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Spaces expands flexible working offer in London

International creative workspace provider, Spaces, has launched its latest North London venture, with a brand-new centre in the heart of Angel, Islington. As part of its expansion across the Capital, Spaces will be introducing a further five flexible working centres ...

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Stand and deliver

Are stand-up desks a fad, or a progressive move towards a healthier workplace? We need to take our cue from Scandinavia, says Sarah Booth Design Manager at Kinnarps You can be pretty sure there’s something to be said for a ...

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Flexible approach

Agile workplaces promote movement and variety – but to be effective, office furnishings need to be truly flexible, says Sukhneet Assee, Associate Ergonomist UK & Ireland at Humanscale The dominance of technology in our daily lives requires office employees to ...

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Entry deadline nears for BCO Awards 2020

Just four weeks remain for wannabe winners to submit their applications for the British Council for Offices (BCO) Awards. The BCO National Awards sets the standard for excellence across the office sector in the UK, and judges look for projects ...

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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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