0800 1971127

9 reasons to start your own business

Starting your own business is a dream for many people and, even in the current economic climate, research cited by The Telegraph Online in this article suggests that the number of under-35s starting businesses has increased by more than 70% since 2006. So, what are the main reasons for starting your own business? We delve…

5 changes to your working day that will reduce stress

1. Be kind to others We all experience stress at work, times when we can’t see the light at the end of a tunnel of deadlines and internal pressures. One common trap to fall into is taking this out on others, which will make you feel worse than you already do. In fact, being kind…

Finding the right office space for your sector – Flexioffices case studies

No matter what your sector, finding the perfect office space for your business should never be a headache. Three very diverse clients came to us with their requirements for London office space and in this blog post we shine the spotlight on each project, including the solutions and challenges that our dedicated team deliver against…

Office Space Race around our Shoreditch office spaces

Fancy yourself as a bit of a runner? We recently challenged bloggers with an interest in running and fitness to take on the ‘Office Space Race Challenge’ – a route designed to take each blogger around some of our sought after Shoreditch office space. The Office Space Race was created to draw attention to the inextricable…

The most irritating office behaviours in the UK (UK-wide survey results)

Ever had a colleague with working habits that rub you up the wrong way? We’ve carried out a UK wide survey to find out which behaviours displayed by workers in offices across the nation really grind people’s gears? The results from 2,005 survey recipients are in, with revealing results: Number 1: ‘The blame dodger’ The…

Starting out in business – how to pay less tax

When you’re setting up a business, it’s incredible how quickly costs can mount up. Often these come at a time before you’ve even started to record any turnover, let alone profit. We’ve created a quick-fire list of ways to reduce your tax bill as a small business start-up. Of course, it’s vital that you ensure…

Marketing on a shoestring – Promoting a small business on a budget

Often, when finances are tight, marketing budgets can be the first thing to get stripped back. In reality this is counter-productive for companies wanting to expand and become more profitable (just about every company in existence). There are a number of cost efficient ways to amplify awareness of your brand and ultimately sales. We’ve created…

Flexi-time: advantages and disadvantages for businesses

Recent legislation active since 30th June 2014 states that all employees have the legal right to request flexible working – not just parents and carers. There is no obligation to grant the flexi-time, but there is a requirement to discuss it and consider the request thoroughly. At a period where flexi-time is hot in the press,…

5 ways to make meetings more productive

Take a moment to think about how many meetings you have every day. Then multiply that by a week, a month, a year. Unless you work alone, meetings can add up to a sizeable chunk of the time you spend at work. Making your meetings as efficient as possible can therefore have a huge impact…

Social media lead generation tips for small businesses

Social media can allow small businesses to compete with bigger companies in their industry – opening up opportunities to interact with customers and monitor discussion about their products and services in the process. So, how can small businesses use social media to generate leads? 1. Invest time and money in a social media dashboard Linking…