IT services to attract corporates to flex and coworking space


After the last recession, many large corporates re-evaluated their office portfolio costs and took the decision that they needed to focus on their business, not facilities management. Many relocated all or part of their teams to flex workspaces where they could enjoy the time savings of not managing utility, cleaning and catering suppliers and the cost saving of one simple …

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The FlexSA webinar series: 6 things we learnt from the 19th May sessions


The 19th May should have seen the flexible workspace community attending the FlexSA conference in London, but in the current situation the team made the difficult decision to postpone to 2021 and instead present not one, but two webinars on the day. Here’s our 6 key takeaways from the two sessions. Session one: Two worlds and in between: the post-pandemic …

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How smart buildings are changing commercial real estate for councils, tenants and communities


Advances in technology have changed so many areas of society and the economy. Commercial real estate (CRE) is no exception, where technological breakthroughs have not only led to new modern methods of construction, but have also fundamentally changed people’s expectations of what a building can deliver. Tenants no longer perceive a building as purely bricks and mortar. Instead, many building …

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5 things we learnt at the GCUC ‘Post COVID-19 Strategies for reopening’ webinar


GCUC have been forging ahead with their webinar series and the latest was organised by the GCUC UK team. The subject was ‘Post COVID-19 strategies for reopening’ and featured a great line up including Liz Elam hosting, Anthony Slumbers moderating the session and an expert panel of Jonny Weinbrenn from BE Offices, Natasha Guerra from Runway East, Seb Royale from …

Will coworking survive in 2020?


Tumbleweed is blowing through your coworking space right now, memberships have been put on hold, the coffee machine and the beer fridge are switched off and the greenery is limp. So, will coworking survive in 2020? Top line statistics are not encouraging. DeskMag reported in their Global Coworking Survey 2019 that only 43% of spaces were profitable, due to a …

5 things we learnt at the FlexSA “Innovation is Key in the COVID-19 Era” webinar


We were delighted to take part in the recent first FlexSA webinar. The topic for the session was based on our previous article ‘Innovation is Key in the COVID-19 Era’ and our Technical Director, Dr Adam Case, was joined by Bizspace CEO Gareth Evans and FlexSA’s Jane Sartin. More FlexSA webinars are planned over the coming months covering a range …

The Dos and Don’ts of Remote Working


The current situation with the COVID-19 epidemic has meant that a lot of people have had to rapidly adapt to remote working. For those that are new to the idea of working from home it can sound appealing –  no commute, more time to concentrate and no air conditioning battles with colleagues. However there is an art to remote working. …

Innovation is key in the COVID-19 era


It’s easy to just stop everything right now – selling, developing, planning ahead and investing in our companies. Conferences, client events and sales meetings have been cancelled; the kids are home from school and need attention and we all have a depleted workforce.  The temptation is to shut the door against the world, try to work out the GCSE maths …