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Research reveals pattern between waste management collection systems and worker absence rates

Changing waste collection systems used by councils in the UK could reduce staff absences due to Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs), a new study has shown. Research by the University of Greenwich, published in the Resources, Conservation and Recycling journal, has investigated ...

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UK flexible office space continues to evolve

The latest research from JLL, Disruption or distraction, where next for the UK flex market sector, cited that the real revolution of flexible office space lies in the variety of solutions now on offer and that the market has seen ...

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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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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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