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Achieve clean and healthy air with HygroMatik HPS and LPS systems

With approximately 14,000 new cases of breathing and lung problems each year caused or made worse by work, according to the Labour Force Survey[1], 25.9 million days were recently lost due to work-related illness, affecting the UK economy. A clean ...

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Take a stand

Sit-stand workstations are becoming increasingly popular in the UK as a way to improve posture, reduce back pain and provide a more active working environment. Adapt UK give us their top tips before making the change Studies show that sit-stand ...

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Compass launches health and wellbeing website

Food and support services business, Compass Group UK & Ireland, has launched a new website ‘Nourished Life’ as part of its commitment to support people in making healthier choices. The new site aims to provide the wider consumer market with top ...

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Measure of comfort

The WELL Building Standard is creating a lot of talk, but are the benefits enough to convince hard-pressed FMs to spend time and money on yet another level of certification? Accreditation to sustainability standards such as BREEAM and LEED are ...

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Improve employee wellbeing with workplace detox

Employee wellbeing is being jeopardised by ‘toxic’ workplaces according to multi-national engineering firm AECOM, who says while most responsible organisations recognise the importance of keeping their employees safe, the same focus is not currently given to wellness. With 9.9 million ...

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Beat the blues this Blue Monday

Blue Monday, hailed as the most depressing day of the year, has arrived. Along with the post-Christmas blues, January is possibly the darkest, coldest month of the year. In addition to the seasonal cons, the associated ‘new year, new you’ ...

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Breathe easy

Good air quality in the workplace is essential for the health and wellbeing of staff as well as the efficient running of the business. Steven Booth, associate director at Guardian Water Treatment, explains how it can be achieved Last year ...

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Fit to eat

Organisations are seeking ways to improve the health, wellbeing and performance of their staff. Julia Edmonds, managing director at Lexington Catering, argues that providing healthy food in the workplace is a great way to do it An unhealthy diet not ...

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KI furniture helps create agile, flexible workspace at Philips’ new UK HQ

Staff at Philips’ UK HQ have successfully transitioned to their new agile working environment, a culmination of many months of research and preparation. Located in Guildford adjacent to the company’s former offices, the new facilities achieve 30% greater density while ...

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Manchester health and justice partners award Mitie £15M contract

Mitie Health and Justice

Mitie has been awarded a £15M contract by Greater Manchester Mayor and Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd and the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership. The pioneering three-year contract comes with the option to extend for two further ...

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