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How A Virtual Assistant Can Help During Lockdown

Hiring a virtual assistant during lockdown can empower your business productivity and organise your home life. With the ability to flex up and down to meet your business requirements they offer a cost effective solution without the financial burden of a permanent employee. It allows you to free up time in the working week to […]

Support For Small Businesses Struggling Due To The Coronavirus

We are facing challenging times with uncertainties on how the Coronavirus will impact our families, our lives and our businesses. Businesses are bracing themselves for staff shortages due to the illness spreading and increased numbers of people needing to self-isolate. Small businesses will be heavily impacted without the larger workforce to pick up the slack. […]

Coworking Spaces That Come With Childcare

Juggling day care for your darling ankle bitters can add to the stress of general life. Although still in a minority there are some coworking spaces that have embraced the need for childcare.  It is a concept still in its infancy but for freelancers, part-timers and workers from home this could throw a life-line, both […]

Take a Social Media Detox This Christmas

Social media is an integral part of our world today and our engagement with it will continue to increase in 2020. Whilst it brings many advantages the festive period is a time to engage in the moment. Spending time with friends and family and enjoying that experience will prove far richer than any smartphone. Putting […]

Practical ways to deal with stress in the workplace

Workplace stress is on the rise at an alarming rate and excessive workloads and tight deadlines are cited as one of the main causes. A recent survey from Korn Ferry, “Workplace Stress Continues to Mount,” highlighted that overall employee stress levels “have risen nearly 20% in three decades’. In further support a 2018 study, indicated that 75% […]

How to have a relaxing holiday away from your business

Owning a small business should not mean kissing goodbye to holidays. Summer is here and that means the beginning of the holiday season.  Taking a break from work is essential for all of us, it is good for your health, mental wellbeing and it can be good for your business too.  A chance to recharge […]

OfficeXpress leading the fight against Climate Change

Companies Leading The Fight Against Climate Change

Buy Time are keen to support companies that are leading the fight against climate change and the environment. OfficeXpress are steering the way with sustainable solutions that have helped thousands of businesses recycle their ink and toner for the past 7 years. By educating and encouraging our customers, employees and supplier to reduce, reuse and […]

Buy Time Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas

As we begin the final run up to the big day, the team at Buy Time would like to wish everyone a heartfelt Happy Christmas and peace, joy and prosperity in 2019.  We appreciate working with you and hope that the holidays and the coming year will bring you continued happiness and success. You maybe […]

Corporate Gift buying and arranging

How to send the best Business Gifts this Christmas

We are still some way from the festive season but sending corporate gifts at Christmas time provides an ideal opportunity to recognise and acknowledge the positive relationships that strong customers and staff have on a business. Internal recognition can improve productivity and moral whilst extending it externally is a proven tool for successful client retention. […]

Event about how a virtual assistant can help you set up your business abroad

Doing Business in Norway & Scandinavia

Do you want to export your business overseas to Norway and other Scandinavian territories? Or are you from Norway and wish to bring your business to the UK? Buy Time are proud to sponsor this event on Thursday 8th February at City Business Library – a fantastic learning and networking opportunity in partnership with A City […]

Virtual Assistant Support for Startups

Every Successful Startup Needs a Virtual Assistant

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 […]

Advice on how to throw a great christmas party

How To Throw The Best Company Christmas Party

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 […]