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Future Of Work: The Booming State Of The PropTech Industry

During the first two quarters of 2019, PropTech companies raised $14 billion, a 309% increase from the first two quarters of 2018. Here we take a closer look at 13 PropTech deals from August alone, which demonstrates the increasing strength and diversity of the sector.

By: Cecilia Amador

August 23, 2019

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King’s Cross Ranks No.1 In The Best Places To Cowork In London

A recent study by startups.co.uk identified the best areas for coworking in London, positioning King’s Cross as the top boss.

By: Kate Tattersfield

August 23, 2019

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An HR Expert’s Reaction To The New UK Flexible Working Bill

HR expert, Paula Fisher, argues that a “one size fits all” approach to legislation won’t work; flexible working options needs to be measured and balanced with the potential impact on business in mind.

By: Kate Tattersfield

August 22, 2019

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Are We In The Era Of Government Incentives For Flexible Work?

Over the last year, there has been a greater push for flexible work with a number of new government supported programs, task forces, and laws being proposed. Here’s how businesses around the world can benefit – and what flexible workspaces should be doing to take advantage of the opportunities in front of them.

By: Robert Kropp

August 21, 2019

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What Is A Hackerspace? Key Industry Terms Explained

A hackerspace is designed for people who are interested in the same thing – namely technology. Unlike most coworking spaces, hackerspaces are not-for-profit organisations that are used for “extra-professional” projects. We take a closer look at hackerspaces and how they fit into the flexible workspace industry.

By: Kate Tattersfield

August 20, 2019

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Future Of Work: How To Avoid Employee Turnover

According to a new report from the IMA, around one third of employee investment is going to waste due to disengagement, which is linked to poor company culture and lack of workplace flexibility. Here’s how to improve employee engagement and retention based on the latest research.

By: Cecilia Amador

August 16, 2019

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How The UK’s New Flexible Working Bill Could Impact Flexible Space

A new flexible working policy could address the gender pay gap and support working parents. But how will this impact the UK flexible workspace industry? Katie Whell (Pure Offices), Giles Fuchs (Office Space in Town) and Richard Smith (Office Freedom) share their thoughts.

By: Kate Tattersfield

August 15, 2019

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WeWork Files For IPO Amid Heavy Losses And Investor Skepticism

WeWork has officially filed to raise $1 billion in an initial public offering. However, the publication of its prospectus reveals huge losses and debts, with no time frame to become profitable.

By: Cecilia Amador

August 14, 2019

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WeWork’s IPO Structure Could Help It Avoid Certain Taxes

WeWork is using an unusual corporate structure for its IPO, which means it can legitimately avoid certain corporation taxes. The company owners can avoid the double taxation of a corporation, while retaining access to the wider market to raise capital.

By: Guest Contributor

August 14, 2019

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3 Proven Ways To Attract New Coworking Space Members

Attracting new coworking space members is one of the most common challenges space operators face. These 3 effective, low-budget strategies can help coworking space operators attract new clients without having to invest heavily in marketing campaigns.

By: Cecilia Amador

August 13, 2019

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BE Offices “Not Considering A Sale”

BE Offices is exploring financing options that will help the company raise capital and accelerate the growth of the business.

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

August 9, 2019

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Why The Future Of Work Will Play Out Differently In Africa

A new report focuses on the adoption of digital technologies in Sub-Saharan Africa and how it could lead to greater growth and innovation across all sectors.

By: Cecilia Amador

August 9, 2019

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What’s Missing In London’s Flexible Space Market?

Hubble’s Tushar Agarwal shares why he believes the London market doesn’t need more rooftop spaces, but rather larger, more flexible spaces.

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

August 7, 2019

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London Landlords “Starting To Resist” Flexible Space

A report from Colliers International shows that both the flexible and conventional office markets in London are performing strongly, but the changing market is leading to spatial diversity.

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

August 1, 2019

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6 Responses When You’re Challenged About The Price Of A Virtual Office

One of the challenges faced by virtual office operators is the price comparison between them and a private mailbox. Here are 6 reasons why virtual offices are more valuable.

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

July 31, 2019

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