One of the most important aspects of a start-up or small business is the website. By having a well-made, well thought-up website, people are able to view your services all over the world. But, how can you improve your online platform? Well... here are four easy, quick steps:
The new owners of Harlequins Café at our Atlantic Business Centre in Altrincham are fast gaining a reputation for their tasty, fresh flavours and excellent value. And now we’ve totally transformed the look of the café area itself; it’s becoming the place to be in the area!
Farid Jamal’s aim is to show people that it’s possible to have great quality food at a reasonable price – and his customers seem to agree that he’s doing just that.
Personal trainer Lisa Lecheminant struggled with her weight for years before discovering a passion for exercise. Now she has moved into BizSpace premises in Nelson and her business is going from strength to strength.
We love our cycling at BizSpace, so we’re super-excited to be sponsoring the Morvelo Basso road racing team in the Pearl Izuni Tour series. As well as backing the team, many of our staff will be volunteering at a number of the 10 venues around the UK, to get really hands-on with the event.
The team at our Chamberlain Business Centre in Hull are crazy about the game with the funny shaped balls. So they were only too pleased to offer to sponsor the new kit for East Hull Bulldogs under 5s rugby league team. The kit was launched by a very special guest of honour!
We’re in the process of upgrading a number of our business centres, and the latest to be treated to a makeover is our Atlantic Business Centre in Altrincham. Business people from around the region gathered to see the results of the three-month project.
Justine Biggs introduced Italian children’s shoe brand, Lelli Kelly, to the UK, putting sparkle into the steps of little girls across the country. Here’s more about her inspirational business journey.
We’re known as ‘the place small businesses call home’ because of our dedication to supporting start-ups and microbusinesses – helping them to reach their potential. While we have business centres throughout the UK, one of our largest areas is the North West of England, which is great news for companies in the region.
There’s great news for start-ups and small businesses in the Saddleworth area, as we’ve just begun work to create 16 new offices in the town. This means we can help even more companies launch, grow and develop.
Our aim is to do all we can to help and support start-ups, small companies and microbusinesses, and we’re very excited to meet the next generation of business brains at the forthcoming Northern Business Exhibition. Get the dates in your diary!
Many of our business centres are historic buildings that boast a wide variety of previous uses. We love to preserve and celebrate that history whenever we can, and we’re currently focusing on finding out more about the past of our Chamberlain Business Centre in Hull, to commemorate the City of Culture year. Can you help us find out more?
If you want happy and satisfied staff, it’s not just the job you’re hiring for and the salary you’re paying. How you are perceived as a manager can be instrumental in how long your employees stay with your company – and even whether they accept a job offer in the first place.