WeWork opened its first co-working spaces in London five years ago. It offered a fashionably-bare, open-plan spaces with flexible conferencing facilities, super-fast internet, free coffee and even bars. The model worked: by last month WeWork had opened nearly 50 co-working spaces across London.
The Home Office has announced a new round of funding through The Places of Worship Protective Security Scheme. Applicants will be able to apply for funding for additional protection and security measures for their places of worship.
The government has announced a number of tax changes in the 2018 budget which may benefit charities.
Round Two of the London Community Energy Fund offers London-based community groups grants of up to £15,000 to help design solar PV installations and community energy projects.
Communities Secretary James Brokenshire has announced that the government will ban flammable materials on the outside of new buildings.
The government has announced a £1.8m pilot scheme that will explore ways to secure a sustainable future for listed places of worship.