The University of the North reluctantly decided that it had to imitate its rivals and open a London satellite campus (UNLS). A search for suitable premises led to a lease on four floors of Mistral House, a commercial building of the 1970s in a central but affordable location.Read more “It’s unwise to guess lecture room sizes”
“Tracy – I’m going to need your help with this one – are you free at two?”. John had just got off the phone with his CRE country head in Poland, Tomasz, and Tomasz was in a bind: his COO, Franciszka, had blocked Tomasz’ proposal to refit the HQ and avoid relocation.Read more “Permanent confusion”
Really Big Inc. was doing well. Turnover was up for the fifth year in a row and at a record high in their one hundred year history. Profits had dipped a bit but were still ok. According to most analysts, they had weathered the market uncertainty.
But there was a pinch.Read more “Unintended consequences”
Cleverco is a successful accountancy firm with offices in London and Manchester, both with about 150 people. Looking around the London office, Stephen Tomkins, the Head of Facilities and Estates, sees many empty workstations.Read more “Mistaken belief that workstation sharing requires hot-desking”