Commercial office space is changing in London. No longer just the stronghold of the hipsters and edgy twenty somethings, Shoreditch in East London is fast becoming a hotspot for law firms, banks and other traditional City businesses.
The hope is to promote innovation, recruit younger workers and create new working styles similar to the start-ups.
This news is in line with what many of our clients are saying, a number of law firms announced last year changes to their working structure. 'Flexible working' is proving popular in London firms with new initiatives such as hot desking, working from home or open plan offices in order for firms to increase employee satisfaction and make the most out of their commercial space.
Tech start-ups swap turf with Square Mile firms Companies are on the move as rents near parity and boundaries blur City businesses desire a dash of start-up culture The boundaries between companies in London’s Square Mile and the tech start-ups of adjacent Shoreditch used to be clear.