The future of work was already changing before we were hit by a pandemic. Now, it’s looking like the landscape could change all over again. Theories are emerging about whether workplaces will reintroduce the partitioned offices of the past, boxing in and isolating people from one another, or dissolving offices altogether and making people work…

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The Hidden Human Cost of Lockdown I had butterflies in my stomach two weeks ago as I settled in to watch the announcement from Number 10 that there was going to be a nationwide lockdown. I had made the pre-emptive decision to close Kindred a few days before, the business I had been pouring myself…

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This time last year, surrounded by half-assembled furniture, the last of the boxes and not a little builders’ dust, I settled down on the banquette in The Cellar, our sparkly new restaurant and bar and tried to get some sleep. It was the night before our opening, and the pizza oven needed to be lit…

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The last few weeks I’ve been glued to the news; WeWork, once representing the heights of dramatic success in the co-working industry, has hit catastrophic waves of uncertainty; where charisma and hubris fall away to reveal empty promises of community and a potentially unsustainable business. It’s enough to make any founder of a co-working business…

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We are so honoured to be shortlisted for the Blue Badge Style Awards. Blue Badge Style is ‘Redefining Disability with Style’ by celebrating good design in hospitality; encouraging businesses to not only think about the basics of accessibility but to be inspired to design for style and practicality. Too often we see businesses that have…

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