B4 Responsible Business Day

B4 Responsible Business Day

It’s Responsible Business Day at B4.
 
What's The Point Of Purpose?

What’s the point of purpose?

And what does it mean for people in business and profit?
 
25 Days of B4

25 Days of B4 – Community Advent Calendar

The B4 Community has come together to bring you 25 nuggets of wisdom in the lead-up to Christmas. What's behind each door... Click to find out!
 
the future of christmas parties

The Future of Christmas Parties

We are in National Lockdown #2 – What does that mean for the annual office Christmas party? Are Christmas parties cancelled this year?
 
Dr. Wendy Tindsley, Innovation Director

B4 Property Day: A view from Oxford Innovation on demand for workspace

Oxfordshire’s property market took a significant blow when COVID-19 struck this year, but a growing sense of optimism has emerged across our network of Innovation Centres as signs of a recovery begin.
 
Beard, Director, Dean Averies

B4 Property Day. A view from Beard, Director, Dean Averies

Rewind nine months to March and we were quick to react and protect our business. In April many of the projects we had priced were put on hold and new tenders were slowing down. Our customers were telling us that now was not a good time to spend vast sums of money. Even the customers that had the finance secured, did not want to be seen spending money frivolously.
 
The Lambourn in Abingdon

Mantle: Opening a new business centre during a pandemic

Back in March, on the eve of the first lockdown, Mantle launched The Lambourn in Abingdon. This wasn’t to be the only business centre to launch during the pandemic. This November saw the introduction of Nine Hills Road in Cambridge. Opening during these times has had its challenges. However, as with all Mantle centres, these new workspaces were designed with flexibility in mind.
 

B4 Property Day. A view from Wallers Estate Agents, Managing Director, Rowan Waller

The thing about the UK Residential Property Market is that it is often unpredictable, and so whilst all the experts in March predicted a property market cataclysm, the reality is that we are shaping up to have our best ever year…
 
Dr. Wendy Tindsley, Innovation Director

B4 Property Day. Oxford Innovation on demand for workspace

During lockdown The Oxford Trust has seen unprecedented enquires for its office and lab space across its two innovation centres, managed by Oxford Innovation, with an increase of over 300% in the last four months.
 
Oxford Works at Oxford Business Park

B4 Property Day. A view from Oxford Business Park’s Development Director, Dan Williams

The events of the last 9 months have impacted each and every one of us, in an unprecedented way. For those of us that commute to a place of work and enjoy the social and collaborative benefits, the effect on our daily lives has certainly been profound.