Loving Lockdown?

Loving Lockdown? The Joys of Being a Working Parent

Feeling trapped and overwhelmed with family and work life? On this edition of The Business Brunch we are joined by Jessica Mason from Chapman Robinson & Moore, Nicola Wallbank from Julian Taylor Solicitors, Howard Feather from NatWest and Katerina Kurgane, also from Chapman Robinson & Moore as they talk about the pressures of being a parent in lockdown and how they are managing to cope with work and home life.

Person using an apple mouse. image by Vojtech Okenka

Freeths refreshes office portfolio

Over the past year, the move to agile working has been a great success for Freeths, and lockdown has shown our people do not have to be in the office every single day in order to deliver an excellent service to their clients, and to ensure business growth.

Loving Lockdown?

Loving Lockdown? The Joys of Being a Working Parent

Spending more time with family, saving money on the daily commute – There are plenty of reasons why being in lockdown should be a joy for working parents, but is that truly the reality people are experiencing?

Loving Lockdown?

Loving Lockdown? The Joys of Being a Working Parent

Spending more time with family, saving money on the daily commute – There are plenty of reasons why being in lockdown should be a joy for working parents, but is that truly the reality people are experiencing?

Home Office image by Ivan Samkov

The Home Office of the Future: A Checklist

If you’re not doing it all of the time, you’ll be doing it some of the time and if you’re not doing it at all you’ll be the envy of many who don’t have a choice. ‘Working from home’ sounds great and it was always the ultimate working blag… “yeah, sure you are”.

The Real Meaning Of Business

The Real Meaning of Business

Business has always evolved, but it is now changing like never before, accelerating over recent years and fuelled even more by the extraordinary events of the past year. So, what are these changes, why are they happening and what now is the real meaning of business? Some will say it’s to generate profit or wealth. But that’s just one result and not the main reason for many.

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.

Sridhar Iyengar, MD, Zoho Europe

WeWork offers UK tenants greater flexibility to tempt them back

Sridhar Iyengar, MD, Zoho Europe, speaks about the importance of a hybrid working model and how it is imperative for business decision makers to equip IT teams with better long-term solutions to surging demand for their services.

Oxford Brookes Business School Silent Mindfulness Online Day Retreat

Oxford Brookes Business School: Silent Mindfulness Online Day Retreat

This online day retreat is based on research on mindfulness and silence conducted by © Jeff Waistell of Oxford Brookes Business School.

Overcoming Our Biggest Challenges

Overcoming Our Biggest Challenges

It’s been almost a year of turbulence, a year like no other, certainly a year none of us will ever forget. But, as days turned into weeks and the weeks turned into months, the realities of a new business world came into view. When would we see our colleagues again? Would we ever be together under the same roof? Can our business survive this? When B4 members from the Professional Services Hub got together recently, the stand out concern for them was the wellbeing of their colleagues.