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Prohibiting BYOD threatens smarter working in public sector says research

Large parts of the public sector have yet to authorise the use of BYOD devices, according to new research commissioned by Kyocera Document Solutions UK. A survey of staff across the public sector found that 38 per cent of respondents ...

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Global study finds technology is creating diverse workforces, but resistance to AI is high

According to a new global study conducted by multinational technology company, Lenovo, smart technology has transformed the workplace, with half (49 per cent) of UK people strongly believing technology is already helping to create more diverse work environments that are ...

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Safety tech

IOSH 2019, the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s annual international conference, took place on 16-17 September at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham. Marcus Boocock, IOSH Communications Officer, reports “New technologies can actually help us better protect people, so ...

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IWFM reveals 2019 award winners

Last night (14 October) saw the FM industry come together at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London for the inaugural IWFM Awards. Hosted by BBC comedy star Hugh Dennis, 2019’s occasion was the first since the Institute’s name change last ...

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Global WORKTECH conference series returns to London in November

Details have been announced for this year’s flagship WORKTECH London conference that takes place on the 27th and 28th November at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre. The two-day conference and exhibition will focus on the future of work and ...

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One in five new workplaces fails to meet employee needs according to Leesman research

‘The Workplace Experience Revolution Part 2: Do new workplaces work’ is the culmination of workplace experience experts, Leesman’s nine-year analysis across 557,959 employee responses in 3,932 workplaces worldwide (data as of 30 June 2019). The first part of the study, ...

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In 2030 workspaces will become sentinent spaces and slo-working to optimise performance and wellbeing

By 2030 we will see dramatic change as office design creates hyper-flexible, human-centric spaces to inspire new levels of productivity, according to theWorkplace Futures report by Nespresso Professional and The Future Laboratory. This implies a fundamental shift not only in how offices look, ...

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How to entice employees back in the office: Research finds it’s a combination of people, culture and office design

According the latest findings from a report published at this week’s GCUC conference by Instant and Area, 87 per cent of respondents said having a great office makes them want to actually go to work. Workplace culture, shaped by a blend ...

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CoreNet Global Summit: Workplace design is the single most important thing to millennials

A survey of young leaders in corporate real estate, What Millennials Want From the Workplace, presented at the CoreNet Global Summit in Amsterdam, has revealed that workplace design and flexible working are top priorities. Even as Generation Z enters the workplace, ...

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CoreNet Global explores the benefits of a workplace focus on human experience

Optimising the human experience in the workplace to achieve greater productivity and creativity will be explored in depth at the CoreNet Global Summit in Amsterdam this week. Over a dozen diverse sessions will examine multidisciplinary approaches to achieving gains in ...

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