Expert in Residence Program with André Eikmeier

  Throughout the month of May, we were grateful to have André Eikmeier, prolific Australian entrepreneur and Co-founder of award-winning wine company Vinomofo, join us at United Co for a month of programming to support our Melbourne startup and business community.     Through this program, startups and small business leaders at UnitedCo. and the [Read more…]

How co-working spaces are redefining wellness, wellbeing and work

Across Australia, sick leave costs small businesses an average of $20,000 every year. There are obvious benefits towards keeping yourself and your workers healthy, allowing your team to remain on deck, engaged and focused. Luckily, the decentralisation of the modern workforce is making it easier for the average worker to focus on their wellness and [Read more…]

Melbourne’s rise of the coworking space

Not so long ago, the term ‘digital nomad’ was foreign to most – maybe even something that belonged in a science fiction novel. Today, almost all of us are digital nomads in some way, shape or form. Technological advancements and globalisation mean that the traditional office is no longer the mainstream way we work. With [Read more…]

5 flexible work trends to experiment with in 2018

As the ‘war for talent’ continues, CEOs’ and their company’s highest priority is to attract the best talent possible. We’re seeing more organisations realise that they need to invest more in their people; it’s their biggest and most valuable asset. Innovation depends on people and a company is only as good as the talent it [Read more…]

7 Things to Lookout For when Choosing a Co-working Space

1. SEPARATE SPACES FOR QUIET, COLLABORATIVE AND CREATIVE WORK A good co-working space is one that is conducive for both collaborative work and quiet head-down time.  In one full productive day – we have the needs for both types of work.  Open-plan offices can be great for community and creativity, but when it comes to [Read more…]

7 Killer Tips to Survive Your First Year as a Freelancer

We’re lucky to be alive in a time when it is easier than ever before to create a side-hustle, build an online brand and live gig to gig with the freedom to design your time – it’s all very exciting! But, freelancing isn’t all sunshine and lollipops and there are some very crucial needs that [Read more…]

A Foolproof Event-planning Checklist to Delight your Clients

Designing, producing and running events can be incredibly fulfilling. What was once a vision and an idea in your mind, comes to life in front of you with real people interacting with the experience you have dreamt and then created. It really can be quite a rush…and, also it takes quite a special set of [Read more…]