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Too often, work and business meetings either take place in noisy, impersonal hotel lobbies and coffee shops or in a stiff, bland and unimaginative boardroom setting both of which can be detrimental to the growth and success of your business.
This is the problem Adam Blaskey faced and solved it by launching The Clubhouse, now London’s leading business club, lounge and meeting space with two Clubhouses in central London, and more in the pipeline. The Clubhouse offers a new way of doing business and is the smarter alternative to a London office. We are now home to some 275 exciting and growing businesses, from start-ups and early stage businesses through to growing SME’s and large blue-chip global businesses.
Whilst The Clubhouse has grown in a response to a need for professional and sophisticated flexible working and meeting space in London, its’ aim is simple: to make its’ members and their businesses more successful.
Every member of The Clubhouse and the vast majority of people who are growing their businesses realise that the idea of a 9-5 working day no longer exists and is a concept that is outdated and irrelevant. The importance of providing a professional, luxurious and flexible working environment to suit the needs of today’s ways of working couldn’t be more paramount. With a dedicated team on hand to attend to every need, The Clubhouse offers a range of individually designed, high-specification private meeting rooms or more relaxed open planned flexible meeting and lounge areas offering a creative, inspirational environment, tailored to the needs of today’s businesspeople and entrepreneurs. The Clubhouse team derives enormous satisfaction from seeing its’ members and their businesses grow and they actively help with this by introducing members to each other and providing opportunities for networking, connection and collaboration. An environment where business gets done and professional relationships can grow and flourish in today’s fast moving business environment is the key to staying ahead and retaining your competitive advantage.
Great business, although some would like to believe, has never been proportional to the numbers of hours spent working, it is more obviously linked to the productivity within those hours and working smarter. Cloud-based technology and mobile technology has given us the ability to stay in touch with colleagues and clients wherever we are: A 9-5 work day and a fixed place of work is simply no longer part of running a business. While we may not see the complete demise of the 9-5 tradition for some years to come, the most successful people these days are permanently switched on to provide relevant content and feedback when it is needed! A Virgin Media Business poll of company bosses recently predicted that 60 per cent of staff will regularly work remotely by 2022.
The traditional office also simply wastes time and drains productivity. By this we don’t mean water cooler chatter- but rather the time it takes to get to the office and home again. According to Nutmeg, the average London worker spends an hour 14 minutes commuting every day, which adds up to 18 months, or 13,000 hours, over the course of your working life. With two convenient locations in Mayfair central London, members of The Clubhouse have the flexibility of a base to work from and meet at, as and when they need it.