The Missed Middle: The Impact of Unsuitable Workspace on Britain’s SMEs
Creating optimum workspace for Britain’s missed middle businesses
There has been considerable growth in start-up hubs for emerging businesses and state of the art designer offices for the multi-national conglomerates. While they have a key role to play in housing some of Britain’s companies, they are not accessible to many SMEs – the Missed Middle. But what are the design led alternatives for them?
Every company faces a range of pressures, the cost of renting office space increasing, an inflexibility of lease agreements and the lack of the right office space in the right locations. How do companies overcome these barriers to create the optimum workspace?
This white paper addresses these problems and how the property industry, designers and office providers can assist Britain’s Missed Middle SMEs.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Ashley Lawrence as our new Head of Interiors, as we aim to press home the sustainability agenda.
We have produced an environmental and sustainability report, which summarises our sustainability and environmental impact achievements over the past year.
In an era in which the environment is increasingly a major focus for both business and politics, the phrase ‘circular economy’ is expected to be one to follow 2020.