Renting office space in a building require a lot of investment. Not to mention, it is quite the hassle for your employees who need to commute from home to work. Imagine all the traffic, too. So why not make things easier for you and your employees, and send rent a virtual office instead? Virtual offices are the new up and coming trend in business. Companies reap many benefits from sending everyone home and renting out a virtual office to do all the tedious office work. Here are a few of those benefits. Healthier employees The only activity that employees do if they have to go to an actual office every day is the commuting, whether it be walking in and out of their car and probably more walking to their assigned desk. And after that, it’s sitting for more than five hours a day. You can imagine why people tend to gain more weight after they start working behind the desk. Having a virtual office meant that they get to spend more time to work out. They can jog in the morning without having to worry about being late for work. Flexibility in scheduling A lot of today’s employee’s number one complaint is not having enough time for themselves or their family and friends because they’re always tucked behind their office desks. With a virtual office, they can just bring their laptop anywhere they want to go. They can work while waiting for their daughter finish soccer practice, or go on a vacation with their laptops so they can sip on cocktails by the beach while working. Increase in productivity An employee’s performance is usually also determined by when they arrive at work, whether they are late to meetings, or whether they look serious in the office. These are very subjective, but companies with actual offices still do it. In a virtual office environment, it’s very easy to track employee’s performance from whether or not they are productive. There’s less drama in this type of environment, and you get to call out employees that aren’t putting enough effort by showing them solid proof from a tracking sheet, for example. Less spending With a virtual office, you won’t need to worry about office lease or utility payments. You don’t have to worry about hardware and technology needed for the office, not even the cost of hiring janitors to keep the office clean. You save up a lot of money and can spend it on the growth for your business.