As soon as we heard about NatWest’s hybrid framework, we knew we had to find out more about this. We’ve previously spoken to the Group Managing Director of Capital Business Media about their transition towards a hybrid working model. Seeing a media company transition to a flexible way of working seemed almost logical, but a financial…

Every generation, we get to reimagine the way we work. In the 1940s, World War I brought women into the workplace like never before. In the 1990s, PCs, emails and the internet impacted productivity, decision-making speed & communications, allowing us to work effectively with other timezones. In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic chased employees from the…

It seems to be that shiny new thing that the pandemic has fast-tracked, but hybrid working isn’t as new as you might think. The publishing house Capital Business Media that produces the magazine Business Matters adopted a hybrid working model in 2011 and they wouldn’t want it any other way. We’ve spoken to Richard Alvin,…

The first time you attend a professional networking event can be a bit intimidating. Some people might wear a suit and tie, have years of experience, and know exactly how to introduce themselves and their business. There you are staring at the business card in your hand, completely speechless. How should you talk to these…

Rewind to 2019: Morning commutes, business women and men in suits running from one meeting to the next, from one skyscraper to the next, queues for coffees and meal deals at lunchtime… Fast-forward to March 2020: A global pandemic. People all around the world ordered to stay at home finding out that they can be…

Choose the perfect office – 5 must do’s When deciding how to choose the perfect office, it would be easy to think I may come with a substantial bias. The reason for that is 3 years ago my friend and I launched a service to let people work from anywhere. However, this most certainly is…

The Creative Brief-case: Care package for freelancers during Corona that melds the two P’s  Cover Art: ‘The Creative Briefcase,’ by Yuliya Pankratova, Creative Freelancer; artist, packaging designer, graphic designer. The UK government is creating an economic care package for freelancers in response to the economic impacts of the corona outbreak we were told yesterday.  Rishi…