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Where Can SMEs Recruit the Best Job Candidates?

Where Can SMEs Recruit the Best Job Candidates?

  There are predictions that the UK’s SMEs will create tens of thousands of new jobs in 2017 and over the next few years. However, as skills shortages continue to bite, the big question is how small and medium companies can compete for talent against larger rivals, and where to find candidates with the skills […]

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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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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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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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2016 is Hailed as the Year of Serviced Business Centres

2016 is Hailed as the Year of Serviced Business Centres

2016 is being hailed as the year of serviced business centres, after recent surveys have shown soaring demand for this type of workspace, which is expected to continue over the coming months. The serviced office sector is now estimated to contribute around £2billion to the UK economy, showing just how important it is. It’s well-known […]

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Ways for Small Business Owners to Build a Better Work-Life Balance

Ways for Small Business Owners to Build a Better Work-Life Balance

Small business owners are typically full of enthusiasm and drive for their chosen career, but unfortunately this can easily lead to everything else falling by the wayside. This can be a particular problem for people who work from home, as it’s only too easy to mix life and work up completely and always be on […]

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Building the Team Your Small Business Needs

Building the Team Your Small Business Needs

To grow your small business effectively, you need to have the right elements in place. Finding office rental space in a good location, together with the right facilities and good communications, are all essentials. It is equally important to recruit members of staff with the skills your business needs, and for them to work together […]

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Global Entrepreneurship Week: Basepoint Is Helping Entrepreneurs to ‘Make It Happen’

Global Entrepreneurship Week: Basepoint Is Helping Entrepreneurs to ‘Make It Happen’

Running from November 16-22, Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s biggest event designed to celebrate the role of entrepreneurs. Leading office space company Basepoint is a Top GEW Partner, organising numerous events to mark the occasion, and working towards achieving a badge of honour for next year. Basepoint is working hard to promote the whole […]

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