Experts in the Media

Ingrid Bayer – The Herald Sun

Founder & CEO of VA Institute

Why working remotely could benefit your cost of living.  Report reveals remote workers earn up to 16 per cent more.

…Ingrid Bayer, who’s in her fifties and based in regional New South Wales, is now earning 30 per cent more having swapped a traditional, office based, legal secretary role to become a ‘virtual assistant’. But it’s not just the extra money she enjoys.

“Flexibility is the most important benefit for me,” explains Ms Bayer. “For people looking to balance their career with their family responsibilities, it creates the opportunity to lower a lot of daycare costs, cuts down on commuting time and creates more opportunities to manage household duties throughout the day.”…