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Focusing on employees’ physical wellbeing makes business sense

Eighty-four per cent of Brits are failing to achieve the amount of physical activity recommended by the NHS, according to the third Wellbeing Index Report from health and wellbeing provider, Westfield Health, and workers are calling out for support from their ...

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New research finds UK SMEs are ill-prepared for water outages

The UK’s SMEs are underprepared for water outages and supply disruptions, according to new research from  business water retailer, Water Plus. The new study found that just one in 10 (11 per cent) small and medium-sized businesses has a plan ...

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Catering for new generation of the workforce

Nestlé Professional has published a new report ‘Cater The Future’ which explores how the entry of Generation Z into the world of work is evolving the demands being placed on workplaces and how this will play out in the future ...

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Prohibiting BYOD threatens smarter working in public sector says research

Large parts of the public sector have yet to authorise the use of BYOD devices, according to new research commissioned by Kyocera Document Solutions UK. A survey of staff across the public sector found that 38 per cent of respondents ...

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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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