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Grow your own virtual agency business

Grow your own virtual agency business

Get Ahead VA is a home-based outsourcing agency offering an exciting opportunity for talented people who want to set up their own business with the backing of an established and successful brand

With the Get Ahead VA franchise model, you will be a business owner in your own right and manage a team of virtual assistants who provide remote, flexible business support to your clients.

As a franchisee, you will build a network of clients and pair these clients with the most appropriate virtual assistant from an established team of over 40. A huge benefit of working with Get Ahead VA is that you can hit the ground running from day one by using its skilled core team.

The clients are busy business owners, who see the value in outsourcing work to a skilled and flexible team rather than the cost and hassle of employing people. Get Ahead VA always sources the perfect expert for a client’s job.

When investing in the Get Ahead VA franchise offering, franchisees enjoy the benefits that being part of an established and growing brand offers, including a quick business set up. Franchisees also gain mentoring and ongoing marketing support, with monthly team calls, one-to-ones with the founder and daily access to the growing team, meaning you’re supported from day one.

The business model enables you to earn money through your growing team and scale the business to fit your requirements. Each territory is tailored to the franchisee and you have immediate access to a team of over 40 virtual assistants using Get Ahead VA’s tried and tested business tool kit.

About get ahead VA

The brand was founded in 2010 by Rebecca Newenham, who saw the need and opportunity in supplying affordable, flexible and seamless support services to organisations of all types in various different sectors. Get Ahead VA is a virtual agency that provides a wide spectrum of outsourced business and marketing services. The company currently has a team of more than 40 virtual assistants and seven franchisees. The services the brand offers range from virtual PA and telephone answering through to social media management, marketing strategy and PR.

The cost of the Get Ahead VA franchisee fee is £8,000 (plus VAT). Funding is available for up to 100 per cent of the cost.

If you’re looking for an exciting career where you can be your own boss and enjoy the flexibility of a good work-life balance, you’re looking in the right place.

Who you are

The main qualities Get Ahead VA looks for in a franchisee are:

  • Marketing, HR, sales or a business development background.
  • Natural networker.
  • Excellent face-to-face skills.
  • Experience in running a team.
  • Driven and ambitious.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit.

At a glance Get Ahead VA


2017 (business 2010, but franchise 2017)

Number of franchised outlets:


Locations of units:

Leeds, Newcastle, South Yorkshire, Colchester, Berkshire and West Surrey

Investment range:


Minimum required capital:



Rebecca Newenham.

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