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Investing in staff wellbeing…

How and where you eat your lunch at work depends a lot on the facilities you have available and their condition.  Do staff have access to a microwave, fridge and somewhere to sit?
Some companies we visit say they don’t have…

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‘Mise en place’

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Translated, this means ‘putting in place’ and is a chef’s ritual of preparing the cooking area before starting any actual cooking. Making sure they’ve got everything to hand before they begin; positioning ingredients and equipment tidily, in order and within…

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How do you best address the needs of agile workspaces? – Guest blog – Connection

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That’s a question we get asked a lot by customers and our industry partners alike. Which is no surprise: if you Google ‘agile working’ or similar terms you’ll find thousands of results, this is a hot topic across the globe….

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Schools need shepherds…..

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As the reality TV subject randomiser finally brings celebrity sheep dog training to our screens, (we kid you not!) it does make you wonder what could possibly be left? Baking on Ice, Britain’s Got Topiary, SOS Stamp Collecting?
It did however…

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Clear your desk there’s a new way of working…

Office refurbishment Bolton, Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Liverpool, Leeds, UK

Well, not exactly a new way of working as it’s now just over a year since UK workers were given the legal right to request flexible working. As a result fewer people now work the conventional 9 to 5 day…

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Ditching books for phones!!

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Studies reveal that one in 10 young adults have never read a novel! Instead they are turning to their smartphones.  The research found that social media is affecting their ability to concentrate, meaning a shorter attention span.
Why should we encourage…

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Cash, holidays, laptops…

Exam Success

These are just some of the things parents are promising their children for passing exams!  But what are schools and colleges offering to attract students to their education establishment? Whilst parents and students will look for a school or college…

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Work smarter, work smaller.

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With holidays in full swing, many business owners find themselves surveying an office with a number of empty desks as staff members take well-earned breaks.
And whilst this is obviously peak season, many are beginning to realise that with around four…

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One size does not fit all…

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Air travel passengers come in many shapes and sizes, children, teenagers, adults, all with different heights, yet seat spacing in the main cabin of an aircraft is generally uniform except at exit rows.  This ‘one size fits all’ seating arrangement…

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A place for everything…

Office storage solutions, Executive office furniture, Bolton, Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Liverpool, Leeds, UK

…and everything in it’s place.  Storage is a vitally important part of any workplace, but one that is often overlooked! At Whitespace when we undertake an office refurbishment or relocation we always strongly recommend a storage audit.  This entails understanding…

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