Virtual Services to add more hours to your day    

Whatever your needs are, you can rely on a personable, efficient and loyal service from me whenever you needs are. Here are just a few of the things I can help with, to give you the space to enjoy life:


El Gusto gives you an excellent platform from which to showcase and promote your products and services. From social media posts on open and closed groups to Google search ranking. 

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Our Clients

 Rafa's Diner in Glasgow


Achilty Guest House, Inverness

Business services

Professional support for all your company affairs, including:

  • Contingency Plans

  • Environmental Health Paperwork

  • Food Safety Management 

  • Website administration

  • Graphics design

  • Bookkeeping, credit control, expenses and invoicing

  • Start-up business support, including help with recruiting new employees

  • Recruitment, including response handling, screening, interviewing, drawing up shortlists, arranging appointments, and confirmations

  • Events – conferences, corporate, marketing and social

  • Formatting documents.

  • Spanish - English Translation and Interpreting

Personal services

Assistance for you and your family at home might include:

  • Teaching - Translating Spanish

  • Emails, telephone calls and diary management

  • Holiday/travel research and booking

  • Household management, such as receiving deliveries, and liaising with and overseeing contractors, suppliers and other household staff

  • Managing your insurance, be it car, home, life or any other type of cover

  • Organising social events such as parties

  • Sourcing furniture, household products and specialist traders

  • Sorting out car MOTs

  • Household bills

  • Utilities comparison research

Our purpose is to help to make or to save clients money, and to free they up so they can get on with what they do best – or simply to give you more free time.
Are you a budding entrepreneur looking for help with setting up your new business? or are you concentrating on the necessary admin of running your business and then missing out important goals? or perhaps you’re a company executive working 25 hours a day and eight days a week. Or maybe you simply want to spend more quality time with your family and could do without the constant email and phone interruptions.

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