Managed Offices for Finance & Insurance
A proven corporate property solution that mitigates Capex requirements, facilitates an informed property decision and transfers associated risk.
Property & Workspace Strategy
Portal’s Managed Offices is incorporated into leading organisations property and workspace strategy:
Utilised by a diverse range of corporations, the benefits of Portal’s Managed Office resonate particularly strongly with organisations within the financial and insurance markets. The ability to align property to business planning horizons and mitigate project management, property and ongoing service delivery risk is combined with the associated Capex requirements being removed; so business funds can be directed more effectively.
“What is absolutely essential is that companies look at their real estate strategy in the context of their business strategy. Commercial property is a big cost and a big commitment- it’s not just about the here and now it’s about asking where you will be in the next five to ten years.”
Howard Freeman, Baker Tilly. Extract from “Understanding the true cost of property”
“We reviewed a number of Managed Office suppliers but chose Portal who had experience of managing similar large, ‘from shell’ projects, offered cost-certainty across the contract and could deliver within our timeframes. Also the Portal team possessed similar values and an agile way of working that reflected how we do things at Hastings.”
David Walker, Director of Risk & Business Services at Hastings Direct
Portal’s workspace expertise also adds value by ensuring an optimised environment is delivered, effectively supporting staff, operations and reflecting corporate culture; factors that can all contribute towards the attraction and retention of staff, increase well- being and improve productivity.
Portal is a leading provider of managed workspaces that meet regulatory requirements.
Portal also ensure our supplied services meet all associated regulations, we have vast experience in supplying FCA compliant environments and have numerous accreditations including ISO 9001/ 14001 and 27001.
Leading Provider of Managed Offices
Portal can also provide property solutions that can effectively meet fluctuations in workspace requirements due to demand, training periods etc. Additionally, our project management experience and existing portfolio sites provide business ready sites in minimum lead times.
Financial and Insurance companies who have used Portal’s Managed Office Solutions have included, Barclays Bank, Green Flag Insurance, RBS/ Churchill, Provident Financial, Vanquis Bank and Hastings Direct.
“Portal delivered a fully operational contact centre that our staff could move straight into within 3 months of signing the contract”
Spokesperson, Barclays Bank.
How We've Helped Other Companies
Vanquis Bank Case Study
Vanquis have used Portal’s MOS since 2007. The initial provision of a 34,000 sq. ft. customer service facility was doubled in 2016 creating a campus environment that will support 560 workstations.
“We are bankers, not property experts. Portal, not only delivered the property but were motivated to manage risk out of the project. A win-win situation for both parties.”