Centre News

How to make collaborative workspaces work

As more and more vibrant, quirky collaborative working spaces are popping up around the country, Brian Andrews, Managing Director of Basepoint Business Centres, says that people, not props are the key ingredient to creating spaces where people want to work… Gone are the days when trendy workspaces with technicolour slides and treehouses were just for Silicon Valley’s cutting-edge tech giants. Collaborative, flexible workspaces with funky fittings – often inspired by trendsetting themes – have been popping up across London for years and now they’re spreading beyond the capital to major cities like Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol and Glasgow too.

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The Business Network International (BNI) found that 75 per cent of business owners are put off engaging with a small business because of its lack of social media presence. With over 270 million Twitter users and 1.2 billion Facebook users, there is hard evidence that social media is a powerful tool for business owners, however many SMEs are still reluctant to build an online following. However, on the contrary, social media is a business savvy tool that should be harnessed into any businesses marketing strategy. Here are the benefits: Increased Traffic

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As Wellness January was such a success at Basepoint Business Centres around the country, we are looking to continue with the theme of Business Wellness, making sure companies have what they need to thrive and flourish. As a company, what could be more important than the wellness of your business? Here at Basepoint we offer flexible office spaces to suit all types of company needs, serviced meeting rooms and virtual office packages for those companies that work from home but would like a business address.

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Paul Westwood Managing Director of P. Westwood Accountancy

Currently in our third year of tenancy I have witnessed a dramatic improvement in the centre from the management change hence. Tenants have benefited from :- - A more …

Katie Reilly, Red Sauce

I have held offices with Basepoint for around 5 years and cannot fault the centre or the team. The facilities are excellent; professional and smart at all times. Nothing …

Debbie Treadwell Sales Manager from Pestbusters (Midlands) Ltd

Thank you so much for inviting me along to the networking meeting at Basepoint Bromsgrove. I thoroughly enjoyed the morning, as I said at the time I’m not sure how you…