You've landed here because you want to save time in your business or life, right?
I get it.
It's hard to find time to sort all your admin when you're running your own business, or keep on top of your lifestyle to do's when you have a busy family unit or plan epic adventures when you don't have the headspace.
Ready to hand over those jobs to your very own Virtual PA?
You could be a small business owner wanting more time to focus on increasing your sales; working parents wanting more time to nurture a better work-life balance; or a busy professional wanting to organise your next holiday or get a helping hand with personal admin.
From diary management, travel planning, and gift buying, to more complex tasks involving full project management, Distinctive Assistants provide a professional, friendly and flexible service that's designed to work around and alongside you.
What would you do with more time? Let's have a chat.
"Andrea's support has saved me a lot of time. She's very easy to work with and is brilliant at making sense of complicated projects. I would recommend Andrea's services to anyone with an overloaded work schedule"
"Andrea is a pleasure to deal with, super friendly, and keen to share her expertise and experiences with you. I have asked her to do some juicy jobs and some tedious admin and she never bats an eyelid and just cracks on. SO great being able to pay upfront for a batch of time then dip in and out as my business goes through busy/quiet times. Been a lovely experience working with Andrea, highly recommended."
Bring To The Party
"Andrea is brilliant. She really helped me to see how she could support me in my business. She is efficient and everything is done to a high standard. Having Andrea's support means I get the gift of time!"
Sarah Philp Coaching
"I called on Distinctive Assistants' help during lockdown when I just didn't have time to do some of my own tasks. She was responsive, reliable, and paid attention to the detail. I'm looking forward to using her services more as the business grows!"
Rosemary Wild Fabrics
"Andrea has become an important part of my team; she efficiently manages tasks, monitors and prompts responses, works autonomously when required, and continues to offer support and guidance when necessary. I now couldn't manage without her hard work, ongoing support, and attention to detail. Thanks for all your hard work, Andrea."
"I would highly recommend this service. Andrea is highly organised and efficient and I would not hesitate to recommend her."
"Great service Andrea. Compilation of datasets done promptly and accurately. Many thanks!"
"Having Distinctive Assistants just a phone call away to help me cope when things get too much has been a lifesaver in my day to day routine of being a busy businesswoman and the pressures of keeping on top of my business administration. It has helped me achieve a better work/life balance on a more personal level too. I would highly recommend the service!"
"Andrea is life-changing!"
Insolvency Support Services
"Andrea is a true professional! When I need an extra pair of hands, I can trust that she will always be available and will work to a very high standard. Andrea is also very creative and will come up with ways to make work processes more simple - saving both time and money."
"Andrea is an ideal personal assistant who is always one step ahead in carrying out tasks. She is creative in her thinking and very organised. I highly recommend her services"
"It's amazing to work with Andrea. She really listens to your needs and goes the extra mile to support you and your business. She's great at thinking outside the box!"
"Andrea, thanks for dealing with everything calmly, competently and so professionally. You even used your networking skills to help me win some new clients! It's wonderful to know that you've got my back when I need some help and I'd gladly recommend you to other small business owners"
Bright & Beautiful East Lothian
"Andrea has an extremely professional, responsive and upbeat manner. She is very effective, resourceful and grasped my specialist business tasks really well. I would highly recommend her services to anyone looking for daily, weekly or ad-hoc project support"
Destination Management Scotland
"We asked Andrea to plan a long weekend break for us to Glencoe in the Autumn. From the get-go, she was able to source, plan, book, and organise our break from start to finish with a detailed itinerary for each step of our trip. She even looked into the weather and planned our activities around it! We can't wait for her to plan our trip to Orkney & Shetland next year."
Matthew & Craig
"I highly recommend working with Andrea at Distinctive Assistants. Andrea is sharp, confidential, quick to act, and runs under her own steam, giving great ideas about how to do things better. She's also got great chat and is good fun! If you're wondering whether she can help - she probably can!"
Your Organised Space
"Andrea is fab, she's been helping me organise a long-overdue stock system. It's an ongoing project and I'm already compiling a list of other neglected admin parts of my business for her to help with when we get the stock system finished. Thank you Andrea!"
Hannah Louise Lamb
"I have used Andrea to type up manuscripts for a friend. She did a great job promptly and I would certainly recommend her services. I have also known Andrea since 2001 when I had my own business. Her reputation then and now is of someone honest, dependable who can be relied upon to support you in your administrative needs as required."
"Working with Andrea to streamline my business admin processes has been nothing short of transformative to my day-to-day as a small business owner. I am more organised and my business more professional as a result. I highly recommend her to help move your business to the next level. She is also a joy to work with".
Dr Laura Williams
"Andrea has been absolutely fantastic in helping me to upscale my business. She has a great knowledge of how different systems work and this has been invaluable. I couldn't recommend Andrea more highly!"
Dr. Isobel Wilson
"Andrea has been fantastic for my business. She is super-efficient and patient and her communication is perfect, keeping me on my toes even when I'm so bad at replying. I can highly recommend her services. Andrea can help your business in so many ways. 5 stars!".
While some tasks in your business may seem quite straightforward, by offloading them to a Virtual PA, you can focus on your more specialised tasks.
One of the biggest benefits of hiring a Virtual PA is you can free up your time to focus on the more important stuff like running and growing your business or creating time to nurture a better life/work balance.
A skilled Virtual PA will fill in the blanks and areas where you may not have the expertise and help you grow your small business without the commitment of hiring full-time staff.
By embracing a fully remote work structure, you & a Virtual PA can work effectively and efficiently, without having to have an actual office space. Working from home is fast becoming the new normal, and a Virtual PA is proving an obvious solution to those small business owners who don't have space or the budget to hire an employee but still need work completed.
Not enough time in a day? Distinctive Assistants can take care of your routine tasks - freeing up your time to concentrate on the important stuff like running and growing your business.
Distinctive Assistants can undertake a wide range of administrative tasks and offer ongoing business support.
How many hours can we give you back? Just a phone call away - an extra pair of hands can take care of your life admin, make a dinner reservation, organise an event or run errands.
Distinctive Assistants can bring huge benefits to your life by taking on the personal errands you don't have time to do.
Have you had a hectic week? The weekend is your chance to decompress, re-wild and do something fun! Distinctive Assistants can help plan great weekend adventures within Scotland, or further afield.
Distinctive Assistants can help make your next adventure inspirational by offering epic trip planning ideas.
Having someone you can delegate tasks to gives you peace of mind and keeps you sane ...... Isn't that worth it?
We offer a simple, straightforward and transparent pricing structure, either hourly or as a bundle. Alternatively, if you have something out of the ordinary get in touch to discuss our Go bespoke pricing.
Our hourly rate is a convenient option for ad-hoc support as and when you need it.
£30 per hour
If you have a long list of things you need help with, buy our 10-hour bundle at a discounted rate.
A plan to suit your budget and requirements. This is a great option for project-specific tasks.
Ready to get started?