How does Blue Monday affect UK Business and how can you help your employees to overcome what's termed "the most depressing day of the year"?
For business owners, January can be a perfect time to focus on creating changes and exploring how you can help to build a better future for your business. By applying the same principles as you would to personal resolutions, you can help shape up your organisation and set goals for success
While a property on face value may look perfect, there can be elements which aren’t identified at a single viewing which may impact on how you enjoy your home.By asking the right questions before you commit to a tenancy, you can ensure that your new home will be your perfect property.
If you’re searching for the perfect place to run your business, Soho might be the location for you. Here’s more information.
Refurbishing an office is a great way to breathe new life into your premises. Done well, it can represent your business much more effectively.
Innovating retailers have realised that physical shops are beginning to be more competitive with online stores. Read more.
So far, 2019 has seen the strongest take-up of office space in six years. Let’s examine the situation further.
Digital skills boost productivity, drive sales and give you a competitive edge. If you need to know which digital skills your team should have, read our guide.
Leasing an office is one of the most important decisions you’ll make as a business owner. As such, it’s imperative to view premises in the right way.
If you’re searching for the perfect place to run your business, Bloomsbury might be the location for you. Here’s more information.
If you’d like to brush up your knowledge, here’s a handy guide of what’s been happening in the first quarter of 2019.
Looking to upgrade to a new office or to relocate your business to a better location? Use this handy 29-point checklist to cut down on time and money.
Sustainability is becoming a priority for UK customers. Here are a few simple changes you can make to improve your sustainability and impress them.
London’s top brands are fighting growing online competition by using their physical space to offer something fresh and different for their customers.
Pearl and Coutts have been at the heart of the action for decades. Here’s some more information about our role in London’s transformation.
Some companies are daunted by relocation – but don’t worry, with the right planning and organisation, it can be a smooth, stress-free experience.
Moving to a larger office is an exciting process, but it can be stressful if you don’t plan first. Here’s what you should consider before you move.
The country’s retailers are adapting to change with dynamic, exciting new approaches. Here are some ideas you can implement in your own business.
Serviced offices are a good option for start-up businesses, but there will come a time when you require something more permanent.
Sustainability is something that benefits us all, and if it’s not yet a priority for retail, it should be. Here’s more information.
Two things small business owners never have enough of: time and resources. That's why automation can be essential to the growth of your business.
Old Street is transforming, and that presents an appealing opportunity for local businesses. Here's a guide to the scheme and its partners.
Despite the media's doom and gloom, many retailers across the country claim that there are plenty of opportunities for independent shops to thrive.
With a forward-thinking approach from the local council, many cities and towns are successfully regenerating their retail zones.
While London’s still top for commercial property, businesses are also looking beyond the capital. Here’s where we see some of the hotspots in 2019.
With 2018 drawing to a close, here’s a round-up of how the UK commercial property market performed throughout the year.
The boardroom is where ideas are born, where projects come to fruition, where problems are resolved. So why is it often the dreariest part of the office?
If you run a business in the UK, chances are that you’ll be paying business rates. But do you know what they actually pay for? Find out here.
Eighteen years in the works, the redevelopment of King's Cross has turned a previously shabby part of London into an impressive new postcode area – N1C.
Many organisations lobbied the Chancellor to focus on small businesses in his Autumn Budget this year. So how did he do? We look at the facts.
The trends in 2019 seek to resolve problems caused by lack of contentment in the workplace, including lack of motivation and poor staff retention.
The commercial property markets continue to look strong despite Brexit uncertainty, especially in the regions. Here are the latest stories.
If you’ve leased premises and you want to change its class (e.g. from a shop to a restaurant), you should know what requires planning permission.
If you’re a tech start-up and you’re not sure where to set up your office, here’s a handy guide to help you.
If you haven’t considered North London before – you really should. This well-connected location has so much to offer. Learn more.
One of the most overlooked reasons for a slump in productivity is the office itself. Thankfully, it’s easy to make a few tweaks to set things right.
You might have heard about the arrival of 5G connectivity in London. Here’s some information about the rollout and its implications for the capital.
There are instances where you can get away with not applying for planning permission. Here’s a brief explanation of how it works.
Starting in July, the LEN (Low Emission Neighbourhood) scheme comes into effect in Shoreditch. Here's more information.
After closing in 2013, most Soho residents and workers thought they’d seen the end of the Alphabet. However, plans are afoot to re-open it; this time in a brand-new location.
Here’s further information about the project, and what you can expect to see when it’s completed.
If you’re thinking of investing in commercial property in London or renting premises in this area, here’s more information about office take-up after Brexit.
If you’re in the capital and looking to brush up on your architectural knowledge, here’s some of the best events happening over the next few months.
Here are just a few of the best converted properties in the Hackney area to inspire you.
Do you live in the Dalston area? If so, there’s a chance that you may have to pay additional tax in the future, thanks to the forthcoming arrival of Crossrail 2. Here’s further information.
Guardians of the Arches, who started off as a collective of business owners / tenants in Hackney, are on a mission to stop this from happening. Here’s more information.
What did Wenger and Arsenal FC do for the people of Islington? Here’s a brief overview.
If you’re eager to find out more about Shoreditch’s art scene, here’s our guide to the latest things happening in the area.
The month-long event is coming to a close, so if you haven’t checked it out yet, you’ve got one week left to get involved.
Here’s a run-through of the best stories from Shoreditch recently, all of them guaranteed to put a smile on your face.
If you’re keen to learn more about the proposed plans for Dalston, read on.
Soho has so much to celebrate, from inventive additions to the city’s nightlife to new music, food and art. Here’s a roundup of some of Soho’s more positive, smile-inducing, recent news.
Old Street Roundabout is one of London’s most famous icons, but get your selfies in while you can, because it won’t be around much longer. Here’s more information about the submitted ideas.
The Creative Enterprise Zone, introduced by the Mayor in 2017, is a bid to support creative and artistic endeavours throughout Hackney. Here's more information about the potential changes to the area.
The Mayor of London, in conjunction with Westminster City Council, has been developing plans to eliminate vehicles in the area, creating an entirely pedestrianised zone. Here’s more information.
What do the proposed changes mean for traffic, businesses, and more? Here’s what you need to know.
Here’s a regular feature rounding-up all the feel-good news stories from our local areas. This week: Hackney.
Here’s some insight into the key commercial property news this March.
Here’s some insight into the key commercial property news this February.
If you’re starting out, leasing is the recommended option. Here’s a quick run-through of the reasons why.
Here’s a brief overview of how London’s commercial property has fared over the last year since the Brexit announcement.
Despite its growing appeal, office prices in Clerkenwell remain far more reasonable than other parts of the capital. Here’s more information.
If you’re an SME, keen to update your business for the forthcoming year, here are a few tips to help you.
Renting an office marks an exciting step forward for your company, as you prepare yourself for future growth. Our useful guide details the main things you need to consider.
Hackney is a great place for your company to call home. Once one of London’s most undesirable areas, significant regeneration has transformed it into a dynamic business hub.
The commercial property market is going through some seismic changes. What do we see in the future for this industry?
If you're serious about addressing mental health issues in the workplace, our guide may be useful.
Have you ever felt there aren’t enough hours in the day? If so, you should focus on the role of automation in your business.
With more consumers stating that they’d rather buy from greener companies, it’s now more important than ever to develop your eco-credentials.
Mental health issues have a serious impact on productivity, morale and staff turnover, yet they’re seldom addressed in the workplace.
If you start your business the savvy way, you’re far more likely to succeed.
Graphics can boost morale, impress clients, reinforce your brand, and communicate your message, but it’s important to choose the right ones.
Ensuring the online security of your business should be a top priority. Here’s a useful checklist, detailing vital steps to take to protect your company.
The upcoming Brexit negotiations are causing anxiety for small businesses across the UK. We delve deeper into the potential impact on British SMEs.
Read on to find out how digital technology can improve office design – and how you can utilise it in your own business premises.
Everything you need to know about launching a creative business in Hackney and the help that’s on offer to get you started.
If you’re working out where to establish your new startup outside the capital, here’s a guide to help you.
It’s possible to achieve serious business success beyond the capital. Check out these inspiring high-growth businesses based in small town centres.
Placemaking is becoming an integral part of commercial property planning – particularly if the property will be for residential use. Find out more.
If you need to squeeze all the usefulness out of your resources, a change in your office space can impact productivity, creativity & the talent you attract.
Did you know that London's famous blue plaques scheme, celebrating its 150th anniversary, was almost scrapped a few years ago? Here’s the full story.
Six weeks on from Brexit, there’s much to be concerned about for the commercial property market. But there’s also plenty to be hopeful about.
Take some inspiration from London’s coolest offices! Featuring rowing boats, gold toilets and football zones.
Scheduled to open in the early 2030s, Crossrail 2 will have big implications for London commercial property. How might it affect you?
It’s one of the coolest places in London. Here’s a quick look at why this district has become one of the most significant digital regions in the UK.
London's still the front runner for large-scale enterprises. Here’s a run-through of some big international companies that have moved to London recently.
Canary Wharf is seeing the fastest-growing office rental prices in central London. We get deep behind the numbers to explain why it's so popular.
We love property, which means we love reading about property on the web. If you love property, you need to get on Twitter just to follow these people.
As any seasoned student will testify, finding the right place to live while studying is actually harder than it seems - so here are a few things to think about if you want to rent private accommodation.
A report on the small business market by Pearl & Coutts. Get a detailed breakdown of the current state of affairs using the most reliable sources.
China has made significant investment into London in recent years. This is an outline of China's presence in the London commercial property market.