Leading Birmingham serviced office provider, the corporate pod® recently announces a new range of services for the new year that have been specifically developed to support new start up businesses in the region. This will include signposting start up clients to potential available grants and launching a ‘virtual assistant’ platform on the website to enable businesses of all sizes to tap into business services normally only afforded by the big corporates.
Recently we have seen an emergence of new business centre models in the industry that hone in on innovation, connections, and community. The corporate pod® has a wealth of ideas and experience and their focus is to provide the networking, resources, and excitement to create an environment for entrepreneurs in which to thrive.
Amanda Godwin, Business Centre Manager explains: “At the corporate pod® we already provide a wide range of business services for clients whether established SMEs or start up companies. As a serviced office provider we recognise that many clients, whether large or small, require business support in order to help them grow and our client centric approach ensures deliverability for business success. Sharing ideas and experience to make sure others succeed is key, the centre is creatively finding new ways provide vital business links through client focused networking, workshops and guest speakers that focus on the problems facing business today.”
Amanda continues, “In the past few months, we have seen a substantial growth in the Virtual Office provision as entrepreneurs are starting to think about creating new businesses for the New Year and coming out of recession. A virtual office is a great ‘low cost’ option way test the market and leads the way to future growth. The new ‘virtual assistant’ platform will prove to be an added value option for clients to gain support for day to day operational aspects of running a business and allow the client to fully focus on growing the business.”
Despite the financial complications of the past 18 months there is actually a considerable amount of funding and support available specifically for start-ups and SMEs in the Midlands, you just need to know where to find it. Anyone considering launching a new business in 2010 and interested in finding out more about the corporate pod® services should contact Amanda on 0121 232 4666.