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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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Hybrid return to work could signal higher energy bills for businesses

Business energy supplier, Gazprom Energy, are warning business owners, and their employees, to be more consumption conscious in order to avoid unnecessary energy costs and to maintain sustainability efforts. As the return to the workplace continues to gather momentum, research ...

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Commercial occupiers and landlords need to get more in step on the future of the office

A new report from MRI Software, a global leader in real estate solutions, shows while tenants expect changes in space usage post-pandemic, landlords don’t – but both see need for new technology adoption. The research reveals that 71 per cent of ...

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A welcome return

FMJ in conjunction with ZIP Water, the provider of award-winning sustainable drinking water systems brought together a panel of FMs to discuss the provisions FMs are putting in place to make the return to work feel both secure and welcoming ...

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