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Survey reveals workplace design is the greatest asset to business success

Results from a recent YouGov survey commissioned by office design and build company, Oktra, has highlighted how important the office environment is to the office worker.  Research of over 2,000 British employees across three different generations found that 43 per ...

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BSRIA publishes Soft Landings and BFM topic guide

BSRIA has launched a free to download topic guide on Soft Landings and Business-Focused Maintenance (BFM). The guide is an ‘at a glance publication’ and aims to inform those involved in the design, construction and operation of a building about ...

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Tick the right boxes

David English of AJ Products explains how smart office storage solutions can improve productivity, plus a look at the rise of the ‘homey’ office Well-planned office storage has an impact on employee wellbeing and productivity at work. Storage solutions that ...

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Office jungle  

Biophilic design is all about reconnecting human beings with nature. So why not get creative with your office planting and enjoy a walk on the wild side? says Kirsty Jones of Plant Designs There’s a growing body of research suggesting ...

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Base Structures gives the NEC a spectacular new look

As part of an exciting £4.5 million transformation of Birmingham’s NEC, Base Structures has installed a stunning fabric façade to the exterior of Halls 1 and 5. Designed by architects Acivico, the 6860 sq m of printed fabric panels and ...

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SPIE UK secures multi-million pound contract with NGD

SPIE UK has scooped a new multi-million-pound contract with Next Generation Data (NGD), operators of the largest tier 3+ data centre in Europe, for the design and installation of three new data halls with associated power trains. The works form ...

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How to provide the best customer experience

Latest figures state that 92% of consumers now read online reviews and it is widely believed that positive reviews can provide around an 18% uplift in sales/bookings. It is now more important than ever for businesses to provide good customer ...

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Cushman & Wakefield announces Dutch acquisition

Cushman & Wakefield  has announced its acquisition of DZAP, a leading Design & Build practice in the Netherlands. The acquisition enhances the global real estate services firm Design & Build capabilities in EMEA following its acquisition of ADMOS in Belgium and Luxembourg ...

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Leading by example

What does it take for a workplace to achieve WELL certification? Strong design principles based around health and wellbeing, as Hilson Moran’s new Manchester office demonstrates Engineering and sustainability consultancy Hilson Moran has created an exemplar office environment at its Manchester office, ...

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BCO reveals the UK’s best workplaces

Last night, saw London’s Bloomberg office come out on top at the British Council for Offices’ (BCO) National Awards taking home both the ‘Best of the Best’ and the ‘Corporate Workplace’ awards. The BCO’s National Awards programme recognises top quality office design ...

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