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Bristol

Top reasons to work in Bristol

Bristol is a beautiful and historical city. It has actually just been named the best city to live in Britain in 2017 by ‘The Sunday Times, Best Places to Live Guide’! It has the best of both worlds, rural scenery over the River Avon, in an ultimately urban environment. The guide claimed the city has hi tech […]

Food in Birmingham

5 reasons to work in Birmingham

So why should you consider Birmingham as a place to work? Birmingham has been close to taking over London in terms of development, space and becoming one of the most talked about cities in the UK. Millions of pounds’ worth of investment has gone into redeveloping the city and is still happening today; There were […]

Start-Ups

10 Start-Ups – Watch this space

10 Start-ups to watch out for in 2017, Could they float on the stock market too? Start-up businesses by new and serial entrepreneurs are one of the most exciting things happening to our business economy. We have seen a huge rise in new companies forming over the past couple of years. Most aim to keep […]

Loc8 Commercial office search

Guest Blog: Why we chose to work in a flexible workspace

By: The Social Shop Founding Director www.thesocialshop.co.uk After noticing a gap in the market for a social media marketing agency for SME’s, I launched The Social Shop late in 2013 after spending 8 years working my way up recruiting for the marketing and advertising agency sector. Knowing I had 3 month’s wages in the bank […]

Flexible approach pre Brexit

A flexible approach pre Brexit

The one thing we do know from the EU Referendum result to leave is that it could take up to 2 years to fully exit the EU after Article 50 has been triggered. The uncertainty has not only caused worry and concern for people but for many businesses too. Business owners currently looking for leasehold […]

Flexible Office

Could the Flexible Office sector really be worth up to £126 Billion by 2025?

Read about the incredible rise in the flexible office market around the UK in our latest blog. It’s estimated that the current market is worth £16 Billion, so in another 9 years, could we really be looking at a valuation of £126 Billion?  Some have even said this could be undervalued by 20%. It wouldn’t surprise us!!  It’s […]

Co-workers

Should You Hang Out with Co-Workers Outside the Office?

With your Co-workers, when should this….. Become this……. Most jobs across the country consist of employees working together for around 8 hours a day, 5 days a week. This means you spend more time with your work colleagues than with loved ones. Do you make an effort to get to know your colleagues outside of […]

Office design 1950s

How Office design has changed over the years

The office design, layout, personality, culture, technology and personnel has evolved over the years.  We will take a look back at the last 70 years of the office work space to get a snapshot of the times. At Loc8 Commercial, we know offices and have compiled a collection of office images giving an insight into […]

The UK’s most unusual Workspaces

Can a ‘weird and wild’ office space make you a better worker? We are exploring some of the most unusual &‘inspiring’ office and workspaces across the country and if you know of any others please get in touch with us For most of us the office is not just a great place to work or […]