Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Oct 7, 2019 | By Rebecca Veitch
Flexible working is a hot topic these days with many businesses trying to shoehorn flexible working into their company culture. With varying degrees of success. We know our team is made up of people who have families, responsibilities and, most importantly, lives outside of work. This is why we have always had a flexible approach to our working week. According to the IWG Global Workspace Survey, 73% of UK workers see flexible working as the new normal.
Jul 11, 2019 | By Rebecca Veitch
11th July 2019 marks 30 years of observing World Population Day and this got us thinking about how much the world has changed and is still changing. Our population is growing, that isn’t a secret, and the world only has so much space. Our planet is already feeling the pressure from its current population of around 7.6 billion and current projections indicate that we’ll have added close to 1 billion more by 2030.
Jan 29, 2019 | By Paul Miller
On my dad’s naturalisation papers, it notes that he was born in Riga (now Latvia but then Russia) and known as Samuel ‘Gavurin’ or ‘Gawarin’. He didn’t live to see his old name over the door of this business and I’m not entirely sure he’d have been happy to have been reminded of what he’d escaped from. However, I like to think that he’d have smiled wryly to see his birth name associated with a 21st Century business.
Jul 20, 2018 | By Paul Miller
A resident of West Bridgford in Nottingham (who happens also to be a non-executive director of our company) sent us a message with a link. His message (about crime data) was “Seen this? Is it good?”. This is what he referred to; it’s an initiative in Nottinghamshire which enables people (as the headline says) to “view every crime reported in Nottinghamshire on an interactive map”. However, it’s not very useful – and here’s why.