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Benefits of outsourcing as a small business

Posted: 16 July 2021

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Small businesses don’t always have the capital to hire employees with specialised skills. As a result, existing employees burden their workload which can lead to inconsistent quality and burnout. Outsourcing is a valuable option for small businesses, offering many benefits.

Here are a few:

1. Reduce labour costs

Hiring, training and paying permanent staff can be expensive. Outsourcing as an alternative allows you to only pay for the hours that are needed for skills provided by experts in the industry.

2. Focus on business growth

Outsourcing certain tasks and projects allows small businesses with limited resources to prioritise the growth of the business.

3. Improve efficiency

Trying to learn new skills and simultaneously run a business can take time and cost the business money. Outsourcing leaves certain tasks to the experts and improves the efficient running of the business.

4. Begin a project quickly

Unless familiar with the skills needed, in-house projects can take time to organise, train employees and finalise logistics. An outsourced partner will already have the tools and skills in place to hit the ground running.

Another asset for businesses, both big and small, is business self storage. This week, we featured three local businesses that take advantage of Storage King’s business storage solutions.

San Stand

What measures does your company take to ensure that the workspace is clean and sanitized? As the pandemic continues to put people’s health at risk, SanStand helps to alleviate the risk. 

Monday’s Local Business Spotlight shone the light on the UK’s largest range of brandable hand sanitising stands. Whether you’re looking for floor, wall, or desktop sizes, SanStand has you covered. Browse their selection of bespoke stands on their Instagram and website.

CR Entertainment

Music is medicine for the soul, and Wednesday's Local Business Spotlight was the ultimate dose of joy! Colin Roy and his entertainment company, CR Entertainment, have been bringing the stage to life with quality, soulful music for years.  

After starring in award-winning London West End shows, Colin has committed himself to entertaining guests at shows, weddings, and parties. Visit CR Entertainment’s Instagram page to see Colin Roy in action: @cr.entertainment. 

MDS Cargo

Finding a secure and trustworthy company to move your personal and commercial goods to Africa from Europe can be a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be! Friday’s Local Business Spotlight, MDS Cargo, is the solution for all your shipping needs, having handled over 230,000 goods and counting. 

MDS Cargo offers air and sea freight shipping services from the UK and EU to West Africa and other African countries. Find out more about the company on their Instagram and website.

If you’re looking for convenient business storage solutions, as these companies have, then Storage King offers the perfect solution. With different size units available to lease with a flexible agreement, you pay for as much space as you need, for as long as you need. Contact us at 0800 0852 954 to find out more or get a quick online quote.

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