How regional flexspace is set to be a winner of the post-pandemic era


From Barclays to Facebook, companies are looking to decentralise their office space as COVID-19 continues to affect workers’ ability to travel and congregate, and expensive central London rents for almost deserted offices look like an increasingly unaffordable luxury. And with 56% of people now wanting to work remotely on a permanent or part-time basis according to research from Hana, many …


Looking to the regions: why flexspace outside of the capital is set to thrive


COVID-19 has created disruptions in all areas of our working lives – from conference calls at kitchen tables to home-schooling in between meetings. So, it’s hardly surprising that the vast majority of workers are eager to return to the office. However, it is unlikely that teams will return to the workplace as they left it. Facebook has said that up …

Workspace Management Software

Key features to look for when choosing your workspace management software


Workspace management software, sounds impressive doesn’t it? However, what actually is it and why would your workspace need it? Currently your space may be ticking over nicely – using the good old reliable spreadsheet or word document – so why would you want to disrupt that and install some new swanky software? What benefits could it bring and what should …

GCUC UK online panel summary


For Day 1 of the GCUC UK Online Conference on June 24th, technologywithin presented a practical panel discussion to help operators grab the opportunities presenting themselves as companies reassess their office strategies and consider regional hub solutions. Joining our Sales Director, Richard Morris, were Steve Lyons, MD of MSO Workspace and BizSpace’s MD of the North, Emma Long, who both …

Tech talk made simple


Meet the team: Simon Lewis, Support Team Manager. We always pride ourselves on building strong relationships with our clients. Our support team are the friendly voices you hear when you need an answer to a technology query. We took some time out to have a chat with the team manager, Simon Lewis, to find out more. Can you introduce yourself, …

FlexSA webinar

5 things we learnt at the FlexSA ‘Managing the return to flexible workspace’ webinar


The next in the FlexSA webinar series focused on operators and how they are adapting for the return of clients to the workspace following the COVID-19 restrictions. Alongside Jane Sartin from FlexSA we heard from FlexSA Chairman and Head of Business & Corporate at The Deep Business Centre, Freya Cross and FlexSA Board member Richard McVay who is Vice President …

Why technology is crucial in the post-COVID office


Government guidelines on social distancing have radically changed the role of technology in our lives, with everything from our workday meetings to our weekly pub quizzes moving online. But for many of us, the impact on our working lives has been the most significant, with a prolonged period of remote working seeing internet consumption rise by 67% and the use …

FlexSA Data Webinar

5 things we learnt at the FlexSA – “The Increasing Importance of Data and Technology to Flex Space Operators” webinar


The team at FlexSA continued with their webinar series with the latest – “The Increasing Importance of Data and Technology to Flex Space Operators” featuring Peter Anderson from The Office Group, Miro Miroslavov from Officernd and Adam Blaskey from Produktiv.  Here’s our five key takeaways from this FlexSA webinar: Data will help with the return to the workspace Now more …

UK Proptech

The UK may be leading the way for PropTech but the CRE industry is yet to catch up


The latest report from the Oxford Future of Real Estate Initiative showing that the UK is leading proptech investment into Europe was certainly encouraging news. With the report predicting that tech behemoths such as Amazon and Apple will build their own proptech services, it’s hardly surprising that investors see the meeting of property and technology as an increasingly attractive opportunity. …