How can I encourage my staff not to bring their cars to work?

3:00AM | Thursday, 28 March 2013 | William Willems

Actively encouraging environmentally friendly practices among employees is an extremely commendable act for any small business owner.

How can I work out how much office space I’ll need in the future?

8:07PM | Friday, 26 August 2011 | William Willems

There are some alternatives to the traditional three- to five-year office lease that you should consider.

What makes a great meeting space for potential clients?

4:43PM | Friday, 27 April 2012 | William Willems

Preparations like seating, catering and choosing the right room can be the difference between your company’s success and failure.

What problems come from sharing office space?

3:01AM | Tuesday, 6 March 2012 | William Willems

When it comes to sharing space, the old adage should hold as strong as ever: be careful who you get into bed with.

Are there any good ways that we can keep our operational costs down in our new office?

11:37PM | Monday, 7 November 2011 | William Willems

Smart office managers tend to keep one eye on the bottom line and one eye on environmental performance, so reducing energy use is clearly a win/win proposition.

How can I collaborate with other start-ups near me?

7:46PM | Monday, 18 July 2011 | William Willems

Besides increasing the possibility of finding project partners and new business opportunities, being near similar start-ups can provide invaluable emotional support.

How can I best get a collaborative working space?

6:59PM | Monday, 27 June 2011 | William Willems

In any workplace, collaboration is key, and in today’s corporate design circles it is the new buzzword.

Should I base my office in the CBD or outer suburbs?

5:53PM | Monday, 23 May 2011 | William Willems

A CBD location will generally incur more outlay, but if appropriate, the investment in your business will yield very high returns.

I have a member of staff who has mobility problems. What can I do?

4:09PM | Tuesday, 19 April 2011 | Willam Willems

Accessibility should be a key concern for any employer when deciding where to locate your business.

Is it worth holding off getting office space until the rental market calms down?

3:59PM | Thursday, 17 March 2011 | William Willems

If you’re looking at your first office, you might want to test the waters with a serviced office or even a shared space.