Keeping Business Overheads Low With the Help from Public Spaces
Many start ups fall into the mistake of taking on too many overheads, particularly fixed overheads such as office space and cars. It’s tempting to convince yourself that you must have an office where people can come and see you but in reality there are many appropriate, and often free, alternatives. I’ve found that public libraries in particular often invaluable resources.
One of the most significant benefits of public libraries for businesses are the resources they can offer. Not only do they provide free internet access, which in itself is an essential tool, but some libraries have dedicated business centres, such as the British Library in London, which can offer a range of tools, resources and advice to entrepreneurs and business people including help with safeguarding their intellectual property. Read the rest of the article here