‘Hot Officing’ Launches at Monument Park

In a world of hybrid workplaces, and a reluctance to return to the office full time, one Oxfordshire business park introduces rurally located offices to hire by the day

The Wonderful World of Furniture Showrooms

The COEL team recently made the long-awaited journey to the Clerkenwell furniture showrooms to feast on the most recent designs to entice us back to the mothership and to stage our working lives.

Manor Café at Howbery Is Fully Open

Our Manor Café has opened its indoor seating areas and added new umbrellas to its patio area. We are also continuing to offer a takeaway service.

DJS Antibodies moves to newly converted lab space at The Oxford Trust’s Wood Centre for Innovation

Biotech start-up, DJS Antibodies, is the second company to move into the newly converted class II laboratory space at The Oxford Trust’s Wood Centre for Innovation.

Zoho Expense Aims to Help Mid-Market Businesses on Their Road to Recovery

London, UK – May 12, 2021 — Today, Zoho Corporation, a leading global technology company announced a new version of its expense reporting software, Zoho Expense, that includes advanced capabilities to help mid-market businesses bring about efficiency in its T&E process, and control costs while recovering from the effects of COVID-19 .With the new version… Read More »

Stanley Court, Glenmore Business Centre, Witney - Terraces of New Industrial Units 2020

New Witney commercial development fully occupied

The first new commercial property estate in Witney for several years has proved to be a major success.

Quarter of UK businesses to close or downsize offices as UK embraces hybrid working

This morning, City AM has reported that more than a quarter (26%) of UK businesses will either close, downsize or consolidate their offices in the coming months, as companies move to hybrid working models. More than half (53%) of businesses plan to offer more flexible or remote working policies, while 30 per cent are expecting employees in the office between one and three days per week, research by YouGov for HR tech firm Applaud found.

Magdalen College seeks Strategic Partner to accelerate TOSP development

Magdalen College Oxford, owner of The Oxford Science Park (TOSP), one of the UK’s leading parks for science and technology companies, has announced that it is seeking a strategic partner with which to accelerate development of the Park.

Ever Heard of Onion Skin Paper? And how do we process it

We are currently working on a very large archive of old books that require HQ scanning to Archival TIFF images.  Once processed, these images will be OCR (optical character recognition) applied before being prepared to PDF format.

B4 Cambridge – An introduction to the B4 Community

In this episode of The Business Brunch, B4 ventures beyond Oxfordshire again to introduce two more members from Cambridge – Gareth John and Ollie Lewis.

Daniel Fordham

COEL’s new property head hails dawn of agile working

As we emerge from the pandemic and embrace a new era of ‘agile’ working and flexible workspaces, COEL has the innovation to succeed, says new Head of Property Services, Daniel Fordham. Cambridge-based COEL specialise in high-quality office and laboratory refurbishment, working closely with science and technology clients, to create modern and forward-thinking working environments. “Agile working is set to be at the forefront of commercial workspace decisions as we come out of lockdown,” says Daniel. “It was something that was always on the horizon, but the pandemic has brought it forward several years – and so for COEL to already be pioneering well-thought-out agile workspaces, makes this an exciting time to be part of the team.”

Pure Offices Unveils 2 Million Pound State-of-the-Art Office Refurbishment in Warrington

The company acquired Lakeview on Centre Park Business Park in Warrington in September 2019 and has since undertaken extensive redevelopment of the 30,000 sq. ft. space. It is the latest in a string of acquisitions for Pure Offices which also owns and manages over 20 locations across the UK. Following the extensive renovations, the building… Read More »