Gosia Furmanik

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Office leasing guide: Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight is a tranquil and relaxed place to live, offering residents a superb quality of life, exciting outdoor activities, and a rich cultural scene, alongside a thriving local economy. Over recent years, the island has also benefitted from major investments aimed at rejuvenating the area, not only as a beloved holiday destination but also as an attractive place to live, work and invest.

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Office leasing guide: Isle of Man

Isle of Man is a low-tax economy with financial services, manufacturing, information and communications technology (ICT), and tourism forming key sectors of the economy. Consequently, investment in the Island’s infrastructure is a key focus for the government, which is reflected in the Island’s state-of-the-art facilities and fantastic business amenities.

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Hybrid spaces - Managing office space and the partial return to work

Being in an office full-time and working from home were seen as two distinct worlds by many before Covid-19 made the latter a necessity for lots of us. You were either one or the other, and hybrid working was relatively rare. Now, as the vaccination programme continues to meet its ambitious targets and lockdown restrictions begin to ease, many employers and employees are looking to return to the office.

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Office leasing guide: Londonderry

In 2013, Londonderry was awarded the coveted 'City of Culture' title thanks to its unique combination of colourful history, a bustling social scene, and thriving arts and culture sector. This, combined with warm and friendly locals, a low cost of living and excellent quality of life, makes it easy to see why this cosmopolitan city is the perfect place to live and work.

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Office leasing guide: Inverness

Inverness is regarded as one of the UK's fastest-growing cities with a thriving economy supported by traditional industries including farming, forestry, and whisky distilling, as well as fisheries and maritime industries. In recent years many new sectors such as energy, professional services, hospitality, life sciences, technology, advanced engineering and creative industries have bolstered the economy.

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10 Underrated Tips for Successfully Purchasing Commercial Property

If you're interested in buying commercial property, you need to know several things before jumping in. It's important to do your research before making that purchase, or you could wind up with a troublesome property that comes with regrets rather than profitable returns. So we've put together a list of ten simple yet surprisingly underrated tips that will help you buy the perfect commercial property.

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Office leasing guide: Lincoln

With its cobbled streets, Norman castle and Medieval cathedral, Lincoln is an East Midlands cultural jewel. Lincolnshire county has a population of over 700,000, and many of these residents filter into the city for work and play. Lincoln is a charming place to base a business, but it is also well-connected.

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Office leasing guide: Exeter

Exeter is not only a place to come for a good day out. The city is all business too, with over 35,000 commuters travelling in from the surrounding area every day. Along with Bristol, Exeter is the most important business hub in the South West of England. The University of Exeter also attracts large numbers of students to the city every year, hoping to start their professional lives at the prestigious institution.

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Office leasing guide: Carlisle

Carlisle was transformed into a mill town during the industrial revolution, and it later became a railway town. It continues to be a major hub in the north and is the administrative centre for both Carlisle City Council and Cumbria County Council. For business owners, the various attractions, along with all the footfall from retail and surrounding destinations, make it a bustling place to call home.

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Is a serviced office right for your business?

Flexible working is a megatrend affecting the future of work across many industries. In the UK, over 70% of employees say that the opportunity to work flexibly is a real plus point when it comes to choosing a job. For many, flexible working involves breaking the 9 to 5 routine to fit work hours around home life, while for others, it’s the opportunity to spend some time working from home or another location that suits them better.

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Office leasing guide: Harrow

Best known for its quaint village perched on top of the hill and one of the country's most prestigious boarding schools, Harrow is one of north London's most vibrant communities. With excellent transport links into the capital, an array of fantastic local amenities and lots of green spaces nearby, Harrow is one of London's most popular places to live and work.

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Office leasing guide: Staines-upon-Thames

Staines is now a town with world-class infrastructure, a bustling and incredibly diverse business sector, and home to several multinational research and technology companies. In fact, Staines was even hailed as Britain's number one town to start a new business, according to research conducted by Chartered accountants UHY Hacker Young.

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Will flexible workspaces overtake traditional offices?

Almost overnight, kitchen tables became desks, bookcases became the go-to background for Zoom calls, and dining rooms turned into conference centres. While businesses worldwide hastily implemented continuity plans to maintain ‘business as usual’, office buildings stood empty.

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Office leasing guide: St Albans

Situated in Hertfordshire, just 25 miles from London's Marble Arch, St Albans is one of the oldest cities in the UK, offering residents an idyllic countryside, a rich history, a thriving village and great transport links into London and other surrounding areas.

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Office leasing guide: Eastbourne

Situated on the coast of East Sussex, and regularly cited as the sunniest place in the UK, Eastbourne is a great place to base your business. It's home to some of the brightest start-ups and leading brands in the country and offers some of the most affordable commercial property available in the South East.

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Light Industrial – a short overview

In this guide, we want to introduce you to the Light Industrial asset type, explore its growing popularity and provide a few tips for finding the right space for your business. If you are looking to set up a new venture or expand an existing one, Light Industrial can provide you with the space you need to get to work.

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Office leasing guide: Basingstoke

Basingstoke is a large, thriving town situated in the county of Hampshire in south-central England. It started off as an old market town but later expanded to become an important economic hub during the second half of the 20th Century.

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Office leasing guide: Basildon

Basildon is the largest growing economy in Essex and a significant regional and national growth driver. The town's commercial base has increased rapidly in recent years, and the borough is now home to almost 8,000 thriving businesses. Many of these businesses specialise in the digital, creative, technology, and advanced manufacturing fields.

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Office leasing guide: Salford

Salford is a city in the Greater Manchester area of northern England. It’s an exciting place to live and work, with major professional hubs including Liverpool and Manchester within easy reach. There’s also a large pool of talent here, as it’s home to more than 100,000 residents and the University of Salford.

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The future of high street retail

It’s no secret that the high street has suffered in recent years. The rise in online shopping has led well-known brands to close stores up and down the country. But as one store closes, another opportunity opens. For many, digital shopping is creating more pathways to success. New entrants are taking market share, and social media is enabling some brands to develop strong brand loyalty with their customers.

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Office leasing guide: Slough

Slough is an economic powerhouse and regarded as one of the United Kingdom’s most attractive and lucrative places to both live and do business. The area is home to the highest number of UK-based headquarters of global companies outside of London, with many distinguished names in the manufacturing, technology, pharmaceuticals, and automotive industries based in the area.

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Office leasing guide: Huddersfield

Huddersfield is a large and well-established town situated halfway between Manchester and Leeds in West Yorkshire. It's been a market town since Anglo-Saxon times and is known for its important role in the Industrial Revolution.

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Office leasing guide: Hammersmith

Hammersmith offers the best of both worlds. A lively town centre on the doorstep of central London, with a tranquil riverside setting on the banks of the Thames. A key part of Hammersmith’s appeal lies in its flourishing arts and culture scene.

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Office leasing guide: Belgravia

Belgravia is one of London’s most desirable areas. This centrally-located destination is home to exclusive retail brands, upmarket boutiques, world-famous eateries and the finest hotels; as such, it’s where you’ll find some of the capital’s wealthiest residents. Located between Chelsea, Knightsbridge and Westminster, Belgravia’s central location means it’s a great place if you’re looking to be close to central districts.

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Office Leasing Guide: Croydon

Croydon's main industries are technology, construction and retail. Technology, in particular, is a growing sector, with the borough named the fastest growing UK' tech city'. But with one of the largest commercial areas outside Central London — packed with shops, law offices, banks, and restaurants — Croydon is better known for its growing number of small and medium-sized businesses and startups.

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