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Leesman and Delos collaborate on wellbeing benchmark

Workplace experts, Leesman, has joined forces with wellness real estate and technology company and founder of the WELL Building Standard, Delos, to investigate how real estate strategy can better support wellbeing at work. With a wide variety of strategies being ...

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BW: Workplace Experts appoints third MD 

London-based BW: Workplace Experts (BW), has announced the appointment of a third Managing Director. After 10 years at ISG, Max Steward joins Kevin Mulligan and Peter Nagle, to take the business to its next stage of growth. All three managing directors, ...

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Something in the air

The UK’s dismal productivity performance could be improved by a fresh approach to creating stimulating and appealing work environments, argues Keith Chanter, CEO of EMCOR UK From governments responsible for the health of national economies to CEOs looking to boost ...

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IWFM joins forces with Ricoh to create better workplaces

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) has teamed up with IT services business Ricoh to help workplace and facilities professionals extract the value that effective workplaces can bring. IWFM and Ricoh will be working together to help workplace ...

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Workplace design is yet to nail the productivity issue

Whilst UK workers are happier with their office environment than ever before, the findings of Savills latest What Workers Want report has revealed that office design is still hindering worker productivity. What Workers Want shows significant increases in workers reporting ...

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BT Group announces first eight locations as part of its Better Workplace Programme

BT Group has unveiled the first of eight locations that will house its workplaces of the future as part of a three-to-five-year programme initially announced in May 2018 to improve and consolidate its workplaces across the UK. BT will consolidate ...

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Environmental conditions in the workplace have a major impact on productivity

Indoor air quality, lighting and room temperature all significantly affect productivity according to a new report from Sharp Business Systems UK (SBSUK), a subsidiary of Sharp Electronics Europe (SEE). The new report, which reviews the role of indoor air quality, ...

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Study reveals businesses are failing to meet basic standards in the workplace environment

Many of the UK’s workplaces are unpleasant, uncomfortable and at risk of driving down productivity, according to new research from London property maintenance experts, Aspect.co.uk. A nationally representative poll of 2,000 people found that 83 per cent of UK adults ...

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Workplace matters

IWFM CEO Linda Hausmanis explains the Institute’s new suite of workplace management courses World FM Day took place on the 15th of May. The idea behind it is to encourage discussion, argument, debate and hopefully motivate people into exchanging a ...

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Survey reveals workplace design is the greatest asset to business success

Results from a recent YouGov survey commissioned by office design and build company, Oktra, has highlighted how important the office environment is to the office worker.  Research of over 2,000 British employees across three different generations found that 43 per ...

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