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Sam Rylands, Marketing Manager for DURABLE UK, explains why visual ergonomics are the next logical step in workplace lighting Mega-trends like increased digitisation, individualisation and urbanisation are rapidly changing the way we work. Stereotypical offices are a thing of the past, and ...

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Workplace design is yet to nail the productivity issue

Whilst UK workers are happier with their office environment than ever before, the findings of Savills latest What Workers Want report has revealed that office design is still hindering worker productivity. What Workers Want shows significant increases in workers reporting ...

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Government pedals new era of green commutes with e-bike Cycle to Work scheme

Commuters will have more opportunities to boost their health, benefit the environment and speed up their journey to work, thanks to the updated Cycle to Work guidance. Cycling Minister Michael Ellis recently announced a refreshed Cycle to Work scheme which ...

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Improving health and well-being for all as IWBI membership continues to grow

The International WELL Building Institute’s (IWBI) recently launched membership program for leaders who want to accelerate the adoption of a worldwide culture of health and well-being, has added a number of global leaders to its already impressive roster. The program ...

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Welcome break

Healthy, appetising menus may not be enough to attract staff to the workplace restaurant, claims Nick Hucker, MD of Preoday. He argues that other incentives may be necessary Most employees spend much of their lives working. Assuming a full-time worker ...

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Behind closed doors

Sara Kassam, Head of Sustainability Development at CIBSE, explores the contribution of maintenance and engineering to creating healthy internal environments Too hot, too cold, too stuffy, too bright, too dim…we’ve all experienced spaces that just don’t feel right. The amount ...

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How an active office improves productivity and wellbeing at work

Health Secretary Matt Hancock recently called on UK businesses to make their workplaces healthier and encourage staff to incorporate more physical activity into their daily routine. Speaking at the International Society for Physical Activity and Health Congress in October 2018, ...

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Chartwells achieves sugar reduction target a year ahead of schedule

Specialist provider of catering to the education sector, Chartwells, has already achieved the target to reduce sugar from its menus by 20 per cent as outlined by Public Health England (PHE), a year ahead of its 2020 deadline. The PHE’s ...

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phs and Fellowes launch competition for free air purifiers in nurseries

Urban nurseries are being sought by hygiene experts phs Group in a competition to win air purifiers to help its children breathe cleaner air. phs, in collaboration with air purifier manufacturer Fellowes, is offering the winning three nurseries the opportunity ...

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Is your workplace good for your health?

AJ Products launches a new study into workplace health A 2018 report from the World Health Organisation suggested that just over a quarter of adults worldwide do not do enough physical activity. The comprehensive study, which surveyed 1.9 million people ...

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