Caveat Emptor

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Tweet Scams continue to do the rounds with the most recent being a quite sophisticated scam by a user of carsales.com.au. You don’t need me to tell you, purchasing online carries inherent risks and caveat emptor applies there as anywhere else – perhaps even more so. So what about people who legitimately practice online – […]

Admin/Clerical Work ‘Unskilled’?

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Tweet I was doing some work for a client the other day and he was making recommendations that someone would be suitable for “reasonably unskilled work” like administrative and office/clerical work. It got me thinking – do the general public really think that secretaries and other admin/clerical staff are “unskilled”? This couldn’t be further from […]

Becoming a VA – Beware

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Tweet I get lots and lots and LOTS of enquiries from ladies – and some men – wanting to become a VA and asking for advice on how to get started. I’m happy to help and point them in the direction of where they can get useful start-up information (including my podcast). I know other […]

The Virtual Business Show is Launched!

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Tweet ANNOUNCING AUSTRALIA’S VERY FIRST PODCAST/INTERNET RADIO TALK SHOW: THE VIRTUAL BUSINESS SHOW – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW That’s right! I have now started up our very own internet radio show which will cover topics of interest to VAs, virtual business owners, small businesses, those wanting to become VAs and those who want to […]

BAS Service Providers: New Law

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Tweet Are you an Australian BAS services provider? If so you’ll be affected by the new Tax Agent Services law that came in from March 1, 2010. Amongst other things, the new law establishes a National Tax Practitioners Board which will regulate tax agents and, for the first time, those providing BAS services. This means […]