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Interest in virtual offices is on the up

Interest in virtual offices is on the up

Throughout the period of lockdown, Workspace House, the serviced workspace facility operated by Peterborough Workspace Ltd, stayed open to provide on-site services for many of its businesses that remain unable to work from home.

Landscapers keep on going and growing

Landscapers keep on going and growing

While many people have seen their business slow down or even stop, family-run landscaping firm Hollyoak has seen a steady increase in demand for their services as the seasons change, despite the Covid-19 lockdown.

Is your business on the right lines?

Is your business on the right lines?

With changes in working practices because of Covid-19 – not to mention the end of some traditional phone services planned within the next five years – now is the time to rethink your business’s telecommunications.
Bret Whitcombe, of Market Deeping-based OfficeHost Cloud, tells us why VOIP is a good option to consider right now.

Rise to the challenge of cold calling

Rise to the challenge of cold calling

Generating leads over the phone is never easy, and during these unprecedented times, it’s an even bigger challenge.
Yet even now, by adopting the right attitude and positively approaching recipients, you can still successfully generate leads when you pick up the phone.
Here are Straightahead UK’s handy hints and tips about how to respectfully cold call.

Seeing a different side to people during pandemic

Seeing a different side to people during pandemic

Thanks to coronavirus and lockdown, spring 2020 has turned out quite different from what Mosaic People’s managing director Laura Colton originally planned, but she has adapted quickly, helping other businesses get to grips with how they manage and lead people during lockdown and prepare to return to work as measures are lifted.
She spoke to The Peterborough Hub about how Covid-19 has changed her and others’ businesses.

Planning is key to the redundancy programme

Planning is key to the redundancy programme

As restrictions start to be lifted, many businesses will be faced with difficult decisions to reduce costs, in line with reduced demand, including headcount costs and that inevitably means making redundancies.

Full STEAM ahead for The HackSpace

Full STEAM ahead for The HackSpace

Businesses across Peterborough are being urged to get involved and support a new initiative which aims to make Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) available to everyone.

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