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To Open-Plan or Not to Open-Plan?

To Open-Plan or Not to Open-Plan?

The open-plan office debate has been raging for years. Some companies swear by the communal layout, while others can’t abide it, saying it adversely impacts productivity.

The Pearl & Coutts guide to office refurbishment

The Pearl & Coutts guide to office refurbishment

Refurbishing an office is a great way to breathe new life into your premises. Done well, it can represent your business much more effectively.

Despite Brexit, office take-up in London is the strongest in six years. What’s behind it?

Despite Brexit, office take-up in London is the strongest in six years. What’s behind it?

So far, 2019 has seen the strongest take-up of office space in six years. Let’s examine the situation further.

Digital skills every workplace needs in 2019

Digital skills every workplace needs in 2019

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.

The ultimate office viewing checklist for 2019

The ultimate office viewing checklist for 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.

Relocating your office efficiently: the ultimate guide for 2019

Relocating your office efficiently: the ultimate guide for 2019

Some companies are daunted by relocation – but don’t worry, with the right planning and organisation, it can be a smooth, stress-free experience.

Expanding to bigger offices? Here’s what you need to consider

Expanding to bigger offices? Here’s what you need to consider

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.

When is the right time to move on from serviced offices?

When is the right time to move on from serviced offices?

Serviced offices are a good option for start-up businesses, but there will come a time when you require something more permanent.

What trends will drive office design in 2019?

What trends will drive office design in 2019?

The trends in 2019 seek to resolve problems caused by lack of contentment in the workplace, including lack of motivation and poor staff retention.

When do I need planning permission to change use class?

When do I need planning permission to change use class?

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.

8 ways to increase productivity through office design

8 ways to increase productivity through office design

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.

Is Brexit Affecting Office Take-Up in the West End?

Is Brexit Affecting Office Take-Up in the West End?

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. 

The best commuter office locations outside London

The best commuter office locations outside London

If you’re just starting out or working to a tighter budget, the capital might not be the best place for you. Here are just a few suggestions within the commuter belt area to inspire you.

How to make your office look professional

How to make your office look professional

Here are just a few tips to help you transform your leased office space into a dynamic, impressive working environment.

5 smart ways to utilise your leased office space

5 smart ways to utilise your leased office space

Here are just a few creative ways you can maximise the benefits of your leased office space; without spending a fortune in the process.

How office prices have changed in Clerkenwell

How office prices have changed in Clerkenwell

Despite its growing appeal, office prices in Clerkenwell remain far more reasonable than other parts of the capital. Here’s more information.

New to Renting an Office? Here’s What You Need to Know

New to Renting an Office? Here’s What You Need to Know

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.

The most popular office locations outside London

The most popular office locations outside London

Whether you’re a start-up an established company, here's a list of the best office locations for businesses outside of the capital.

How to: improve automation in your small business

How to: improve automation in your small business

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.

What are the benefits to SMEs of being based outside London?

What are the benefits to SMEs of being based outside London?

If you’re a new company, location is especially important. Here's why being based in a 'small town' location outside London can be beneficial.

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