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Global study finds technology is creating diverse workforces, but resistance to AI is high

According to a new global study conducted by multinational technology company, Lenovo, smart technology has transformed the workplace, with half (49 per cent) of UK people strongly believing technology is already helping to create more diverse work environments that are ...

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Study reveals UK businesses could gain £34.1 billion in productivity boost as a result of enhanced connectivity

UK businesses stand to benefit from £34.1 billion in productivity gains if their workforces had better access to connectivity, according to research released by O2 Business. As the only major advanced economy that is expected to record slowing productivity growth ...

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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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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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CoreNet Global Summit: Workplace design is the single most important thing to millennials

A survey of young leaders in corporate real estate, What Millennials Want From the Workplace, presented at the CoreNet Global Summit in Amsterdam, has revealed that workplace design and flexible working are top priorities. Even as Generation Z enters the workplace, ...

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Workplace survey finds nearly 80% of employers aren’t worried about unethical use of AI

Companies around the world are expecting to apply artificial intelligence (AI) within their companies in the next few years but are lagging in discussions of the ethics around it, research from Genesys finds. More than half of the employers questioned ...

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Research reveals a third of employees are not provided with hearing protection

Research from Specsavers Corporate Eyecare has revealed that one-third (34 per cent) of employees who require hearing protection for work purposes are not provided with it by their employer. Noise above 85 decibels can cause permanent and disabling hearing damage, ...

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Leesman Index reaches 600,000 milestone

The Leesman Index, the world’s foremost employee workplace experience and effectiveness benchmark has reached over 600,000 employee responses. Workplace experts, Leesman, work globally helping business leaders to understand how workplaces support individual and organisational performance. It does so by examining ...

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New study reveals the best areas in London for co-working

Based on a range of office-must-have data points including how easy it is to travel to work, how fast the internet is, how much co-working desks cost and how many other shared working spaces there are in the area, a new ...

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