Small gestures mean so much

By Steve Upham : altspace Coworking Office On Sunday I joined 20,000 other runners to complete the Manchester marathon.  It was amazing to run through the City taking in the atmosphere and appreciating the support of tens of thousands of well wishers.  Personally I felt an immense pride as an adopted Manc to run through … Continue reading Small gestures mean so much

Office trends : How to soften the open plan

By Steve Upham : altspace Coworking Office, Altrincham In the US it's estimated that 70% of modern offices are designed to a large 'open plan' design (1).  The ambition in the design is to promote transparency, remove hierarchy and improve communication. This has been largely successful arguably at the expense of privacy and noise insulation. … Continue reading Office trends : How to soften the open plan

3 tips on keeping a healthy work – life balance

By Rachael Haith : Community Manager Work-life balance is something that we will all have heard of, but that we might not all find easy to achieve. It’s the idea that we should be able to combine our work and home lives successfully, not spending too much time in the office or staring at a … Continue reading 3 tips on keeping a healthy work – life balance

This is Activity Based Working

by Steve Upham : altspace Coworking Office As a student in the 1990's I was part of a generation that associated libraries with areas of study and concentration.  We all crammed for assignments in those small booths hoping that all of the collective hours would contribute to us passing our finals.  Why did we do … Continue reading This is Activity Based Working