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Why are Businesses Choosing a Virtual Office?

By December 10, 2018blog

Virtual Offices are a trend fast sweeping the nation. As working from home becomes more and more the norm, we ask – why are business owners choosing Virtual Offices?

  1. Privacy protection
  2. Professional face
  3. Gives space to grow
  4. Employ the best candidates
  5. Impress your clients

With a Virtual Office, you no longer need to take on the commitment of a physical office and all the administration that goes with it. Small businesses, start-ups and satellite offices don’t even always need physical space and that’s where Virtual Office become invaluable.

Working from home has plenty of benefits but also several drawbacks. One of the key difficulties is being able to maintain your work-life balance and protect your home from unsolicited callers/ mail.

In addition to protecting your privacy, the use of a virtual address is also a great way to provide a professional face for your business. Rightly or wrongly businesses can be judged by their address. With the ability to address check at the touch of button, the small investment in a virtual office allows you to both protect your home and be found at a trustworthy location when you are searched online.

Growing businesses can also benefit from the use of Virtual Office. The cumbersome change of address can be a time-consuming part of upsizing your business. Redirecting mail, informing suppliers and updating stationary can all seem an enormous waste of time.  With Virtual Office this can be a thing of the past. At Open Space your address stays the same no matter what, lowering costs and improving efficiency. Companies who use a Virtual Office can grow at a much more organic pace when there is far less consideration for office space and equipment, resulting in less risky expansions. Also, because Open Space provides quality fully inclusive serviced office’s if and when you are ready for a physical space your virtual address can become your physical address.

A Virtual Offices also allow for a more diverse pool of talent. Now you can employ the best candidates from all over the world in a way that meets the personal needs of everyone involved, instead of relying on people who live in a commutable distance. National companies can also open satellite offices and can cast their net with regional sites without large overheads. This practice allows people who live in rural areas (for example Worcestershire and Herefordshire), new parents, people with disabilities and entrepreneurs to find a role that suits them without having to relocate. Working from home can also allow people to work at their own pace, providing flexibility which can result in more efficient working.

Furthermore, a professional business address with stylish meeting rooms is sure to impress when it’s time to meet your clients or train your staff. When your clients search your business, do you want them to see a residential address or a newly renovated building with ample parking and a website to match? Here at Open Space we provide not only well equipped and professional meeting spaces, but also refreshments and buffets and our friendly staff are guaranteed to make a good impression.

Virtual Offices, such as those provided by Open Space, are the future of both start-up businesses and those already well established. As technology continues to develop the need for employees to physically be in their place of work is not always so important, making the need for huge offices a thing of the past. Your business can be more competitive, more efficient and more profitable – with Open Space Virtual Offices.

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