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RCP’s ‘Changing Workplaces’ report reveals Covid’s impact on businesses across Europe

International manufacturer of hand hygiene, cleaning, waste and recycling solutions, Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) has published its ‘Changing Workplaces’ report into the complex changes the Covid-19 pandemic has spurred in workplaces and facilities across Europe. RCP developed the research program ...

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Businesses report employee mental health support has improved

New research by workplace expert, Acas, has found that more than a third of British employers have seen their mental health support improve since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic. Acas commissioned YouGov to ask businesses in Britain about whether ...

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Student accommodation causes Covid concern for over three quarters of students

New research has found that the majority of UK students feel their accommodation could be better designed to minimise the risk of Covid on campus. The survey commissioned by Manor Interiors, experts in build-to-rent furnishing solutions, found that 78 per ...

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Connectivity pushes up the agenda for office tenants post-pandemic

Digital connectivity is more important than location and even rental price for commercial tenants looking for new offices in the wake of Covid-19, according to research from Backbone Connect. The new report, Connecting the dots: What office tenants want, found that ...

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Report maps out necessities for healthier hotel design

As the hotel sector thrives amid the UK ‘staycation’ boom, a new report from polymer specialists, REHAU has revealed opportunities for hotel design to include further wellbeing and comfort measures to meet changing expectations from prospective guests. This comes as research from ...

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ISS drives research project into scientific and behavioural approach to healthcare cleaning

ISS Healthcare has commissioned an innovative project that will take a scientific and behavioural approach to healthcare cleaning. ISS worked closely with NHS England and NHS Improvement in the development of the recently published National Standards of Healthcare Cleanliness 2021. In support ...

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Organisations trialling test labs to monitor post pandemic work patterns

Organisations are turning to experimental ‘pilot working labs’ to monitor working patterns of their employees before making changes to the actual office, according to data from Freespace, which reveals that global office occupancy rates decreased in June compared to May ...

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Workplace wellbeing overtakes innovation

According to research conducted by independent catering business, Bartlett Mitchell, workplace wellbeing will be more important to organisations than product and service innovation Titled ‘Reimagining Catering post Covid’, the research, involving leading catering and FM professionals, which was carried out ...

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FM industry has recovered from lockdown and ready for the new workplace, says BCIS forecast

The FM industry has largely recovered from the economic downturn brought about by the lockdowns and is coming to terms with the new working environment, according to the latest forecast by the Building Cost Information Service (BCIS) from RICS. However ...

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Commercial occupiers and landlords need to get more in step on the future of the office

A new report from MRI Software, a global leader in real estate solutions, shows while tenants expect changes in space usage post-pandemic, landlords don’t – but both see need for new technology adoption. The research reveals that 71 per cent of ...

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