British brands are using local business such as Live Innovations for their outsourced service requirements. Outsourcing is a growing trend which provides advantages for businesses.
Fears of a double-dip recession have been recognised as a key contributor to the increasing demand for outsourced Services. Sales and Marketing business, Live Innovations are outsourced frequently by some of the UK’s leading brands as a way of keeping costs low while keeping work opportunities in Britain. Outsourcing is a trend that is seeing steady growth, the worldwide business process outsourcing (BPO) market is forecast to grow by 6.3 per cent globally.
Industry analyst Horses for Sources, conducted a survey on UK businesses views on outsourcing. A quarter of organizations surveyed say they intend to focus more on outsourcing in the event of another downturn. Buyers will have gained valuable outsourcing experience after the last recession. “This is not surprising,” claims Tom Harris of Live Innovations. “Many businesses have experienced the benefits of outsourcing through the recent recession.
“Outsourcing to a local agency in the UK provides less risk to a company’s culture (when compared to off-shoring), in most cases provides a higher return on investment and allows the company of focus on their core business activities.”
Outsourcing is no fad. Live Innovations’ MD Tom Harris reveals the demand for the sales and marketing services has increased nearly 3% each quarter over the last 2 years. Online business marketplace PeoplePerHour.com polled more than 50,000 business users, and claimed that 60 per cent of UK businesses are outsourcing more than they did two years ago.
“With more businesses choosing to outsource to UK agencies we have a tremendous opportunity for growth,” adds Tom Harris of Live Innovations. The London based sales and marketing firm have extended their market reach over the last 12 months as a result of increased demand for their services throughout the UK. “We are excited about the future of British outsourcing. Our plans to continue providing an exceptional outsourced sales and marketing service for our clients will enable us to segue into new markets in 2013,” adds Live Innovations’ Tom Harris.