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Anabas white paper addresses hot-desking and what it means for FMs

Following on from last year’s paper, ‘What Type of Office Worker Are You?’ corporate office FM specialist, Anabas has published its second in a series of white papers, exploring the evolution of agile working, entitled, ‘Hot-Desking; what does it mean for ...

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BCO research reveals ‘Wellness Matters’

New research by the British Council for Offices (BCO) has revealed that wellness does matter following a year-long study into Health and Wellbeing in offices. The completion of of study “Wellness Matters: Health and Wellbeing in offices and what to ...

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All our own work

Mitie Group’s new office at the Shard is not just a cool workplace, it’s a showcase for the company’s connected workspace strategy. Sara Bean went to take a look In February 2018, Mitie Group plc moved into the iconic Shard ...

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Google-esque offices are inaccessible for Britain’s SMEs

A new survey conducted by Crown Workspace has revealed designers offices such as the likes of Google and serviced office provider WeWork, are inaccessible for a fifth of Britain’s SMEs. Designer offices are increasing in popularity amongst businesses in the ...

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Ambius partners with BRE on biophilic office research

Interior landscaping company, Ambius, is teaming up with BRE, a world leading building science centre, as a core partner in a live, comprehensive study on the impact of biophilic design on office workers. The research project centres on a 7,000 ...

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Blending in

Today’s workplaces have to accommodate a diverse cross-section of employees. Michael Page, Director of Saracen Interiors talks about the need to combine comfort and efficiency with the wow factor Offices are no longer utilitarian spaces where employees from a company ...

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Fluid workspace

When Morrison Utility Services took over smart metering operations for Thames Water, one of the team’s first moves was to create a workspace that supported its open, collaborative, customer-focused ethos Some of the most important organisations in the UK are ...

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Boss Design ‘habitats’ create award-winning workplace for the Energy Systems Catapult 

Boss Design’s philosophy of ‘workplace habitats’ and furniture solutions has helped the Energy Systems Catapult scoop a Regional BCO Award for Midlands and Central England in the ‘Fit out of Workplace’ category for its new offices located in Birmingham. The ...

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On your feet

Gavin Bradley, founding Director of Active Working CIC, explains why too much sitting around in the office is bad for health, wellbeing and productivity You might have heard a popular new saying: ‘sitting is the new smoking’. Well, it’s not ...

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People first

Joerg Bakschas, Head of Ergonomics and Training at Adapt, warns that rapid technological change requires a new approach to workplace and furniture design Ergonomics describes the adaptation of work equipment and environments to people, not vice versa. FMs need to ...

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