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RICS survey: pandemic raises questions across the office sector

As the Coronavirus crisis continues to take its toll across the globe, results from the Q2 2020 RICS UK Commercial Property Survey point to a further deterioration in conditions. In Q2, a net balance of -55 per cent of respondents ...

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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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Unused office space in the UK almost 50 times larger than London’s O2 Arena

Demand for office space in the UK could drop by up to 50 per cent as more businesses realise the value of flexibility post-Covid-19 according to a report by commercial property specialists Instant Offices. With 60 per cent of the ...

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Research finds video conferencing could be the key to solving workplace anxiety

A nationwide study commissioned by Tech PR agency, Eskenzi PR, and carried out by OnePoll, observed the attitude amongst the UK workforce towards remote working and the increased use of video conferencing tools. The survey of a thousand individuals found ...

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Three quarters of business leaders now feel positive about remote working

As many businesses continue to have staff work remotely in line with government advice, research conducted with 250 UK SME business owners by Hitachi Capital Invoice Finance reveals new perceptions on the remote working of staff. When the government first advised ...

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New study reveals lockdown is improving communication and productivity

Businesses and workers have had to find a new normal during the lockdown, with many businesses having to furlough staff or transition to a completely remote team. A new study, by outsourced communications provider, Moneypenny looked at how businesses are ...

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A third of UK companies suffer video conference crash during Covid-19 crisis

Just under one third of UK businesses  (31 per cent) say their video conferencing system has crashed during a critical meeting since the Covid-19 outbreak, according to a new poll. The polling of 200 businesses decision-makers in UK SMEs is ...

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Leesman & RICS-IFMA launch joint Covid-19 response group

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) collaboration is to throw its weight behind an emergency initiative by workplace assessment specialist Leesman, building a global pan-industry response group to the threat posed to ...

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City & Guilds urges businesses to safeguard employee mental wellbeing during the global pandemic

City & Guilds Group is urging businesses to do much more to safeguard mental wellbeing of workers during the global pandemic and has key spokespeople available to discuss the workplace and wellbeing challenges in today’s business environment. In the UK, ...

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Prohibiting BYOD threatens smarter working in public sector says research

Large parts of the public sector have yet to authorise the use of BYOD devices, according to new research commissioned by Kyocera Document Solutions UK. A survey of staff across the public sector found that 38 per cent of respondents ...

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