There's nothing revolutionary in the statement "flexible working is here to stay". Over the past few years, hybrid and home working have metamorphosed from quietly growing trends to major facets of Britain's business life.
Jerry Alexander from the Commerical Property Investors Podcast sits with Niki Fuchs and talk about design-driven approach to Commerical Property Investing. Niki covers a big range of topics, including the company's history, range of services offered, and the unique design elements found in each building.
For employers and employees, the bill’s arrival marks a significant shift in the ongoing debate between those calling for flexibility and those who want to retain a traditional, in-person way of working.
Now, with flexibility set to become more than just a perk of the job, the question of how this debate can be settled looms larger than ever.
As Cardiff’s workforce returned to their masses, the office market recorded a year-over-year increase of more than 80% in 2022, its best take-up since 2018.
But if the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that situations can change drastically overnight. Covid-19 may be behind us, but there are many challenges ahead and businesses must take steps to protect against future disruption. The solution lies in flexible workspaces — a growing trend that Cardiff has been quick to embrace.
Over the past few years, the commercial real estate sector has faced a period of volatility and uncertainty with Brexit, the pandemic and economic headwinds creating a challenging environment for investors and occupiers. Despite these pressures, the flexible office space sector has emerged as a beacon of hope.
The landscape of work has undergone a dramatic transformation in recent years, largely driven by technological advancements and the pandemic which has only served to accelerate the shift towards remote work.
The recent comment from Jeremy Hunt that office work should once again be the “default” for employees is the latest stroke in an ongoing battle between in-person and home working. What is different here is that Hunt speaks not as an employer or an employee, with a personal stake in the matter, but instead as Britain’s Chancellor speaking on behalf the UK’s economic wellbeing.
A proposal of new legislation was announced late last year giving workers in the UK the right to ask for flexible working from the first day of a new job. Aimed at supporting employees who have personal commitments such as caring for children or vulnerable adults, the raft of new measures looks to give employees more control over their working options.
As part of his regular contribution to the Founders Diaries over on Real Business, Giles Fuchs discusses the importance of having the right management structure in place and how this has played a significant part in the success of Office Space in Town.
Check out Giles' latest online contribution, this time with Allwork, on how serviced office providers in London must continue to deliver and innovate to stay ahead in the industry.
Read the article here.
This month, Giles Fuchs writes in Real Business about the importance of your office space and the effect that has on productivity and working smarter.
"The physical wellness of employees is clearly linked to productivity. The incorporation of breakout spaces, communal areas and even gyms encourage...
Office Space in Town was established to respond to a growing demand for a new generation of workplace, with remote working, rapidly evolving startups, co-working and the millennial entrepreneur generation becoming increasingly popular – Office Space in Town provides facilities that appeal to all...
As we discussed in our previous post (read the article here), the modern workforce has a completely new set of needs and expectations when it comes to their workplace. With that in mind, the industry has been forced into change to accommodate this. One of the key leaders and disruptors of this is...
This month is an exciting article in CEO Monthly from Office Space in Town Managing Director, Niki Fuchs, discussing her insight and learnings through her journey to becoming a female executive particularly in a male-dominated industry.
Read the article here.
Managing Director of Office Space In Town (OSiT), Niki Fuchs, talks to Workplace Insight about the issue of gender equality in the property and construction industry.
Niki discusses the projected growth of women in the workforce due to the skills typically attributed to women such as flexibility,...
In his latest entry for Real Business, Giles Fuchs outlines his advice for entrepreneurs and small businesses seeking investment having experienced the challenges himself from trying to convince investors that his serviced office concept, at the time back in 2009, was viable and profitable to now...
This insightful report by Instant Offices has analysed the market data from the past 12 months and asked the experts in the industry about what they foresee being next for co-working and flexible working. The industry is particularly attractive to SME’s who don’t want to be tied down to long-term...
OSiT CEO Giles Fuchs is featured here in this column for CoStar, who are a leading source for commercial real estate information and analysis.
Having been backed by international investors, one of which includes US-based Forum partners, OSiT have some great insight into this area.
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