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Guest Blog | How Workplace Design Influences Productivity

When it comes to workplace design, seemingly trivial adjustments and enhancements can lead to big improvements from a productivity standpoint. If you are interested in approaching workplace design more strategically to ultimately increase your bottom line and improve the well-being of your workforce, the following suggestions will help point you in the right direction.

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Guest Blog | How office signage is beneficial to staff and clients

Despite the move to remote-/hybrid-working, the office is still alive and well. It’s just largely taken on a new function as a place to meet rather than a place to do tasks. This means that now is the perfect time to review how it functions. With that in mind, here is a quick guide to office signage and how it benefits staff and clients

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Can Having the Right Lighting Improve Productivity?

Everyday, we encounter light - no matter where we are, both artificial and natural light has a dramatic impact on our bodies and minds. Light is a necessity for the human being to live life and ensuring you have the right kind of lighting for your needs will help you see a drastic improvement in your productivity and mood. Getting the balance is crucial, read on to find out more:

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How to Create an Inclusive Culture for Remote Workers

With the current epidemic effecting every area of life, from social events, lockdown, reduced travel, even some shops closing their doors temporarily - the list goes on - and the one very pertinent area its affected is where you work. With the vast majority of those employed being forced to transfer their usual work habits to work-at-home habits, as the country went into lockdown. This made it even more critical, and more challenging for the HR department. Especially, as life smooths out once again, and maybe your fellow co-workers - or your employees prefer remote working, and the question is: How can you make sure that the culture of the office is inclusive for those working-from-home?

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3 of the best ways to stimulate the return to work

Return to work. These could be the words that your employees are dreading of hearing. After over a year of going through various lockdown stages, the workplace is starting to open up again with employers, maybe you included, trying to encourage your employees to return to work. Whilst working remotely has had its difficulties, you and the rest of your employees may have found that you have all easily slipped into a new routine, that you all enjoy having less travel time and that the thought of returning to work is very overwhelming and daunting. However, as an employer, this is when your employees need you the most to encourage and motivate them back into the office. Read on to find out the 3 best ways for effective stimulation to the return to work.

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Office Storage: How Much Do You Really Need?

It’s the question that is regularly asked and is difficult to answer because there is no straight answer. This is because every business is different, has a different set of standards and is run by different people, which is a good thing, right? As this gives each business the variety that is needed, however, the need for office storage is the same and whether you’re looking to go paperless or maybe just need some encouragement to sort through those old filing cabinets you have been avoiding for the last year, hopefully the question as to how much office storage you need can be answered.

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Sustainable Workspaces

Real estate is responsible for 40% of the worlds carbon emissions and we are trying to make practical commitments to reduce the issue as a result. Co-working spaces that are not making a conscious effort to be environmentally sustainable are seen as outdated. The importance behind sustainability whether to adopt this within your organisation, can really make or else break your business. People want to see your conscious efforts and values in action.

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The Best Doors For Office Interior

Every workspace has a different layout and interior style, meaning the requirement for unique and other features such as doors and windows. It all depends on the aesthetic of your space and the design route you want to go down. While different designs and styles help complement your office décor, it is also essential to consider the main elements, such as doors and how they operate within a chosen design.

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