According to Forbes.com, below are the top 10 benefits of working from home as per employee’s perspective from a survey summarized in the Microsoft whitepaper, Work without Walls.
• Work/home balance (60%)
• Save gas (55%)
• Avoid traffic (47%)
• More productive (45%)
• Less distractions (44%)
• Eliminate long commute (44%)
• More peaceful atmosphere (43%)
• Less stressful environment (38%)
• More time with family (29%)
• Environmentally friendly (23%)
See the awesome benefits of a work-from-home setup? Once employees enjoy all these benefits, it will resonate positively with their working attitude. The presence of employees in the offices does not guarantee productivity and in my personal opinion and experience, if an employee is enjoying the benefit of a work-life balance, most likely, you will get the desired results for your business as employees can definitely be more productive when working at home. In addition, a work-from-home setup can help your office cut on costs from utility bills and lease!
If you are thinking of where to place the office furniture and equipment you have when starting a work-from-home setup, those that you won't be needing but don't want to sell, don't worry! You can rent a storage unit to house these items so that when you want them back, you can just take them again. Piles of inventories, human resource-related documents, customer/company profiles, filing supplies, old office furniture, stationery, and empty boxes or containers are some of the items you can place in a storage unit. You can also put other electronic appliances and computers in your storage.
Take a look at easyStorage, one of the cheapest storage facilities you can find in London. Storage rent starts at £18.50 per week! How cool is that? easyStorage has climate-controlled and well-secured facilities that will assure you that your belongings are safe and of course, free from any weather-related damages. In addition, easyStorage also has a free van for collection and return of customer's items, unlike the traditional self-storage. Very practical, isn't it? Lastly, they offer a no-frills approach to pricing which is perfect for a small business owner like you! A storage unit can serve as an extension of your office and will be much cheaper than renting a large office space. Just make sure to rent the ones nearest you for accessibility.
A work-from-home setup is an excellent solution for running a business remotely, especially if you don't want to spend that much on a big office space lease. Take the risk and see the exciting adventure it awaits for your team and your business!
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Our storage packages have the added benefit of free removal of your items, saving you up to £1,000. All you need to do is pack your items (or we can pack for you, supplying boxes and packing material) and we’ll pick-up your items in and store them in our safe and secure easyStorage facility. Then when you are ready, we’ll deliver them wherever you need us to. You just need to give us 2 working days notice. Perfect if you are moving house, running our of space, or just need somewhere to store your stuff.
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