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Research finds workplace facilities are key to increasing cycling growth targets

UK businesses must offer better facilities for cyclists in light of the government’s ambitious cycling growth targets, according to new research published by the British Council for Offices (BCO). In April, the Department for Transport stated an aim to double the ...

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Some UK businesses are breaking basic H&S laws according to research

Almost two thirds of UK businesses are failing to meet basic health and safety laws and are putting their employees in danger, according to new research conducted ahead of Health and Safety Week (19-23 June 2017). A survey of 2,000 ...

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The office workspace matters to British workers

More than one in two workers would turn down a job if they didn’t like the office space, according to new research. A survey of 1,014 UK workers in full or part-time work carried out by retailer Furniture123.co.uk, has revealed more ...

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BCO launches major study into Health and Wellbeing in offices

The British Council for Offices (BCO) has announced the commissioning of a year-long major research study titled “Wellness Matters: Health and Wellbeing in offices and what to do about it”, which will provide definitive guidance on how to enable office Health and ...

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Smartphone addicts are costing businesses time and money

The average British worker spends as many as 120 hours per year using their smartphones in the workplace, according to research. A study of 2,012 UK adults carried out by gadgets and technology retailer, LaptopsDirect.co.uk, has revealed more than three quarters (84 ...

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Frustrated commuters disembark in favour of flexible working in 2017

With UK commuters becoming more and more frustrated with the constant daily battle to get to work due to strikes, faults, delays and then on top of that being hit with rising travel costs, it appears the tipping point has been ...

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Compass Group raises £73,000 for Alzheimer’s Society

Compass Group UK & Ireland’s Healthcare division has raised £73,000 in one year for the Alzheimer’s Society, exceeding its original target of £50,000. The money has been raised as part of its pledge to fund essential research into ‘dysphagia’ (difficulties in ...

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Over 70 per cent of workers value a sustainable office environment

New research by office design, fit out and refurbishment specialist, Morgan Lovell, has found that almost three-quarters (73 per cent) of UK office workers believe sustainability improves productivity. The results of the One Pulse survey which coincide with Morgan Lovell’s recent ...

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Survey reveals we are a ‘nation’ of workers in our breaks

New research released by health and wellbeing provider Benenden reveals that UK workers’ lunch hours are dying out, as a large number of employees continue to work through what was traditionally a break from the working routine, despite not being paid for it. The ...

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Interserve publishes new workplace experience report

The smell, noise and temperature of the working environment are among the main factors that influence employees’ experiences of the workplace and can impact productivity and performance, according to a new report by the international support services and construction group, ...

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