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Survey finds businesses are looking to expand office portfolios as working patterns evolve

Sixty-eight per cent of businesses expect to be promoting a more regular return to the office by the middle of this year, according to CBRE. The global real estate advisor’s latest EMEA Occupier Sentiment Survey found that from nearly a ...

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Tesco to transform unused areas into office spaces

Supermarket giant, Tesco, has partnered with flexible workspace provider, IWG, to turn unused store space into office spaces. Tesco’s Extra Store in New Malden will be the first site to offer work spaces to both businesses and individuals from mid-May. ...

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Startup tech platform set to turn private homes into creative workspaces now open to users

Tech startup, Jarvo, says it is readying itself to become the UK’s largest flexible workspace platform, opening up to users to allow them to list their private workspaces ahead of the official launch this spring. Jarvo, a new flexible workspace ...

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Canary Wharf Group launches a new managed office space, with Citi as first customer

Canary Wharf Group (CWG) is launching MadeFor, a fully fitted and managed office space, with Citi to be its first customer, taking 95,000 sq ft at Forty Bank Street while Citi Tower, its UK and EMEA headquarters, at 25 Canada ...

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My Work Booth launches in Costa Coffee

My Work Booth is collaborating with Costa Coffee to fulfil the need for confidential meeting spaces in public areas. The pilot scheme sees the introduction of four Framery Pods into Costa locations in London and Manchester, providing a sound proofed ...

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IWG partners with the Ashley Group to meet demand for hybrid work

IWG, a global flexible workspace provider and operator of Regus and Spaces, has signed a new franchise agreement with the Ashley Group which will help commuters from North London and Hertfordshire to cut the commute and work closer to home ...

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3.6 million workers feel they are being rushed back to the office

With more than 13.5 million workers having returned to their place of work for at least one day a week, more than four million say that they do not feel entirely safe doing so, according to new research by Direct ...

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Remote requests

Tina Chander, Partner and Head of the Employment team at law firm Wright Hassall with advice on how to deal with an expected surge in flexible working requests Following an extended period of widespread remote working, there is still an ...

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Two thirds of employers considering pay cuts for staff who choose to work from home

More than two-thirds (68 per cent) of British businesses are contemplating pay cuts for staff who opt to work from home, suggests a new survey by HR software provider CIPHR. This is despite the fact that over half (53 per ...

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WeWork and Cushman & Wakefield in strategic partnership deal

Flexible space provider, WeWork, and real estate services firm, Cushman & Wakefield, have entered into an exclusive strategic partnership to deliver an innovative flexible space operating platform for landlords and businesses. The partnership is intended to provide clients with “best-in-class ...

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