Interest in single desk offices currently 37% up over last year
officebroker.com has been charting the level of enquiries received for single workstation offices over the last few months, as a possible link with the publicized increase in start-up businesses throughout the UK.
At the close of November this week, officebroker.com can report that enquiries for single office space in the UK has dropped slightly month-on-month. However throughout the year as a whole (January ΓÇô November inclusive), interest in single desks are currently 37% higher than the same period last year.
This signifies a continued rise in start-up firms or individuals becoming self-employed, and adds fuel to the theory that a greater number of start-ups have been created this year as a result of redundant workers turning to entrepreneurship.
The slowdown in November could be related to the season, as the same trend was recorded in 2008. However in the aftermath of Christmas and the New Year, and in the wake of news that UK unemployment is expected to continue rising over the next two years, 2010 could see a renewed surge in businesses seeking single desk space.
For further details on officebroker.comΓÇÖs findings, read the full report here: Single desk enquiries 37% up in 2009, despite slowdown in November.
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