Experience at your fingertips
Designated is ready to provide you with the support you need to ensure that you achieve your goals.
We understand that you want to maximise your time with your clients and focus on growing your business, and we are here to help you with the other important aspects of running your business.
We do this by providing you with the expert support you need, on a flexible and cost-effective basis. Our team becomes your team, taking ownership, getting things done and enabling you to achieve your goals.
Designated is your trusted partner, supporting you throughout your business journey, from starting out on day one through to the achievement of your goals and objectives.
Everyone on the Designated team has years of experience in their specialist field and they are ready to share their expertise with you.
Achieving your business goals requires a great marketing strategy.
You need a marketing partner who truly understands your business and your objectives and helps you turn this knowledge into a workable and affordable marketing strategy and implement it effectively to deliver the results you need.
Our dedicated marketing team are passionate and committed to helping you start, grow and scale -up. The team utilise their years of experience across strategy, events, social media, website development and management to help you to emphasise your strengths, elevate your brand and grow your business. We inspire, we innovate, and we articulate your vision, enabling your business to grow.
With expertise in website creation, branding, social media management, live and virtual event management we bring the best experts onto your team.
- Diary management
- Email management
- Travel itineraries
- Meeting schedules
- Meeting minutes and action plans
- Project work
- Supplier management
Virtual Assistant Services
As a business owner you know that your most valuable asset is your time and using the time you have available effectively, spending more time working ON your business, rather than IN your business and most importantly dedicating your time to your clients.
There is a tipping point at which it just doesn’t make good business sense for you to manage all the day to day administrative work and it’s time to delegate.
Your Designated Virtual Personal Assistant will free up your time, allowing you the time to concentrate on accelerating your business.
Our team of highly experienced Virtual PA’s will work in partnership with you, providing the support you need.
Giving you back your time and enabling you to concentrate on accelerating your business.
Every business owner needs an experienced finance team to help them plan, grow and develop their business, ensuring profitability and a healthy cash flow. Your needs from your finance team will change as your business grows and our team are here to help you at every step of your journey.
From day one the Designated accountants can be helping you to develop your business plan, translating your ambitions and goals into a structured finance plan. Helping you to implement systems and process that ensure your finance activities are efficient and scalable.
Your Designated accountant will work with you on an ongoing basis, ensuring that they have a full understanding of your business and your goals and supporting you to make solid financial decisions.
Designated has experience of all the major finance systems including Sage, Quickbooks and Xero. Our team can set up your finance systems for you and advise you on how to gain the greatest advantage from your choice of system.
Designated is a bronze Xero partner.
HR & Recruitment
Your Designated HR Manager will work closely with you to ensure that you deliver on your responsibilities as an employer, creating a great company culture and empowering your team.
All businesses employing staff will need expert HR support, to help them meet their regulatory obligations but also to ensure their team performs to the highest standards. Your Designated HR manager will support you with recruitment, providing employee contracts and your company handbook. Your induction and ongoing training programmes can be developed and enhanced over time to support your employee performance and development strategy.
Our HR experts will help you to deliver your responsibilities as an employer. Managing your recruitment activities, setting up your HR systems and processes and supporting you on an ongoing basis.