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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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Reasons to Choose Shoreham-by-Sea as Your Business Base

Reasons to Choose Shoreham-by-Sea as Your Business Base

The West Sussex coast is known for its beauty and high quality of life, but it is also gaining a high reputation as a business location. Shoreham-by-Sea and the surrounding area are within easy reach of London, and also have great communications with Europe by both sea and air. An increasing number of small companies […]

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With London Office Space in Short Supply, Should You Move to Eastcote?

With London Office Space in Short Supply, Should You Move to Eastcote?

Pressure on office space in London has been growing, with more and more companies wanting to be based in the capital. Increasingly, business owners are realising that there are many advantages to being based further out of the centre, where there is less congestion and prices are more affordable. Taking up office space in Eastcote […]

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Reasons for Startups and SMES to Choose Exeter as Their Base

Reasons for Startups and SMES to Choose Exeter as Their Base

Exeter might be best known as a beautiful and historic cathedral city, but increasingly it is also seen as a place to do business. It is one of the latest locations to become known as a hub for digital startups, after Google Startup Weekend was staged at the University of Exeter in 2015. That event […]

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Working from Home – 4 Advantages and 4 Pitfalls

Working from Home – 4 Advantages and 4 Pitfalls

If you currently spend hours every day travelling to and from a large office in a city centre, working from home is likely to seem like a very tempting prospect. More than 4 million people in the UK have already cut out the commute and turned their home into their workplace. Some are running their […]

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Why Is Swindon a Great Place to Do Business?

Why Is Swindon a Great Place to Do Business?

Swindon was recently included in a list of the top 5 “Fast Growth Cities” in the UK, drawn up by the Centre for Cities. This means it is in a bracket with other highly productive areas such as Cambridge, Oxford and Milton Keynes. Many small businesses and start-ups choose to move into office space in […]

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6 Great Reasons to Take the Leap and Start Your Own Business

6 Great Reasons to Take the Leap and Start Your Own Business

Many people dream of starting their own business, but feel nervous about actually taking the leap and working for themselves. If you do decide to go ahead and become an entrepreneur, the whole process will take a lot of planning and hard work – yet every year many thousands of people do just that, and […]

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How Can Small Businesses Help to Keep Staff Healthy?

How Can Small Businesses Help to Keep Staff Healthy?

Staff wellbeing is increasingly recognised as being important for all businesses in the UK, including small companies. As providers of fully serviced offices for a large number of SMEs, at Basepoint we take a close interest in key issues affecting our licensees, including the whole area of health. Larger organisations’ health and wellbeing policies may […]

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Could an Office Move Cut Your Commuting Time?

Could an Office Move Cut Your Commuting Time?

Commuting times have grown for many people across the UK over recent years. An increasing number of employees spend an hour or even more travelling each way, while commuting times can be much worse in some areas such as London or other congested inner cities. As a provider of serviced office space, Basepoint has conveniently-located […]

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