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New report identifies what professionals want to ‘filter out’ of their working environments

Flexible working, comfortable office spaces, hydration stations, access to outside areas and natural lighting are the key ingredients for a healthy and happy workforce, according to new research from BRITA Professional. The results are revealed in a new report, ‘Life ...

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A third of office workers do not take work breaks

The results of a new survey have revealed that one in three office workers are unable to make the most of breaks at work. A third (33 per cent) of office workers feel that their employer and or working environment does ...

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Research finds workplace facilities are key to increasing cycling growth targets

UK businesses must offer better facilities for cyclists in light of the government’s ambitious cycling growth targets, according to new research published by the British Council for Offices (BCO). In April, the Department for Transport stated an aim to double the ...

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Some UK businesses are breaking basic H&S laws according to research

Almost two thirds of UK businesses are failing to meet basic health and safety laws and are putting their employees in danger, according to new research conducted ahead of Health and Safety Week (19-23 June 2017). A survey of 2,000 ...

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The office workspace matters to British workers

More than one in two workers would turn down a job if they didn’t like the office space, according to new research. A survey of 1,014 UK workers in full or part-time work carried out by retailer Furniture123.co.uk, has revealed more ...

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BCO launches major study into Health and Wellbeing in offices

The British Council for Offices (BCO) has announced the commissioning of a year-long major research study titled “Wellness Matters: Health and Wellbeing in offices and what to do about it”, which will provide definitive guidance on how to enable office Health and ...

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Smartphone addicts are costing businesses time and money

The average British worker spends as many as 120 hours per year using their smartphones in the workplace, according to research. A study of 2,012 UK adults carried out by gadgets and technology retailer, LaptopsDirect.co.uk, has revealed more than three quarters (84 ...

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Frustrated commuters disembark in favour of flexible working in 2017

With UK commuters becoming more and more frustrated with the constant daily battle to get to work due to strikes, faults, delays and then on top of that being hit with rising travel costs, it appears the tipping point has been ...

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Compass Group raises £73,000 for Alzheimer’s Society

Compass Group UK & Ireland’s Healthcare division has raised £73,000 in one year for the Alzheimer’s Society, exceeding its original target of £50,000. The money has been raised as part of its pledge to fund essential research into ‘dysphagia’ (difficulties in ...

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Over 70 per cent of workers value a sustainable office environment

New research by office design, fit out and refurbishment specialist, Morgan Lovell, has found that almost three-quarters (73 per cent) of UK office workers believe sustainability improves productivity. The results of the One Pulse survey which coincide with Morgan Lovell’s recent ...

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