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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.

Workplace 2.0: Practicality and domesticity

In 2018, the term ‘workplace’ means so much more than just an office – it is now more of a concept, argues Cathy Hayward.

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Working from home? Self-regulation is the key to success

Working from home is growing fast across Europe and North America, but how should employees be managed that cannot be seen at their desks from 9 to 5? Can they be trusted to work just as hard as their colleagues at the office? These are among the dilemmas facing both workers and managers.

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Are co-working spaces the future?

Here, we look at how co-working spaces mean that competitors can now be seen as collaborators rather than rivals.

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The difference between Cat A and Cat B fitouts

In this article we cover the fit-outs for converting an entire building into a working space.

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How to choose the best PDF editor for your business

PDFs are the best file format to work with in business as the most secure, simple and shareable file format for your work. Because of this, in the modern business world, there is an increased need to edit and manipulate these files to complete important projects.

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Why a boring office might be uninspiring for your millennial employees

A fifth of millennial workers admit to rejecting a potential employer because of the poor look of their office.

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Four warning signs that you’ve outgrown your office

In this article, we take a look at all the warning signs that suggest it might be time to upgrade your office space. From clashing meeting room schedules to a complete lack of privacy, here are the four indicators that it might be time to move.

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Eight ways to make your commute more productive

A lot of your day can be filled with commuting to and from work; time that could otherwise be productive. Here, we give eight tips to make your commute more productive.

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Abolish the clean desk policy in your office to increase creativity

Research carried out by the Association for Psychological Science says a clean desk can actually stifle creativity, and a little bit of mess would probably do us good.

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Seven signs you need a new office

The commercial property experts at LondonOffices.com have listed seven important signs that you might need a new office, and amongst them is the fact that your stuffy and overcrowded workspace might be holding you back and limiting business opportunities.

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Winter commuting: I thawed the law

The so-called 'Beast from the East' has ravaged British shores this week, plunging the nation into sub-zero temperatures. Hannah Parsons, a solicitor at DAS Law explores how you can navigate your winter commute.

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Why access control could help protect your business

Protecting your small business office and the contents within is paramount to all business owners. Here we look at why access control could be the way forward.

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Top ten office annoyances

The commercial property experts at LondonOffices.com have compiled a list of the top ten office annoyances that all employees should avoid if they don’t want to irritate fellow staff members in the workplace.

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How start-ups and SMEs can benefit from a paperless office

Here are a few ways that your start-up or SME can reap the rewards from going paperless.

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Can businesses save money on CBILS repayment costs by refinancing for a RLS loan?

Your business could save money on CBILS repayments by refinancing for an RLS loan – Funding Options tells us how

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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