entrepreneur Archives - Hampshire Workspace

1 September 2014
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Happy 30th Birthday to Hampshire Workspace

Wave 105 are just one of hundreds of companies who started at Hampshire Workspace in the thirty years since Sylvia and George Dibben founded the serviced offices business at Southgate Chambers. Here George talks about the history of Winchester’s oldest serviced office business How did you come to start Hampshire Workspace? Thirty years ago, I […]


24 July 2014
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How To Attract Angel Investment

George Dibben, co-owner of the Winchester-based serviced office providers Hampshire Workspace and chair of the business investment network Angels 5k gives some insights into the process of investing in businesses. What Is Angels 5k? Angels 5k was set up by an accountant called Ken Ball. He had a lot of clients who had sold businesses […]


16 June 2014
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England vs Italy: The Lesson for Small Businesses

The pundits say the biggest problem England had in their World Cup match against Italy was their defence, namely a big hole on the left. Or as manager Roy Hodgson put it, ‘We didn’t defend that area well.’ A great goal by Sturridge meant nothing because the English defence let Italy score twice. One of […]


21 May 2014
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How A Virtual Office Boosts AJ Computers

Adam Bates is one of Hampshire Workspace’s ‘virtual office’ clients but there’s nothing ghostly about Adam and his business, AJ Computers. He may not have an office in our Southgate Chambers building but we see Adam pretty much every day. A virtual office provides all the services of an office without the need to rent […]


31 March 2014
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Don’t Call Girls The B Word

Calling girls a certain word that begins with B is damaging to them, to business and to society, according to Sheryl Sandberg, who is Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer. The word we’re talking about is ‘Bossy’. Ms Sandberg wants to ban it. I don’t suppose she really wants to change the First Amendment that protects free […]