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Measuring the world’s workplaces – how the best beat the rest

Great employee workplace experience is fast being acknowledged as the foundation to heightened employee engagement. An elite group of employers have recognised this and are using workplace as a tactical tool in competitive advantage. This March, Leesman hosted an event ...

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Workplace Trends Conference: The changing nature of work

When it comes to predicting the workplace of the future, the autumn Workplace Trends conference has built up a high level of credibility since it was launched 15 years ago. During that period, the conference, which is curated by Environmental ...

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Rules of engagement

Dr Edward Finch, author of an Anabas white paper on agile working, looks at how a better understanding of human nature can help create a harmonious, engaged workforce In May this year, corporate office specialist Anabas launched a white paper ...

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Ward of change

There are some FM appointments that make you sit up and take notice. Sara Bean talks to Debra Ward about her recent move into a specially created role at JLL which demonstrates why the human experience is taking centre stage ...

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Workplace technologies

The challenges posed by emerging technologies was the area of discussion at Quora Consulting’s June Smartworking Summit where a group of eminent speakers gave delegates some cause for optimism regarding a brave new digitised workplace. Sara Bean reports The latest ...

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FM Clinic: Stoddart Review

The Stoddart Review uncovered an explicit link between how well a workplace supports the activities that employees undertake in their role and the extent to which they say that their workplaces help them to work productively. Yet it found few ...

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How to reduce stress at work while improving workplace happiness

April marks Stress Awareness Month, an annual event aiming to increase public awareness about both the causes and solutions for stress. Rachel Stockell, Senior Manager at recruitment firm Robert Half discusses a number of ways to reduce stress at work while improving workplace ...

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Knowledge is power

Sara Bean sat in on Quora Consulting’s latest Smartworking summit to hear some major thought leaders ponder the question of how much is known about today’s employee life cycle. The first of the 2017 series of Smartworking Summits, which feature ...

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The Quest for the ‘Holy Grail’ measurement of knowledge worker productivity

Measuring the productivity of office occupants has become something of a ‘Holy Grail’ in FM as a way of providing evidence that the quality of the workplace environment enhances performance. But is it really possible to measure the output of ...

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Take a stand

Sit-stand workstations are becoming increasingly popular in the UK as a way to improve posture, reduce back pain and provide a more active working environment. Adapt UK give us their top tips before making the change Studies show that sit-stand ...

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