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BCO introduces free membership for students

The British Council for Offices (BCO) has announced that under-graduate and post-graduate students can become members at no charge, as it aims to encourage young people to join the organisation. To apply, students should download the dedicated Student Membership Application ...

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One in five new workplaces fails to meet employee needs according to Leesman research

‘The Workplace Experience Revolution Part 2: Do new workplaces work’ is the culmination of workplace experience experts, Leesman’s nine-year analysis across 557,959 employee responses in 3,932 workplaces worldwide (data as of 30 June 2019). The first part of the study, ...

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In 2030 workspaces will become sentinent spaces and slo-working to optimise performance and wellbeing

By 2030 we will see dramatic change as office design creates hyper-flexible, human-centric spaces to inspire new levels of productivity, according to theWorkplace Futures report by Nespresso Professional and The Future Laboratory. This implies a fundamental shift not only in how offices look, ...

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BCO unveils the best of the British office sector

London’s 2 Television Centre was celebrated as ‘Best of the Best’ at the British Council for Offices’ (BCO) National Awards in London last night, also taking home the ‘Commercial Workplace’ award. The office was joined by six other award winners ...

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Essential features every smart office needs to have

Companies are always looking for ways to maximise their space and boost employee productivity. Usually, through new design and tech innovations. The latest trend in office design that’s aimed at upping worker productivity and effort is what’s called the “smart ...

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How to entice employees back in the office: Research finds it’s a combination of people, culture and office design

According the latest findings from a report published at this week’s GCUC conference by Instant and Area, 87 per cent of respondents said having a great office makes them want to actually go to work. Workplace culture, shaped by a blend ...

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Is sick building syndrome making an unwelcome comeback?

Sick building syndrome (SBS) is largely believed to be a phenomenon of the nineties but shock new findings in a survey carried out by intelligent business technology experts the Remark Group show that it may well be making an unwelcome ...

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Casper Cloaking: the new way to stop internal data breaches

One third (34%) of data breaches involve internal employees . However, ground-breaking glass technology can prevent leaks of sensitive commercial information, while maintaining a professional office interior, according to window security specialist Protective Film Solutions. Modern office space is often ...

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UK office occupier costs on the rise

Commercial and residential real estate consultancy, Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has released its latest Total Office Cost Survey (TOCS) which reveals the prime core of London’s West End remains by far the most expensive UK office location. The survey, which provides ...

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CBRE unveils Hana sites in London

Hana, a subsidiary of CBRE Group has announced its first three planned UK flexible workspace locations in London at 70 St Mary Axe, expected to open in late 2019; 245 Hammersmith, expected to also open in late 2019; and St ...

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