2 Jan 2020
As the new year starts, it’s time to look at whether your home-based business is ready to fly in 2020. If it is, now’s the time to ask yourself if the home is still the best base from which to run your company.
Constraining your business to the home environment, whilst does have advantages, can also limit growth. Moving into the more structured environment of a serviced office will allow you to continue working locally at times that suit you, at the same time as allowing your business to grow and remain agile, expanding into a larger working space when you need to, and also reducing the amount of office space you need if necessary. So if you have periods where you need to take on freelancers for a while, you can work with them, but only pay for any desk space you are actually using.
Serviced offices (also called executive offices, managed offices or business centres) are part of a growing global shift, as businesses look for more flexible ways of working. They have a huge advantage over a conventionally leased office because they come fully equipped and furnished, and with just one monthly bill covering utilities, cleaning and even tea and coffee, it enables you to keep a tighter rein on your finances and make your budget go further.
Local serviced office spaces provide a great coworking space where freelancers, entrepreneurs and small businesses can thrive and succeed. You will still have privacy when you need it, but you’ll also be able to step outside and chat with other members whenever you want to. For example, at the UOE Hub in Hertford, you’ll be able to rent any of the hot desks or flexible office spaces, and take advantage of the full range of business facilities available to all members, including a discount on stationery and printing requirements in the UOE Store downstairs.
Working in a serviced office, away from the home, will ensure you’re free of all the distractions you tend to get when you’re working from home – children, pets, visitors, social media… or even just the urge to watch 10 more minutes of This Morning! When you’re in an office with a professional atmosphere, you’ll be able to focus solely on your business.
The type of benefits that you will receive from your serviced office space are:
So make the bold move, and allow your business the room to expand and prosper in the new and exciting year ahead. Book a tour of our coworking business centre.