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IWG signs new Regus, Spaces and HQ partnerships in Kenya, as demand for hybrid working rises
IWG, the world's largest provider of hybrid working solutions with brands including Regus, Spaces and HQ, is opening state-of-the-art flexible workspaces in Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya, as the demand for hybrid working rapidly accelerates. 18 Jul 2023 Read more

IWG opens 2 new Regus Centres in Algiers, Algeria, as demand for hybrid working rises
The locations are a key milestone in IWG's plan to add 1,000 new locations globally over the next year. 21 Jun 2023 Read more

IWG signs managed partnership agreement in Algeria as the demand for hybrid working grows
The new partnership will meet the rapidly growing demand for hybrid working, with one new location to open in Skikda, Algeria. 20 Jun 2023 Read more

Innovative ideas to create a more sustainable office
As more customers become aware of their environmental impact, they're looking to businesses they work with to have good green credentials. For companies of all sizes, innovating to make their offices work sustainably is a significant first step to becoming more eco-friendly. 30 Mar 2023 Read more

How the flexible workforce is driving a new era of sustainability
Hybrid working is helping to create the foundation of a more sustainable future, and employers need to grasp the opportunities that arise. 28 Feb 2023 Read more

Retail landlords look to flexible workspace to meet changing office needs
Experts generally agree that the way business is conducted in South Africa has shifted permanently and that the working work - at least in office jobs - will never return to the pre-Covid nine-to-five model of in-office employment. 28 Feb 2023 Read more

IWG signs Managed Partnership Agreement in Algeria as the demand for hybrid working grows
The new partnership will meet the rapidly growing demand for hybrid working, with one new location to open in Skikda. 7 Feb 2023 Read more

Gen Z workers tell businesses: We want it all
  • New study shows Gen Z are unwilling to compromise on salary, values or work/life balance.
  • Research shows the declining popularity of city jobs and the desire for local work.
  • Businesses are expected to have strong social and environmental credentials.
  • Most expect four day work week to become the norm.
  • Research among more than 1,000 Gen Z workers commissioned by Regus to better understand the future workforce. 28 Oct 2022 Read more

  • On-demand flex-space membership rises 92% year-on-year in South Africa as global appetite for hybrid working soars
  • Global demand for hybrid working fuels significant growth of IWG's on-demand membership
  • UK (+137%), Italy (+93%) and India (+82%) among fastest-growing markets
  • Meeting room sales up by 166% as workers turn to the office for collaboration
  • IWG now counts 83% of Fortune 500 among its customers
  •  30 Aug 2022 Read more

    Businesses are looking for space in the metaverse to facilitate hybrid working
    In the context of work, the digital divide has become less about access to devices and connectivity and more about skills and mindset. Many experienced professionals have never learned more than the fundamental basics of email, web search, and Microsoft Office. Instead, they lean hard on nearby colleagues or the IT help desk when things go wrong. 30 Aug 2022 Read more

    The Jenna Clifford Collective opens in Pretoria: Elegance personified
    Jenna Clifford, South Africa's globally renowned jewellery designer, known for her unique customised creations, sought after by some of the most recognised business icons and celebrities worldwide, has officially opened The Jenna Clifford Collective in Lynnwood Road, Die Wilgers in the east of Pretoria. 14 Jul 2022 Read more

    How a hybrid workspace strategy leads to a more resilient workforce - and business
    Enabling your workforce to operate from multiple locations can help ensure that they feel more trusted - and help make your entire enterprise more resilient. 30 Jun 2022 Read more

    Load shedding and escalating petrol prices: How to lighten the load
  • Figures published by the PwC group estimates the adverse impact of load shedding in 2021 was a reduction in real GDP growth of up to 3.1 percentage points, costing the economy up to 400,000 potential jobs.
  • Looking ahead, Eskom leadership said recently that the power utility expects 29 days of load shedding during February and March 2022 and a total of 61 days during the April-August period.
  • The latest estimates predict a petrol price increase of between R1,93 and R1,97 a litre in the first week of June, while diesel is expected to increase by between R1.60 and R1.62 a litre. 30 Jun 2022 Read more

  • Hybrid model accelerates suburban revitalisation
    As hybrid working frees people from the constraints of city life, towns and villages will undergo a transformation that will reduce commuting and have a positive impact on the environment. 29 Apr 2022 Read more

    Hybrid work: A better way of life
    The Oxford English Dictionary has made it official. Hybrid working is now a dictionary term. Here, Mark Dixon, founder and CEO of Spaces' parent company IWG, reflects on the model's rapid acceleration into the mainstream... 1 Mar 2022 Read more

    Why are investors choosing flex-space over other franchise opportunities?
    Think franchise, think flex-space. That's the message from leading business investors as they look for stability and growth during the pandemic and over the next 18 months. 29 Nov 2021 Read more

    How hybrid working helps to build sustainable cities and communities
    Hybrid working has the potential to revitalise communities, as workers spend more time working at home or close to home. The 'hub-and-spoke' model and an increase in the number of flexible workspaces can also contribute to an increase in wellbeing and community spirit. Bringing local to life. 29 Nov 2021 Read more

    Commercial property owners turn to flex-space management agreements
    Flexible office space accounts for a relatively small proportion of office markets across most major gateway cities, averaging between two percent and eight percent, JLL data shows. But its rise to this level was swift, with an average of 25 percent growth a year between 2014 and 2019. In 2019 it accounted for as much as 20 percent of leasing activity in large cities. 14 Oct 2021 Read more

    How hybrid working will boost personal productivity and economic growth
    We know that economic growth comes from increased productivity, and the hybrid model gives workers the opportunity to choose when and where they're likely to be at their most effective. 30 Sep 2021 Read more

    Business mobility is essential to the hybrid work model
    It was not that long ago when a new employee would be issued a traditional laptop and spend their first day in the office getting setup on the device. That first day was also set aside for issuing a traditional Photo ID card with a lanyard, maybe a physical key to their workspace and finally a tour to meet people or teams they will be working with. 30 Sep 2021 Read more

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