essensys and UK Department of International Trade Reverse Coworking Event

essensys co-hosted the first “reverse Coworking” event in New York in collaboration with the U.K. Department for International Trade (DIT), bringing together NYC Coworking operators and U.K. startups for a networking happy hour over British pub fare and beverages. With a mission to promote British trade throughout the world, the U.K. DIT serves as a […]

6 Steps to Keep your New Year Detox on Track

We’re well into the New Year and, as typically does, with it comes the New Year, New Me thought process. We resolve to self-betterment and to change our old habits and get healthy. Many approach their health resolutions with a detox. But, what exactly is a detox? We asked Allan Darvill, our very own Chief […]

2017 Predictions for the Flexible Workspace

WORKSPACE PREDICTIONS BY MARK FURNESS, FOUNDER & CEO, ESSENSYS   Over our ten years in the flexible workspace industry, we’ve seen year to year market fluctuations, abundant growth and new emerging sectors that have transformed the industry into what it is today. The impact of 2016 trends will reverberate into the coming year and we’ll see new […]

Lead to Cash: Growing Your Shared Workspace

Managing a Shared Workspace of any sort – business center, incubator, accelerator, or coworking site – is no easy task considering the multiple aspects of the business that operators must juggle. Often, resources are tight and budgets are small, forcing you to focus solely on the minimal required operational tasks. When it comes to dos-and-don’ts […]

Shared Workspace Year in Review: Full Speed Ahead to 2017

2016 was a year of changes and surprises, from unexpected political outcomes across the globe to new and exciting developments within our own shared workspace industry. For essensys, 2016 was a definitive year with milestones that have reconfirmed our past successes and paved the way for what is sure to be an exciting 2017. But […]

6 Benefits of Stand Up Desks and How to Use Them

Stand up desks have become increasingly popular over the past few years, with many workspaces accommodating the change.  We moved our UK office recently and with this move came the opportunity to upgrade our office setup. It was clear from the number of requests we had that stand up desks were in demand.  We asked Allan Darvill, […]

A Complete Guide to Cash Collection in the Shared Workspace

Part 9 of the free eBook: The Complete Guide to Growing Your Flexible Workspace Business Cash collection software is what all shared workspace operators are working towards using. It is the primary objective of your efforts and is what defines how you manage your overhead, reinvest in your workspace and grow your business. What many […]

A Complete Guide to Efficient Billing in the Shared Workspace

A GUIDE TO EFFICIENT BILLING  Part 8 of the free eBook: The Complete Guide to Growing Your Flexible Workspace Business    Thus far, our Lead to Cash series has highlighted the importance of lead generation, the sales processes, services offering, member management and core IT services in the shared workspace. There are a few recurring themes […]