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How senior leaders can nurture their teams growth and wellbeing

Facilitate Magazine - 2nd January 2024
Niki Fuchs
4 min read
27 Feb 2024

The role of a senior leader encompasses a unique responsibility to create an ecosystem where individual growth aligns with organisational success.

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The Flexible Working Bill and the enduring value of the office environment

New Business - 22nd September 2023
Simon Eastlake
4 min read
27 Feb 2024

A push for hybrid working is taking over modern businesses, with 76% of employees viewing this style of working as the core perk for a new role. 1 With the Flexible Working Bill recently achieving royal assent, this “perk” of the job is set to become more than just an advantage.

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The turn against working from home: Why a hybrid model still has value

New Business - 27th November 2023
Niki Fuchs
2 min read
20 Feb 2024

Despite the recent enaction of the Flexible Working Bill into law, UK organisations have yet to find a unified approach to hybrid working. Indeed, for many businesses, the past few months have been characterised by some high-profile companies insisting that their employees work from the office on an almost full-time basis.

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Tomorrow's workspace has flexibility at its core

UK News Group - 22nd November 2023
Simon Eastlake
3 min read
31 Jan 2024

When Adam Neumann, co-founder of WeWork admitted that the company had not “taken advantage of a product that is more relevant today than ever before,” those in the flexible office sector were left nodding their heads in agreement.

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How flexibility can solve Cardiff's graduate retention crisis

CoStar - 21 September 2023
Tracey Holloway
2 min read
21 Dec 2023

Now more than ever, graduate retention is a paramount concern for UK towns and cities. Graduates are increasingly employable and yet, recent studies indicate that graduate retention is at a record low, with only 71% remaining in the same role for more than three years.

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Evolution of modern workplace: balancing the return to office

Business Express - 15 November 2023
Niki Fuchs
3 min read
18 Dec 2023

The landscape of modern business operations has been fundamentally reshaped by the advent of remote work, with 58% of employers offering remote working provisions to staff in 2023. However, the extent to which this novel mode of work is embraced remains a subject of ongoing debate.

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How the flexible working bill can work for you: the future of socially sustainable businesses

Business Express - 25 September 2023
Simon Eastlake
5 min read
13 Dec 2023

As royal assent makes the 2023 Flexible Working Bill a reality in British law, the future of hybrid working has risen to the forefront of people’s minds. For the 80% of UK employees who cite flexible working opportunities as a crucial factor in job evaluation, this new legislation offers welcome ammunition in their fight for flexibility.

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NIKI FUCHS: COMBATING INEFFICIENCY – HEALTHCARE BENEFITS AND WORKSPACE DESIGN IMPROVE EMPLOYEE WELLBEING

Workplace Wellbeing Professional - 9 November 2023
Niki Fuchs
4 min read
12 Dec 2023

Typically, employers have viewed providing healthcare benefits as a valuable perk rather than a fundamental need. However, a recent report from the Chartered Institute of Personal Development has highlighted a concerning trend: the number of employees taking leave of absence due to poor health is at its highest point in a decade.

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Elevating employee benefits: The new era of private healthcare and workplace wellness

UK News Group - 27 October 2023
Niki Fuchs
5 min read
4 Dec 2023

We have seen a dramatic transformation in recent years when it comes to employees’ expectations of their employers. It is a change that has come with good reason. Employee healthcare has evolved from being a mere perk, to becoming an indispensable asset in today’s competitive business world.

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Flexible working is really here to stay: what now for businesses?

Business and Industry today - 12 September 2023
Simon Eastlake
2 min read
13 Sep 2023

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.

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A Design-Driven Approach to Commercial Property Investing with Niki and Jerry Alexander

Commericial Property Investor Podcast
Niki Fuchs and Jerry Alexander
1 min read
8 Aug 2023

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.

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Flexible Working Bill: The key to getting hybrid right lies in the office

New Business - 22 September 2023
Simon Eastlake
4 min read
8 Aug 2023

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.

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The underappreciated health benefits of office working

Business Express - 1 August 2023
Niki Fuchs
1 min read
8 Aug 2023

The post-pandemic world has witnessed a significant shift in how we work. Employers and employees alike have embraced the hybrid working style that’s been made possible by modern technology.

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Why Flexible Offices Are The Future Of Work In Post-Pandemic Cardiff

City Life - 28 June 2023
Niki Fuchs
4 min read
11 Jul 2023

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.[1]

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.

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Five steps for establishing flourishing flex office spaces

3 min read
14 Jun 2023

Landlords and external providers can join forces to take advantage of the capital’s flex-office space boom.

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The power of multigenerational workforces

The power of multigenerational workforces

1 min read
14 Jun 2023

In a tight labour market, sensible FM companies are making the most of existing talent by recruiting from a range of generations...

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The rise of flexible office spaces

The rise of flexible office spaces: challenges, opportunities and prospects

4 min read
14 Jun 2023

The commercial real estate sector has been facing volatile and uncertain times in the past few years, due to a range of factors such as Brexit, pandemic-related disruptions, and economic headwinds.

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Women in property

1 min read
14 Jun 2023

Office Space in Town's Niki Fuchs explains why property companies that champion gender equality will reap the benefits...

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The office is still central to business

The office is still central to business

2 min read
13 Jun 2023

Working from home was necessary during the pandemic, but does it really need to stay this way for good?

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Navigating the changing landscape of the flexible office space sector

2 min read
13 Jun 2023

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.

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NIKI FUCHS: REMOTE WORK IS A HEALTH CRISIS EMPLOYERS CAN NO LONGER IGNORE

5 min read
13 Jun 2023

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.

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Jeremy Hunt is half right: Why the real default for the future of working should be flexibility

1 min read
23 May 2023

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.

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How businesses can use new flexible working legislation to their advantage

5 min read
10 May 2023

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.

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Giles' 5 tips for entrepreneurs to implement an effective management structure

1 min read
9 Mar 2021

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.

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Giles Fuchs: How London can stay ahead in the serviced office space race

Giles Fuchs: How London can stay ahead in the serviced office space race

1 min read
9 Mar 2021
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.
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Giles Fuchs in Real Business: Why the right office space is the forgotten facilitator of productivity

Giles Fuchs in Real Business: Why the right office space is the forgotten facilitator of productivity

1 min read
9 Mar 2021
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...
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Office Space in Town: Creating a new generation of workplace

Office Space in Town: Creating a new generation of workplace

1 min read
9 Mar 2021
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...
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5 things you really need from your serviced office provider

5 things you really need from your serviced office provider

2 min read
9 Mar 2021
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...
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Niki Fuchs: How to be a successful female executive

Niki Fuchs: How to be a successful female executive

1 min read
9 Mar 2021
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.
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OSiT Managing Director Niki Fuchs discusses gender balance in property & construction

OSiT Managing Director Niki Fuchs discusses gender balance in property & construction

1 min read
9 Mar 2021
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,...
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Giles Fuchs' 'Lessons on securing investment' in Real Business

Giles Fuchs' 'Lessons on securing investment' in Real Business

1 min read
9 Mar 2021
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...
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2017, the year of flexible workspace

1 min read
9 Mar 2021

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...

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OSiT coverage on CoStar: Why US investors are returning to UK Commercial Property

OSiT coverage on CoStar: Why US investors are returning to UK Commercial Property

1 min read
9 Mar 2021
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. Click here to...
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