Work environment


How can I get myself some office space to hold meetings, without paying out for premises full-time?

3:00AM | Tuesday, 25 March 2014 |  This is a common problem for many small businesses. A popular and logical solution is to lease serviced office accommodation.

Are home-based businesses viewed negatively by people in the corporate world?

1:00AM | Tuesday, 28 January 2014 |  Any prospective clients who see that mess in the spare room will be convinced to take their business to your competitors in a flash!

How do I get into the right mindset to start my business?

9:00AM | Tuesday, 3 September 2013 |  Part of the reason for your difficulty in getting into the right mindset, may be due to a lack of structure and planning even before start-up.

I’ve just hired my first lot of new staff. Can we all work from my home office?

12:39PM | Thursday, 16 December 2010 |  The signs are right for your move beyond the family home, subject to your finances.

Find a way to make your workplace more inviting

8:55PM | Wednesday, 24 August 2011 |  Here are some quick things you could do to improve the feel of your workplace.

Set up a home office

7:00AM | Tuesday, 17 July 2012 |  If you don’t already physically work from home, chances are you still do plenty of work at home – most entrepreneurs are simply too busy to squeeze everything into the working day.

Ask your staff about an office improvement

10:51PM | Friday, 21 October 2011 |  Pick a group of staff from different levels and areas of the business and ask what would make your office a better place. Brainstorm some ideas, pick a winner and implement it.

I’m in the process of moving house and am looking for somewhere that could double as an office for my online retail business. What should I be looking for?

7:11PM | Tuesday, 5 July 2011 |  Assuming that you have worked out what family and friends require of your home life, we can then turn to the requirements of business life.

Start the new financial year with a clean desk

7:01PM | Friday, 1 July 2011 |  Ah, a new financial year. New opportunities, new challenges, new frontiers. It’s enough to make a start-up entrepreneurs giddy with the thought of what lies ahead.

How can I best get a collaborative working space?

6:59PM | Monday, 27 June 2011 |  In any workplace, collaboration is key, and in today’s corporate design circles it is the new buzzword.