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Human capital moves up the ranks in CRE strategy

Around two-thirds of occupiers rank employee engagement (68 per cent) and talent attraction & development (65 per cent) as being two of the three most important drivers of corporate real estate (CRE) strategy, even ahead of cost-reduction. This is according ...

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BCC publishes latest industry research

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has published its most comprehensive research into the UK’s cleaning industry, and for the first time has also broadened the scope of its research to include data from across the cleaning, waste management, landscaping and ...

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Leesman Index reaches 500k milestone

The Leesman Index, the world’s foremost employee workplace experience and effectiveness benchmark, has reached its 500,000 milestone. More than half a million respondents have contributed to what is now the largest independent research project of its kind. In 2010, Leesman ...

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Research identifies links between waste collection systems and musculoskeletal disorders

Waste collection systems used throughout the UK could be causing significant long-term musculoskeletal issues for workers, according to new research. Research by the University of Greenwich and Glasgow Caledonian University, and published in the latest edition of the Institution of ...

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Employees put wellbeing on hold for the holidays

British employees are de-prioritising health for Christmas, putting off addressing potentially serious health issues from 12 December to 2 January. According to findings from Bupa UK data, employees prioritise almost everything but their health for most of December. Christmas shopping (20%), visiting ...

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Construction workers facing needless workplace dangers says research

Unite, the construction union, has called for employers to start taking workers’ safety seriously, in response to a survey published today (22 November) by Direct Line for Business which found that there were 196 fatal accidents and 26,196 non-fatal accidents ...

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Leesman reveals employee experience sentiment ‘super-drivers’

Research from employee experience thinktank, Leesman, reveals a series of mission critical drivers organisations need to deliver if they are to foster outstanding workplace experience. ‘The Workplace Experience Revolution’ is the result of analysis across 401,362 global employees’ workplace experiences. Drawn ...

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Light – Work – Sleep, Repeat

From 10am today (19 June) until 10am tomorrow (20 June), lighting experts FUTURE Designs, will perform a 24-hour experiment to test and analyse the effects of light on the circadian rhythms of two volunteers. Led by their consultant sleep expert, Dr Neil ...

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Global report highlights shifting workplace trends

A new global report which looks at the drivers and perceived benefits of alternative workplace programmes, has uncovered leadership and workplace strategy implications for organisational leaders. The 10-year study, entitled ‘The Once Alternative Workplace Strategies’, was conducted and released by Advanced ...

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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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