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UK flexible office space continues to evolve

The latest research from JLL, Disruption or distraction, where next for the UK flex market sector, cited that the real revolution of flexible office space lies in the variety of solutions now on offer and that the market has seen ...

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Something in the air

The UK’s dismal productivity performance could be improved by a fresh approach to creating stimulating and appealing work environments, argues Keith Chanter, CEO of EMCOR UK From governments responsible for the health of national economies to CEOs looking to boost ...

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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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Environmental conditions in the workplace have a major impact on productivity

Indoor air quality, lighting and room temperature all significantly affect productivity according to a new report from Sharp Business Systems UK (SBSUK), a subsidiary of Sharp Electronics Europe (SEE). The new report, which reviews the role of indoor air quality, ...

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Study reveals businesses are failing to meet basic standards in the workplace environment

Many of the UK’s workplaces are unpleasant, uncomfortable and at risk of driving down productivity, according to new research from London property maintenance experts, Aspect.co.uk. A nationally representative poll of 2,000 people found that 83 per cent of UK adults ...

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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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What we really, really want

What do employees really think about their workplace and wellbeing? We report on a recent survey examining the attitudes of those who are the target of the trends Prevailing workplace trends appear to be moving in a progressive direction. All ...

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Tomorrow’s people

Sarah Taylor, Managing Director of BRITA UK, shares advice on how to optimise today’s busy office space for the newest generation in the workforce Picture the average office a quarter of a century ago and compare it with one today. ...

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British Land launches flexible workspace club

Two years after launching Storey, the flexible workspace brand, British Land has introduced Storey Club, a new concept offering customers additional flexible space with quality services. Designed by Gensler, the 10,000 sq. ft. club space includes a lounge area for ...

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The British Council for Offices recognises London’s best workplaces

Six London businesses have been recognised as the capital’s best workplaces at the BCO Regional Awards. The BCO Awards programme recognises the highest quality developments in the UK and sets the standard for excellence in the regional and national office ...

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