Intelligent workspaces will be centred around better-equipped employees, who are empowered by smart tech, rather than hindered by it. It won’t be long before the likes of digital assistants, voice-controlled devices and interactive whiteboards will be commonplace in all workplaces.
Published: 5 May 2018
The Western trend of ‘casual Fridays’, also known as ‘dress down Fridays’ has been widely adopted by many UK businesses for several years, with some now taking on this more relaxed approach five days a week. For a large number of enterprises, jeans and a nice shirt have become the workwear norm.
Published: 3 May 2018
No matter how fantastic your work equipment is, it is still important to take breaks. It’s simple: if you sit in any chair all day, regardless of how ‘high-tech’ and ‘ergonomic’ it is, you are very likely to develop aches and pains. The reasons it is important to break are: To avoid postural fatigue; To avoid visual fatigue; To refresh yourself mentally and To improve productivity.
Published: 25 April 2018
Office design can directly affect the working environment in a variety of ways, which in turn can affect the overall success of the business. Small changes to optimise the office design can pay dividends in many ways, so we’ve outlined how your company can be affected and what steps you can take to solve HR issues with great office interior design.
Published: 11 April 2018
Linking to this, National Conversation Week is taking place from 19th – 25th March and encourages us to make effort to have more conversations in the workplace and build relationships with colleagues and managers. Below, a range of experts give their advice on how to make the most out of National Conversations Week and conduct effective conversations in the workplace.
Published: 9 March 2018
The Internet of things, is creating new cross sector collaborations and B2B arrangements like we have never seen in. Organisations will have to reconfigure their approaches to workforce planning and dismantle internal and external barriers, experimenting with never-before conceived business models.
Published: 8 March 2018
Memories of Christmas are fading, but many of us will no doubt have gained a few pounds over the festive season. But, for nearly one third of the nation’s professionals, it doesn’t stop there, with 29.1 percent admitting that their work has led them to gain weight.
Published: 12 February 2018
People analytics and mental well-being to gain favour in the 2018 workplace, as Millennials take over and a shrinking talent pool fiercens the competition for hiring the very best. The generation that values personal development and work-life balance over money and status will continue to nab the most influential roles and lead organisations in 2018.
Published: 8 January 2018
Those who travel from the relative safety of the UK to these areas are, in the most part, fully aware of the challenges they face. But there are less evident perils lurking in the most beautiful and apparently safe locations. This week, a UK doctor reportedly escaped a shark by punching it in the face after the animal injured him in Australia. According to the victim, the shark jumped out of the water and hit him in the right shoulder.
Published: 5 December 2017
Research reveals that C-Suite executives do not fully appreciate the factors that keep employees happiest at work and the impact that the office environment has on their employees’ productivity and wellbeing.
Published: 19 November 2017