Brendan Cluff – Director of Buy Time, talks about how long it took him to realise that delegation and learning to let go is imperative if you are committed to business growth. Successful entrepreneurs need to delegate work that they are not good at or things that don’t really add value.
Flexible working is a term we have become familiar with over a number of years now. Essentially it’s a way of working that suits the needs of employees of all kinds. Small businesses need to consider agile working if they are serious about creating the best talent and maximising productivity.
Christmas and New Year are always busy travelling times for those making the pilgrimage to the slopes or to visit family and friends in France and beyond. The heavy road traffic has not been helped by the stray drones creating havoc at Gatwick Airport. If you’re thinking of returning to Blighty but are concerned about […]
We’re all familiar with the mantra “delegation is the key to success” – to drive your business forward you must give up all of those ‘distractions’, tasks that prevent you from dedicating your unique strengths as a business leader to higher-level activities. The secret of highly productive people isn’t in any way radical, but it […]
Obviously, we at Buy Time think the best gift for your Dad this Father’s Day is a Buy Time gift voucher – a dedicated on-demand personal assistant to help him either at work or in making the most of his free time. Gift vouchers come in any denomination of hours and a dedicated Buy Time […]
Whether you’re planning a getaway to far-flung lands this summer, holidaying at home in the UK or getting the house into shape for some home entertaining, our knowledgeable and on-demand Personal Assistants at Buy Time have limitless ideas for how to help you make the most of the good weather. Your dedicated assistant will be on hand to support […]
A small district on Vancouver Island, off Canada’s west coast, Tofino (or Tuff-City as it’s fondly known to locals) sprawls across the renowned beauty of Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. An area characterised by towering trees, stunning natural scenery and wildlife – this exhilarating destination, with a year-round population of just 2000, feels like it […]
Our PAs at Buy Time have put together a list of their favorite ways to spoil your mum this Mothering Sunday, 26th March. Just a few ideas of how to spend quality time with your mum this weekend. And for those who are sending something by post, we suggest steering clear of the boring bouquet […]
With Valentine’s Day a few days away and Mother’s Day just around the corner, we thought we’d let you in on some of our favourite London florists. With so many to choose from creating fabulous show-stopping arrangements – and willing to train you up too, we ask just one thing in return – don’t send anything […]
At Buy Time, our personal assistants have been making Christmas merrier for more than a decade. We’ve worked with every budget and style of shindig and now our team have put their heads together to dish out a little advice on how to throw the best staff Christmas party and make this the most magical […]
Who better to recommend your new favourite place to dine? The best new London bar and restaurant openings as taken from the little black books of London’s most knowledgeable team of personal assistants. RECENTLY OPENED Bar Boulud at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, 66 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7LA As the only London restaurant of Michelin-starred chef Daniel Boulud, Bar […]
For those who have been inspired by this week’s Chelsea Flower Show or just looking to tidy up the garden ahead of summer, here are our top picks of London’s best garden centres. Make a day of it this Bank Holiday weekend. Rassells of Kensington 70-80 Earls Court Road, London, W8 6EQ Open: Monday to Sunday […]