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Guide to returning to the office after lockdown

At BizSpace, we’re always here to help. That’s why we’ve put together this handy guide to returning to the office after lockdown restrictions have eased. Join us as we explore all of the important considerations, including making and communicating the decision to return, COVID-19 risk assessments, implementing new guidelines, and safeguarding mental health.

07 Apr 21

The complete guide to radio advertising

If you’re considering radio advertisements for your company, this guide explains everything you need to know to make an informed decision. Join us as we look at what radio advertising is, the different types, its effectiveness, the costs associated with radio ads, and factors to consider when planning your slots.

25 Mar 21

Office relocation checklist: things to consider when moving offices

This guide will help to get you and your team prepared by providing a handy office relocation checklist. Along the way, we’ll cover everything from engaging your staff in the decision-making process through to risk assessments in the context of COVID-19. Join us as we explore the most important things to consider when moving offices.

08 Feb 21

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

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

The rise in start-ups during the coronavirus lockdown

Despite the coronavirus lockdown, June 2020 was a record-breaking month for new business creation in the UK, with entrepreneurs forming a total of 77,574 new start-up companies (a year-on-year increase of 47%). We’ve also seen a spike in demand for office space from newly formed businesses. Join us as we unpack some of the reasons behind the increased numbers of start-ups being formed across the UK. We’ll also share top tips on what it takes to become a successful start-up based on our chats with a career coach who launched his business during the lockdown and is helping others to do the same.

18 Sep 20

How to communicate between satellite offices

Satellite offices are becoming an increasingly common phenomenon. Whilst there are plenty of benefits to regionally distributed setups and the hub and spoke office model, organising effective communication between offices can be challenging without the right approach. This BizSpace guide offers some top tips on how to communicate effectively between satellite offices. Beginning with a section on organising your people and processes, we’ll move on to explore remote communication and how you can encourage cross-office collaboration.

11 Sep 20

Does converting to a decentralised workspace model still sound daunting? Try our industry-approved step-by-step guide

The commercial property industry is adapting to a major shift in how businesses are thinking about their property requirements due to COVID-19. Many businesses are exploring new working models after many of their teams successfully worked from home during lockdown. Businesses now realise there are alternative ways to work – and in turn, there are alternative workspace models to go with it. If you do know about these models, chances are you might appreciate some thoughts on actually implementing the right alternative office model for you. Here’s a suggested step by step guide from BizSpace.

12 Aug 20

What is a Satellite Office?

Businesses are now finally able to return to some sense of normality in our post-COVID society. There has been plenty of news about companies like Twitter, Google and Facebook extending their work-from-home policies “forever” (or until 2021). But the reality is that a lot of businesses would not be able to function working remotely permanently. The other, more hard-hitting reality is that employees who err on the side of caution are reluctant to return to their offices in the first place, as this involves public transport and avoidable long commutes to busy cities.

27 Jul 20