8 things we learnt at the BCA Conference 2019

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Following on from another fantastic BCA Conference we thought we’d take the time to reflect on a few things we learnt from this gathering of the great and good of the flexible workspace world. Alongside the exciting news that the BCA will be rebranding themselves as the Flexible Space Association,  here’s 8 other key takeaways from the conference: The future …

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5 Key Things to Consider When Choosing Flexible Workspace

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Whether you’re a large business, small business or freelancer, there’s a range of benefits to be had from moving to a coworking or flexible workspace. But choosing the right space for your company is no easy task, and compromises must often be made. Provided you prioritise what’s most important to you, it’s unlikely you’ll go too far wrong – and …

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Coworking – Is it a Fad or the Future?

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Coworking spaces have grown at an astounding rate of 200% over the past five years, with the number of coworking members estimated to rise to over 5 million by 2022 thanks to the huge increase in jobs offering remote working. Freelancers, contractors and younger companies are choosing coworking spaces over home offices and coffee shops for a range of reasons, …

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Surviving MIPIM – The Real 24 Hour Party People

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It’s fitting that we chose the Manchester tent as our final go-to destination on day three of our epic maiden MIPIM outing.  Manchester by the sea, transported, surely not coincidentally, to a location offering a clear uninterrupted vista of the Côte d’Azur to any architect, developer, Russian oligarch, musician or just a plain and simple dreamer who dared to walk …

Why we will always be proud to partner with the BCA

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Business centres, Flexible workspace, Coworking space…the way that people work continues to diversify, so the style of workspace changes too, giving the end customer ultimate choice.  In 2018, 10.7m sq. ft. of workspace in London was managed by flexible workspace operators (source: Cushman & Wakefield), a figure which can only continue to grow. Wherever they work, organisations need Wi-Fi and …

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Make your commercial property more marketable

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Wi-Fi and superfast fibre internet connectivity is now seen as a utility by the majority of potential incoming clients, the same as heating, lighting and running water but with two very important differences. Firstly, the requirement for bandwidth will continue to grow and grow. The average superfast fibre connection size that we provide to clients’ sites has grown from 10MB …

Water or Wi-Fi?

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We’re continuing the big #GCUCdebate with our presentation to the GCUC UK audience. Alongside showcasing what we do and the great people we work with, we also took a moment to get the thoughts from the crowd on what felt was more important to their coworking space – Water or Wi-Fi? Take a look at the video of the presentation …

Rise of the machines? IT automation and flexible workspace

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We were asked by the Business Centre Association to give our views on IT automation and flexible workspace. To some extent it’s already happening with areas like CRM, online reservations and inventory management but how far would it go? We decided to put our thoughts into a couple of articles that take in Uber, the Beatles and Volvos. The first article is …