Welcome to Ask Avril
Personal Assistant (PA)
Would you like your very own Personal Assistant (PA) to support you and your business?
Ask Avril will support to organise your To Do list.
Ask Avril will show you what you can delegate now to free up your time.
Ask Avril will get your business administration organised and work with you to grow your business.
With the correct administrative processes in place you will have piece of mind and more time to focus on what is important to you.
Ask Avril will discuss with you any support you require and offer solutions for efficiency.
Would you like to have your own PA to get things done for you?
Hand over your admin and find time for your business, your home life and for you too!
Ask Avril can take care of the following tasks:
- E-Mail Management
- Diary and Appointment Management
- Travel Arrangements and Itineraries
- TO DO List Managment
- Event Co-ordination and Management
- Web Site Updating and Maintenance
- Presentation Preparation
- Word Processing
- Spread Sheet Design and Management
- Data Entry
- Updating contacts in your CRM system
- Purchase and Sales Ledger Management.
Your time is valuable. Isn’t it better spent on doing the important things to grow your business?
Such as managing your customers’ billable work and finding new customers.
Ask Avril also provides bespoke administration support to micro business. If you do not see it in the list above then please just ask.
It could be more cost effective for you to hand over your regular admin tasks or one off projects to a qualified professional.
I am a Xero Certified Advisor.
If you have not already got a Cloud based accounts system I can help you to get set up on Xero and then support you to keep your Purchase and Sales Ledger up to date, chase outstanding monies and ensure you are ready for your end of year.
Avril is a qualified Personal Assistant (PA) with many years of administration experience.
Avril was previously a volunteer with Leamington and Warwick Sea Cadet Unit for 16 years. She served the office of Chair for five years and served as a Petty Officer for 11 years. She enjoyed the challenges and working with young people, to realise their aspirations.
Avril spent eight years as an Internal Quality Auditor and Quality Representative.
Avril has worked for both large and small businesses such as IBM, Entec, Lawnet, Lantra, Warwick Hospital, Docker Foods and A R Botten & Sons Ltd so has knowledge of small and large business needs.
Products and Services
Simply Organised Package
Ask Avril will get your TO Do list organised and put simple administrative processes in place, so that you are back on track.
Ask Avril offers administrative support either on an hourly, weekly or monthly basis and the service is bespoke to you and your business needs.
Email Management Services
Limit the amount of time you spend checking emails and switch off email alerts.
Are you dealing with large amounts of Project Work? Let Ask Avril manage your task list for you, and take on any administrative tasks required to help support your project.
Why not start with a specific project and put us to the test.
Process driven business growth
Ask Avril can support your business to enable you to have administrative processes and work instructions in place documenting how specific business tasks need to be handled by others.
This will enable you to run your business now and plan for the future when you recruit new members of staff.
Ask Avril can provide a workshop for your staff to get them started on this journey.
I have eight years of experience as an Internal Quality Auditor and Department Representative.
Since working with Avril for one month I have already had 800 new business contacts added to my Mailchimp account and the new Mailchimp site up and ready to use. All of which I didn’t have the time to do myself. Quite simply, but most importantly, she does what she says she’ll do.
Avril, I just wanted to say what a great job you’re doing in the secretary role, and with helping to promote and organise events. It’s much appreciated and I’m really glad to have you on board.
Thank you for the minutes – they were very comprehensive….I agree with Becky that the list of action points at the end is really useful.
I have known Avril for a good while now and would strongly endorse the services she provides. She is the ultimate professional, the one that you would want representing your business with her VA services. Friendly, efficient and really helpful. A great listener (and singer!) who goes that extra mile to make you feel valued.
Avril has one of those can do positive attitudes and always meets you with a smile. She is a pleasure to work with. Avril input all of my customer data on to a CRM platform which saved me hours of work, which I could then spend on meeting with some prospective clients for my new marketing business instead. She is a reliable PA who gets things done quickly and to a high quality
Avril James is ICO registered.
Registration number : ZA283527
You can contact us by calling, emailing or filling in the contact form to discuss your requirements.