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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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Clerkenwell Design Week is a barometer for trends in the workplace sector, says Beth Harrison, a Director at Sketch Studios The trick with visits to exhibitions like Clerkenwell Design Week, the huge workplace design event which takes over London’s home ...

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Time to focus

Eve Fitzhenry, Head of Marketing at Boss Design, explains why quiet space free of distractions is an essential component of modern workplace layouts If you ask office workers what they find most irritating and unproductive about their workplace, they are ...

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Room on the outside

With square footage at a premium in many locations, organisations are under pressure to review their use of space. Cyril Parsons of Office Principles makes the case for utilising external meeting facilities The concept of regularly using external space to ...

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Office jungle  

Biophilic design is all about reconnecting human beings with nature. So why not get creative with your office planting and enjoy a walk on the wild side? says Kirsty Jones of Plant Designs There’s a growing body of research suggesting ...

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Creative expression

The company behind Tommee Tippee wanted its new HQ building to support growth and agile working, wow its staff and celebrate the ‘rollercoaster ride’ of bringing up baby Mayborn Group, the global company behind parenting super-brand Tommee Tippee, recently invested ...

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Frazzled workers want employers to invest in breakout spaces

Unhappy workers are imploring their employers to create office breakout spaces so they can eat lunch away from their desks and reset for the afternoon, according to new research. A survey of over 1,000 UK office workers’ carried out by ...

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Flexible principles

Office environments are changing as space becomes multifunctional. Julian Sharpe, principal director at TP Bennett, looks at the benefits and drawbacks of this trend and asks if shared spaces require a different FM regime  The world of office design is ...

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LEGO, JustGiving and TransferWise confirmed to support Workplace Week 2018 in aid of Children in Need

Marking its seventh consecutive year, Workplace Week London 2018 – brainchild of global change management firm Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA) – will take place the week commencing 12th November 2018. More than 20 organisations, including 10 debutants, have confirmed their ...

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Space to work

Workplace transformation projects don’t always deliver the expected results. Angela Love, a director at Active explains why workplace design can’t be left to designers Almost twenty-five years ago Paul Krugman, the famed economist and columnist for the New York Times, commented: ...

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