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Default What would be the top 3-5 policies and procedures?
If you've been in business for longer than say three years, what would the top three to five policies and/or procedures would you think are things every VA should consider and probably put into place with their new venture?
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Hi I think you'll find this very long, and very informative thread, will answer your question!
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Wow that thread is amazing it answered so many questions I have just entering into the VA world
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Default Re: What would be the top 3-5 policies and procedures?
Bump!!! I would love to know the answer to this question and see the feedback on this thread - I have not formally been in business this long by company name. I have freelanced for years but that again falls into different factors - where my contract is really all I needed. -- looking forward to the comments on this thread!
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I have been in business for just under a year and its a question I run into all the time. What policy and procedures make sense? Can't wait to read more!
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Default Re: What would be the top 3-5 policies and procedures?
I'm very new and I looked here because I hoped to find some great information. I am surprised to discover that the thread is over 1.50 years old and there's no helpful infomation here. I would be very interested in knowing things such as hours of availability to clients, policies regarding payment requirements, etc. I would have thought for sure that these would be in the top 3-5. Does anyone have any more information relating to this thread?
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Default Re: What would be the top 3-5 policies and procedures?
@Danielle, if you read my response (posted two days after the OP asked her question) you'll see a link to a very long, and very helpful thread.

Also, browsing the Policies and Procedures forum where this thread is located will garner plenty of information.
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Does anyone have a sample of a policies and procedures form for va's?
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Default Re: What would be the top 3-5 policies and procedures?
Nakebia,

Check the documents library when you have posted 25 posts and you will find several great options you can use to modify for your own business.

While many policies and procedures are similar amongst VAs in the industry such as taking a deposit, charging a late payment fee and signing a contract, some policies vary. Some VAs work weekends, other do not. Some VAs charge for a rush fee, some do not. Some VAs work evenings others do not. So you can make your own policies..that's the joy of being your own boss!

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Default Re: What would be the top 3-5
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Hi I think you'll find this very long, and very informative thread, will answer your question!
Thanks so much for the link to that very informative thread on policies. It's helped me compile a very thorough list of what I need to use.
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