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.

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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 »

Where can you work in the future that’s good for you?

On this edition of The Business Brunch, we are joined by B4 members Mike Jennings of The Jennings Group, Jonathan Finnerty of Green Unit and Rowan Waller of Wallers Estate Agents as they discuss where we all work in the future that’s good for us.

Co-working scheme piloted in Oxfordshire and Bucks in workplace shake-up

Businesses of all sizes are changing the way they use their workplaces as the coronavirus pandemic continues to drive an employee-led revolution that challenges the monotony of 9-5 and a long commute in favour of a greater work-life balance. To meet this growing demand, a Corporate Co-working Membership scheme is being piloted in Oxfordshire and… Read More »

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Stellar panel of judges for Future Workplace competition

Stellar panel of judges for ‘Future Workplace’ competition

A few weeks ago, the Cambridge Independent invited all children aged 7-18 year to enter ‘Design the future workplace’ competition. There has been a huge amount of positive feedback and interest with many schools having already submitted entries.