The number of 'micro' businesses and freelancers is on the rise. In the last year alone, the number of tech companies in the UK increased by over 1,500; a growth of 14 percent. London had by far the highest number of new firms; out of the 11,864 new tech start-ups that were registered at Companies House, 4,752 were based in the capital. Through this, there has been a demand created for small,flexible office spaces throughout the country.
To meet this need, the idea of co-working has started to have a major influence upon the design of office fit out in London – but what exactly is co-working and how can it be of benefit to a business?