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Steve Roberts of Dell EMC describes the many ways that technology can help transform workplace productivity For some time, the UK has been grappling with a productivity problem. Recent figures put it at just 0.2 per cent, a marked decline ...

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Welcome to the house of… workplace

The foundations of Workplace House were laid 18 months ago, when the Managing Director of Kinnarps, Europe’s largest workplace furniture supplier, got talking to the founder of Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA), a science-based workplace transformation consultancy, about a fresh approach ...

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First impressions

Almost half of candidates have said that the room where they were interviewed for a job would influence their opinion of whether or not to work there. This confirms, says Mark Phillips, MD, K2 Space, why the workplace should not be ...

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Are you quite well?  

Robert Millar, Operations Director at Blue Apple Catering, looks at the ever more prominent issue of staff wellbeing in the workplace and how a contract catering offering can help to make a positive impact in this area According to The ...

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Hot property

What does the new year have in store for the corporate real estate market? John Spencer, CEO of Landmark, predicts a strategic shift in favour of shorter leases and flexibility According to the annual Knight Frank global occupier report published ...

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Productive lead

Leeson Medhurst, Director of 360 Workplace – Fourfront Group says good leadership is the key to enhancing our productivity What’s happening to our productivity? Not much. Since the financial crash of 2008/10 productivity in the UK has dragged and instead ...

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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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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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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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The elemental workplace

Neil Usher, Workplace Consultant and Author of new book The Elemental Workplace, tells us not to bother with creating the perfect workplace. Create a fantastic one instead “Perfection is achieved not when there is nothing left to add, but when ...

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