EMBS Finds New Home at Friar Gate Studios
By: BH PR & Communications Ltd
Since it was founded in 2003, EMBS has redefined the recruitment services market by providing its clients with competitive advantage via a range of traditional and digital talent attraction services.
The company has clients throughout the UK and has successfully placed thousands of candidates with hundreds of employers. Its team of talent partners work in the technology, property, engineering and manufacturing sectors and other specialised markets.
The changing recruitment market brought about as a result of the pandemic presented directors Simon Bucknell and Ian Stevens with the opportunity to rethink their business strategy.
EMBS have taken one of nine newly refurbished, fully furnished offices at Friar Gate Studios on Ford Street, which have reached 89% occupancy just months after they were launched.
The fully furnished office accommodation is available for up to six months. At the end of the initial tenancy, EMBS will be able to take a permanent office at any of Connect Derby's workspaces across the city.
The offices, which range from 282 sq. ft to 442 sq. ft, are equipped with desks, chairs, and storage units, phone lines, high-speed broadband, and sundry items, including tea and coffee making facilities. Some also have a breakfast bar, sofa, tub chairs, coffee table and plants.
Businesses taking furnished offices at Friar Gate Studios can also take advantage of other facilities, including an on-site café, Covid secure meeting rooms and business support.
There are now plans to introduce fully furnished offices at other Connect Derby buildings, starting with Sadler Bridge Studios on Bold Lane, which is set to be up-and-running at the beginning of October.
Commenting the move to Friar Gate Studios, Simon Bucknell, director of EMBS, said:
"While working from home has its merits, our staff still want to work together in the office for learning and development and to collaborate with their colleagues. Friar Gate Studios offers us the perfect opportunity to have a flexible office hub and we absolutely love it."
"The level of service we have received from Sonia and the Connect Derby team has been second to none. We went from initial enquiry to moving in within six weeks. We are currently looking to hire new staff in readiness for a strong 2022," added Simon.
Ann Bhatti, head of Connect Derby, added:
"I'd like to welcome Simon, Ian and their team to the Connect Derby family. Our fully-furnished offices are the perfect solution for businesses like EMBS, who want a high quality base for their business while they are deciding how much office space they are going to need going forward."
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