Suffolk business owner expands during lockdown

Laura Morrison, MD of Your Telemarketing in Bury St Edmunds
Laura Morrison of Your Telemarketing (Photo: Simply C Photography)

Multi-award winning Suffolk business owner, Laura Morrison has taken the bull by the horns during lockdown and has moved Your Telemarketing to new, larger premises, still in Bury St Edmunds.

The business had been steadily growing prior to the start of COVID-19 and was operating at capacity. This meant that the search for new premises and recruitment processes had already been started.

However, as soon as the government announced lockdown, the Your Telemarketing team all moved to work remotely and expansion plans were put on hold. Since then the business has been impacted by the loss of revenue and some staff were furloughed.

But Laura firmly believes that this is only a short-term issue and that the business will regain its former strength. To that end, she implemented her plans to move into larger premises.

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“The new offices create an improved working environment, with more space to work in, but also a small area for the team to relax in during breaks,” she said.

“It also enables very effective social distancing so that we can start to work from the office again as allowed.”

Your Telemarketing has already started to see some of their clients return and Laura is quietly optimistic that some confidence to trade is resuming in the economy.

“My team is desperate to get back to work, even if this means that they continue to work from home for all or part of the time. Our systems and processes fully support remote working which means we can help employees who still have children at home to work in a way that suits their family.”

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