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Global Witness Reveal Why Working at The Green House Has Been Revelatory

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Originally set up to end the corrupt extraction and destruction of natural resources, over the last three years Global Witness has re-focused its work to more directly address the underlying causes of the climate crisis. When it came to finding a new office in early 2020, that focus on sustainability and the climate emergency was at the forefront of Fiona Lee’s, Operations Support Manager of Global Witness, mind.

How can we commute in a greener way?

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We asked our most recent changemaker, Anna Richards, her advice on a planet-friendly alternatives when heading back into the office.

8 Fun Lunchtime and After Work Activities in Shoreditch

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A group of people smiling and laughing playing video games at E-sports at Platform (Shoreditch)
Deep in the heart of Shoreditch, there is plenty on our doorstep. So, if you’re bored of your usual lunch break, or fancy something fun post-work, switch it up with one of these great activities...

5 of the Best Ways to View Shoreditch

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Brightly coloured frontage of The Queen of Hoxton, a roof-top bar in Shoreditch
Shoreditch is a wonderful place, bursting at the seams with eclectic culture, but where do you start? Here are our top tips for taking in the area and getting your bearings.

6 Places to Enjoy Shoreditch Culture & Entertainment

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Local street art in Shoreditch, graffiti reads 'Let's adore and endure each other''
Whether you travel by foot or wheel, there are plenty of local landmarks a short trip from Brick Yard to attract your interest, everything from music history to vintage fashion - Shoreditch has plenty!

6 Brilliant Ethical Restaurants in & around Shoreditch

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Restaurants surrounded by plants in Spitalfields Market, London
There’s a whole host of tasty restaurants, cafes and eateries within a short walk or cycle of our Shoreditch office, for those breakfast and after work lunch feeds. We’ve rounded up some of our favourites to inspire you.

Flexible Working: The Way Forward Post-Covid

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It certainly seems as though remote working is here to stay - and with good reason, since there are all sorts of incredible benefits associated with this kind of business model, for both employers and employees alike.

City Spotlight: Bath

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Royal Crescent, Bath

Our centre in Bath is one of our more unusual buildings, it began its life as a train station in 1870 and was built in a style to match the beautiful nearby Georgian buildings.

4 Tips for a more Eco-Friendly Work Day

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three glass tupperware boxes fillied with beans, pulses, fruit; they're all look brightly coloured, green, yellow, reds, brown.
Our recent Ex(change)rs Programme speaker Anna Richards has been taking a look at how we can all make our work days more sustainable and help us to adopt a more plastic-free lifestyle.

City Spotlight: Edinburgh

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This month our focus is on Edinburgh and Thorn House. This wonderful Victorian building was once part of the iconic Jenners portfolio and is now home to some of the citiy's most impactful organisations. We asked Jo who looks after Thorn House, just why this centre is so special.

City Spotlight: Oxford

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A view of a sunny street with cafes and a tree, this is Cowley Road in Oxford
Our centre in Oxford, The Old Music Hall, can be found in the heart of Oxford’s creative hub - Cowley Road - an area that demonstrates the true spirit of independence. The centre is home to some inspiring organisations, and where our Head Office is located. We asked Esmee, who runs the centre about what makes it so special.

City Spotlight: Cardiff

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View of Cardiff Bay
Our centre in Cardiff, Hastings House, is a vibrant hub close to the centre of Cardiff with easy access to governmental, educational and cultural organisations. We asked Gareth, who runs the centre about what makes is so special.