Posted On: Fri, 07/24/2020 - 10:42

10 tips to choose the perfect virtual office space

10 tips to choose the perfect virtual office space

Having a prestigious office address contributes greatly to how your company is perceived. It projects a professional image and provides you with a host of possible services to help you run an efficient business whilst managing your overheads effectively.

Here are our top ten tips on the questions you need to ask before choosing a virtual office space provider.

1. Is there security and privacy for your company and directors?

Use your virtual business address as your registered office and also ensure the top two directors can use the address too. This will keep home addresses private.

2. Can I expect a no-limits business mail service?

Have unlimited scans for your mail sent to you at no extra cost. With an unlimited post service you can confidently have your address on web pages, business cards and promotional material, in the knowledge there will be no extra charges.

3. Can you arrange meetings at your professional address?

It can enhance the image of your company to have a meeting room in your office space. Having such rooms available by the hour offers you the greatest flexibility and value for money add-on.

4. Is it possible to drop-in?

It is a great advantage to have a drop-in facility. This allows you to have a permanent desk in a common area as well as a business lounge.

5. Are there VOIP phone lines?

This is essential to never miss an important business call. Check you can have either a local or national telephone number.

6. What is the customer service like?

You want a friendly and helpful customer service team to efficiently handle your needs. Make sure the reception team lives up to expectations with a surprise visit!

7. Is there a referral programme?

We all love to earn a commission. If you are impressed with your virtual office address you will want to recommend it and receive a generous reward for doing so.

8. Can I trust the virtual office space provider?

Make sure your provider is Government Cyber Essentials Accredited; registered with the Information Commissioner; and is compliant with the money laundering regulations.

9. What flexibility can I expect?

You should be able to add on services as needed. Professional telephone answering, virtual assistants and meeting rooms can be invaluable.

10. Is it value for money?

Whatever your budget, you should compare the cost of services amongst various virtual office space providers and above all check there are no hidden extras, limits or highly priced add-ons.


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