Angela Dawson, The Admin Doctor, reached the finalist position in the search for the UK’s Outstanding Virtual Assistant of 2012 (over 2.5 years in business category).

This is the only national awards scheme of its kind for VAs in the UK and Europe and Angela Dawson of The Admin Doctor, Blyth, Northumberland, UK wass one of 11 in the running for one of two prestigious awards. “I launched the inaugural National VA Conference and Awards in April 2007, as part of my nationwide campaign to promote and boost awareness of the VA industry as well as in my quest to find the most outstanding VA” states Founder, Carmen MacDougall, of The VA Coaching and Training Company.

VAs support their clients, from around the globe, providing PA and business support, working from their own office, communicating with clients via the internet.  The Admin Doctor supports business owners in the People Development Profession.

“I am very excited and proud to have reached the finalist position”, says Angela Dawson “and believe this will demonstrate to my clients and prospective clients my professionalism, commitment and approach to providing an outstanding service as well as my support to fellow VAs.”

It is hoped the awards scheme, in association with The International Association of Virtual Assistants ( and The Virtual Assistant Coaching and Training Company (, will promote a wider understanding of the rapidly developing industry.  Judges include, Reed Learning, Mums the Business, The International Association of Virtual Assistants and Executive Secretary Magazine.

The UK VA Conference took place in the Midlands on the 14th April.

For further information on this event and also the 2013 event visit or contact Carmen MacDougall on 07967 332915 or

To contact The Admin Doctor:
07855 746777