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Oxford Innovation Space manages the largest network of innovation centres across the UK and Ireland, with FBC Clerkenwell bringing their current total to 28 managed centres, with a further four in the pipeline. Businesses within these centres directly benefit from their business support onsite, access to business angels and funding, as well as being part of the wider network of centres.
Tech businesses looking to commercialise new ideas will be able to draw upon expert help at a special afternoon event in Hampshire.
An innovation and growth session takes place at Ocean Village Innovation Centre (OVIC), at Ocean Marina in Southampton, on Wednesday, 7 June.
A recruitment consultancy in Southampton marked its first anniversary by making two employment moves of its own.
Orchard Recruiting, based at business hub Ocean Village Innovation Centre (OVIC), recruited Laura Baker as a permanent consultant and Rachel Marshall as a recruitment advisor.
Founded by Lisa Orchard, the firm has seen demand steadily increase from companies struggling to fill vacancies or expand themselves due to the UK’s labour shortage.
The start-up focuses on filling roles such as office administrators and customer service – temporary and permanent – for employers and job seekers, including in finance, accountancy, marketing, insurance, law, HR and manufacturing.
Healthcare recruitment agency SNG Healthcare is one of five expanding companies to take additional workspace at Ocean Village Innovation Centre, Southampton. Stephen Deller, Centre Manager, with Ebele Ossai, the founder and owner of SNG Healthcare, which moved into the serviced offices hub just over a year ago, having just started out in January 2021.
Ocean Village Innovation Centre (OVIC) – the serviced offices and business support provider in Southampton – has seen a surge in post-pandemic occupancy signings.
When Ebele Ossai started up a healthcare recruitment agency from her bedroom in January, she had no inkling she would need to relocate to a serviced office before the year was out.