Meet Kit Tomlinson and Ross Newton, Co-founders at Mighty Fine based at China Works in Vauxhall. With their honeycomb products filling the shelves of major retailers, including Sainsbury’s and Waitrose, the growing start-up is on a mission to become the UK’s next iconic confectionery company. Since joining Workspace, Mighty Fine has been able to take advantage of all it has to offer.
Mighty Fine started out at Vox Studios in Vauxhall before upgrading to a larger office space at China Works. “The process was really easy,” says Tomlinson. “We’re a small but fast-growing business. We don’t want to over-extend ourselves with space but we still need to know that when the time comes for us to add more people into our office, we can take advantage of Workspace’s flexibility.”
A superfast Wi-Fi connection throughout the building has enabled the team to work wherever they like. “We are able to walk out of our office with a laptop, go and have a meeting in the breakout spaces and keep our business running,” says Tomlinson. “It has given us the illusion of having much more space than we actually rent, which is great for a small and growing business.”
The relaxed and sociable environment at Workspace has been a springboard for Tomlinson and Newton to meet new businesses. “Both the Workspace centres we’ve been at have had a great vibe to them and a real community feel,” says Tomlinson. “The centre managers are really open with communication and make everyone feel welcome, and that’s the core of how you make an atmosphere work – people feel inspired to network.”
Are you part of a growing business looking to make your mark in the capital? Find out more about the office and studio space that Workspace can offer. Or, you can read more about Mighty Fine's delicious chocolate range in Shop Workspace.
Also, don't forget to pick up a copy of homeWORK magazine in the lobby area of all Workspace centres. You can also read homeWORK online, filled with plenty more entrepreneurial stories set to inspire.