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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

What is it like to work in a satellite office?

As hub and spoke offices increase in popularity and FTSE 100 firms look to adopt decentralised workplace models, many of our customers have been asking us what it’s actually like to work in a satellite office. Join us while we explore what these setups are like for employees and what employers can do to offer the best experience.

27 Aug 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

Meet Chris, Founder and Hypnotherapist at Chris Chilton Hypnotherapy | BizFaces

Meet Chris Chilton, Founder and Hypnotherapist at Chris Chilton Hypnotherapy, based out of BizSpace Littlehampton. As well as being an established and passionate problem-solver, Chris loves clay pigeon shooting and walking on his local beach. Discover what makes his business buzz during this interview at our centre in February 2020.

29 Jul 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

Lockdown's positive impact on the environment and employee health, and what your business can do to continue this post-pandemic

Businesses changing the way they work after lockdown could unlock employee health and environmental benefits. New research conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic strongly suggests that the way we work directly impacts how the planet works, with businesses temporarily filtering out of the city directly attributing to better health and a boost to the environment. Would we see the same benefits if larger businesses began moving away from their city centre head office permanently?

15 Jul 20

Meet Ben, Managing Director and Principal Engineer at Epiphany Engineering | BizFaces

Meet Ben Hillard, Managing Director and Principal Engineer at Epiphany Engineering. As well as engineering design consultancy, Ben is passionate about surfing, Martial Arts and Salsa. Discover more about what makes Ben’s business buzz in the interview we had with him back in February at our Littlehampton centre.

29 May 20

Meet Jonny, Co-Founder and COO at Precision Hydration | BizFaces

Meet Jonny, Co-Founder and COO at Precision Hydration. Based out of BizSpace Christchurch, the company has created a unique approach to athletic hydration. Precision Hydration was created based on Jonny’s Co-Founder’s personal journey, and from there, the team have been creating new technology, winning an exclusive patent and manufacturing a range of their own products. Now, the team is working on something even more exciting in the hydration realm - they are about to break into the new space of tailored precision on-the-go. Here’s how...

06 May 20

Meet Jake, Co-Director of Rococo Digital | BizFaces

We met with Jake Boase, Co-Director at Rococo Digital, to learn more about the business, the challenges they have faced along the way and his insight on starting a marketing agency.

10 Mar 20