Regus UK, the flexible workspace provider, has announced its support for business disability international (bdi). bdi aims to build the first global business consortium working to the benefit of business, the more than 1 billion people with disabilities worldwide, and the global economy.
bdi’s team have been given access to Regus’s flagship centre in the News Building, London Bridge.
The centre, which opened in 2015, occupies the third floor of the seventeen storey building, and offers a range of flexible workspace and business services.
Facilities available in the centre include virtual offices, private offices, on-demand meetings room, a drop-in business lounge and a large co-working space to enable networking and collaboration.
Susan Scott-Parker, CEO of bdi says, “Having Regus as a supporter and the opportunity to use a shared working space has revolutionised the way the bdi team work. The flexible, collaborative set-up enables us to focus on providing quality support to our member organisations and to our founders Barclays, GSK and Infosys”.
Richard Morris, UK CEO of Regus says, “Our workspaces are used by organisations of all kinds, from charities to SMEs to multi-national corporates. The mix of private areas such as offices and meeting rooms with co-working spaces which enable ideas-sharing and collaboration means that professionals are able to maximise their productivity and creativity. Like so many other organisations, bdi is realising the benefits of this flexible approach”.
About business disability international: business disability international (bdi) is a unique business-led social enterprise, enabling global business to consistently deliver the best practice we brand ‘disability confidence’. Member businesses commit to delivering consistent, fair and effective treatment of people with disabilities as customers, colleagues and potential colleagues, using the bdi Charter as a framework for organisational change.
About Regus: Regus is the world’s largest provider of workspace, whose customers include some of the most successful, entrepreneurs, individuals and multi-million dollar corporations.
Our network of 2,600 locations in 106 countries encompasses 43 million square feet of the world’s leading locations, offering convenient, high-quality, fully serviced spaces for people to work, whether for a few minutes or a few years. Companies like Google, Toshiba and GlaxoSmithKline choose Regus so that they can work flexibly and make their businesses more successful as they grow around the world.
The key to flexible working is convenience and so Regus is open wherever our 2.1 million members need support – city centres, suburban districts, shopping centres and retail outlets, railway stations, universities, motorway service stations and even community centres. With brands including Regus, Regus Express, Signature Group, Open Office, Spaces and Kora within our group, there is something for every business need, from traditional offices to vibrant creative environments that foster creative thinking and collaboration.
Founded in Brussels, Belgium, in 1989, Regus is based in Luxembourg and listed on the London Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit www.regus.com.