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Disengaged, disillusioned and depressed

Behind smoking and sex, employee engagement is the third largest driver of statistic-led research in the UK. Focusing on the latter, this year’s Symposium’s Employee Engagement Summit set the rather dismal scene, while unveiling just how damaging disengagement can be ...

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Ergonomics, Productivity and Wellbeing

Workplace ergonomics increases the comfort, safety and efficiency of employees by designing the environment around them. Good workstation ergonomics, including the correct chair height, optimal equipment spacing and good desk posture, can help you stay comfortable and effective throughout the ...

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HydroPower

A lack of water leads to lack of awareness, problems with concentration and poor short-term memory. But ask anyone what they reach for when they need a boost, and coffee, tea and fizzy drinks will probably top the list. How ...

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It’s time for facilities teams to drive employee wellbeing

With employee absence costing the UK industry £31.1 billion in 2013, which is the equivalent to just under eight per cent of the UK GDP for the same year, it should come as no surprise that organisations are trying to ...

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The future of everything

Barely a week goes by without a report claiming that millions of jobs will become obsolete in the coming years, taken over by machines. Every time you speak to anyone even vaguely interested in technology you know it won’t be ...

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Tomorrow’s Workplace

Martyn Freeman, managing director, Mitie’s FM business explains how FM providers are responding to a radically changing working environment to provide the workplace of the future Over the last few years the effect of the global recession has seen many ...

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The changing impact of today’s workplace environment

What are the secret ingredients for a great workplace? This is a question that many employers struggle to answer. PHS CEO, Gareth Rhys Williams, discusses the company’s recent research on wellbeing in the workplace It is becoming increasingly important that ...

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Lessons from East

With the rest of the world coming to Britain, America and Europe for education, training and innovation it can sometimes be easy to forget how much we can learn from other cultures. Even for facilities managers. Ben Churchill, chief executive ...

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