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Back for good

As lockdown eases and people travel back into the office, Leanne Beeken, Head of Business Communications Technology at Remark Group looks at the range of technologies available to support worker wellbeing With the roadmap out of lockdown underway, reassuring occupants ...

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Long-term leases cited as the biggest barrier to adopting a hybrid workplace model

A survey of UK business leaders and C-suite executives has found that many businesses may have to wait to adopt a hybrid working model because of being locked into a long-term lease. This key finding in a survey that forms ...

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UK water dispensers return to growth as hydration continues to be essential for workforce wellbeing

The UK water dispense industry proved its resilience in 2020, losing only three per cent of its customer base during the pandemic, according to the latest findings from food and drink experts, Zenith Global, as presented to the Water Dispenser ...

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Mitie publishes new guide to help businesses prepare their workplaces for the future

As employees consider their return to the workplace following the easing of lockdown restrictions, businesses must adapt their premises to recover quickly, according to Mitie’s new guide – Bouncing Back: Building the future workplace. While traditionally workspaces were thought of as ...

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Mixed picture for workplace and facilities market

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management’s (IWFM) Market Outlook 2021 report has revealed that 58 per cent of workplace and facilities management professionals believe the market will improve in the next 12 months, despite ongoing concerns over the impacts ...

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Workplace policies on PPE top of the agenda following landmark ruling

A Tribunal hearing that ruled an employee was fairly dismissed for refusing to wear a face mask at work, highlights the importance of employers carefully considering and clearly communicating the rules on wearing PPE in the workplace, an employment lawyer ...

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RICS Event: The evolution of the office from a place of work to a service

Long before a global pandemic defined our daily lives, many were already debating the relevance of the workplace in an era defined by wireless technology. 2020 has refocused that debate, showing many the importance of a place to come together ...

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The return to work: How FM can deliver a more hygienic workplace in the COVID-19 era

We are living in anxious times. People, who may have been working from home for months during the pandemic, are understandably nervous about going back to the office. But companies can help to steady those nerves by ensuring their staff ...

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The wheel’s turning

Ann Clarke, Director of The Future Workplace at nationwide workplace consultancy and interior design business Claremont, suggests the Hub and Spoke office could be the future of the workplace Just over a year ago – the world wondered if the ...

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As businesses reopen the TUC issues warning on workplace safety

Whilst yesterday saw the easing of lockdown restrictions across the country, Frances O’ Grady, General Secretary of the Trades Congress Union (TUC) warned businesses not to drop their guard on workplace safety. In a statement issued by the TUC, O’Grady ...

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