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Virtual offices are quickly becoming the number one choice for SME’s and businesses that operate primarily online in Hong Kong. Gone are the days of traditional office spaces, paying for building repairs, maintenance and the expense of paying rent in prime locations such as Two IFC or One Peking in the prestigious Hong Kong CBD.

Hong Kong’s widely held reputation as a safe, orderly society is in many respects well-deserved. Most people are familiar with the sense of justice and order exemplified by the consensus on acts such as lining up and waiting for a turn in queues, regardless of whether waiting for a bus or taxi in the street.

Being a business owner takes big responsibility. It is your vision which drives the company forward and instils inspiration in the workforce as to why the business deserves not only to exist, but to succeed. It is your goals which motivate and inspire employees to strive harder.

The past years have shown a significant increase in remote working trends. Everyone from the employer to the employee have seen flexibility and opportunity from the ability to work from home.

The coronavirus outbreak is causing chaos for businesses worldwide – none more so than those in China and Hong Kong. With workers unable to even get into their offices and having to work from home, traditional office setups are dealing with some big challenges.

Finding an office in Hong Kong can be an incredibly daunting task. It’s much more than just a place of work, it’s where you spend up to, and often more than a third of your day. You need a space that is comfortable, will lead to you and your team being productive and is welcoming to prospective and current clients.

For many years, Hong Kong has been ranked as one of the most expensive places on the planet to live and set up a business. It is a testament to the strengths of the market here that plenty of entrepreneurs are still keen to build their brand in the country. Nevertheless, making it in Hong Kong has never been easy, and it is about to get even tougher

It is no secret that Hong Kong is currently a haven for start-up companies and ambitious entrepreneurs. Thanks to a rich combination of tech savvy shoppers, easy access to funding, and very appealing tax rates, it is considered one of the best places in the world to set up a business.

As anyone that has ever done business in Asia will certainly tell you, trust really is of paramount importance in order to succeed. Strong businesses in the region are built on solid, long-term relationships that are founded on that trust. For any western business looking to expand into Asia, understanding the local culture and earning the trust and respect of the local business community will almost certainly make the difference between success and failure.

If you are in Hong Kong, and you wish to work remotely from home or elsewhere rather than in an office, then it is now more possible than ever before because of current technology. You now have PCs, laptops, smartphones, tablets, and other such devices that can connect online and allow you to do work via teleconferencing, chat, VoIP, and cloud computing.