5 Reasons to Outsource

As a small business owner with limited resources, you need to focus on the important stuff – growing sales, increasing margins, building your team – the things that only you can do. What you don’t want to be doing is spending those precious hours doing things that someone with more skill and expertise could do for you. Which is where outsourcing steps in – providing an expert resource that can be used as you need it, when you need it, to cover business critical functions such as IT, HR and of course, accounting.


Have you considered outsourcing


So what are the advantages of outsourcing:

  • Most importantly, by outsourcing your non-core activities such as bookkeeping or IT support, you can spend more time focusing on your core business processes to improve your business.
  • Access to professional, expert and high-quality services that ensures business activities are completed accurately and efficiently to set timeframes.
  • Outsourcing provides a scalable solution that grows as your business grows allowing you to streamline your business operations.
  •  Save on internal employment costs and management time
  • Free up the cash flow of your company with a resource that can be cut back when needed – no more paying for Christmas holidays.


To begin outsourcing, identify those non-core activities which could be moved to an outsource provider. Start with the obvious ones, such as IT, HR and Accounting. Then decide on a provider.

The key to making outsourcing work, and getting maximum benefit, is partnering with the right service provider. There are many ways to do this including local and offshore solutions which will be covered in next week’s blog.

If you need help implementing outsourcing in your business to save money and time, call Giles now on 0800 758 766.


by Giles Ellis, Director at GECA Chartered Accountants, providers of affordable expertise with personalised service.