Virtual office is a place or company that runs as a company but has no specific location at all. As the name suggests, it works as an office but it's identity does not exist. A virtual office provides office-related services and works without any any staffs. In virtual office, their employees can do their respective work from anywhere but have works like, mailing address, phone answering services, meeting rooms, and video conferencing. It has advantage of less cost compared to normal offices.
The term virtual office is used to describe a working atmosphere with no fixed office space as it is a company that only exists on the Internet, and all of its employees work from different places.virtual office gives businesses a physical address and office-related services without the overhead expenses of office space. and staff. With a virtual office, employees can work from anywhere and they will be available on mailing address, on telephone,virtual meeting rooms, and video conferencing.
It has got its advantages and disadvantages too.
Advantages are that it reduces the cost for employer,any number of employees can be taken,employees need not travel to office,work and family are balanced equally as they can work from home etc but at the same time there is lack of communication and interaction between the employees and also with the employer,productivity is effected,work schedules may be effected because of non availability.