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My Work Booth launches in Costa Coffee

My Work Booth is collaborating with Costa Coffee to fulfil the need for confidential meeting spaces in public areas. The pilot scheme sees the introduction of four Framery Pods into Costa locations in London and Manchester, providing a sound proofed ...

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AWA warns employers not to force workers back into the office

Management consultancy Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA) is warning employers will be making a “potentially fatal mistake” if they use the end of Covid-19 restrictions to force staff back into the office every day. Data obtained by AWA through workplace surveys ...

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3.6 million workers feel they are being rushed back to the office

With more than 13.5 million workers having returned to their place of work for at least one day a week, more than four million say that they do not feel entirely safe doing so, according to new research by Direct ...

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Open office spaces need coordination

Open office spaces, hot desking and collaborative spaces require coordination, why not make it digital? Don’t make it difficult Three reasons to invest in desk booking: 1. Make it easy for staff and visitors to find available seating for work. ...

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Remote requests

Tina Chander, Partner and Head of the Employment team at law firm Wright Hassall with advice on how to deal with an expected surge in flexible working requests Following an extended period of widespread remote working, there is still an ...

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Two thirds of employers considering pay cuts for staff who choose to work from home

More than two-thirds (68 per cent) of British businesses are contemplating pay cuts for staff who opt to work from home, suggests a new survey by HR software provider CIPHR. This is despite the fact that over half (53 per ...

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Experience counts

During the pandemic, JLL has taken regular readings on office workers attitudes to where and how they work. Mark Caskey, CEO, EMEA Corporate Solutions at JLL tells Sara Bean it’s the creation of a satisfying workplace experience that counts In ...

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Wates Group adopts company-wide flexible working

The company, which employs nearly 4,000 people across the UK, is calling on its colleagues across the business to experiment with different working patterns to boost productivity and improve their working life. The decision makes Wates one of the first ...

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Over two-thirds of people working from home during lockdown cite social engagement as the thing they missed the most

A poll conducted by ISS UK during ‘Lockdown 3’ found that 67 per cent of respondents missed social engagement when working from home during the Covid lockdown periods. According to the facility services company, the impact on workspace management will ...

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Hybrid and ‘hub and spoke’ offices to overtake remote working next year

Once employees are no longer at significant risk of contracting Covid-19 in the UK, businesses will start to roll-out a combination of remote and on-site work, which may see employees come to the office for only a few days a ...

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