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Office Principles opens Birmingham office

Design, fit out and workplace consultancy, Office Principles has opened its first office in the Midlands, following its move into Manchester late last year.  Providing a halfway hub between Office Principles’ offices in Manchester and London, along with its head office in ...

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Local enterprise

Sara Bean visits the Wellington Place development in Leeds, where the mix of corporate occupiers and small local businesses is creating a unique community vibe Last year, a report by real estate advisory business GVA Grimley argued that Leeds City Region ...

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Growing demand for FM in Ireland leads to BIFM expansion

BIFM has announced that it is building on its current presence in Belfast with the opening of a new office in Dublin. The expansion is part of the organisation’s broader international strategy and will support members in Ireland, of which ...

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Report shows benefits of natural approach

A new European study from Organisational Psychologist, Professor Sir Cary Cooper and sustainable business pioneers, Interface, has found that productivity was boosted by 8 per cent and wellbeing increased by 13 per cent when office environments had natural elements such ...

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Commission publishes findings on employment practices in the cleaning sector

Back in September 2013, the Equality and Human Rights Commission embarked on a project to analyse employment practices in the cleaning sector in England, Scotland and Wales, in order to better understand how employers comply with their equality obligations in the work ...

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CBRE brokers FM contract renewal with AON

A leading UK insurance broker AON, has renewed a contract with CBRE to provide facilities management (FM) services across it’s UK office portfolio.  CBRE manages a portfolio for AON comprising over 1.2 million sq. ft covering 29 locations in the ...

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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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BYOD trend sees employers save over £150k in five years

New research has found that organisations have saved over £150,000 in five years as employees buy their own devices to use at both home and work. The research, which surveyed 3,000 office workers in the UK, France and Germany, also ...

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Is your open-plan office making you sick?

Certain types of office layouts can have a negative effect on the health of their occupants, new research has found. Four Stockholm University scientists examined data from nearly 2000 employees working in seven different types of office. Key to their ...

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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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