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9 of the best ready made picnics to order in London

If you had a shed load of fun planned for the summer – Wimbledon, Chelsea Flower Show, Ascot, Henley, it has been been disappointing. Spending time in the great outdoors is a great way to catch up with mates whilst maintaining your distance. So whether it’s in your garden or enjoying one of the great […]

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The Power Of Business Partnerships

Business partnerships have always been of importance to us at Buy Time. In our mind there is no better approach to providing the most diverse range of services than the famous saying “No man (or business) is an island” (John Donne). Now however it is more important then ever. Our Business Partnerships We have an […]

Holidays in the UK

Summer 2020: 8 Great Staycation Ideas

We’re all worried about our summer holidays this year. Trips abroad are looking uncertain with overseas travel restrictions currently still in place. There’s also the query as to whether the 14-day quarantine period will remain. However it is not all doom and gloom – the government confirmed recently that that they are hoping that we […]

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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 […]

A Dedicated PA Can Help Organise The Christmas Clear Up

Feeling a little jaded after the Christmas festivities? A Buy Time PA can help with the Christmas clear up and get you even more organised in the process. Don’t struggle through on your own – a dedicated PA can help with a plethora of tasks: Arrange for a thorough clean of your home De-cluttering rooms and […]

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% […]

September is the Month to Tackle Life Admin Tasks

As we sign off on summer and head towards autumn and in the distance, Christmas now is the time to get on top of our long To Do lists, which have built up over the holidays. September is a key time of year to action all those things we have been meaning to do  and […]

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 […]

Virtual Assistanc for SMEs and entrepreneurs

Build a better business with a Virtual Assistant

Entrepreneurs and SMEs often get bogged down by mundane tasks when building a successful business. Outsourcing and recruiting a virtual assistant is one of the most important hires you will make. Is work building up and you just don’t seem to be able to keep on top of it? Do you find yourself struggling to focus […]