Flex your muscle – Co-working offices in the Capital






Boxpod catch up with Officio, for their insight into offices to rent in London as our own data shows activity is booming. With all the uncertainty looming over the country since the announcement of Brexit, flexibility is the only thing the country can invest in right now. Having the freedom of contracts without daunting timeframes …

Think clearly: A space solution – rent self-storage containers






A new wave of declutter gurus are showing people the positive value of a neat and tidy home and workspace. Are we really a nation of hoarders and collectors? Judging by the growth in demand for people wanting to rent self-storage, it would appear to be true. Home-workers, sole traders, SMEs and entrepreneurs find self …

Supporting & celebrating Britain’s small businesses






December isn’t all about Christmas! It’s the annual celebration of Britain’s brilliant small businesses too. Small Business Saturday is a great, nationwide initiative to highlight the fantastic work, products and services provided by our 5.6 million small firms. This year it is on December 1st. Britain’s small businesses are the backbone of our economy and …

Changing times – The rising demand for flexible workspace to rent






It was difficult to rent business premises without taking on a 24-year lease 24 years ago. Now commercial property is rented for as little as 24 hours. The pop-up phenomenon and growth of flexible workspace is fuelling tenants’ demands for short term offices and shops to rent. Seasonal demand and peaks and troughs in market …

Budget Business Rates relief is a far cry from the real reform which is needed






The Chancellor announced a £1.5billion support package for the high street in the Autumn Budget Small retail businesses will see their business rates bills cut by a third for two years from April 2019, saving them £900 million. Local high streets will benefit from £675 million to improve transport links, re-develop empty shops as homes …

Give us a break – Boxpod’s Budget plea to The Chancellor






Dear Chancellor, In preparation for the Autumn Budget, here’s our five point action plan for the Government to boost British business from commercial property experts, Boxpod. Give us an urgent overhaul of Business rates to incentivise developers and kickstart investment in commercial property for the (re)development of older sites and the creation of new-build smaller …