When To Leave It To The Experts

For a startup or small business, outsourcing can mean a reduction in overheads, more revenue, and also more free time. Getting experts in for certain tasks is a fantastic option which can give you more control over your operational expenses, provide continuity, and improve your work/life balance. Here are a few tasks you can easily outsource to contribute to the growth of your business while freeing up your time:

Bookkeeping

When you attempt to manage a number of projects at once, it is said that you will experience an average of a 40 percent drop in productivity. Because you're trying to juggle too many things, your projects take longer to complete, and you get more stressed. It's essential you don't make mistakes when you handle the finances for your business, so outsourcing bookkeeping will get you the experience of a team no stress. 

Payroll

Given the many requirements, regulations, and tax laws, Payroll goes way beyond merely calculating the hours and salary for employees. One mistake and it could cost your business thousands, so instead of handling your Payroll, or employing a full-time accountant, look at options like Cloudpay on UK payroll

Social Media

A fast-growing but now a vital part of running a business, some business owners are not entirely up to date with how to make the most of social media. If you don't have the time to dedicate to learning about social media, then it's easy to find a skilled social media marketing virtual assistant who can run your entire campaign, or a social media freelancer or a company to take it off your hands. They understand the best social media platforms to use and the right ways to engage users.

Email Management

You can end up spending far too much of your day, sorting out your emails, and managing your inbox. If you get a high volume of emails each day, then one way to reduce the time you spend is to hire a virtual assistant email management service who can categorize emails by importance, reply to emails on your behalf, remove redundant emails and much more. A virtual assistant will save you hours and hours each day and improve the outcomes for your business.

Answering Your Phone

Having someone to sit in your office just to answer the phone can sometimes be seen as a waste of money, however at the same time, if you don't have someone there to do it then productivity in the office decreases as other employees will have to stop what they're doing to field sales calls or take messages. Having someone else to do this job will save you that time and free you up to focus on strategy and growth. A virtual receptionist is a professional and will be able to answer your calls in a prompt and business-like manner every time and can provide you with a totally virtual office solution 24 hours a day seven days a week. That will mean there will be no missed calls and more importantly, no missed opportunities. Collaboration