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Find out all the latest events and developments from across the Evans Business Centre network.

How to make yourself look smart with a virtual office

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a fresh new start-up or an established enterprise: renting a dedicated office can be a big commitment with a big price tag. Young businesses might not be sure when they’ll start to see real profits, and expanding companies don’t always know how well a new area or market will respond. […]

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How flexible working makes good business sense

It should come as no surprise to learn that workers welcome the chance to work flexibly. In a recent Ernst & Young survey of nearly 10,000 employees across the globe, flexible working came in among the top features workers want in a job – and a lack of it was one of the top reasons […]

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How technology has made it easier to become an entrepreneur

It’s become a near-platitude to say that technology has improved our lives. Air travel, keyhole surgery and the all-knowing internet are just a few of the huge leaps forward humanity has given itself in the last hundred years, and almost any improvements to our well-being, comfort and convenience in that time are largely thanks to […]

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5 reasons why SMEs are ditching the traditional office

The way we work is changing. The rigid 9-5, the painful commute and the worker chained to a desk are all on the decline, and businesses everywhere are becoming more agile, lean and adaptable. In particular, smaller businesses are increasingly moving away from conventional workspaces into flexible, simple and accessible premises – in the City […]

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Office must-haves for a more productive working day

When you’re not making good progress, it’s all too easy to turn the blame inwards: a lack of sleep, a lack of focus, or even just a lack of coffee. But there’s a lot more that can affect your team’s productivity than purely internal factors. The right tools and the right environment can go a […]

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How to choose the perfect workshop

Finding a place to do your best work isn’t always easy. You wouldn’t rush into a new home without being sure you were making the right decision, so why should you act any differently when it comes to a workspace? Here are a few of the most important things you need to consider before setting […]

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7 ways urban renters can make use of self storage

Life in the city can be a series of contradictions. You might earn more money, but have less free time to spend it. There might be more buses and trains, but fewer free seats. And almost certainly, you’ll be paying more rent for less space. When you’re living in a densely populated urban area, space […]

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How managers reduce their office costs

If you want a lean organisation, you need to know where to trim the fat. Unfortunately, there’s probably no single measure that’s going to triple your profit margins overnight. But with a few of our quick tips, you can make small snips that add up to some serious savings. Going green Jumping on the eco-friendly […]

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The latest developments in office tech

It’s a fast-moving world – and if you want to stay one step ahead, you need to keep up with the latest advances. We took a look at a few of the most recent developments in office technology: from sub-dermal implants to robot secretaries. The first office cyborgs Most of us are still getting used […]

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Carsington Open A Class Catamaran Ranking event

We were made welcome and the racing began on time on the Saturday 12th April.  The wind was forecast to be 12-18kts, but no one thought to mention it to the actual wind; we got 17 – 21 kts with some interesting gusts. Despite the scheduled start time being published, a couple managed to miss […]

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Supporting the local communities in Newark and Mansfield

Evans Easyspace welcomes the opportunity to support local communities and recognises that by supplying high visibility bibs to primary schools, we can improve childrens’ safety. Schools were informed of the sponsorship and submitted the numbers and size of bibs they require to ensure they had enough for a class to use on things such as school […]

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The Wattbike Challange

On the 3rd March, The local motion project brought along two Wattbikes and set up in the waiting area at the Incubation Centre at Newton Aycliffe for clients to take part in The Wattbike Challange. The local motion project is part of the councils aim to encourage children to walk/bike to school but also to […]

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Evans Business Centre celebrates 6th birthday at Rochdale

                    On Wednesday the 19th February, Evans Business Centre at Rochdale celebrated its sixth birthday. The Business Centre hosted  a birthday lunch to mark the celebration and  special guest Mayor Peter Rush attended. Mayor Peter Rush said: “It is great to see another business celebrate a milestone. […]

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Ramp Up the Red

On Friday the 7th February Newton Aycliffe ramped up the red! It was all about having fun, going red and raising money to support life-saving research for the British Heart Foundation. Centre Manager, Vanessa Wood hosted the event at the Newton Aycliffe Business Centre and did a tombola to raise money for the charity with […]

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Easybreak reminder app

New Easybreak Reminder App!

Start the year as you mean to go on! Taking a break from your desk for a coffee or a leg-stretch can increase your creativity, give you an extra burst of energy and give added health benefits. Office workers often do long hours sat at their desks without enough breaks, sometimes not even stopping for […]

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