written by Rachel Mess from Rachel Mess Web Design. Rachel and myself met through a networking group for business women in the UK, and as a few of the only women running businesses based in Scotland, we quickly got on well with each other. Rachel has been developing her web design services,

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