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Workplace sensors reveal office occupancy at highest levels since March 2020

Office occupancy rates have now hit their highest levels since March 2020, according to Freespace, a workplace technology solution that anonymously captures space usage in offices worldwide. Data from Freespace sensors already show an 8 per cent increase in the number of offices returning to work ...

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Offices will continue to play a central but different role in how work gets done

Companies are looking to the second half of this year for a return to the office, according to the EMEA Occupier Survey of 130 companies from CBRE. Small companies are further advanced in the return to office and similarly, plans ...

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Workplace Futures return to the workplace

This free to attend online event from the Workplace Futures conference team deftly pinpointed some key challenges for FMs in managing the widescale return to the workplace As Chair of the conference Martin Pickard noted in his introduction to inaugural ...

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IWFM urges businesses to do more to support hybrid working

Research from the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) warns that half (50 per cent) of UK workers are being pressured to return to unfit office spaces by their bosses, with almost half (49 per cent) feeling they are ...

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Staff still concerned their offices aren’t COVID-secure

More than a third of workers (35 per cent) are still concerned their offices aren’t COVID secure, according to new research from Mitie. With COVID-19 restrictions set to end on July 19, more than half (52 per cent) of British ...

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Workers do want to return to the office, but in a flexible way

Demand for office working remains strong among both employers and workers but on a flexible basis, suggests new research from Office Space in Town (OSiT). While two-times the number of people are now working from their office than in May ...

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TUC raises concerns about back to work safety plans

The TUC has written to ministers to raise urgent concerns about the government’s back-to-work safety plans. The union fears that new guidance – which is due to be published before restrictions are lifted on 19 July – will be “vague” ...

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Across the divide

Ross McCaw, Founder and CEO of OurPeople, shares his best communications practices to keep work processes moving at a time of disconnect and unpredictability The success of the UK vaccine programme means that workers are expected to return to offices ...

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UK employers plan to reduce office space by up to 9m sq ft

According to PwC’s Occupier Survey of 258 of the UK largest companies there is likely to be a sizeable fall in occupied office space as major UK employers plan to reduce their office portfolio by up to nine million square ...

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Over half of UK office workers now work hybrid

With workers choosing to go back to the office as lockdown restrictions are lifted flexibility is now more important than ever according to the results of a comprehensive study of UK office workers and business leaders commissioned by Orega, a ...

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