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Is it time to switch off your IT department?

There was a time when computer operators ran our programs on monstrous machines with minimal computing power and storage capacity. Now we do it! There was a time when we dictated letters to be typed by young girls in typing …


10 tips for winning over foreign clients

When you’re meeting with people from another culture, knowing local etiquette is absolutely vital. We operate in 100 countries around the globe, so we’re used to doing business across borders. Here are some etiquette tips to guarantee a great meeting… …


6 ways to guarantee a terrible meeting

Organizations thrive on meetings, but getting them wrong can be toxic. Unproductive meetings waste time and cost businesses millions. So how do you make sure every meeting – whether it’s with your biggest client or most junior team member – …


The best kind of networking

Everyone accepts the importance of networking. Many of us get our best work through personal introductions, or hire our best people on the basis of a personal recommendation. We know the power of word of mouth. Today, when a rumour …


5 Tips To Protect Your Privacy

For all the buzz and outrage over the admitted access the National Security Agency has had to vast amounts of data from various phone companies and internet search providers, then pay more attention when you go into an elevator at …


New York’s Newest Art Museum

Sure, we all know Regus is a great place to work, but you can also come to see some of New York's best local artists. On June 13th, we converted our center at 275 7th Avenue in Chelsea into an …


Beat the 4 travel stresses that are costing your business millions

Time lost to travel costs $3 million per year if your company averages 5000 trips, according to travel consultants CWT. Smartphones and tablets can help keep people working on the road. But as any frequent flier or road warrior knows, …


Youth vs experience: the workplace challenge

Much has been said about ageing populations, a problem that is most acute in Japan, where over-65s account for 25% of the population, and may account for 40% by 2060.  At the other extreme is the equally pressing problem of …


5 Tips To Prepare For A Disaster

  As we look back on the devastating tornadoes that swept through the Midwest and prepare for another hurricane season, it's important every business is prepared for a disaster. Here are 5 tips to make sure you and your business …


5 inventions that created the global workspace

In 1989, when Regus was launched, the first portable Mac hit the market. Weighing 16lbs and with a $6,500 price tag, it wasn’t a practical piece of kit for workers on the move. But it represented the first stage of …


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