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Mitie offers guidance to help Britain get back to business post-lockdown

As the UK government makes plans to loosen current lockdown restrictions, many businesses are considering what action is needed to ensure their workplaces reopen safely. To help with this, Mite has launched a comprehensive guide for facilities managers, ‘Getting Britain ...

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Ergonomic insights

FMJ recently carried out a survey with ergonomics specialists DURABLE to gain insights into how FMs approach ergonomics in their organisation. Sam Rylands, DURABLE’s Marketing Manager offers a preview of some of the key results ‘Ergonomics’ has been a concept ...

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Blowing hot and cold

Giles Korner, Head of Smart Buildings at engineering consultancy HDR | Hurley Palmer Flatt, explains how the latest technologies can improve environmental conditions for building occupants The design of buildings is becoming more focused on the wellbeing of occupants, creating ...

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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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Tailored space

The working environment is an essential element to work performance, one that can make or break a business. But should the employees fit the environment, or should the environment be tailored to suit the needs of the employees? asks Murray ...

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Rise and shine

Caroline Whaley, co-founder of career coaching organisation Shine for Women, discusses how we can make the workplace more human, welcoming and successful for men and women alike When we feel in control, we can grow, develop and become better people. ...

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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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KI furniture helps create agile, flexible workspace at Philips’ new UK HQ

Staff at Philips’ UK HQ have successfully transitioned to their new agile working environment, a culmination of many months of research and preparation. Located in Guildford adjacent to the company’s former offices, the new facilities achieve 30% greater density while ...

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Lost underfoot

Choosing a floor for your offices might seem to be little more than a stylistic exercise but there are important factors to consider. FMJ speaks to industry experts to find out everything you need to know and decide before installing ...

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‘Agile working’ coming to you soon

As an FM you’re likely to be at the forefront of profound change in the way your organisation works, and if you aren’t personally involved yet you will be soon. Martin Davies, director of training, BIFM Training explains more New technology ...

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