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Don't let your start up get caught out by GDPR

Date: 28 January 2020

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Think big: How to unlock new areas of your market

Date: 24 January 2020

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Three golden rules to help you convert 90% of your leads

Date: 23 January 2020

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Open plan coworking spaces: the most productive solution for your business?

The popularity of coworking spaces is undeniable but they're not without their pitfalls. Todor Madzharov of MEAVO shares six coworking considerations.

Date: 7 January 2020 By:

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From start-up to "start again": do you need a whole new office?

From UK business hubs to European hotspots, a new location could give your business a new lease of life. Why a fresh start might be just the thing.

Date: 16 December 2019 By:

Chairs, desks, computers, files and folders packed up ready for an office move.
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Ensure your next office move is the right one

If you’re thinking that the grass looks greener when it comes to your business premises, here’s how to improve your chances of making a smart move.

Date: 2 December 2019 By:

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Six things to consider when looking for business premises

If you’re just starting up, it’s tempting to move into the first commercial space that’s halfway affordable - but wait. Read these tips first.

Date: 31 October 2019 By:

A start-up team work in a modern office space with shared desk space and large windows.
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How much space do you need for your start-up?

Some businesses start up from a kitchen table - but if you have a team, you need office space. How to choose the right premises based on your needs.

Date: 3 June 2019 By:

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How TV and film can influence your office design

Life is not like the movies, but we can be inspired by them. Learn how fictional offices can help us create interesting and inspiring work places.

Date: 17 April 2019 By:

Five start-up office workspace solutions
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Five start-up office workspace solutions

If you're starting a business, you'll need a base - whether it's a coworking space, your kitchen table, or somewhere else. Some options to consider.

Date: 15 January 2019 By:

Coworking and knowledge sharing - what could you learn?
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Coworking and knowledge sharing - what could you learn?

Modern coworking spaces bring together a cross-section of generations - creating unforeseen opportunities. What these hubs mean for the way we work.

Date: 4 December 2018 By:

How to design a productive office space
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How to design a productive office space

An inspiring and comfortable work space could have a big impact on your employees' happiness and productivity. How to get it right.

Date: 27 July 2018 By:

Is your workspace damaging productivity?
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Is your workspace damaging productivity?

Simple changes to your office set-up could help your employees concentrate harder, collaborate better and feel happier. Georgie Moores explains.

Date: 9 January 2018 By:

What does your workspace say about your business?
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What does your workspace say about your business?

What does your workspace say about your start-up business? Rory Hope reveals how to brand your premises to impress customers and please employees.

Date: 12 September 2016 By:

How to find the perfect premises for your start-up
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How to find the perfect premises for your start-up

How to find the perfect premises for your start-up. Dave Peebles considers all the options, from leased offices to enterprise zones.

Date: 25 August 2016 By:

Five things to consider when choosing your first office space
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Five things to consider when choosing your first office space

Cost, services, leases, location and flexibility – all these and more are key factors when you are choosing your first office space.

Date: 3 August 2016 By:

Simple ways to cut your energy costs
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Simple ways to cut your energy costs

As a start-up or small firm, you are always striving to minimise your fixed costs. When it comes to energy savings the good news is that it's easy.

Date: 8 February 2016 By:

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Location, Location, Location – it’s not all about London!

Many business owners feel drawn to London because that’s where all the action is, right? Wrong. There are many other great places for your business.

Date: 29 June 2015 By:

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