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Simple truths

Every now and then you go to a client site and when you walk through the door, you look around the reception area and think ‘Wow!’ But how do you achieve that effect? Not just on visitors, but on the ...

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Smart futures

In 1950 only 30 per cent of humans the world over lived in cities. By 2050 that is set to grow to over 70 per cent. New buildings and new cities will mean bigger and better roles for facilities managers. ...

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Ergonomics, Productivity and Wellbeing

Workplace ergonomics increases the comfort, safety and efficiency of employees by designing the environment around them. Good workstation ergonomics, including the correct chair height, optimal equipment spacing and good desk posture, can help you stay comfortable and effective throughout the ...

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Fit for a king

Early last year, retail  specialist Hammerson moved into a new home at Kings Place in King’s Cross. FMJ travelled up to find out about the move as well as the role Lexington’s front of house service had played in ensuring ...

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Cool offices for hot labour

Michael Page, joint managing director of workplace consultant, Saracen Interiors, looks at the phenomenon of the ‘cool office’ and considers what it takes to fit into that category in a competitive labour market There’s no doubt about it, the labour market ...

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One size fits… Almost

We hear a lot about designing workplaces for different generations but what about creating offices that take into account different nationalities, genders and a variety of physical sizes or capabilities? Justin Bass, managing director of furniture and design consultants Sketch ...

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Scrubbing Up

FMJ investigates how the correct choice of materials when designing your washroom can not only create an aesthetically pleasing environment, but also ensure durability for years to come There is a somewhat common cliché that is often trotted out in the ...

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Getting inside wellbeing

If you run a business and employ people, staff wellbeing should be your top priority. If you fail to give it the attention it deserves, morale, productivity and your profitability is likely to suffer. But what defines wellbeing and why ...

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