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Portico white paper discusses why floor captains are key to the future of the office

The specialist provider of high quality, tailored guest services has launched a new white paper which explores the role of floor captains as part of the guest services offering and discusses the key elements of the role and the value it brings ...

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Freespace assisting academic research on workplace occupancy trends 

Freespace, a workplace technology solution that anonymously captures space usage in offices worldwide, is assisting Cardiff University with a year-long scientific study on building occupancy patterns at the Open Space Network building in Warminster. The collaboration between Cardiff University and Open ...

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Sodexo welcomes TSK Group as Vital Spaces partner

Sodexo has partnered with design specialists TSK Group as it continues to build Vital Spaces, its people-centric proposition for workplace. Vital Spaces brings together Sodexo’s full suite of workplace and employee-focused services to create agile physical spaces, meaningful employee connections ...

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IWFM urges businesses to do more to support hybrid working

Research from the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) warns that half (50 per cent) of UK workers are being pressured to return to unfit office spaces by their bosses, with almost half (49 per cent) feeling they are ...

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Workers do want to return to the office, but in a flexible way

Demand for office working remains strong among both employers and workers but on a flexible basis, suggests new research from Office Space in Town (OSiT). While two-times the number of people are now working from their office than in May ...

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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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TUC raises concerns about back to work safety plans

The TUC has written to ministers to raise urgent concerns about the government’s back-to-work safety plans. The union fears that new guidance – which is due to be published before restrictions are lifted on 19 July – will be “vague” ...

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Green Room

Matt Monckton, Regional Manager from Nurture Landscapes explains how interior plants can help create a healthy, thriving office in the post-COVID era As COVID-19 restrictions lift, many businesses are starting to consider welcoming staff back into the office. These workers ...

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Hospitable surroundings

Community is at the core of The Fisheries, a co-working space in London’s Hackney. Benugo founder Hugh Warner has applied his background in hospitality to create a place where members have plenty of opportunities to interact When Hugo Warner (the ...

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Workplace design post-pandemic

How do you see the pandemic influencing workplace layout and interiors? Will the experience of working from home inspire workplace specialists to introduce organic and home interiors-inspired textures and colour palettes? And what kind of solutions do you think will ...

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