Virtual offices are a subscription-based service that allow businesses to have a virtual address. The address is ‘virtual’ because you can use the address to register your business but you’re not using the physical space as your main office.
Virtual office services will come with other features as well. The main features you’ll find across most virtual office packages include a phone number, telephone answering, mail scanning, mail forwarding, and other administrative support.
Why do I need a virtual address?
If you’re a freelancer, sole trader or starting a business, there are many benefits to having a virtual address. A lot of the time, you won’t have the need to work in an expensive office in the city. However, without a premium address, potential customers are less likely to see you or your business as reputable.
Plus, you need a proper address, not a post office address, in order to register your business with ASIC, on Google Maps and other map providers. Using your home address can create a lot of privacy concerns. Fortunately, with virtual office services, you get to use the given business address for these purposes.
How does mail forwarding work?
Whenever you get mail sent to your business address, our reception team will take care of mail scanning and mail forwarding. With dbs Managed Offices, virtual office and business address services, we can open your mail, scan it, and then email the files to you. We keep your physical mail in a private letter box so that you can come and pick it up whenever you want.
Do I get a phone number?
Yes! You can get a business phone number with our virtual office package. You will even have our friendly reception team take your calls rather than a machine.
It’s like having your own receptionist without the expense of employing somebody full time. They can take messages for you, send you voicemails, or forward the calls depending on urgency. This could save you a significant amount of time and ensure none of your calls are missed.
What are the benefits?
- Provides you with a prestigious business image.
- Personalised telephone answering – no more missed calls!
- Access to DBS Business Centres and our impressive grounds.
- Enhances your business image to potential clients
- Access to DBS Flexible work spaces and our impressive grounds.
- Available as temporary cover/support or on an ongoing basis.
Our virtual packages can be taken up in one of our centres – in the heart of the East Midlands.
Choose one of our three locations, based in Glenfield, Ashby-de-la-Zouch or Castle Donington, to build your business presence in the East Midlands now!