Victim CARE Service Establishes New Base At King Street

A social business and charity aiming to support victims of crime in the local area has taken office space at Foxhall Business Centres' city centre premises. Catch22 has been commissioned by the Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) to deliver services through an initiative called...

Foxhall Business Centres Welcomes Expanding Specsavers Call Centre

A call centre for leading optical retail chain Specsavers has taken space at Foxhall Business Centres' King Street building in the centre of Nottingham. Specsavers' move to Two King Street follows the recent expansion of its Nottingham-based call centre and support team, which had previously...

Specialist Import Company Moves Into Foxhall Lodge

A Nottingham company that specialises in helping businesses import from China has found a new home at Foxhall Lodge. Import China UK Ltd (ICUK) works as an independent procurement arm for UK businesses, specialising in contract manufacturing on behalf of UK clients, and acts as an intermediary...

Local Jobs Programme Launches In Foxhall Building

Foxhall Business Centres' central King Street building will provide the base for a new programme which will help unemployed people in the local area get back into work. Working Links, a leading provider of employment, skills and offender rehabilitation services, has launched a three-year...

Foxhall to Turn Former Nottingham Private School Into Offices

Foxhall Business Centres has acquired a former private school in Nottingham as it continues to see high demand for new space. Falcon House, in Pelham Road, Sherwood Rise, comprises 3,341 sq ft of office space set across a two-storey detached building. Following the purchase, Foxhall has signed...

THE KEY BENEFITS OF A SERVICED OFFICE AND WHY YOU NEED ONE

Renting premises is a huge expense. When hiring a traditional office space you can't simply pay on a month-by-month basis, and then opt-out of the contract if business turns sour – you will usually be bound to a fixed term of 3-5 years. In addition you'll have to purchase all of the...

5 TIPS TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR OFFICE SPACE

At Foxhall Business Centres, we know that making the most of your working environment is crucial, especially considering that we now spend most of our time in the workplace. So, with that in mind, we thought we'd share our top 5 tips on how you can make the most of your small office space; 1....

MICROSOFT AND ROYAL MAIL BOSSES PART OF THE ELITE VISITING GROWING NOTTINGHAM START-UP OFFICES

Entertaining bosses of high-profile companies at its Nottingham office has raised the eyebrows of many neighbouring businesses for Love Media Sales – but it is testament to its rapid growth. The marketing firm, based at Foxhall Business Centre, works with business-to-business (B2B) publications...

APPRENTICESHIPS AND IT SKILLS SHORTAGE

Last week was National Apprenticeship Week, and with it an important issue has been raised - how we meet skills needs now and in the future. According to the Skills Barometer produced for the Department for Employment and Learning, between 2015 and 2020 there is the potential for total employment...

TOP CONSIDERATIONS FOR CHOOSING YOUR OFFICE SPACE

At Foxhall Business Centres, we understand that choosing a home for your business is no simple task; there are lots of considerations from suitability of size, through to location and facilities available. Luckily, we have put together a simple check-list for the most important considerations...

EMPLOYEE MOTIVATION DAY - 25 FEBRUARY 2016

The 'Employee motivation: Who came out on top in 2015?' survey indicated that a staggering 34% of employees did not feel motivated at work even once last year. In fact, only 24% of surveyed employees said that motivation was part of their work life. Needless to say, lack of motivation has...

NOTTINGHAM BUSINESS EXPO - 3 MARCH 2016

The Nottingham Business Expo will take place at the Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham from 09:00 onwards. This is a unique event that is ideal for local SME's and large corporate organisations. Tickets cost £5.50 per person and give you access to a variety of workshops, hubs, zones, and speakers....

WINNING OVER CLIENTS

Business is driven by sales and profit, its well known that sales is the only activity in business that creates revenue, everything else creates cost – so sales and winning new clients should be at the heart of every small and growing business, shouldn't it? So we were surprised to hear...

ON THE GO WITH MOBILE - SMART STEPS BUSINESSES NEED TO TAKE IN 2016

Most of us take our mobile phones everywhere we go. After all, they are incredibly useful. Whether it's finding when the next train home is coming or if you'll need your umbrella tomorrow - your smartphone can give you the answer instantly and on the go. It's not surprising then, that...

I'M AT THE CHRISTMAS OFFICE PARTY - GET ME OUT OF HERE! SURVIVAL TIPS

Christmas is the season of festivity, family, and joy. It is most distinctively marked by woolly Christmas jumpers that you own in the spirit of embracing said festivity and the mad rush to get everyone their presents on time. It is also the season of the much anticipated Christmas office party. Whilst...

HOW TO ENSURE OFFICE PRODUCTIVITY OVER THE FESTIVE PERIOD

We all know that Christmas is a special time of year, surrounded by a relaxed vibe and festive cheer – but, as a business how can you ensure that staff stay engaged in the business up until the Christmas 'break'? Most businesses are happy to get in the 'festive-mood' but are often concerned...

PROCRASTINATING AT WORK - WHY DO WE DO IT AND WHAT DOES IT COST BUSINESSES?

Imagine a typical Monday morning at the office. Your schedule is full with meetings, you have ten reports that need to be completed by tomorrow, and your boss is still waiting for those elusive proposals from last week. Yet, you are drawn to check your Facebook, make tea for everyone at the office,...

FOXHALL LODGE - THE PERFECT LOCATION FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Foxhall Lodge Business Centres has the perfect mix of commercial value and personal touch throughout our centres and office space around Nottingham. Whether you are looking for a fully-serviced office space or simply want a professional representation of your business through our popular virtual-offices...

5 'APP'SOLUTELY GREAT TOOLS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Running from meeting to meeting is not unusual when you are running a business. As such, staying connected and on-track can be somewhat of a challenge. Since businesses are becoming more and more dependent on technology, it's important to know what tools are out there for you to take advantage...

WHY CHOOSE AN OFFICE IN NOTTINGHAM

Nottingham is well renowned for its cultural experience (just about everyone has heard of Robin Hood!), but did you know Nottingham is also one of the leading cities in the UK for business start-up and enterprise growth? There is a wide variety of business support available in Nottingham, from...

10 TIPS TO STAY HAPPY AT WORK

For some work can become tedious or annoying, which may lead to an unhappy working situation. This could develop into a serious health problem such as stress and cause severe negative impact on a person's life. This coupled with the fact that work is such an essential part of our day to day lives...

FOXHALL BUSINESS CENTRES ACQUIRES NEW NOTTINGHAM LOCATION

Foxhall Business Centres has acquired the former regional offices of ACAS, Anderson House, off Clinton Avenue, Nottingham. Trent PTS which delivers NHS psychological therapy, has already been secured as a long-term leaseholder tenant of the building. Foxhall...

SURVIVE AND SUCCEED - THE CAMPAIGN FOR SUCCESSFUL SMES LAUNCH EVENT

A Nottingham finance expert, who was dismayed with the way the Budget hampered SME growth potential, is set to launch a campaign that she hopes will helping small businesses survive and beat the shockingly low long term company survival rates in the UK. Serena Humphrey of The F Word Ltd, the...

IMPORTANT EMPLOYMENT LAW AND HEALTH & SAFETY UPDATE BRIEFING, SEPTMEBER 4TH

This FREE event is for Business Owners/Directors and Senior Executives and will take place on September 4th in Derby. Topics covered; > Auto-Enrolment: A comprehensive overview of the main employer duties. > Simple amendments to employee contracts & handbooks that allow you to grow...

KICKSTARTER FOR YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS

The largest family owned accountancy firm in the midlands, Baldwins Accountants, are looking for young adults aged between 18 and 25 to have a go at their annual KickStart Young Entrepreneurs Award. Baldwin Accountants have 14 offices across the region including Nottingham, Derby and Coventry,...

EVENT FOR NOTTINGHAM CREATIVE BUSINESSES, AUGUST 25TH - ACCESSING FUNDING

Just a quick one because we thought this might be useful to some of our tenants and local businesses! This event will take you through various traditional and more 'happening' ways of funding your creative industry business. To book go to Eventbrite.

WHY WE CHOSE NOTTINGHAM FOR OUR DIGITAL STARTUP - A BLOG BY AARON DICKS

Impression is a digital marketing agency that has been based in Nottingham since its inception. In the last 20 months, Impression has grown to a team of 15 talented digital marketing consultants, all but 3 of whom live within walking distance of our city centre office. My co-founder Tom and I...

FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN LOOKING FOR OFFICE SPACE

Office space can be the very core of a business, so in this regard it is imperative that the office space is used meets a business's requirements. For example, is the office space being considered going to be big enough to cater for the staff and equipment without it becoming too cluttered? It...

10 OFFICE PRODUCTIVITY TIPS

Many people struggle with staying productive in the office. Staying focused on tasks and working efficiently is something that more and more people contest with while doing work everyday. This can be easily seen by just looking at the thousands of productivity apps available to people on the market....

WHY BOOK AN EXTERNAL MEETING ROOM?

A meeting room may not be deemed important for a business, but nothing could be further from the truth. For example, a business could be leasing an office that has meeting rooms included. These meeting rooms would be covered by the rent paid. But if those meeting rooms are only used two or three...

WHY BUSINESS OWNERS SHOULD OPT FOR CONFERENCES

There are many avenues a business can take when it comes to branding their company. The rise of the Internet alone has offered a number of new avenues where businesses large and small can get their adverts placed and their business put in front of thousands of potential new customers.  The same...

UK ACCELERATORS ARE THE MOST ACTIVE IN EUROPE

The UK is the most active country in Europe when it comes to startup accelerators, according to the European Accelerator Report 2014 by Fundacity. In 2014 in the UK, 599 startups were helped by accelerator programmes, far more than any other European country. France was the second most active...

ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS DAY

The last week in April 2015 see's the annual 'Administrative Professionals Day' an event celebrating globally, but particularly in America, India and Asia. Administrative Professionals Day (also known as Secretaries Day or Admin Day) is an unofficial secular holiday observed in several...

SELECTING THE RIGHT KIND OF OFFICE

When running any kind of business (as we all know), it's important to keep a note of what the company's money is being spent on. In this regard, it can sometimes be troublesome finding office space that not only meets your needs, but also meets your limited budget, especially small businesses...

MEETING ROOMS IN NOTTINGHAM CITY CENTRE

Foxhall Business Centres is well-known as one of the leading respected providers of office space throughout Nottingham city, but did you also know that you can rent one of the stunning traditional rooms and conference facilities for the hour or day? Meeting rooms are available at two of our Nottingham...

HOW TO MOVE OFFICE - UNDERSTANDING THE TIMEFRAMES & COSTS WHEN YOU MOVE OFFICE

Yes it is true that (i) every office move is different and (ii) the length of time it takes to move office depends on many factors (including the size of the company, the complexities of lease negotiations, time needed for any office space construction etc) but, whatever your situation, it is useful...

WORKING FROM HOME VS. WORKING FROM AN OFFICE

In the 21st century, working from home is just as popular as working in the office. Be it freelance contractors who are able to carry out the majority of their role from the comfort of their armchair, through to an office worker who wants flexible working. The benefits of this are that you don't...

We're supporting Sustrans with their #SafeToSchool campaign!

We're supporting Sustrans with their #SafeToSchool campaign! The aim is to get children out of the back seat and running, walking, scooting or cycling to school. Help us ensure a safer school run. See full information about the campaign here

Maloy & Flynn share how Elite Recruitment Network helped transform their fortunes

Founded as a Head Office/Commercial Recruitment firm in 2004 by John Flynn and Barry Maloy, the business experienced some fantastic highs, such as securing national recruitment contracts, and some desperate lows including a serious bad debt. Despite steady growth the Directors recognised towards...

National Receptionist's Day!

On the 14th of May it was National Receptionist's Day. This is a day of recognition for the front line personnel in business, the 'Directors' of first impressions. You only ever get one chance at making a positive first impression, and typically the receptionist can make or break this....

FHP Agree To King Street Regear

King Street Business Centres (Part of The Foxhall Business Centres Group), which provides modern and flexible serviced office space in Nottingham City Centre has agreed to regear its lease at its King Street premises in Nottingham Market Square.  The serviced office provider first opened on...

Have you noticed our Ivy trees?

There may be floods up and down our country and the current weather can be excessively wet and windy, yet the seasons turn and turn and Spring then Summer will once again come to smile upon us all! Do our clients ever notice our Ivy Trees near our Front entrance? We imported them from Italy...

Exciting plans for refurbishments!

As you probably know, the refurbishments taking place at our Foxhall Lodge Centre's toilets are now coming to an end. We hope you're all looking forward to seeing the final result. We're now in the process of planning a big refurbishment at our King Street location. This refurbishment...

Charity Success!!

Well here at Foxhall we've been extremely busy 'doing our bit' for some great charities - 'Macmillan Cancer Support' and 'Action For Children'. We kicked off our charity fundraisers with The Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday the...

Help! Tom's been captured!

We hope you enjoyed The World's Biggest Coffee Morning today! We'll be announcing soon how much money was raised for Macmillan Cancer Support. We really enjoy helping out these brilliant causes - which leads us on to our next fundraising event. This time, we'll be raising money for...

Foxhall to raise money for charity

Coming up in the months of September and October we will be holding some very exciting events to raise as much money as possible for some brilliant charities. The first event will be in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support - an amazing charity that gives friendly help and advice to cancer sufferers and...

Share your tenant news with us!

We would like to promote you, the tenants, via our Social Media channels, Facebook, Twitter and  the Foxhall Business Centres monthly newsletters.  We are welcoming you to send us updates on any offers you may be running that you would like to promote and any company news that you may want...

NEW TENANTS - HAMILTON HOUSE

Hamilton House Business Centre are delighted to announce new tenants.. Aspire Financial Advice provide an affordable first class service. Our initial consultation is free of charge. www.aspirefinancialadvicellp.co.uk Nottingham Tutorial College, we specialise in additional tuition for students...

NEW TENANTS - TWO KING STREET

Two King Street Business Centre are delighted to announce new tenants.. Activia Training is the home of cost effective, flexible training for business. The Digital Mix are web technology specialists, when it comes to web sites, web development, web applications, mobile web sites or eCommerce...

NEW TENANTS - FOXHALL LODGE

Foxhall Lodge Business Centre are delighted to announce new tenants.. Action for Children supports and speaks out for the UK's most vulnerable and neglected children and young people, for as long as it takes to make a difference in their lives. www.actionforchildren.org.uk We formed...