You may be weighing up new opportunities for your business, such as reaching out into new markets in new locations. However, one of the biggest obstacles many businesses face when trying to gain a foothold in a new locale is a lack of credibility due to being perceived as “outsiders.”
If you work from home you’ll know the pitfalls that come hand in hand with the freedom to choose your workplace well enough. For many remote workers, being able to conduct their work outside of the office is liberating but staying at home all day can end up feeling more isolating and stressful than anything else.
In 2015, the Evening Standard reported that church weddings were rapidly being overlooked in favour of less traditional venues such as large hotels and stately homes. Now, in 2017, trends are shifting again with a rise in the popularity of alternative wedding venues across the UK replacing the use of stately home
Choosing a wedding venue is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make as a newly engaged couple. Though exciting, it can feel overwhelming trying to find the perfect location for your big day.
Your choice of venue will affect a multitude of other factors in your wedding, so selecting somewhere that perfectly reflects your vision as a couple is important. Below, we’ve listed some of our top tips for choosing the right wedding venue for you.
Clare Venables has joined the team at The HQ at The Colony in Wilmslow as Events Manager.
The Colony was awarded the converted Best Commercial Build Award at the recent Northern Design Awards 2017 which took place at the Principal Hotel in Manchester on the 24th November 2017.
It’s difficult to imagine that just ten years ago, static working was the only way to do your job. Tied to a computer, a phone and a plug socket, business owners had little choice but to spend hours attached to their desks without respite. Meetings often took place within office buildings, with no choice but to hold them somewhere with a cable for internet access and enough electricity to power the multiple machines including computers, projectors and television screens.
The HQ opened its doors at the end of May with an exclusive launch party for 200 guests. Guest of honour Esther McVey, new Member of Parliament for Tatton gave a speech to the glamorous audience as the sun shone and the champagne flowed. Our partners GB Helicopters and Tesla impressed with their toys and guests were able to tour the HQ’s lounges and meeting areas, outdoor terraces and boardrooms.
Virtual offices are becoming an essential asset for large corporate firms and lone entrepreneurs alike – and not without reason. These versatile working hubs enable businesses of all sizes to operate beyond previous boundaries without the overheads expansion and relocation usually incur. So what is a virtual office, and what could investing in virtual office space do for your business?
For many business owners, choosing whether to work in the office or at home has become a ‘rock and hard place’ scenario. Seemingly there has been no way around it – until now, with innovative smart working hubs taking the place of hasty liaisons in Costa coffee or days on end shackled to a desk. Business processes often make a company – and when processes are improved, it often follows that success increases simultaneously.
In their first joint commercial venture, local developers Adel Lababedi and Edward Kershaw proudly present The Colony, which aims to change the landscape of the local office market, with a development that is aimed squarely at high-calibre business owners and entrepreneurs, to offer a professional and exclusive working environment.