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Reimagining the Workspace Landscape in London: a Q&A with Olly Olsen from The Office Group

Posted on June 20, 2018 by GCUC UK in Conference, Coworking, GCUC UK, Speakers

The Office Group co-founders Olly Olsen and Charlie Green are presenting at GCUC UK September 25 and 26 in London. Tickets are available now. by Cat Johnson In 2003, The Office Group reimagined what shared workspace could be like in London. Recognising that serviced offices were overpriced and under delivering, founders Olly Olsen and Charlie Green set out to provide a high-quality workspace experience. Now The Office Group has over 15,000 members working in 33 buildings. I spoke with Olly about… Read More »

GCUC UK and Coworking Europe Offer Joint Ticket to Both Events

Posted on by GCUC UK in Conference, Coworking, GCUC UK

In the true “co” spirit of coworking, GCUC UK and Coworking Europe are delighted to announce a collaboration which will benefit all coworking aficionados. Not only will GCUC UK and Coworking Europe collaborate on content, the two organizations are offering a super saver joint ticket for those people who want to attend both events. As Jean Yves Huwart, executive producer of Coworking Europe explains, “The UK is by far the most advanced coworking market in Europe. It’s good to have… Read More »

included.co to coordinate GCUC Coworking Tours in London on 27 September

Posted on June 17, 2018 by GCUC UK in Conference, Coworking, GCUC UK

Coworking tours are a massive part of GCUC . They provide the opportunity to be explore innovative spaces that are leading the way in their sphere of excellence. This year we are happy to announce our friends from included.co will be coordinating the tours for GCUC UK. Hector Kolonas, founder of included.co said “We are delighted to be involved with the first ever GCUC UK and look forward to planning some insightful tours exploring London’s vibrant coworking sector and the… Read More »

The Challenges of Coworking: Insights from a Space Operator

Posted on June 10, 2018 by GCUC UK in Community, Coworking, GCUC UK

by Phil Dodson, founder of @Work Hubs and Deep Work Project What are the challenges of coworking? I have run a coworking space for the last six years in central London, so I feel qualified to answer this question. It is a question that every single freelancer, small business owner, entrepreneur and potential member of a coworking space will ask and will want answered. Most consumers, when looking online to gain understanding and knowledge before making a purchase, search most… Read More »

Inclusion and Diversity in Coworking: GCUC UK Partners on London Workspace Event

Posted on June 5, 2018 by GCUC UK in Community, Coworking, Coworking Trends, Future of Work

  GCUC UK is partnering with the European Coworking Assembly and Ouishare UK for an event titled Inclusion, Diversity & Accessibility in Collaborative Workspaces. Focused on the benefits and challenges of creating inclusive and diverse workspaces that are accessible to all, the event is the latest in a series designed to activate conversations around the core values of coworking. It takes place June 18 at Huckletree West in London. As coworking continues to redefine the future of work, the workspace… Read More »

London to Showcase the Future of Work as GCUC, the World’s Largest Coworking Conference, Debuts in Europe

Posted on June 3, 2018 by GCUC UK in Conference

Coworking in the UK is red hot right now. The market is growing, investment capital is pouring in and coworking is now considered mainstream by most commercial real estate analysts. Despite the growth, increased market research and capital, however, the UK coworking industry doesn’t have an event that brings together leading providers from all types of spaces, from small independent coworking spaces to scaled flexible workspace brands. GCUC UK aims to fix that. Part of the Global Coworking Unconference Conference… Read More »

Hubble releases new heatmap which shows South London is the new tech hotspot

Posted on May 30, 2018 by Justin Harley in Coworking Trends, GCUC UK, Tech

Hubble, the office and coworking space marketplace, today announces new data which shows startups and growing SMEs are leaving typical tech hotspots, Shoreditch and Soho, for south of the river. The data can be seen in a heatmap available for media here [not yet available. Hubble’s search data shows London Bridge (29% of all searches) is the most popular location in London for companies searching for flexible office space in 2018 (a sharp rise from 3.7% of searches in 2017),… Read More »

GCUC USA Returns to the Big Apple

Posted on May 4, 2018 by GCUC Intern in Uncategorized

Why hello there, This past week we packed up our winter coats and traveled to the Big Apple for our first GCUC event of 2018. Not to brag or anything but GCUC USA was a smash hit! We would like to thank all of our incredible GCUC partners, sponsors, and attendees that make the future of work so exciting. If it wasn’t for you than GCUC wouldn’t be possible. We would also like to give a special thanks to all… Read More »

GCUC London Coworking conference September 25th & 26th 2018

Posted on March 17, 2018 by Justin Harley in Conference, GCUC UK

GCUC (short for the Global Coworking Unconference Conference) is bringing its conference to the UK this September to run the very first Coworking Conference in the UK. GCUC is the largest Coworking conference series in the world having hosted events this year in New York, Shanghai, Singapore, Melbourne, Taipei and Vancouver. GCUC’ founder Liz Elam said, “We are so excited to bring GCUC to the London. 2017 was an incredible year in the UK and 2018 promises so much too.… Read More »

International Women’s Day: 10 Interviews with Leading Female Entrepreneurs

Posted on March 15, 2018 by Liz Elam in Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, Future of Work

By Jo Meunier (née Disney) The Founders of Women Who Cowork said it: “The coworking and flexible workspace industry has been pioneered and shaped, in large part, by women” The flexible workspace industry wouldn’t be where it is today without the vision, drive and laser focus of leading ladies. In celebration of International Women’s Day, we’re highlighting the work of women who have powered the global flexible workspace industry. One thing is certain: women mean business. The flexible workspace industry… Read More »