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What Training Does a Budding Entrepreneur Need to Get a New Business Up and Running?

What Training Does a Budding Entrepreneur Need to Get a New Business Up and Running?

As Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) arrives, running from 14th to 20th November 2016, many people in the UK are looking to take the plunge and start up a new business. Over the first 6 months of 2016 an amazing 80 businesses were started up every hour, according to figures from StartUp Britain – an even […]

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Basepoint Business Centres Are Celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016

Basepoint Business Centres Are Celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) runs from November 14 to 20 this year. As a leading provider of serviced offices for rent, Basepoint has taken a key role in hosting events for this festival of entrepreneurship over recent years. We are a Top GEW Partner and also earned a High Impact Award Host badge in recognition […]

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5 Ways to Give Your Office Space a Fresh New Look

5 Ways to Give Your Office Space a Fresh New Look

When you are busy at work, it’s easy not to worry too much about what your office space looks like. However, there is plenty of evidence that mood and productivity are affected by our surroundings. Basepoint centres offer a wide range of fully serviced office space, with units of different sizes ranging from small studios […]

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How Can Small Businesses Deal with Employee Absence?

How Can Small Businesses Deal with Employee Absence?

Staff absence is a problem for businesses of all sizes, but can be especially hard for a small company to cope with, because just one or two staff members represent a larger proportion of the workforce. As leading providers of serviced office space in areas of the UK including Exeter, Camberley and Southampton, Basepoint takes […]

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8 Top Tips for Saving Your Small Business Money

8 Top Tips for Saving Your Small Business Money

Britain is a nation of entrepreneurs, with huge numbers of companies starting up every year. At Basepoint, we are always aware of the financial needs of small businesses, and run affordable office centres in many areas of the UK, as well as virtual offices to rent which are ideal for those working from home. One […]

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How to Cultivate a Green Culture in Your Small Business

How to Cultivate a Green Culture in Your Small Business

Going green in an organisation is more than just switching the lights off each night when you go home. It’s a change in culture, and the directive has to come from the top. The management of a company needs to clearly show they mean business if the rest of the staff are to follow suit. […]

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Office Space in Exeter – Should You Move Your Business to This Historic City?

Office Space in Exeter – Should You Move Your Business to This Historic City?

Entrepreneurs are increasingly realising the importance of attaining a good work-life balance, and searching for a business location which will help them to achieve this. As a result, many are looking beyond London and deciding to move to other areas of the country known for a high quality of life. The South West, including Devon, […]

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Reasons Why Swindon Is a Great Location for Digital Companies

Reasons Why Swindon Is a Great Location for Digital Companies

If you are looking for a great location for a digital start-up, the fast-growing town of Swindon in Wiltshire is a popular place to be based. There is a high level of skill in the area, which falls within the cluster of digital expertise in South West England often described as “Silicon Gorge. Basepoint provides […]

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Choosing a Name for a New Business

Choosing a Name for a New Business

Business names are more important than ever in the digital age, so anyone starting up a new business needs to think carefully about what to call it. Your name is your brand, which will feature strongly in your web presence and be one of the factors which helps to attract potential customers. Basepoint Business Centres […]

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6 Top Tips to Help Small Business Owners Cut Stress

6 Top Tips to Help Small Business Owners Cut Stress

Stress in the workplace is a major concern for businesses of all sizes, with many millions of working days being lost every year as a result of related conditions. Small business owners can be especially vulnerable, because they often work long hours, take work home with them and feel under personal pressure to ensure their […]

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