VA is short for Virtual Assistant.
A VA is a professional who is operating her own business providng secretarial services to other businesses and professionals.
A VA will have at one time been employed for around 5 years or even longer within a Secretarial or PA post and will have developed an extensive skill set. She will offer a very high standard of professional services to her business clients and will work in partnership with them to achieve overall satisfaction in their completed projects.
A VA can offer a very wide scope of office services which could include;
ˇ professional document preparation
ˇ audio/word processing
ˇ digital transcription
A VA may sometimes offer additional services which could include:
ˇ Stationary design
ˇ Web design
ˇ Book keeping, payroll, tax & vat returns
ˇ Electronic diary management