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Working in small spaces

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, working from home has become common across the UK and offices are downsizing due to the increase in hybrid working and hot-desking. But with working from home comes creating an office on minimal footprint. Students and ...

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IWFM warns of worker welfare on 2022’s first day ‘not back in office’

For many employees, today is the first working day of 2022 but due to ongoing working from home restrictions the majority will not be attending their usual workplaces. According to the latest research from the Institute of Workplace and Facilities ...

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More than two-thirds of workers are at risk of a cyber security attack

A recent study by telecommunications provider, TextAnywhere, looked into the screen habits of 1,000 employees in the UK and revealed that over two-thirds (67.4 per cent) are using their mobiles for work, imposing a serious threat to business security. Businesses ...

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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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Over two-thirds of people working from home during lockdown cite social engagement as the thing they missed the most

A poll conducted by ISS UK during ‘Lockdown 3’ found that 67 per cent of respondents missed social engagement when working from home during the Covid lockdown periods. According to the facility services company, the impact on workspace management will ...

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Rule of six

James McGill, Vice President, Customer Success at HireVue describes the six competencies to look for when hiring ‘work from home’ (WFH) team members Working from home isn’t a new concept, in fact before the pandemic changed how we view the ...

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Home design

What began as a short-term response in March 2020 has morphed into a way of life for millions of office staff who continue to work from home. Sam Rylands, Marketing Manager for DURABLE warns that the quality of the ergonomics ...

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Government U-turn means staff now encouraged to work from home

The Government has today reversed its return to work policy, with Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove telling BBC Breakfast that people in England should work from home “if they can” to reduce social mixing and slow the spread of the ...

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Research highlights the concerns of UK workers

As workplaces reopen research has shown that although many UK workers have enjoyed the benefits of working from home, almost a quarter (24 per cent) said their mental wellbeing was lower than normal, a higher percentage than in other countries ...

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RICS survey: pandemic raises questions across the office sector

As the Coronavirus crisis continues to take its toll across the globe, results from the Q2 2020 RICS UK Commercial Property Survey point to a further deterioration in conditions. In Q2, a net balance of -55 per cent of respondents ...

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