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Combatting ‘excessive stress’ in the workplace

One in every eight company employees in the UK has taken time off work for stress in the last year, according to a new study conducted by contractor payroll and accountancy experts, the Dolan Contractor Group. The Stress in the ...

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Blue Monday: How your workplace affects wellbeing

With over half of employees saying that their working environment has a negative effect on their mental health[1], Linda Hausmanis, CEO of the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) urges organisations to utilise their workplace and facilities practitioners and ...

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Lighting that’s healthy for your employees

Light is as important to health as a balanced diet or regular exercise. It has a huge impact on our performance, sleep and emotions. Humans are driven by day and night meaning that natural daylight, or biologically effective artificial light ...

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Workplace ergonomics survey 2020

HSE legislation legally obliges employers to protect workers from the health risks of working with display screen equipment (DSE), such as PCs, laptops, tablets and smartphones; but the wider definition of workplace ergonomics is to increase the comfort, safety and ...

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Thirsty work

Keeping building occupants hydrated is a balancing act between taste, quality, wellbeing and sustainability, says Sara Bean Nearly two-thirds of the human body is composed of water, and even a reduction of as little as two per cent of body ...

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Bad air days

Julie Godefroy, Technical Manager at CIBSE, advises on ways to improve indoor air quality in the absence of a definitive regulatory framework People spend up to 90 per cent of their time indoors. It will come as no surprise, therefore, ...

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AJ Products UK turns 20!

AJ Products celebrates 20 years of improving workplaces in the UK. In 1999, AJ Products opened its doors in the United Kingdom to share its unique Scandinavian outlook on how to improve the workplace with British businesses from all sectors. ...

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The FM drinking water dilemma

For FMs, monitoring the wellbeing of occupants has moved up the agenda to become just as important a consideration as ensuring the sustainability of the building they inhabit. In a new report, which FMJ carried out in conjunction with Zip Water, ...

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Hotter takes Comfort with Orthomat from COBA

Orthomat anti-fatigue matting from COBA Europe has been installed by Hotter at its Skelmersdale headquarters and manufacturing site in Lancashire, considered to be one of the most advanced shoe-making facilities in the world. Hotter is the largest shoe manufacturer in ...

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In 2030 workspaces will become sentinent spaces and slo-working to optimise performance and wellbeing

By 2030 we will see dramatic change as office design creates hyper-flexible, human-centric spaces to inspire new levels of productivity, according to theWorkplace Futures report by Nespresso Professional and The Future Laboratory. This implies a fundamental shift not only in how offices look, ...

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