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Internal report

Earlier this year, Environmental Psychologist Dr Nigel Oseland collaborated with Sharp to research the extent to which environmental factors, such as lighting, air quality and temperature, affect employee performance Facilities managers take many factors into account when recommending an office ...

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Breathe easy

New evidence suggests indoor air quality directly contributes to staff productivity. We look at the ways a ventilation system can both enhance occupant comfort and contribute to a green infrastructure within buildings The recent shift in attitudes towards employee wellbeing ...

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Inside the mind

The effect that office interiors have upon staff’s morale and productivity has been a hot topic of conversation across the FM industry for quite some time now. FMJ takes a look at the research several companies have actually conducted whilst finding ...

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Workplace warning as new research reveals staff sentiments

Almost half of UK employees don’t like their office or working environment according to new research from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). With 47 per cent of the nation’s employees wanting upgrades to the properties that they work in, ...

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It’s time for facilities teams to drive employee wellbeing

With employee absence costing the UK industry £31.1 billion in 2013, which is the equivalent to just under eight per cent of the UK GDP for the same year, it should come as no surprise that organisations are trying to ...

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