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UKSPA Directory 2017 England | Full Member 171 Newark The Forum Beacon is open offers to the public private offices and is and a space to meet, eat, hot workshops, collaborate desks, and network virtual offices and more a soft financial landing, benefiting from having a prestigious office address, access to the Centre facilities, help from the Centre staff and free business support. It is the ideal environment for the transition from a home office or simply a low cost one person workstation. If your business develops and you need additional space then there is a variety of office space you can expand into, saving you the time and expense of moving. Hot Desks Hot desks are ideal for people who are always on the go. They are available to hire by the hour, day or week, providing access to a desk and fast internet connection. In addition to these practical facilities there is access to a wide range of other services, including business support and networking opportunities. Virtual Business Newark Beacon offers virtual office packages designed to provide a professional image for businesses, without incurring the cost of renting office space. Ideal for start-up companies, those on the road or those working from home. Mee ting and Conference Facilities Newark Beacon has a range of superb conference and meeting rooms available to hire by the hour or the day by internal or external companies. Business “The on-site Innovation Director offers Support support and advice for businesses to Through the on-site Innovation Director, achieve objectives, helping with vision, Newark Beacon strategy and effective implementation” provides support and advice for businesses to achieve their objectives, helping with vision, strategy and effective implementation. This is not a chargeable Tr a n s p o r t l i n k s extra service but a core feature of a true Innovation Centre. As part of the supportive environment within the Centre, networking amongst customers is encouraged. Regular business Less than two minutes from the A1 networking events, as well as a range of Walking distance from train stations training and learning events, are held at High Speed intercity rail to London the Centre. Oxford Innovation Newark Beacon is managed by Oxford Innovation, the UK’s leading Business and Innovation Centre operator. Part of the SQW Group, Oxford Innovation provide flexible office, laboratory, workshop and studio space to over 900 start-up and growing companies throughout a UK- wide network of Business and Innovation Centres. For a full listing of Oxford Innovation’s Centres, please visit the website at www.oxin-centres.co.uk. Oxford Innovation also runs a range of business support programmes and three highly successful investment networks that link investors with entrepreneurs. ■ N e a r by Nottingham Lincoln Sheffield Str a te g i c n e tw o r k Newark & Sherwood District Council Nottinghamshire County Council Chamber of Commerce