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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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Study reveals technology is seeing flexitime and remote working become the ‘new normal’ for business

According to new research by global workplace technology company, Condeco, involving 750 corporate leaders, the rise of cloud computing and teleconferencing represent both the biggest opportunity for growth as well as the most significant organisational challenge to companies around the ...

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Survey reveals workplace design is the greatest asset to business success

Results from a recent YouGov survey commissioned by office design and build company, Oktra, has highlighted how important the office environment is to the office worker.  Research of over 2,000 British employees across three different generations found that 43 per ...

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Report reveals half of employees feel psychologically unsafe in the workplace

Today sees the start of Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19 May), which aims to drive conversations around mental health to create lasting change, City & Guilds Group is calling on employers and managers to take the lead when it comes ...

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Tomorrow’s people

Sarah Taylor, Managing Director of BRITA UK, shares advice on how to optimise today’s busy office space for the newest generation in the workforce Picture the average office a quarter of a century ago and compare it with one today. ...

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Real estate needs to step up the pace on improving gender balance says report

There is a disconnect between boardrooms and those operating at the coalface of the real estate sector, according to a new report commissioned by campaign group Real Estate Balance and carried out by PwC. While the industry is making important ...

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Corporates to become the driving force in the flexible workspace industry in 2019

According to new research by Instant Offices, corporates are set to become the driving force within the flexible workspace industry as the way they view their office portfolios continues to change. The flexible workspace sector has ridden the crest of ...

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UK workers want better remote working options

Employers in the UK need to provide more flexible and remote working options in order to attract the best talent, according to new research. Airbnb’s ‘Future of Work’ report has found that the modern trend of remote and flexible working ...

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IFMA UK invites collaborative input from FM community

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) is the world’s largest and most widely recognised association for facility management professionals. Its mission, in collaboration with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), is to improve the practice and visibility of facility management on ...

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Contract cleaning market set for growth in 2019

The contract cleaning market is set for a £95 million boost in 2019, according to a new report from MTW Research. This is despite Brexit uncertainties sustaining pressure on companies and dampening volume growth, with the report forecasting more than £450 million ...

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