Alternatives To Employing Staff That Shouldn’t Be Ignored!

Alternatives To Employing Staff That Shouldn’t Be Ignored!

If you’ve ever had the unfortunate misfortune of employing a new member of staff and it not quite working out as you had planned then you will be more than aware of the time, cost and negative impact this will have had on you and your business.

It may be that the employee doesn’t turn out to be the candidate you were dazzled by at the interview or maybe a sudden change of circumstances results in your new employee having to reduce the hours initially agreed.  Even worse, they leave the business altogether putting you back at square one but out of pocket.

These risks are exactly why businesses of all sizes now look to alternative cost effective solutions, especially if they are a developing and growing business.

There are many options that might be suitable for your needs such as a contractor, freelancer, unpaid intern or volunteer however one of the most effective options for businesses at present is outsourcing.

Financial Process Outsourcing (FPO)

With FPO becoming such a prominent solution for companies these days it would be unwise to ignore it.  You may be surprised to learn of the negative impacts not outsourcing has on your business, its certainly an avenue thats worth researching and considering for businesses regardless of the situation.

By outsourcing to a business that specialises in a particular field you will be able to utilise their valuable expertise and experience to your advantage. As well as running a reliable and professional service they have tried and tested solutions and offer invaluable free advice.

Not only will you find costs and overheads are reduced but you will see a significant increase in your company’s efficiency. And all this without salary payments/management and annual leave to worry about!  You can see why this is so appealing to businesses far and wide.

Taking on people, whichever way you choose to do it, will always mean some form of investment for your business however FPO is now proven to be one of the most effective ways for your business to reap immediate valuable returns.

Of course there are advantages to having full time employees but these days many savvy businesses are keen to turn to other cost effective alternatives to fit their functional process requirement.

If you want to learn more about FPO and how it will benefit your business please feel free to email us at or call us on 0800 955 3350.