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Something in the air

The UK’s dismal productivity performance could be improved by a fresh approach to creating stimulating and appealing work environments, argues Keith Chanter, CEO of EMCOR UK From governments responsible for the health of national economies to CEOs looking to boost ...

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Workplace design is yet to nail the productivity issue

Whilst UK workers are happier with their office environment than ever before, the findings of Savills latest What Workers Want report has revealed that office design is still hindering worker productivity. What Workers Want shows significant increases in workers reporting ...

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Environmental conditions in the workplace have a major impact on productivity

Indoor air quality, lighting and room temperature all significantly affect productivity according to a new report from Sharp Business Systems UK (SBSUK), a subsidiary of Sharp Electronics Europe (SEE). The new report, which reviews the role of indoor air quality, ...

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Smart support

Steve Roberts of Dell EMC describes the many ways that technology can help transform workplace productivity For some time, the UK has been grappling with a productivity problem. Recent figures put it at just 0.2 per cent, a marked decline ...

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Keep it clean

Iain Fraser-Jones, MD of Greenzest Sustainable Cleaning Services, explains the benefits to FMs of a wider interpretation of sustainability Sustainability in cleaning has come a long way since the mid-2000s when it was really just another word for ‘environmental’. Yet ...

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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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Tick the right boxes

David English of AJ Products explains how smart office storage solutions can improve productivity, plus a look at the rise of the ‘homey’ office Well-planned office storage has an impact on employee wellbeing and productivity at work. Storage solutions that ...

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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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Are you quite well?  

Robert Millar, Operations Director at Blue Apple Catering, looks at the ever more prominent issue of staff wellbeing in the workplace and how a contract catering offering can help to make a positive impact in this area According to The ...

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Productive lead

Leeson Medhurst, Director of 360 Workplace – Fourfront Group says good leadership is the key to enhancing our productivity What’s happening to our productivity? Not much. Since the financial crash of 2008/10 productivity in the UK has dragged and instead ...

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