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Friday 31 August 2018
by Jackie Emson

Meet the Member - Sarah Smith - Regus

Name of Business Regus

• Who are you? World Leader of Serviced Office Space

What sets you apart from the competition? We offer 3000 Global locations (330 in the UK) with unrivalled flexibility and product choice. One you have a presence in Warrington you can access our 3000 business lounges globally for free.

How did the business come about? Mark Dixon the founder was looking for flexible office space nearly 30 years ago and found a gap in the market.

• What are your main target markets? Anyone with the need for short/long term office needs whom perhaps doesn’t want to get tied into a fixed lease and wants flexibility to grow/contract as business needs change. SME’s, Large Corporates alike.

How long has your business been in existence? 30 Years

How many staff do you employ? Locally in Warrington 4

What job or achievement makes you most proud? Happy Clients!

• Where do you see the business being in five years? UK growing from 330 locations to 1000.

• Why Warrington? Excellent Accessibility and Business Growth (Cheshire & Warrington, the best performing economy in the North of England)

Tell us one interesting thing about the business that might surprise us? The founder (Mark Dixon) used to run a hot dog stand.

Tell us one interesting thing about you that people might not know? (ie, hobbies, amusing fact, etc) I really need to work on being more exciting!!

Brexit – good, bad, opportunity? A combination of all 3

• Fantasy dinner party – which six people alive or dead would you invite? Jurgen Klopp, Julie Walters, Lady Dianna, Richard Branson, Michael McIntyre, Meryl Streep