If we had asked this question a few years ago – chances are that the answers would have looked very different. Before the extended work from home period caused by the pandemic the highest level of flexibility you could find in a workspace was the choice between your fixed desk, a meeting room or 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,…

Before COVID-19, many of us didn’t have much of a choice when it came to the question of where they worked from. Now, more companies are embracing flexible work solutions and allow their employees to work from home at least a few days per week. Most of these companies have moved to smaller offices. They…

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…

The 17th May 2021 marked a special day for the UK. It was the day when COVID-19 restrictions were eased in a significant way. Indoor hospitality venues opened their doors and people were allowed back in offices. At Othership we’ve had record numbers in bookings since venues reopened, coworking spaces and free workspaces in London…

It’s been a year and two months since we last sat all together in an office. It now feels like a memory in black and white from the good old days – a bit like those early photographs in grandma’s cabinet. Okay, it wasn’t that long ago, but it certainly feels like it. We have…

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…

Rethinking remote working post lockdown Following the advice to work from home, many of us have enjoyed our new remote working lifestyle during lockdown. No crowded and often sweaty commutes to work, no office small talk and perhaps you quite enjoy working in your pyjamas – I know I do. Unfortunately for many, this working…

Virtual coworking in our online workspace The last few weeks have been interesting at Othership as we transitioned to virtual coworking and our online workspace. We share the story of how we went from a free workspace provider to also be the UK’s first virtual coworking start-up. How did it start? Necessity can so often…