Can refurbishing your office increase productivity and revenue?

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Your office is, in effect, the face of your company and the quality of it can speak volumes about how your company is run and even how successful it is. These days companies are forced to take a closer look…

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Great expectations…

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Reaching the end of a job interview, the HR officer asks a young engineer fresh out of college about his salary expectations.
The engineer replies, “In the region of £75,000 a year, depending on the benefits package.”
The interviewer inquires, “Well, what…

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How much are meetings costing your company?

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Attending or even hosting meetings doesn’t fill everyone with joy, yet they are essential for the growth and expansion of any business, regardless of the industry. Studies reveal that the quality of the space can actually have an effect on…

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Recipe for change…

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While school meals have improved significantly since the dark days of turkey twizzlers, it appears making food healthier is only half the battle for the majority of schools and colleges. In fact, your school dining room can also make an…

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Is First Dates your guilty pleasure?

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Here at Whitespace one of our current guilty pleasures is First Dates on Channel 4, where a wide range of people are set up on blind dates and we get to see what unfolds – good and bad.
Heart-warming at times,…

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Make it somewhere that works for them…

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…somewhere that enables staff to work to their best abilities and a place that motivates them.
Recent research has revealed that a staggering third of the UK’s office workers are expected to change jobs within the next six months! …and it’s…

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Is your business suffering from empty desk syndrome?

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Are your offices populated more often than not with empty desks? Sales people who only bob in and out from time to time, part –timers, desks for temporary staff and those on holiday or off sick?
Particularly in larger organisations, it…

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New Year, more paper…..

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So January is now upon us and for many it is the changing of the guard in the filing arena. Last year’s files are being completed and new files open for 2016 across the board.
Obviously in a perfect world all…

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Can a cuppa help with productivity?

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How to make the perfect cuppa*

Tea should be made with only once-boiled water with a low mineral content if possible. This is because reboiling reduces oxygen levels and affects the taste, whilst water with a low mineral content allows the…

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Is noise a problem in your office?

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Studies reveal that office workers in the UK can lose as much as 90 minutes per day due to noise distractions!!
Distractions at work are a common problem, it usually happens when we’re under the most pressure to meet a deadline……

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