Flexible working with Desk Union

Where are you working from right now at this very second… Home? Coffee shop? Train? Shared office? There’s been a seismic shift over the past few years in not only the way that we work but also where we work. For many people, the “office” doesn’t really exist anymore.

As consumers we’ve become accustomed to accessing products and services on demand - so with that in mind, why should workspace be any different?

Once upon a time, the sign of business success was securing a five-year lease on a fancy office space. Nowadays, that can’t be further from reality. What freelancers really want are flexible lease terms, inclusive rental costs and a community of likeminded people.

I came across a cool startup last week that aims to provide exactly this. Desk Union was founded by entrepreneur Victoria Arnold who was frustrated at the lack of workspace choice for SMEs. They have developed an online marketplace to connect freelancers and small businesses with private landlords who have extra workspace. It’s filling the gap between home and a long-term office space - and this set-up is also a fantastic platform for collaboration which can bring new opportunities to your business.

If you think that your business could benefit from a dedicated space but still give you the flexibility for growth, Desk Union could be a great option for you. It's a pretty cool concept that's well worth checking out. 

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