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.
August 23, 2019
A recent study by startups.co.uk identified the best areas for coworking in London, positioning King’s Cross as the top boss.
August 23, 2019
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.
August 22, 2019
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.
August 21, 2019
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.
August 20, 2019
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.
August 16, 2019
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.
August 15, 2019
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.
August 14, 2019
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.
August 14, 2019
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.
August 13, 2019
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.
August 9, 2019
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.
August 1, 2019
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.
July 31, 2019