BCA Conference 2016: opportunities and differentiation in a booming sector

Gareth Evans, MD Bizspace. Joe Murray, Sales Director, essensys. Michael Guest, MD essensys. Mark Furness, CEO, essensys. Tom Payne, Operations Director, Bizspace.   By Joe Murray – Sales Director at essensys Another year, another successful BCA conference! BCA Executive Director Jennifer Brooke kicked off the annual flagship event with a rallying cry for flexible workplace […]

How to drive revenue through community nurturing technology

By Claire Luik, VP Product & Business Development – Digital Workspace at essensys For coworking space providers to set themselves apart, they need to implement an intelligent, technology-based strategy around the beating heart of their space: the member community. As is widely accepted, coworking members want to feel part of a buzzing, productive and collaborative […]

How to Drive Usage of your Meeting Rooms

It’s fair to say that meeting rooms are on average empty for about 75% of the time. While hardly news for our sector, this still is shocking. Especially considering the ever-growing focus on mobile working and collaborative spaces, both furthering the overall need for meeting rooms. On the plus side, workspace operators should recognise a […]

Our Wellbeing Masterplan is up and running!

By Allan Darvill, Health & Wellbeing Consultant at essensys It was during my time as a Personal Trainer in a gym near the essensys London office that I got to know the firm’s CEO Mark Furness (and his great sense of humour). When Mark approached me one day, asking me to become a full-time Health […]

essensys acquires Hubcreate

I am delighted to announce that we have completed the acquisition of Hubcreate, the market-leading workspace management software company formerly known as RJmetis. At essensys, we have a clear vision for JEFF to be the single digital platform that powers the flexible workspace industry. We continuously invest in JEFF to further extend its reach, capabilities […]

David Kinnaird announced as Managing Director, North America

David Kinnaird and Mark Furness in the essensys Manhattan office By Mark Furness, essensys CEO & Founder As 2016 gathers momentum, I am delighted to announce another key milestone for essensys. We have appointed David Kinnaird, former Operations Director at Avanta Serviced Office Group, as Managing Director of our North American operations. I am sure […]

The takeaway worker who set up a fast-growing IT firm

Originally published by the BBC Working behind the counter of a Thai takeaway in south London, Mark Furness had hit rock bottom. The Liverpudlian had previously successfully managed a technology business in the north of England, but he says that after its parent group had reneged on giving him a share of the company he […]

How to build a future-focused workplace

Originally published in IT Pro Portal By essensys CEO Mark Furness We are at the beginning of a very exciting time for connectivity. Not only are we more connected, but so too are our machines, environments and systems. Enhanced sensors and software are at the heart of a new wave of technology that has the […]