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Landmark completes refurbishment of eight UK sites

Professional workspaces provider, Landmark, has completed the refurbishment of its buildings in Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester – Spinningfields and the city centre – as well as four in the City of London, at Cannon Street, the Royal Exchange, Gracechurch Street and Bishopsgate ...

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Research reveals over half of employees have experienced workplace bullying

Over half (52 per cent) of employees in global organisations have encountered workplace bullying and felt psychologically unsafe at work, according to new research conducted by City & Guilds Group. The study, also revealed that only one in 10 firms ...

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Office jungle  

Biophilic design is all about reconnecting human beings with nature. So why not get creative with your office planting and enjoy a walk on the wild side? says Kirsty Jones of Plant Designs There’s a growing body of research suggesting ...

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Pareto FM in Institute of Physics contract win

The Institute of Physics (IOP) has appointed Pareto FM to provide workplace services at its newly built headquarters in Caledonian Rd.  The Royal Charter company, with over 50,000 members, provides an international centre for physics that showcase the best of modern ...

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A bug’s life

Jamie Woodhall, Technical Field Consultant at Initial Washroom Hygiene explains why poor hygiene habits in the workplace lead directly to illness and sick leave Even though we may not make a habit of it, many of us will commit the odd ...

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Poor quality offices costing the economy £4bn a year 

New research released today reveals that one in five UK workers have around two unproductive hours every week caused by poor or inadequate office and work environments. According to the report by Mace and its facilities management arm Mace Macro, disruptive ...

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Leadership holds the key to the productivity puzzle finds new research

In the week when the ONS productivity flash estimate showed that productivity has fallen again (by 0.4%) new research reveals that the quality of leadership is the principle influencer on the level of productivity within an organisation. This was the ...

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Noisy offices are affecting concentration levels claims study

Studies of open plan offices are placing too much emphasis on collaboration and not focusing enough on the real cause of worker inefficiency, noise, according to the latest data from Unispace. The study by the global workplace experts shows that ...

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Flexible principles

Office environments are changing as space becomes multifunctional. Julian Sharpe, principal director at TP Bennett, looks at the benefits and drawbacks of this trend and asks if shared spaces require a different FM regime  The world of office design is ...

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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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