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Using smart sensor technology to optimise workspaces

Written by Peter Burbidge, MD, Pressac One of the biggest costs for most organisations is their office space. Or at least, it has been up until now. Companies have been forced to take a highly agile approach to meet challenges ...

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Downsizing businesses urged not to let unwanted office furniture go to waste

Fears that Britain could be left with a mountain of unwanted office desks, chairs and equipment have led sustainability experts to urge businesses to consider more sustainable options before disposing of office furniture and adding to an already substantial commercial ...

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Multisensory design is the key to improving employee health and wellbeing

New research from the British Council for Offices (BCO) argues that a multisensory approach to workplace design can help improve workers’ wellbeing. The paper, Designing and Managing Buildings for Health and Wellbeing, outlines how the five senses will play a vital role ...

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BCO calls for UK offices to ‘urgently’ address poor ventilation

A new research paper by the British Council for Offices (BCO) titled Thoughts on ventilation design and operation post COVID-19, has called for UK offices to ensure they have adequate ventilation ahead of the return to work. The paper highlights ...

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Study finds air purification systems can reduce airborne pathogens by around 50%

Airborne pathogens in an office environment can be significantly reduced by the use of effective air purification systems according to a new study undertaken by The University of Lincoln. The report, commissioned by Intratek, providers of some of the world ...

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Working Nine to Thrive

More than three quarters of nation looking forward to being back in the office Research* conducted by global leading water filtration brand BRITA VIVREAU, has uncovered how our attitudes to office life have changed since the start of lockdown and more ...

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Premium amenities, flexible locations and dynamic spaces crucial to workers in 2021

Businesses need to enhance their employee benefits in 2021, according to a new Post-Pandemic Workplace report released by Nespresso Professional and the WORKTECH Academy. According to the report, over three-quarters (78 per cent) of UK employees said they were more likely to ...

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Leesman warns businesses of a looming crisis of trust in 2021

Independent assessor of employee workplace experience, Leesman, has issued a stark warning to businesses that they will face a crisis of trust this year if they continue to make workplace decisions in the dark. A major study conducted by Leesman ...

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Double Victory for DURABLE at the Iconic Awards 2021

DURABLE Monitor Mounts and CAVOLINE® cable management win in the category “Office and workplace” “Exceptionally good products” with “outstanding design quality”: Two DURABLE tech accessory ranges have convinced the renowned international jury of the Iconic Awards. The German Brand Manufacturer ...

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Hybrid and ‘hub and spoke’ offices to overtake remote working next year

Once employees are no longer at significant risk of contracting Covid-19 in the UK, businesses will start to roll-out a combination of remote and on-site work, which may see employees come to the office for only a few days a ...

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