Case studies

Our business centres are home to a thriving and resilient community of small businesses, start-ups and SMEs drawn from a diverse spectrum of professions. Find out more about our small business customers, their growth, successes, aspirations and tips.

Taking your SME global with a virtual office
The months following the start-up of your own business can be an unstable and uncertain time in your life, with what’s around the corner completely unknown. This was the case for Alan Stenson, who founded a pioneering carbon management and sustainability consultancy, Neutral Carbon Zone, in 2006. Now, 18 years…
Changing lives with tailored mental health care
Sometimes when it comes to setting up your own business, it can take a personal experience to push you into action, as it did with one of our newest to Churchill Square Business Centre customers, Devon McDonald, founder of Devon McDonald Counselling. She shares how she retrained,…
Helping entrepreneurs achieve business success
Creating a business which delivers more for its clients than is typically expected is a sure-fire way to build strong, long-standing relationships, setting your business up for success. Friend & Grant, a chartered accountancy practice with a branch at our Churchill Square Business Centre in Kings Hill, has done just…
Kirth Noel Creative Studio – using robot technology to bring brands to life
Many businesses find that, out of all the digital marketing methods available, it is video that delivers the highest customer conversion rates. This is not surprising as, in an online world bursting with content vying to distract your target audience, video offers appealing content that is quick and…
Power Cheer: celebrating 10 years in a business
We aim to cater for many businesses sectors at our Capital Space business centres, so when Power Cheer chose to expand their Chelmsford branch from within our Waterhouse Business Centre , we could not have been more thrilled. We spoke to Power Cheer’s founder Sydni Hall to hear about her business story,…
Regional office hub helps improve standards in foster care
The fostering system for children in care faces serious challenges: the number of children entering the system is increasing every year, while the number of carers is falling. Capital Space customer Compass Community has adopted a holistic approach to tackle this. They’ve shared with us how their office in Churchill…
Finding the perfect space to create the right environment for your clients
Different businesses have different needs when it comes to space – which is why Capital Space has always provided flexible workspaces that can be tailored to individual businesses.
Overcoming market challenges through innovation and relocation
Finding a niche in the market that captures the zeitgeist is a powerful way to propel a brand to new levels. Being the first bridal designers to have plus-sized models on the catwalk in 2008 helped Veromia Limited become one of the top three occasion-wear companies in the UK. A…
Identifying a gap in the market creates entrepreneurial opportunity
It’s every entrepreneur’s dream to find a genuine gap in the market or an expanding sector. It’s something that Kate Holohan identified in her former career as a hairdresser. Realising that hair loss is a growing problem – which people are suffering from at ever younger ages – she retrained…

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Our VoiP telephony solution is available for all businesses – either onsite or offsite – and means you can handle calls via a desktop, mobile app or traditional handset. Better still, it is available on a simple, monthly licence, meaning you are not constrained by restrictive, long term contracts.