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Work was less distracting when an apple was just a fruit…

There’s no doubt that we rely on the latest technology to make us more efficient. Mobile phones, laptops, tablets, some people don’t know of a life where these didn’t exist… But are these tools actually more distracting than helpful?
Office workers…

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“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen” Sir Winston Churchill

Do you worry that spending long hours sitting at you desk is damaging your health?  If you do it’s perfectly understandable!  Recent studies reveal that sitting in a sedentary position for long periods of time is actually bad for your…

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Office by day, dance studio by night…

If you could make your office disappear at the end of the working day what would you like in its place?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employees at Heldergroen in Amsterdam are unable to work after office hours, because at 6pm a key is turned and the…

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The Gherkin, Shard & Walkie-Talkie, whatever next?

London’s skyline is dominated by such sights as The Gherkin, The Shard and The Walkie-Talkie!  As its newest office building ‘The Cheesegrater’ gets ready to welcome 6,000 city workers in November, what’s next?
The Cheesegrater – This impressive skyscraper is currently…

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Is your office design encouraging teamwork?

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We are finding that collaboration and the introduction of informal working environments are trending in 2014, and we don’t see this changing any time soon…
Collaborative working environments encourage employees to work together and connect with each other.  An open plan…

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Could you benefit from office ergonomics?

Have you ever arrived in work, sat down at your desk ready to start your day but unable to get comfortable, needing to adjust your chair and/or desk to the right height or position your monitor to avoid glare from…

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A lot has changed in 10 years…

As The Apprentice returns to our screens for a 10th series, it appears that boardroom attire has barely changed at all in 10 years*, however, the same cannot be said for office spaces…
Technology and Millennials (the generation of workers who…

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How can I make my workplace more flexible?

Take a look around, is your office space being used to its maximum potential? With the cost of office space being one of the biggest expenses for your organisation, isn’t it time that you started to get the most out…

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Can the design of my workplace improve staff well-being?

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Studies show that our working environment has a huge impact not only on the way we work, but also on how we think and behave…  Whether it’s too noisy, lack of natural light, no room to move around, the temperature…

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Should my workplace have a breakout area?

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In our opinion, most definitely yes!  Our research suggests that more and more businesses are recognising the importance of introducing a breakout area to their office space…  It is reported that the average UK office worker is spending more time…

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