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The Remark Group launches bespoke sound masking solution

Intelligent business solutions company The Remark Group has developed a new sound masking solution which utilises 360° immersive sound dispersion to protect privacy, increase productivity and improve workplace wellbeing. In a recent survey conducted by The Remark Group, 65% of ...

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Noise pollution is a big cause of dissatisfaction in the modern workplace

Noise in the workplace is having a negative impact on the wellbeing of employees and impacting significantly on their productivity, according to a major new survey. In a survey of 1,000 UK-based office workers, 65 per cent reported that noise ...

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Breath of life

Keith Chanter, CEO of EMCOR UK, discusses the impact of poor office environments, particularly high CO2 levels, on worker performance Installing an office slide and ping-pong table, replacing chairs with beanbags and upgrading the coffee machine are some of the more ...

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Noisy offices are affecting concentration levels claims study

Studies of open plan offices are placing too much emphasis on collaboration and not focusing enough on the real cause of worker inefficiency, noise, according to the latest data from Unispace. The study by the global workplace experts shows that ...

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Getting inside wellbeing

If you run a business and employ people, staff wellbeing should be your top priority. If you fail to give it the attention it deserves, morale, productivity and your profitability is likely to suffer. But what defines wellbeing and why ...

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FM conference delegates put a price on noise in the workplace

According to delegates at the recent European Facilities Management Conference (EFMC) held in Prague, organisations are losing around 24 days of working time per employee per year due to unnecessary interruptions caused by unwanted noise. At an average cost of 1.36 ...

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Industry body urges ‘quiet revolution’ and launches 14-point noise manifesto

As the Government prepares to slash planning red tape and axe up to 70 per cent of the UK’s planning laws, in response to the Taylor Review, a new Noise Manifesto has been launched calling for the Government to boost ...

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Specialist brought in as rain CRASHES down on Olympics broadcast centre roof

Britain's wet summer has brought an Olympic windfall for a British company. Recent heavy rain revealed that the metal roof of the 4,500 tonne steel structure located within the Olympic Park in Stratford, East London, and recently opened by Lord Coe, Chairman of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games, creates too much noise and vibration when the heavens open. The 24-hour media hub, home for some 20,000 broadcasters, journalists and photographers, will be bringing the games to an estimated four-billion people.

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