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Our research reveals the cities most likely to adopt a flexible working approach in 2021

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect all aspects of daily life, the last nine months have forced many businesses to change and adapt to new ways of working. While some have changed for good and a home working situation will be the norm - at least for the foreseeable future - many others are leaving it to their employees to decide for themselves how and where they would like to work. Here's BizSpace's research that indicates which workers in which cities will be looking for a more flexible working style in 2021.

13 Jan 21

Feast your eyes on our list of Local Businesses-come-Heroes this Christmas

A spotlight on BizSpace customers spreading Christmas cheer This Christmas we decided to shine a grateful spotlight on local heroes, going above and beyond to support others this holiday season. Each of these businesses is, we’re proud to say, a BizSpace customer, and has done a stellar job with spreading Christmas cheer. After the year we’ve had, a little positivity goes a long way. So without further ado, feast your eyes on our list of Local Businesses-come-Heroes for Christmas 2020.

22 Dec 20

How can flexible workspace meet business infrastructure demands?

Emma Long, Managing Director North at BizSpace, recently spoke to Property Week to answer this question. Here’s what she told them: “Corporates are facing significant challenges in managing office footprint in the wake of Covid-19, with new safety measures, worker preferences and an uncertain financial future each creating complicated pressures. Flexible workspace offers a clear solution...

06 Nov 20

New Face at BizSpace: Nick Snow Design

Nick Snow is an Interior Designer and Stylist, and his business combines the wealth of experience and knowledge Nick has in his field – from designing residential and commercial spaces to styling for well-known magazines, and from styling top broadcasting makeover shows to teaching Interior Styling online for the University of Arts London. Nick Snow Design joined BizSpace Fareham in August 2020.

28 Oct 20

'Hope' when we need it most - Northampton Hope Centre helps the hungry during the pandemic

BizSpace customers in Northampton are providing ‘Hope’ to those in poverty and in need of food throughout the pandemic. Northampton Hope Centre is a charity dedicated to helping tackle poverty and homelessness in the Northampton area. The pop-up shop – which sells significantly discounted food to those who need it most in the community – has now been turned into a distribution centre for food donations and deliveries to those most vulnerable during the pandemic.

13 Oct 20

New Face at BizSpace: Trafford Veterans, Altrincham

In May 2015, Royal Navy veteran Claire Wright and Army veteran Chris Squires established Trafford Veterans, a group dedicated to holding peer support activities in Trafford. Before their formation, the local community of Armed Forces and emergency service veterans and their families had no peer-organised, dedicated support in their area. Now, Trafford’s veterans have access to information, advice and guidance, as well as a safe space at BizSpace Altrincham to call into and join like-minded individuals who have also served.

28 Sep 20

What is the key to happiness at work? We asked for 5 insights from BizSpacers this International Week of Happiness at Work

2020 has been a rocky road for workers across the UK. Thanks to COVID-19, there are a wide range of unforeseen situations to contend with – from a national lockdown and the mass-adoption of remote working to the threat of redundancy and the introduction of furlough schemes. At times like this, society needs to evolve with the times to maintain wellbeing and mental health. That’s why this International Week of Happiness at Work we decided to ask our very own BizSpacers what their key to happiness at work is.

25 Sep 20

The Future of Work: Is the city dying?

Last week, an article in the Financial Times titled 'Bosses predict permanent shift in working and an evolution for cities' explored the future of work in cities and whether COVID-19 and the mass adoption of home-working has destroyed city working for good. Is home-working here to stay? How will the office change and will we need so many? And are big cities in danger? Khalid Aziz, Marketing Director at BizSpace, responds.

23 Sep 20