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Unsuitable office temperatures cost time and productivity

Nearly a third of workers are losing productivity because their office temperature is unsuitable, a new survey reveals. 29% of workers questioned estimated they spend between 10 and 30 minutes each workday not working due to an uncomfortable office temperature, ...

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Quadrant launch latest Powerbond ranges

Quadrant Carpets, a leading UK manufacturer of commercial carpet solutions, has unveiled the latest Powerbond sheet flooring ranges, designed specifically for the demanding healthcare and education sectors. Powerbond is a unique, high performance sheet that combines the functionality of resilient ...

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Britain’s Office Complex

Research recently released by the British Council for Offices (BCO) has shown how the importance of offices and workspace has been underestimated. Chris Richmond, chairman of the BCO, explains why cost isn’t the be all and end all of property. ...

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‘Spaced out’ office workers wasting 90 minutes every day

Employees who are unhappy with their office space clock up more than 90 minutes of wasted time every day. In a survey of 265 organisations to ascertain what workers want, it emerged that the average employee wastes 86 minutes per ...

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Bosses ‘in the dark’ about basic workplace provisions

Do you know the correct legal temperature for your workplace? A new survey has found that many managers are either confused or unaware of the maximum and minimum workplace temperatures for staff. With workplace health and safety a major issue, it ...

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Challenging FMs to take more holistic approach to workplace management

A new report that challenges facilities management departments to deliver a more holistic workplace management style by considering the comfort and happiness of the employees rather than making purely cost driven workplace decisions has been published. This new staff-friendly model, in turn, the ...

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A big man needs a big loo seat!

When a national treasure like Bill Maynard had problems in the bathroom, Gordon Ellis & Co came up with the solution. At 84, Bill is big guy and uses a wheelchair. Both at home and at his favourite poker casinos ...

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