Support & Office Services
While you are directing your brains and skills towards your business the things that might seem less important are sometimes pushed to the side.
We can provide your business with a range of expertise to support the growth of your company. Whether it is top level guidance on looking for appropriate funding, devising a marketing plan or whether it is investigating export opportunities our team and our board of directors will be able to provide guidance to you.
But it's not always that top level support that you need. Very often it's the vital operational activities that can take a back seat as you work hard on the business's core activity. Keeping track of money owed to you, answering the phone or having fast, reliable access to the internet are just three aspects of business that are not always at the top of the agenda but if they are forgotten will cause serious problems to the future of your business.
We have a wide range of business services which you can use. This means that you can concentrate on your business and what you do best!
The Incubator has two fully qualified book-keepers permanently available who can undertake all clients computerised book keeping requirements through to management account level. The cost for this service, excluding purchase of software is anywhere from £95 per month. As well as this, computerised payroll services are also available to clients including assistance with year end returns.
Financial forecasting and management accounts:
Computerised financial projections available for nominal fees on Sage Winforecast.
Computerised payroll services are available at a minimum cost of £25 per month.
Incubator's email address available for your company's use. Outgoing from £0.75 Incoming from £0.25.
Incoming calls can be answered by Incubator staff in your company name. External calls charged at normal rate.
Mail Room Facilities:
Free. Incoming mail distributed twice daily by Incubator Reception, last pick-up 3.15pm.
Well equipped and offering coffee, tea, buffets on request. All rooms air conditioned. £6.25 per hour. £50 per day.
Audio Visual Equipment:
Available for hire from the Incubator. Prices available on request.
Latest equipment. Chargecard system. Prices per copy: 1-200 = 10p. 201-500 = 8p. 501-plus = 6p.
Incubator's fax number available for all clients use. Prices per sheet: Outgoing £0.75 Incoming £0.25
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