Start-ups offered 3 months free office space
Start–up firms can apply for up to three months’ free office space by signing up to office provider Regus’ Get Started scheme.
The Regus Get Started programme offers businesses a variety of workspace options depending whether they need meeting rooms, internet access or office space. It is open to any new business or entrepreneur struggling to afford set–up costs.
Under the programme, Regus is offering office space with a total rental value of £10 million for free. Regus chief executive officer Mark Dixon said
“Through our campaign we want to encourage people to fulfil their entrepreneurial dream by making it easy for them to set up a new venture giving them and the economy a much–needed boost,”
Start–ups have three options through the Get Started scheme:
- Free gold membership to Regus businessworld for three months, including unlimited access to Regus business lounges and cafes, administrative support, free internet access and complimentary refreshments.
- Free use of day offices or meeting rooms, for those that have not yet finalised their business plan and need to meet with potential partners, suppliers and customers.
- Free office space for three months, for those that have a clear business plan and are ready to start business.
Regus has workspace available in all major UK cities, including London, Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham, as well as in Europe and the US (You can find locations by name from their office search page)
British Chambers of Commerce managing director John Dunsmore said:
“We welcome the commitment by Regus to help entrepreneurs get going. They need the support, and access to facilities will for many make the difference between disaster and a successful future.”
To apply for free office space, businesses need to complete an application form from the Regus website and give basic details of their business and business plan.