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Almost half of architects say office clients ‘aren’t interested’ in end-user health and wellbeing

A new survey conducted by Oscar Acoustics suggests employee welfare is falling short when adapting workspaces for returning office workers. It reveals 46 per cent of British architects cite significant challenges when designing social distancing measures for office employees, with ...

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Offices must support the health and wellbeing of users or become redundant

Office buildings that fail to demonstrate how they support the health and wellbeing of users will swiftly become redundant, according to a group of building services engineers. A webinar hosted by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) heard that the ...

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WHA Members – providing essential Winter hydration

Healthy hydration is essential to the well-being of the workforce, helping to keep the immune system strong – and this is just as important in the Winter months as it is in the Summer: Keeping hydrated will help the workforce ...

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Green days

Paul Alder, Founder and Managing Director, Vistafolia on green ways of reducing toxicity in the working environment As offices are reoccupied after a year of disruption and change, the role and importance of workplace wellbeing is likely to be the ...

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Willmott Dixon to plant 100,000 trees over the next decade

As part of its ambition to deliver environmental net gain, through its sustainability strategy ‘Now or Never. Our decisive decade’, Willmott Dixon has pledged to plant 10,000 trees a year over the next decade. The approach will see both Willmott ...

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Hydrating UK Students

FMs servicing educational establishments will be especially busy at this time of year, ensuring the safe provision of hydration for educational buildings including schools, universities and colleges. What should FMs be aware of to ensure they are providing the best ...

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Innovative technology for face-to-face meetings

The return of office workers presents a new challenge to businesses seeking to protect their staff and visitors from the risks posed by SARS-CoV-2, its variants, and other microbiological hazards. “It’s not as simple as turning up the ventilation, or ...

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GOJO launches an innovative new dispenser and harder working soap for cleaner hands

Skin health specialist, GOJO Industries-Europe unveils breakthrough innovation in hand wash with its brand-new ‘healthy soap’ plus revolutionary dispensing system. Skin health specialist, GOJO Industries-Europe Ltd is introducing a new, complete solution to help fight the spread of germs in ...

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Amey and Mace launch digital health platform to support women going through menopause

In a commitment to driving gender equality and diversity in the workplace, infrastructure and public service provider, Amey, and global consultancy and construction company, Mace, have launched a digital health platform, Peppy, to support women going through menopause and other ...

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BESA publishes IAQ target guidance to support the health and wellbeing of building occupants

The removal of most Covid restrictions in the UK has increased calls for clearer practical guidance and the setting of specific indoor air quality (IAQ) contaminant targets to support the health and wellbeing of building occupants. The Building Engineering Services ...

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