Have you found that you’ve become too busy in your business? Are you struggling to keep on top of your emails and missing phone calls? Have you got unpaid invoices or even haven’t sent out your invoices this month yet, but it’s on your to-do list with 100 other things? How many business opportunities are you missing because you’re just too busy?
What would it feel like if you didn’t need to worry about your back-office to-do list and to know that it was all being taken care of? You don’t have the budget or requirement to employ staff yet, but you know you need help to grow your business. Leveraging the benefits of outsourcing, is a cost-effective and flexible approach for many busy business owners.
Outsourcing some of your workload and maybe some of the tasks that simply aren’t getting done will allow you to focus on what you love to do in your business. So, what are the real benefits of outsourcing?
We’ve already touched on that it’s cost-effective; you pay for what you need, down to the minute, no sick or holiday pay to cover or lunch and break times. Because the person you’re outsourcing to is skilled at these tasks they won’t take as long as they take you to do them either! You also avoid recruitment costs and payroll costs you would incur if you employed someone.
Another key benefit is the flexibility of outsourcing. You can flex the support you need up and down, as and when you need it and you can also flex the type of resource you need. Getting the perfect resource and skillset as and when you need it. This also allows you to control your budget and adjust the time used if needed.
Outsourcing is a fast way to get some real expertise into your business and is a game-changer for many businesses. The skills you get when outsourcing are specialist skills, from someone with years of experience and knowledge, working in many different businesses. They are used to slotting into a business and picking up tasks without the need for extensive training.
What would the cost of one missed opportunity be to your business? What is the value that outsourcing could bring to your business?
If you have an accountant, they should be your first stop for business advice. If you don’t have an accountant or they can’t help, BuBul has a wide range of experts available. For more advice, contact our expert* Fiona on LinkedIn.
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