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Office & home working

This section talks about finding and managing office space, office design, issues surrounding working from home and running a business from home.

How to keep staff happy and productive

Retaining staff and making a profit are key objects for most businesses. Craig Joseph, chief executive officer at intY, the cloud distributor explains how he goes about keeping staff happy and improving the bottom line.

Office & home working

Office & home working

Why are you spending thousands on your office refit?

Here, we talk to a tech start up that improved a key room and saved thousands of pounds in the process.

Office & home working

Renewable energy: Why small businesses should go green

Renewable energy has become a global focus over the past few years. Around 100 countries have set renewable energy targets, including the UK. Europe has a target of acquiring 20% of their supply from renewable energy sources.

Office & home working

Switching business energy: Make It Cheaper

When it comes to business profitability, you’ll know that keeping overheads as low as you can is vital.

Office & home working

How to make a living as a digital nomad

In this piece, Paulo Palha investigates how you can find success when starting life as a digital nomad.

Office & home working

Small Business Q&A with Sanj Mahal, CEO and Founder of AndCo

There's now another option for freelancers when working away from home. Here, we talk to AndCo's founder and try out the platform ourselves.

Office & home working

Will the gig economy replace the job for life?

Are the days of a ‘job for life’ long gone? Here, we examine the recent rise of the gig economy and its impact on modern working practices.

Office & home working

What to consider when choosing a commercial property

Here, we look at some of the main factors to consider when selecting the perfect commercial property for your business needs.

Office & home working

Freelancer loneliness and how to tackle it

We explore the extent of freelancer loneliness in the UK and what three solo entrepreneurs do to deal with the issue.

Office & home working

Social media problems: how to avoid these five issues in the workplace

Alan Price outlines five key social media problems in the workplace and how to avoid them.

Office & home working

How flexible workspaces drive creativity and innovation

Richard Morris of IWG explains how flexible workspaces and collaborative working can help growing start-ups maintain their creative flair.

Office & home working

The essential guide to setting up a home office

We explore what makes a great home office, taking some tips from business owners who have set up their own.

Office & home working

Are your office toilets letting your company down?

To help you create a happy and productive workplace, Simon Grant from More Ability outlines how you can improve your office toilets both in design and hygiene.

Office & home working

Relocation, relocation relocation: 4 top tips for a smooth office move

Emma Davidson of Express explains what you need to consider for your next office relocation.

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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What is public liability insurance, and does it cover Covid-19 claims?

Public liability insurance can cover your small business if a third party has an accident or injury. But does public liability insurance cover claims made against your business arising from Covid-19?

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Business insurance everything you need to know

Every small business may need to be insured at some level. But which policies are must-haves, and which are optional? Edward Murray guides you through the maze

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London & Partners Q&A — driving growth in the London startup ecosystem

In this Q&A, we explore how London & Partners' Business Growth Programme is driving economic growth and inclusion in the London startup scene