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Home advantage

While workers are beginning to go back to the office, a significant number of knowledge workers are still primarily home based. A trend paper from DURABLE, ‘Working in small spaces’ provides some practical solutions When FMJ covered research by Durable ...

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Ergonomic solutions for home working

Home working is not yet a thing of the past. As restrictions lift but the message still clearly ‘work from home if you can’, DURABLE offer solutions for efficient and ergonomic workstations to ensure your staff are set up for ...

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Leesman warns businesses of a looming crisis of trust in 2021

Independent assessor of employee workplace experience, Leesman, has issued a stark warning to businesses that they will face a crisis of trust this year if they continue to make workplace decisions in the dark. A major study conducted by Leesman ...

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A third of home workers feel disconnected to their organisation and colleagues

Insights from Leesman’s ongoing home working study of more than 145,000 workers has revealed over a third of home workers (35 per cent) feel disconnected to their organisation when working from home and a further 31 per cent feel disconnected ...

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Are you equipped for flexible working?

If the past few months have shown us anything, it’s that flexible working from home is possible (albeit with a few technical failures to keep us entertained!). Whilst many had set up temporary desk spaces when lockdown started, are you ...

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Government campaign for a return to the office could be derailed by public transport fears

As the government prepares for a push to get people to return to the office, new research from Roadmender Asphalt, a Sheffield-based road repair SME, has found that two thirds of workers (65 per cent) no longer feel comfortable commuting ...

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Culture clash

Blog by Rory Murphy, Commercial Director at VINCI Facilities This pandemic will undoubtedly have a long lasting and transformative affect on the way that many of us view work and consider the importance of our physical proximity to our organisation ...

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Pandemic accelerates a ‘new purpose’ for the office

According to a new report from property advisors, JLL, office life is set to change amid a global working from home experiment which is now forcing companies to to reimagine the future of work and question the purpose of the ...

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Home working lessons for FMs

Blog from Tim Oldman, Founder and CEO, Leesman How ironic. Facilities management spent years distancing itself from cleaning and janitorial services, casting these out as undervalued, commoditised and margin-less activities, in favour of the sparkly lights of workplace management. Then, ...

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Sitemark launches home working wellness assessment tool

The independent benchmarking service for the facilities management industry has launched a working from home wellness assessment tool to support businesses and employees. A major impact of the coronavirus outbreak and ensuing lockdown has seen millions of people working from home ...

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