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The office still matters finds Workplace Trends Research Summit

The delayed spring summit from Workplace Trends, which took place online earlier this month provided a useful snapshot of the latest applied research into work and the workplace. The presentations were all selected in a blind peer review by moderators, ...

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Support for collaborative workspaces over full-time offices is on the rise

More than three in four managers in UK businesses feel that ‘collaborative’ workspaces are now more suitable for their post-lockdown business models when compared to a full-time staffed office, according to a new survey. The study for independent business telecommunications ...

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BCO competition challenges the next generation to reimagine the workplace post-pandemic

The British Council for Offices (BCO) has launched a competition for its ‘NextGen’ members, who will be asked to design an office fit for 2025.   The competition, now in its second iteration, is particularly timely given the huge change to ...

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DURABLE tablet holders make it big: Introducing the TABLET HOLDER XL, the newest addition to the range

Practical tablet holder solution for tablets with a case // secure for industrial tablets // available as desk and wall mounts // rotatable and swivelling The use of tablets in business is steadily on the rise. Flexible working, offices, education, ...

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Office occupation has accelerated by 120% since the beginning of September, according to smart buildings data

The return to school for millions of children in England and Wales has coincided with an acceleration in workers returning to the office, according to a new release of data by Metrikus, the smart buildings platform that gives landlords and ...

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Regional view

Richard Morris, Director at technologywithin explains why demand for flexible office space outside of the capital is set to grow COVID-19 has created disruptions in all areas of our working lives – from conference calls at kitchen tables to home-schooling ...

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Workers are showing little sign of getting back to the office

The number of workers heading back to the office has increased in fewer than half of the UK’s biggest city and town centres, new data from the Centre for Cities High Street Recovery Tracker suggests. In central London and Manchester, ...

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Survey reveals how the UK is feeling about returning to the office

A new survey of 1,000 office workers reveals how the nation is feeling about getting back to work. With many returning after months in isolation, anxieties are expected to be high. The research carried out by Moneypenny, the outsourced communications ...

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BCO releases lift and escalator guidance for reopening offices

As the country begins to return to the office, new guidance for the safe use of escalators and lifts, has been released by the British Council for Offices (BCO). The safe use of lifts and escalators has been a priority ...

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RICS survey: pandemic raises questions across the office sector

As the Coronavirus crisis continues to take its toll across the globe, results from the Q2 2020 RICS UK Commercial Property Survey point to a further deterioration in conditions. In Q2, a net balance of -55 per cent of respondents ...

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