Establish your business in Belfast without the costs and physical ties associated with a traditional office. Our virtual offices in Belfast are a great alternative and offer a variety of perks.
As always, our dedicated team here at Virtual HQ are always available to answer any questions you have. Make a call or start a live chat on our site if you have any questions about virtual offices or the Virtual HQ service.
Virtual HQ is one of the largest Virtual Office providers in the UK, with a huge portfolio of first-class business addresses available to host your company. Belfast is one of many locations we host our Virtual Offices in, complete with meeting rooms and mail services.
Our network allows you the flexibility to choose an address that matches your business, with multiple options available across all the major cities of the UK.
Whether you’re just starting out locally or expanding globally – Belfast hosts one of our established offices available in the heart of the city.
We believe in offering flexible contracts, we don’t believe in contracts or tying you into a long contract.
Our fantastic Belfast location is based just off the main high street in a key commercial district. With Virtual HQ, no distinction is made between physical and virtual occupiers (forget suite numbers or P.O Boxes), your business will get the same address as physical office tenants would.
What is the point having a Virtual Office in Belfast if a quick Google search reveals your address as a tatty apartment above a typical Northern Irish pub? (Nothing wrong with a good ol’ pub, of course). We offer a prestigious Virtual Office in Belfast’s City Centre – within established and professional premises.
Limited companies are required to nominate a registered office address for their business. This address is used for all official correspondence from HMRC. The registered office address can be different from your trading address, but many customers want to keep both the same for consistency. It’s still possible to use our Belfast premises as your Registered Address, there is just an additional £5 per month charge for this facility.
It is perfectly fine to work from home, but advertising this to potential customers could mean bad news for business. By separating your business from your home address, you protect yourself and your family from any unwanted attention, from direct mail marketing, and from customers turning up unannounced!
We can provide your business with a local Belfast telephone number. When a customer calls, it diverts to you seamlessly – there is no need for any additional phone lines, Virtual HQ will handle all of that for you. You can be rest assured you’ll get all of your calls!
Renting office space in Belfast is expensive and has racked up in price by almost 50% since 2007. It can be really expensive for start-ups and not worth the gamble for established businesses looking to test out a new market.
On average, prices are upwards of £200 pm per desk in Belfast City Centre. With Virtual HQ, for less than half of this amount – you can have your premium Belfast business address, a local Belfast telephone number, and a receptionist handling all your calls.
218,478 jobs in the city
10,100 VAT registered businesses
£35,791 GVA per head.
It’s one of the best regional UK cities to start a new business (Start-up Cities Index, 2017)
It’s hugely accessible by air, road, rail and ferry
We often get asked, how much will the mail forwarding charges be? Our Belfast Virtual Office is available with Mail Forwarding or Mail Collection, it just depends which option suits your needs. Collection is free, and there is no fixed fee for our Belfast mail forwarding service, rather, it is calculated on a per item basis. As such, it is difficult to give an estimate as to how much this part of the service will cost – as it is wholly dependent on the amount of mail you receive!
There are some providers who forward your mail for free – this is not advisable, as many of the ‘free mail forwarding’ providers simply cross out the incoming address and add your forwarding address to the same envelope (Royal Mail does make allowances for this, for low volume, domestic post). This is a.) an abuse of the system and 2.) does not guarantee mail will get to you if it’s flagged.
We can forward your mail anywhere in the world, and our prices are competitive – we simply cover our costs. You will pay Royal Mail Franked Rates, plus 20% for any mail forwarded. You mail goes into a new envelope with your forwarding address clearly printed and is sent out first class.
It is crucial that your Belfast Virtual Office feels real to potential customers. So, for our customers, it’s important for them to know they can meet clients at their chosen location when needed. Our Belfast Virtual Office premises offers a meeting room and an array of other facilities.
Meeting rooms can be hired by the hour, half day and full day, and the rates can be found at the bottom of their respective pages on our website.