There are plenty of coffee shops and hotels to work from in Manchester. But, before you end up with your laptop in a café mega-chains, on a sticky table and running out of battery because there are no power plugs, we have some recommendations for you. Head to one of the following free workspaces in…

Clint Greaves is one of the panellists at our monthly business pitch event Pitch For Investment and also an investor in Othership. He comes from a background in finance, but being an investor is not what he would call a job. He believes in the businesses and people he invests in and wants them to…

Andrew Davidson is an angel investor and one of the regular panellists at our monthly Pitch For Investment event. He is also an investor in Othership – but he provides much more than a financial investment – one of our co-founders, Ben, refers to Andrew as a trusted partner and mentor. “He is what I…

Choosing your cofounders is one of many decisions you have to make when setting up your business. We think it is the single most important one. Get this right, and you significantly increase your chances of success. Even with a fantastic idea and strong product-market fit, your business can unravel if you do not have…

The ways we work and where we work from has changed over the past few years. A trend of flo-working was already in progress when we went into lockdown in spring 2020. This pandemic has changed our work routines in even more dramatic ways. Most of us now prefer a hybrid model where you work…

Know your flexible working rights (cheat sheet included) It will come as no surprise that this year has seen a huge shift in people working remotely. Slacks Future Forum research of 9,000 knowledge workers found the vast majority (88%) never want to go back to the old way of working. In this article, we will help…

Virtual Workspace As A Way To Adjust To New Normal Global pandemic and economic crisis continue to impact all business fields, including the hospitality sector. There is no sense to wait for the day when things will get back to “normal”. The new normal is already here and we need to adjust to it, one…

Even for the most experienced marketeers and marketing teams, effective content marketing has become a very complex area that requires considerable time and resources. Both of which are often in short supply for start-ups and SMEs. Marketing professionals in modest size companies will often be running the entire Marcomms show on their own. And these…

The best Slack groups for Founders Looking to find the best Slack groups, for you as a founder? You’re in the right place. They say that business is all about who, you know? But why do they say that? This is because, with support from peers and their shared expert knowledge, it has the ability…