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1. What are serviced offices? Serviced Offices are a flexible office solution whereby an individual or company can take a fully equipped office including telephony and broadband and be up and running within a day.

2. Who uses Serviced Offices? Serviced Offices are used by anyone from one person Start Ups, SME’s and Corporates including international companies that may require a number of workstations, with all accommodation on easy in easy out flexible licences.

Many companies use flexible service space on a short term basis – they may need accommodation whilst negotiating for their own buildings or whilst in the process of relocating.


3. What are the Benefits of using Serviced Offices?

Today, the combination of flexible occupancy terms and innovative quality facilities available at business centres and managed workspace locations, provides businesses of any size the agility necessary to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world.

a. Flexible Licence: this allows a company to decrease or increase their space as business needs change and staff requirements alter. The minimum stated length of term is generally 3 months however some locations will consider shorter stays.

b. Ease of Occupation: companies can move into their space, often within the day and with the minimum of fuss and disruption to the business. Most operators have telecoms and broadband connections already in place thus eliminating the need for lengthy time for these facilities to be set up.

Speedy set-up and turnaround also makes Flexible Managed Space an ideal solution for disaster recovery.

c. Standard Licence Agreements: Standard simple licence agreements are in place therefore eliminating the need to enter into cumbersome time consuming and expensive lease negotiations involving lawyers.

d. Cost Effective - Ease of Entry: All that is required to take up space is a deposit and credit reference checks.

4. What is a Workstation (wstn)? A workstation is the place where a person sits in an office, with typically a desk, chair, pedestal and cabinet, with the space a minimum of 70 sq ft.

Additional items such as telephony, broadband and photocopying are priced separately, along with meeting/conference room hire.

5. Why do Serviced Space Operators quote on a per Person or per Workstation Basis? Traditional offices quote on a sq. ft. price - this is a simple quote that covers only the rent of the offic


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