The Importance of Registering your UBO

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Due diligence is an important aspect of running a business. When onboarding new clients, it is important to do screenings, like anti-money laundering (AML) and know-your-customer (KYC) checks. But, as a business in Europe, it is also important to ensure that your Ultimate Business Owners (UBO) is registered.  This comes after new legislation was passed […]

AML Transaction Monitoring – Why It’s Important for Your Business

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Coworking spaces are tasked with the important process of doing due diligence checks, which include anti-money laundering (AML) and know-your-customer (KYC) checks.  But, you already completed these checks before onboarding a new coworker,  plus they all passed with little to no problems.  The good news is that your onboarding is compliant.  But these checks don’t […]

The Importance Of Protecting Your Digital Identity

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The internet is an integral and ever-present part of our personal and business lives. While it is a great enabler, it is a great danger too. If we are not vigilant, we could end up sharing more than we intended to, and with a much wider audience than we wanted.  Whether you are commenting on […]

Redefining Rural Coworking And Coliving

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First published by the European Coworking Assembly The coliving concept is becoming more attractive by the day, especially to people within the coworking industry. Co-founder of Rural Coworking/Coliving space Sende, Edo Sadiković joins us to give his insights on the growth of coworking and coliving in the rural areas. About Sende Rural Coworking and Coliving […]

The 15-minute City Concept and the Deconstruction of Cities

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First published by DeKamer Cities date back to 7500 BCE and have for all this time served as a hub where people could come from near and far to do business.  Today, the biggest ones have grown so large that they suffer from overcrowding, overwhelmed infrastructure, lack of futureproofing, and unaffordable housing market – and […]

Creating a Working Environment for the Introvert, Extrovert and the Neurodiverse

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First published by DeKamer While traditional office space is struggling with the impact of COVID-19 as well as the changes it has brought, we see an increase in the number of people inquiring with local coworking organisations.  The working model as we know it has been turned on its head as scores of people work […]

Local Coworking Spaces and their Role in the Community

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First published by the European Coworking Assembly Nicola Moore, provides support to startups and SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises). Nicola joined the British Library’s Business and IP Centre and Haringey Council to develop a cross-sector pilot programme called Startups in London Libraries. Nicola had the benefit of living locally prior to launching the programme (she […]

AML Screening: It’s Not as Difficult as You Think

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Have you wondered why businesses have to do thorough due diligence checks, especially financial institutions before they conduct transactions with you? These checks are Anti-Money Laundering Regulations that the government has in place in order to combat money laundering schemes.  Globally, the amount of money laundering in a single year is believed to be 2 […]

The Importance of a Diverse Team

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Companies with ethnic and culturally diverse teams are 36% more profitable than those who do not, according to a 2016 McKensey report, Diversity wins: How inclusion matters.  Having team members who have different backgrounds, ethnicities, genders, religions, marital status, sexualities, abilities, political views, and financial situations, are all included in building a diverse team. Having […]

Accommodating New Parents in a Diverse Coworking Space

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Diversity and inclusion cannot exist if working parents are left out of the equation. This is one group of people that always seem forgotten, whether in office spaces or coworking spaces. They are easily overlooked when after work celebrations are arranged or when they need on-site childcare the most.  The stigma that new parents cannot […]