Some Unexpected Benefits of Back Office Outsourcing

In what remains a complex and challenging economic environment for recruitment agencies, it may seem obvious why so many of them would be drawn to back office outsourcing services like those of TBOS. Relieving your consultants of the burden of handling your agency’s back office and accounting functions, at least in theory, frees them up to spend more time developing your core business.

However, there are a few slightly lesser-considered benefits of back office outsourcing – such as the below – that can greatly aid your agency’s both shorter and longer-term goals.

A wider base of skilled personnel

A complete back office outsourcing solution such as TBOS Complete greatly expands the range of skilled staff that your business effectively has at its fingertips. It gives you access to a field of experts with the know-how and experience required to meet your agency’s daily needs.

These experts don’t need to be told how to perform certain specialised projects and tasks to the highest standard – they already know, and are dedicated to carrying out such duties efficiently and diligently.

Control and stability

Remember that when you outsource back office duties such as invoicing, timesheet management and credit control to TBOS, you are outsourcing to a company, not a person. That means you don’t have to worry about staff turnover disrupting this vital element of your agency’s operations, and ensures you have backup staff in certain sensitive areas such as invoice finance management or contractor and supplier payments.

A reputable back office outsourcing specialist like TBOS is dedicated to protecting your business interests, and provides a vital layer of stability to give you greater peace of mind.

You can look like a larger agency

Being able to access experts with such a diverse range of relevant skills – rather than, let’s say, having to depend on one person performing various back office duties and never falling ill – enables your recruitment company to not just function like a larger agency, but look like one as well. This means that your clients will feel able to place greater trust in you.

Keeping up to date with the latest HMRC legislation

It is our own accounting professionals who have the responsibility of remaining abreast of the latest HMRC requirements. With this same personnel well-practised in serving the needs of a broad range of agencies, you can be assured that we will keep you on the right side of the law, while catering to your business’s other best interests.

Ask the TBOS team any questions you have about our back office outsourcing capabilities, by calling 0345 504 6333 today – or completing and submitting our online contact form.