Category Archives: Business Development

Three months free office space for start-ups

While business confidence is improving and the government have created some useful programmes to help SME businesses, we are still working in a difficult economic environment and we need not just a strong feed of new businesses but to look … Continue reading

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Theo Paphitis Award-Winning Bristol Entrepreneur launches do it LIVE!

A Bristol young entrepreneur who caught the eye of a Dragon aims to give small business owners the tools to create and control their own marketing in one day. Danny Maddocks believes that a great website is essential for every … Continue reading

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Setting up office

However and wherever you work, there are a few basics to cover that ensure you are working efficiently and comfortably. Whether office based, home-worker or mobile-worker, there are common elements to the working environment, like location, furniture, comfort, IT set-up, … Continue reading

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Fed up with spam after networking events? Join the NHS!

I would like to start a campaign in support of NHS. Various agents have tried to change NHS policy, but I want to make it clear that there should be only one policy: Networkers Hate Spam. Am I the only … Continue reading

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Help! Where’s my IP address?

Many people, it seems, do not know how to set or change the IP address on their computer. This is something usually done by the IT guy and then forgotten about. Indeed, had I not been forced to learn due … Continue reading

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How does co-working work?

More and more centres are setting up co-working spaces, an idea that is very popular in the USA, but what does it mean and how does it help?   Who is it aimed at? Primarily, co-working spaces are aimed at … Continue reading

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Is this the end of the office?

I read something recently (heavens knows where) claiming that retail property occupancy will not return to pre-recession levels. A statement like this may sound dramatic and surprising, but I think it is a safe prediction and the continuing headlines of … Continue reading

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In the age of the agile worker, nothing it seems is fixed…

In the age of the agile worker, nothing it seems is fixed…not your job, your place of work, or the hours you work. So, what are the changes that will lead us to abandon the old ways of thinking? How … Continue reading

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What are we building for?

According to Ben O’Connor at GVA, in a recent article, we are very short of premium grade office space in Bristol. Class A space is categorised as premium quality space with high spec systems, high quality finishes and demanding above … Continue reading

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The Serviced Office – it’s always there for you, even when it isn’t

This is because, with a serviced office, you have a complete armoury of services to help you run your business, whatever that business is and whatever stage on its’ journey you have reached.   The office that isn’t an office … Continue reading

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