Tag Archives: UK

Key Learnings From The Flexible Workspace Industry In 2020 (Part 6)

Robert Kropp shares key learnings and insights from UK flexible workspace operators, The Melting Pot and HATCHERY. Here, both operators offer key learnings, pivots, and experiences from the last year and their plans for the future.

February 12, 2021

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Positive Change Is Happening, But Right Now We’re Failing Young Workers: A Conversation With BE.Spoke’s Jonathan Weinbrenn

Faced with a lack of skills development, companies are shifting their focus to a human-centric workplace. Jonathan Weinbrenn from BE.Spoke discusses the corporate trends they are seeing and how this is creating positive change for the workforce.

February 8, 2021

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Orega Secures Over 22,000 Sq Ft Of Serviced Office Space In Bristol

UK serviced office provider, Orega, is set to open a new flexible space location in Bristol in February under a 10-year management agreement with Topland Group.

January 19, 2021

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Key Learnings From The Flexible Workspace Industry In 2020 (Part 3)

Robert Kropp shares conversations he has had with flexible workspace owners during the Covid-19 pandemic. In this edition, Robert shares insights from Impact Hub, Work.Life, and Spacemade, who discuss their experiences of adapting to the pandemic and their plans for the future.

January 14, 2021

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7 Post-Lockdown Trends For UK Flexible Space

The UK is back in lockdown, but we have positive change on our side in the form of a vaccination policy. Looking ahead, these 7 themes are expected to shape the UK flexible office market throughout 2021.

January 7, 2021

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Key Learnings From The Flexible Workspace Industry In 2020 (Part 2)

Robert Kropp shares conversations he has had with flexible workspace owners OneCoWork, Venture X, and Creative Works, during the 2020 pandemic.

December 22, 2020

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Substantial Demand For Flexible Space In London’s Residential Hotspots

Research from Workthere reveals increased demand for flexible office space in London’s residential areas. This trend “is a clear indicator of businesses and, in particular, individuals wanting a workspace option closer to home.”

November 30, 2020

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The Boutique Workplace Company Signs Partnership Agreement With Private Landlord And Expands Its Network Outside London

The Boutique Workplace Company is to open two new flexible workspace offerings in Kingston-upon-Thames and Wantage in south Oxfordshire after signing a partnership agreement with a private landlord.

November 23, 2020

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Real Stories Of Learning And Growth From Local Coworking Spaces

Robert Kropp, who has visited 140+ coworking spaces around the world, shares conversations he has had with workspace owners during the pandemic. There is growing demand for local coworking spaces, but what can we learn from this going forward? What does it mean for the future of the industry?

November 19, 2020

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Coworking Brand PLATF9RM Appoints Entrepreneurship Director

PLATF9RM is an independent workspace based in Brighton, UK, that’s home to 850 members and 400 companies. Kristina Pereckaite has joined the space as its Entrepreneurship Director and will be working directly with the community.

November 16, 2020

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Castleforge Expanding To ‘Every Corner Of The Country’ With Four Major Office Acquisitions

Property investment firm Castleforge Partners has acquired four major office spaces across England. Flexible workspace provider Clockwise will manage the sites to “deliver a positive experience for occupants and attractive returns for its investors”.

November 13, 2020

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Flexible Workspace Provider x+why Drives Growth With Two Expert Hires

London flexible workspace provider x+why has made two new hires during an ambitious growth drive, as it looks to scale up nationwide in 2021. As part of its plans, x+why is looking to capitalise on the new Class E and repurpose old retail space into office space.

November 12, 2020

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Strong Future For UK Flex Office Sector, Despite New Lockdown Measures

Despite new lockdown measures in the UK, flexible workspace providers in the UK remain optimistic and believe demand for flex space will remain.

November 9, 2020

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Cautious Optimism As Instant Releases Its 2020 UK Review

New research by the Instant Group reveals that UK supply has grown 4% despite the impact of Covid-19. While challenges persist, the report highlights a number of opportunities — including flex operators becoming “part of the supply chain” for newly agile businesses.

November 5, 2020

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Four Of London’s Top Office Experts Team-Up To Launch Situu

Flexible office specialists Dan Brown and Tom Leahy co-founded Situu in January along with Peter Hall and Harry Murphy. Situu offers flexible lease terms, all inclusive prices and self-contained secure spaces for businesses.

November 2, 2020

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