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Managing Post Pandemic Business Challenges

The pandemic changed the way the world did business.

Some employees were furloughed or made redundant, and many worked from home instead of an office. Those who were used to travelling to do business had to find new ways of operating, using video calls instead of meeting with clients, and struggling firms were forced to cut back to the bare bones to survive.

More than a year since the first lockdown, life is slowly getting back to normal and we have the freedom to return to more conventional ways of working. But how easy is it to switch back to old routines, especially if there are fewer staff to focus on admin and organisational tasks?

There’s no doubt that many of the new ways of working will continue long after pandemic restrictions are over, with businesses seizing opportunities to save money on premises and travel costs. But key admin tasks still need to be managed centrally, and communication must be effectively maintained when staff are no longer in one location.

Even if businesses return to their usual premises, reduced workforces due to Covid-19 cut-backs can leave gaps that need to be filled, especially if limited budgets prevent permanent appointments.

At Discovery PA Solutions we have the experience and expertise to help businesses make a smooth transition from pandemic working to the new normal, offering cost-effective solutions to admin, diary management and business support challenges.

We can help businesses take stock and assess their needs in the short, medium, and long term, reviewing business plans and ensuring they’ve got everything in place. We can also offer business support and on-site help with everything from research tasks and to largescale project management.

Admin And Organisational Support

With Discovery PA Solutions, you only pay for the hours you need and there’s no PAYE, holiday or sick pay to worry about so it’s a cost-effective solution if you need an extra pair of hands to help with admin and organisation. We’ll step in to streamline your processes and get everything running smoothly and efficiently.

Email and Diary Management

It’s easier to keep on top of emails and appointments when you’re sat at a laptop all day but getting back to normality means things could soon start to slip. We can take care of emails and diary management to ensure you don’t miss those important meetings and messages.

On-Site Support

Whether you’re up against tight deadlines or struggling with a reduced workforce, we can step in to relieve the pressure. We’ll help with HR issues, streamline processes and create more efficient operations so you can manage going forward.

Second Brain/Business Partner

Sometimes you just need someone to bounce ideas off or offer a different perspective, especially if your business model has significantly changed due to the pandemic. Discovery PA Solutions has extensive experience in a variety of business environments and can step into the role of business partner to provide sound, impartial guidance and advice.

We can also take on research projects to support your business, providing reports and data that can be invaluable for future decision-making.

Social Media Manager

Promoting yourself on social media post pandemic is a great way to let people know you’re still in business, but you might not have the expertise to manage a social media campaign. We can review your website to ensure you’re targeting the right audience and help you create posts for social media that are engaging and relevant.

Ad-Hoc Support

The list of things we can help with is endless so don’t hesitate to ask if your business needs support in any area. Our business expertise extends to HR, finance, customer service and project management, and we’re ready to step in at the drop of a hat to relieve the pressure and help you make the right decisions.

Covid-19 has impacted businesses in many different ways. Whatever your situation, Discovery PA Solutions has the answer and can quickly put plans in place to help.

For a no-obligation chat, call Michelle Dowsett on 07791 262405 or email