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Making the most of data to build a sustainable workplace

By Karl Breeze, CEO at Matrix Booking As the UK’s deadline for the Net Zero 2030 targets draws nearer, the push for companies to lower their emissions and tackle climate change has intensified. With the shift towards flexible work arrangements—always-in, ...

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GPA advances plans for new government digital campus in Manchester

Plans for a state-of-the-art government digital campus in Manchester took a step closer to fruition following a significant land deal. The Government Property Agency (GPA) has exchanged contracts to acquire five acres of the former Central Retail Park in Ancoats, ...

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BCO crowns South West’s best workplaces

The South of England’s and South Wales’s most outstanding workplaces have been announced, with British Council for Offices Awards going to six office buildings across the region. Held at The Coal Exchange Hotel, the BCO’s annual South of England and ...

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BCO celebrates the North’s best workplaces

The North’s most outstanding workplaces have been announced, with prestigious British Council for Offices (BCO) Awards going to seven landmark office buildings across the region. Held on 9 May at Manchester’s Kimpton Clocktower, the BCO’s annual Northern Awards recognised projects ...

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Retail automation and the new office

David Llewellyn, Chief Executive of the Vending & Automated Retail Association (the AVA), discusses the rise in automated vending across the workplace and how it supports the hybrid workplace With hybrid working now common practice within most businesses, facilities managers ...

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Learning our lessons

“We’re here to learn today” said Psychologist and Workplace Consultant Nigel Oseland in his introduction to the Workplace Trends Spring Summit 2024. A selection of data rich presentations ensured we did What we want out of our office is what ...

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BCO Regional Awards names London’s best workplaces

London’s most outstanding workplaces have been named, with British Council for Offices Awards going to seven office buildings across the city. Held at the Park Plaza hotel, the BCO’s annual London Awards Lunch recognised projects that demonstrate best practice in ...

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BCO names Midlands and Central England’s best workplaces

The Midlands and Central England’s most outstanding workplaces have been announced with British Council for Offices (BCO) Awards going to five office buildings across the region. Held at ICC in Birmingham, the BCO’s annual Midlands and Central Awards Lunch recognised ...

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IWFM partners with Equans to empower WFM to lead on sustainability

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) has joined forces with Equans to help drive sustainability across organisations. The workplace and facilities management (WFM) profession is uniquely placed to lead on sustainability, and net zero plans in particular, because ...

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Dalkia UK recognised at RoSPA Health and Safety Awards

EDF Group subsidiary, Dalkia UK, has been recognised by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) in its 2024 Health and Safety Awards. Teams across the business received the following Awards; Presidents, Highly Commended and Gold, demonstrating the ...

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