Self-employment is at its highest level in the UK since records began, with 4.8 million people choosing to start their own business or freelancing. The main issue of self-employment is finding a place to run your business from. If working from home isn’t an option for you, you’ll be looking for a working space which has low overheads to keep your costs down. A storage container conversion is the perfect solution for a low-cost workspace. A designated work place for your business will make it feel more official, without the high cost of renting an office room or building. Storage … Continue reading
In 2016, Scott Evans set up Pink Storage in Newport, Wales, with his brother Greg. After starting off with 40 units, the firm has gone from strength to strength – and we’ve been involved every step of the way. Scott launched the business after he noticed that the self-storage industry was lagging behind in terms of the latest technology and digital strategy – and this is where Pink Storage is blazing a trail. Instead of lots of admin and paper, clients sign up online and are immediately texted a unique PIN code to access their unit. The newly-opened Newport branch … Continue reading
Green-fingered pupils at a Bromley school will be given the opportunity to grow their own garden thanks to the donation of a storage container to the Lower Road Allotments.
The collaboration between Nash College, an independent specialist college for learners with moderate to profound learning disabilities and one of Bromley’s largest allotments, will see the garden designed by the students, with flowers, shrubs and a seating area and involve on-year student maintenance. Continue reading
The Mover’s Deputy Editor David Jordan travelled to Felixstowe to meet Sarah Jones, General Manager of Mr Box to discover the secret of their success and why people in the moving industry should care.
“I met Sarah at the company’s storage and workshop facility in Felixstowe and for once I was thankful to be wearing my high-vis jacket.” Continue reading
We were approached by the makers of the recently released Dark Knight – the most recent of the Batman films.
They asked us if they could rent a small 8 foot container to mount on the same trailer that was being used for transporting the Batmobile for a promotional tour around Europe.
Watch the video to see the Batmobile being loaded onto the trailer in Dublin. Continue reading
Drummer Phil Knight takes a stand against human trafficking in the UK.
After a successful four-and-a-half-day drum-a-thon, Phil locked himself in a 10 foot by 8 foot container for two weeks to bring further awareness to the issue.
Watch the video to learn more about The Everyday Project. Continue reading