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Cube Construction Consultants

Giving construction consultants a brand boost

A collaboration of members at a contemporary coworking and events space, Works Social, has delivered a brand boost to Cube Construction Consultants. Despite lockdown, a collective of creative members from Works Social, the coworking space in Nottingham’s Lace Market, have been able to work together to carry out a messaging, web design and branding project

Big Old House in Lockdown

Day 100: Locked-in with Business Desk

Well, here we are, 100 days since lock down. Whatever happened to April, May and June? While there are positive signs of some businesses emerging and resuming some kind of ‘business as unusual’ and the Prime Minister announcing “Build, build, build” as the mantra to get the economy back on track, there are those less fortunate

B2B social media – Posts with purpose

The latest event from the BMC in the East Midlands attracted a record-breaking audience to discuss B2B success through social media. With a stellar line up of the region’s top social experts including Closer Marketing’s, Emma Bradshaw, specialist LinkedIn trainer, Charlie Whyman and Status Social’s Head of Social Media Management, Jamie Cernick, it promised to

Coworking Space

Flexible working does work to improve profitability and wellbeing, survey finds

Big Old House recently collaborated with our client Works Social and fellow coworkers Dispace to carry out a survey to challenge the notion that “Flexible Working Doesn’t Work”.  Here’s what we found…   Flexible working holds the key to productivity and wellbeing A survey of over 100 freelancers, small business and corporate employees has found that flexible working

Creating Collaborative Futures for Young People

In the spirit of supporting future talent, we’ve been involved in a successful crowdfunding campaign which funded an innovative work placement scheme aimed at young people (18–24 year olds), not in full-time education or employment. The idea was to match young people with flexible and paid work experience opportunities in a community of freelancers and start-ups. The

What does the #Futureofwork look like for you? Share your views…

There’s much discussion, confusion and plain old myth about coworking, flexible working and what the future of work looks like. According to some, flexible working doesn’t work and isn’t a sustainable model for the future. However, the existing research tells us a different story with the number of coworking spaces rising by 16% in the

Neil Rostance from Fat Free Media

Is B2B Marketing boring?

That was the question posed at the most recent gathering of the East Midlands Business Marketing Club (BMC). And, not surprisingly it divided opinion among an audience of passionate agency and client side B2B marketers.   RIP ‘Corporate Video’ First up in the event’s cracking speaker line up was the ever-entertaining Neil Rostance, Partner and

East Midlands BMC March 2019

The Rise of the Humans – Are we experiencing purpose overload?

The latest East Midlands BMC talked truth, tribes, authenticity and humans in marketing At the first BMC of 2019, the East Midlands contingent gathered at Accelerate Places in Nottingham for an evening of good food, booze and lively discussion. The evening’s exchange was kicked off by OpenWrks head of marketing and event organiser David Coghlan,