Inside the Edinburgh PA Network

Practically Perfect PA

Over the last few years there are plenty more online communities and in more recent times we have taken networking to a whole new level with local networks, organised by assistants, springing up all over the place. First up we have the Edinburgh PA Network. About the network….

Inside the Guernsey PA Network

Practically Perfect PA

During my time there I took the first PA qualification in Guernsey, my HR qualification and also qualified as a Legal PA. Aside from the network, what have been your career highlights to date? I would also recommend joining a local PA network. About the network….

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What legal entity is right for your business? | THE SMALL BUSINESS.

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! What legal entity is right for your business? The legal status your business takes maybe decided by what industry you are working in. An LLP is a separate legal entity from its members. E-Mail me or follow me.

2006 216

Home Business IT: Guide to Secure Your Wireless Home Network

Small Business CEO

There are so many users looking for securing their wireless network because they want their Wi-Fi network protected from Wi-Fi theft; this includes for those who work in a home office. … Information Technology business IT home business wireless home network

2016 69

“Who, me, network?” Build Confidence in Your Networking Skill!

Office Dynamics

Perhaps you’re one of the lucky few who network (think, “build relationship”) easily and with hardly a thought. For some people, building a solid network of colleagues and helpful professionals comes naturally. But for many, networking doesn’t come so easily. [It’s The great thing is that networking is a “soft skill” that can be learned by anyone. Networking comes under the heading of a life-long skill builder. Networking

“Who, me, network?” Build Confidence in Your Networking Skill!

Office Dynamics

Perhaps you’re one of the lucky few who network (think, “build relationship”) easily and with hardly a thought. For some people, building a solid network of colleagues and helpful professionals comes naturally. But for many, networking doesn’t come so easily. [It’s The great thing is that networking is a “soft skill” that can be learned by anyone. Networking comes under the heading of a life-long skill builder. Tags: Networking

Ten critical foundations for successful collaborative networks

BioTeams

A Virtual Enterprise Network (VEN) is a voluntary and dynamic community of SMEs that commit to working together for a period of at least six months (ideally, twelve months) to collectively seek opportunities to participate in collaborative projects of mutual business advantage.

Man vs. Woman

Practically Perfect PA

According to a recent survey , conducted by professor Felice Batlan, of 142 legal secretaries not one said they would prefer to work for a female partner. I was at lunch with a fellow EA a few weeks ago and as usual we were discussing our jobs and having a bit of a grumble about our work.

2012 137

What Are the 5 Types of Accidents Covered Under the Defense Base Act?

Small Business CEO

The often-complicated nature of the paperwork leads to workers depending on the help of Defense Base Act legal teams. They provide a network of information that is needed to navigate the rough road to recovery. Economy & Environment Legal Defense Base Act workers compensation

2019 69

3 Things You Need to Know About Online Defamation

Small Business CEO

When considering the modern landscape of communication and news-gathering, we can all agree that the use of blogs and social networking outlets are increasing in their popularity and usefulness. … Legal online defamation

2015 107

MBO Partners: A Business Platform for Independent Consultants.

Small Business Labs

  MBO Partners offers a service providing a legal and financial infrastructure for independent consultants and freelancers.    This means, legally, the consultants and freelancers work for MBO Partners. 

2010 152

Are VCs Colluding?

Small Business Labs

  Not surprising given the legal implications, the attendees at the dinner are denying it.

2010 142

Small Business Startup Checklist – Company Structure | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! Small Business Startup Checklist – Company Structure by Stefan Töpfer on Mar 19, 2008 An important early decision that will have long-term consequences for your business is to determine the legal form it will trade under. E-Mail me or follow me.

2008 199

Oh where or where is my password?

Laughing all the Way to Work

I logged onto my computer last week and put in my network password, then to open my Outlook account I had to put another password in for that. If someone scans your computer or network for that word, they'll find your file right off.

2010 130

Small Business Start-Up Idea – Weight Loss Consultation | THE.

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! You will need to have a legal agreement in place with all your clients because there are complications relating to weight loss that could potentially result in litigation against you. E-Mail me or follow me. You ask a question, I answer!

2008 186

The Personal Services Boom

Small Business Labs

Many believe the personal services sector is creating a new class of serfs - poorly paid workers with few rights, benefits or legal protections. Back in 2008 we forecast that personal services would be one of the key small business growth sectors over the next decade.

2015 197

A day in the life: Alison Boler, ITV

Practically Perfect PA

Supporting three Heads of Legal & Business Affairs at ITV. I was PA to the SVP of Legal & Business Affairs at MTV and got to work on the annual awards show. I also get around the country attending and speaking at various PA networking events and conferences.

2014 261

Who is attending the Virtual Summit?

Practically Perfect PA

Simone is the Founder and Chair of the ACE Network (Assistant Community EMEA) at BlackRock, the world’s leading Asset Management Firm. If you would like to get your whole office or local PA network involved, you can also purchase a hub ticket for £250.

2017 203

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Join us at the luxurious Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast for an amazing end of year get away and your chance to network, learn and advance your skills in style! I am not a legal expert and do not claim to give any legal advice. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!

2009 100

The Emergence of Freelancer Management Systems

Small Business Labs

 They use names like "private talent cloud" and "private talent network" to describe their offerings. This, in turn, will lead to greater usage of independent workers as larger firms become more confident in their ability to hire and management contingent workers in a legally compliant manner.

2014 157

Online and Offline Businesses You Can Start With No Money

Dumb Little Man

However, once you’re a part of their network, you can start earning money fast on your own time. Unlike teaching at a school, there’s no formal training that’s legally required for you to tutor. If you can generate an audience, ad networks may pay you to run advertisements on your blog.

2019 225

7 Tips for Hiring a Virtual Assistant

Jen Lawrence

Before you just start randomly searching online, tap into your network first. Within your network, you’re also more likely to find a VA who specializes in or is familiar with your industry.

2019 56

The Best Cities for Coworking You Need to Check Out

Dumb Little Man

With over 30 spaces already in operation, over 50,000 digital savvy professionals across the world are benefiting from this network. These spaces offer the latest technology, cafes, relaxation areas and some even have in-house lawyers offering legal advice to those who choose to work there.

2019 221

7 Tips for Hiring a Virtual Assistant

Jen Lawrence

Before you just start randomly searching online, tap into your network first. Within your network, you’re also more likely to find a VA who specializes in or is familiar with your industry.

2019 52

Think Your Website Isn’t that Important? Think Again.

Tips From T. Marie

A friend in my legal network contacted me today looking for virtual paralegal services. How important is your website to your service provider business? Amazingly I still see some ‘so-called’ experts telling people it’s not all that important.

2011 178

Will Furloughs Change the American Workplace Forever?

45 Things

While career coaches are advising employees to use any furlough time to network and spiff up their resumes and interviewing skills, I began wondering what workers really were planning to do on their days off. That's because if you do, it could cause legal problems for the employer because it could be argued you were working -- and that means you should be paid.

2009 40

Staying Motivated as an Entrepreneur – Top Tips from Some of the World’s Most Successful Entrepreneurs

Dumb Little Man

He was an international student during that period, which means he had to stay as a full-time student for legal reasons. He is also known for creating Best Camera, the world’s first photo application that lets the user share images to social networks.

2017 226

Featured Soloist Barbara Austin: “Don’t Jump Into It Without a Plan”

The Solopreneur Life

I was pretty clueless about things like taxes and legal requirements, so I needed that basic overview of the ins and outs of self-employment. Nowadays, my strategy is a combination of in-person networking, content marketing, and social media.

2012 171

Turkey for the People, Filmed by the People | WITNESS Blog

Denise Aday

Through financial penalties and legal intimidation, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo?an an and his Justice and Development Party (AKP) have ensured that Turkish news networks either have a pro-AKP slant or censure themselves entirely. Turkey for the People, Filmed by the People | WITNESS Blog : Though a successful democracy by many standards, Turkey has more journalists in jail than any other country.

Legal 40

Preparing Your Business to Weather the Storms and Survive the Unexpected

Step It Up VA Coaching

It should be very detailed and include all legal documents, contracts, banking information, account numbers, PO boxes, client information, and vendor and subcontractor information. by Donna Toothaker.

2014 130

Internet Monitoring Software: A Productivity Booster

Productivity Bits

GFI is a leading software developer that provides a single source for network administrators to address their network security, content security and messaging needs. One such instance is the negation of legal risks. Not to mention that a good number of sites are poisoned and downloads may contain malware that can infect the corporate network – slowing down productivity and increasing costs been saved had you invested in of internet monitoring software.

2011 169

Energy-Saving Software for Your Eco-Office

Eco-Office Gals

In truth, you can find time- and money-saving software for every aspect of your business, including marketing, sales, communications, accounting, management, legal, and much more. It actually monitors the activity of the entire network (from an IT hub) and calculates a flexible plan that works around the needs of different users at different times. You are likely familiar with all kinds of programs that help you to save in a variety of ways.

2012 122

Preparing Your Business to Weather the Storms and Survive the Unexpected

Step It Up VA Coaching

It should be very detailed and include all legal documents, contracts, banking information, account numbers, PO boxes, client information, and vendor and subcontractor information. by Donna Toothaker.

2012 151

The 6 Item Checklist for Effective Freelancing This Year

Dumb Little Man

You can also use websites such as Upwork and Fiverr to reach potential clients directly and also use private networking communities on Facebook. Be a Pro at Networking. It is important to build and use your network as a freelancer. Be aware of the financial and legal obligations that come with the reality of being self-employed. Freelancing is an excellent way to build your income or your confidence if you are just getting started.

2017 153

10 Questions To Ask Your Commercial Agent When Leasing Office Space

Dumb Little Man

After your lease expires, the landlord is under no legal obligation to offer the same space to you – unless there’s a renewal clause in your lease. Most commercial properties offer tenants networking options like T1s, fiber, DSL and Cable. When it comes to renting office space, you can never be too careful when signing a lease. Failure to do your due diligence can lead to problems.

2017 163

Considerations For Social Media Use In The Workplace

Small Business CEO

This practice can create liability for a company absent a policy or set of guidelines for such professionals to reference, allowing them to make sure their behavior does not violate applicable law or expose the company to legal action.

How Not Being Open Complicates

Simple Productivity Blog

There can even be legal ramifications: there was a story in the news recently about a young man whose criminal charge was upgraded from manslaughter to homicide on the basis of tweets he had sent. I have seen what happens when bloggers get stalked; that, and the fact that my legal name also belongs to two actresses, is why I write under a pseudonym. Wednesdays are simplicity days at SimpleProductivity blog. “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”

2013 172

Hyphen Puzzles

Daily Writing Tips

Jurist (online legal news and research service). History of Anti-Money Laundering Laws—US Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. A reader sent me six phrases and asked how I would hyphenate them: 1. Anti money laundering laws. Non English speaking students.

2015 101

As Intuit Shutters IPN, How Will You Accept Payments From Your Clients?

Virtual Moxie

Getting paid via the Intuit Payment Network has been a real boon for the VAs at AssistU. With a fee of just $.50 50 per transaction, it beat using PayPal—hands down—with clients who wanted to pay from a checking account.

2016 139

Grow Your Business With These Eight Processes Every Business Should Have

Productive & Organized

  Or, network with a CPA or a book keeper and hand off the book keeping completely!    In addition to ensuring that those you bring on are consistent, you will have a variety of tax and legal considerations to manage in order to get it right. 

2011 261

What Solopreneurs Can Learn from ING’s Failed Trademark Efforts

The Solopreneur Life

ING applied to register the phrase “Person2Person Payment” as a trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for use in connection with, “electronic funds transfer via electronic communications networks. This article is provided for informational purposes only, and does not constitute legal advice. A s I discussed in this article for TheSolopreneurLife.com last year, “generic” terms cannot be protected as trademarks.

2011 140

A Quick Guide On How To Choose A Website Name

Dumb Little Man

This is not about your domain name being confused with theirs; it is about the possible legal actions they can take against you. If you have any doubts regarding the name you have in mind, better consult with a legal professional to be safe. And if you want to check the availability of your name across the social networks you are planning to use, the best tool is Namechk.

2017 158

What Solopreneurs Can Learn from ING’s Failed Trademark Efforts

The Solopreneur Life

ING applied to register the phrase “Person2Person Payment” as a trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for use in connection with, “electronic funds transfer via electronic communications networks. This article is provided for informational purposes only, and does not constitute legal advice. A s I discussed in this article for TheSolopreneurLife.com last year, “generic” terms cannot be protected as trademarks.

2011 136