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Employees across Europe are dissatisfied by outdated technology in the workplace 

New research from Ricoh Europe has revealed that there is a significant gap between employee expectations of technology in the workplace and what is currently provided by employers.  The poll of 6,000 workers across Europe found that two-fifths of European ...

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Office design trends in 2024

Traditionally, office interior design has reflected some of the mundane tasks that come with a 9-5 role, but as our relationship with the workplace has changed for the better, we are seeing more office spaces injected with life to give ...

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Tork Office Hygiene Package improves workplace satisfaction

New from Essity is the Tork Office Hygiene Package™ designed to help businesses improve staff satisfaction in the workplace. The package incorporates smart hygiene solutions, a new air freshener and the Office Complaints Minimiser™ which allows facility managers to test ...

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Innovative workspaces: The most popular office space benefits

Offices with onsite facilities such as gyms, nap rooms, gardens, cafes can help employees enhance their overall wellbeing, productivity, and work-life balance. These amenities can promote physical fitness, mental relaxation, and social interaction, fostering a healthier and more enjoyable work ...

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Office reset

The world of work may be changing but the physical office is here to stay, it’s up to us how we use it, writes Sam Addison, Head of Project Management at Colliers real estate The global pandemic necessitated, and accelerated, ...

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Businesses are losing neurodivergent talent due to the design of office environments

October is ADHD Awareness Month. To mark it, inclusive workplace design specialist Motionspot surveyed 1,000 neurodivergent office workers and 1,000 neurotypical office workers about the key issues they face working in offices. The growing number of adults receiving an ADHD ...

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BCO reveals the UK’s best workplaces

Barclays’ Glasgow campus was named ‘Best of the Best’ at the British Council for Offices (BCO) National Awards last night, and also took home the ‘Corporate Workplace’ award. Seven further winners were recognised as leading examples of excellence in office ...

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Attractive proposition

With many commercial tenants now demanding top-flight amenities to help attract and retain the best talent, Hayley Blacker from workplace design and build company Interaction reveals today’s most sought-after office facilities The shifting power balance between commercial property owners and ...

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Staff missing their personal space in the office

Despite hot-desking becoming more common in the hybrid world of work, staff prefer to have their own personal space, according to a new study. Global workplace creation expert Unispace’s ‘Returning for Good’ study – which surveyed 9,500 office workers and ...

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Research confirms link between office transformation and workplace satisfaction

New research has found that companies that have made a change to their offices and way of working since the pandemic have a 17 per cent higher satisfaction score among employees than those that haven’t. The report titled ‘Great Adaptations ...

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