Frequently asked questions
What is a Virtual Assistant?
A virtual assistant is an independent contractor who provides administrative services to
clients while operating outside of the client's office. A virtual assistant typically operates
from a home-based office but can access the necessary planning documents, such as shared calendars, remotely. Most importantly, a Virtual Assistant is there to help your business run more smoothly – you delegate tasks and they are completed for you in a timely manner to a highly professional standard. Depending upon your needs a Virtual Assistant can be employed on a day to day or ad hoc basis.
If you are in need of administrative support, however aren’t in a position to hire a
permanent employee, then using a Virtual Assistant is your answer!
How does a Virtual Assistant work?
Virtual Assistants work remotely, with the technology of the internet and computers. A business owner can have the full support as if they ae sitting in the office.
Who can work with a VA?
Using a Virtual Assistant is a flexible solution, so suitable for all businesses at any stage of
their journey even start-ups. A virtual assistant only works when there is something to do,
this means it can be more cost effective then having an employee.
Why would I work with a Virtual Assistant, when I can do it myself?
Basically, it saves you time allowing you to delegate them repetitive tasks. Giving you
freedom to concentrate on jobs & your clients, which is important to your business.
Best thing is you get the support of a highly skilled individual, as and when you need help.
Are Virtual Assistants more expensive than an employee?
The benefits of hiring a Virtual Assistant against an employee, is you don’t have to pay a
salary just an hourly rate as and when you give your VA work. There are massive cost savings to be made on the following: -
1. Recruitment Cost
2. Sick & Holiday Pay
3. Tax & National Insurance
4. Office Space
6. Computer & Software Licences
What kind of work does a VA do?
however, they don’t need to be based in an office.
Tasks that can be outsourced to Westbury Admin Services include: -
2. Data Entry
4. Proof Reading
6. Social Media / Email / Diary Management
8. Lifestyle Management
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Any services offered through Westbury Admin Services are based on years of experience, I
am highly motivated and will complete any work in a timely and professional manner.
What hours do you work?
Business hours are Monday to Friday 10am till 5.30pm, I am available outside of these hours
on request. I can be flexible to yours needs, but you can contact me via email 24/7.
Can I meet my VA?
I work fully remote so all consultations are on the phone or via video call, at your arranged
appointment time. All updates will be either weekly or monthly conducted by a phone call or
What experience do you have?
I have over 25yrs of administration experience, working within in different sectors of a
business. Read more….
I have never outsourced before; will you be able to help me?
Yes of course, I take time to understand you and your business and the support you need.
Do I have to commit to a VA for a long period of time?
Westbury Admin Services offer a ‘Pay as You Go’ option, which gives you the flexibility that if
you need work doing it can be a minimum of 1 hour.
If your looking for ongoing support we also have retainer packages available.
Will my information remain confidential?
Client confidentially is taken very seriously; your data is safe. We never sell, give, rent or
otherwise your information to anyone else.
I would like some support what do I do next?
The best place to start is by contacting Westbury Admin Services, we will book you in for
your free 30minute consultation call.