Case Studies

Busy Lives! is tailored to the precise needs of an individual or business so one service delivery is very different from the next. To illustrate this, this page demonstrates some of the variety of work taken to give you a flavour of how I may well be a ‘good fit’ to help you gain precious time back.

Research

Executive support remotely for your business and wider life

Duration:

Short one-off piece of research

This client is a successful business owner running his own business and is always fully booked. His son finishes education this year and is not sure what he wants to do.

Task

To research Electrical apprenticeships with College release and a City and Guilds or equivalent qualification within it.

Business & Personal Support

Executive support remotely for your business and wider life

Logistical Support at your home

Duration:

½ a day for 3 months

This Client owns a national commercial company which is expanding annually. Support here was for logistical support for the home office, personal support with written communication and remote business support.

Tasks

Executive support remotely for your business:

  • Organisation of Companies House paperwork. This included assessing all documentation that was in place, creating missing documentation and updating where needed to meet legal requirements.
  • Website review of strengths and areas to develop to strengthen presence against competitors.
  • Creation of Privacy and Cookies policies for the website.
  • Social media bank of photographs and graphics to reflect the business created.
  • LinkedIn profile update
  • Background research into a national company entering a tender process

Executive support remotely for wider life:

  • Statement of case letter for the court.
  • Completion of various personal electronic forms.
  • Grant research and application.
  • Letter written to utilities supplier.

Logistical Support at your home:

  • After recently moving, home office paperwork, draws and cupboards needed organising and a manageable system creating to suit the client needs and own future management of it. For instance – creating a client database and setting up business folders such as a workable monthly expenditure and income.

 

Home Optimisation of Space

Logistical Support at your home

Duration:

1 day

Clients were a family of three with both the parents working exceptionally long hours and the home environment being sacrificed as a consequence of this.

Tasks

To re-organise the existing contents storage and space in both the kitchen and garage.

Quote Sourcing

Logistical Support at your home

Duration:

2 days

Client was a lady who didn’t enjoy going and looking at different products and getting quotes.

Tasks

Project to source and provide three quotes for replacing the existing kitchen: worktop surface; kickboard; cupboard door; sink and taps; gas hob; extractor fan and hood. Secondly, to source and book quote visits for three kitchen fitters and three painters.

Organisation Spotlight Interviews

Executive support remotely for your business and wider life

Duration:

6 hours a month for a period of six months

This contract was for a network group of coaches who wanted to enhance both their monthly newsletter and website by gaining a greater insight into each other.

Task

Conduct three ‘Coach-in-the-Spotlight’ interviews a month and write up ready for publication.

Business Project Management

Executive support at your business

Duration:

Over a 6 month period

Client is a busy head teacher and board of directors of a two form entry academy. The school site had a government funded nursery, which when funding ceased the building has become vacant.

Task

To transform a building, recently acquired by the client, into a multiple user and multimodal series of spaces. My role includes: meeting with contractors, obtaining best value, consulting with stakeholders, driving the project to ensure that deadlines are met so the project remains on budget and reporting back to the Directors at key development points along the process.

Please note: This project is currently half way through. The case study will be updated once complete.

Every day when I think about completing this project by July, I remind myself of what a great decision it was to employ Busy Lives! to manage this, as there’s no way I could have done this to the high standard demonstrated so far.

Dominic Magner

Logistical support

for business leaders with their home environments

Executive and personal assistant

support at the workplace

Virtual support

remotely for business and home life