Health & Wellbeing

Trends for 2020

Wellbeing, coworking and digitisation key FM influencers in 2020

13/12/2019
It’s always risky to make predictions for the coming year, but it seems pretty certain that at least some of the main influences on the FM sector over the past year; wellbeing, coworking, coping with...
Office desks

Why movement-friendly furniture holds the key to positive and productive working

11/11/2019
While workers are benefitting from streamlined workflows and faster processing power, could their physical wellbeing be taking a hit? And are businesses potentially missing out on the kind of...
Sick building syndrome

Poor Indoor Air Quality a Major Contributor to Sick Building Syndrome

29/10/2019
Facilities Managers are being urged to consider the benefits of a reliable ventilation system, in light of the news that poor indoor air quality is contributing to the return of sick building...
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Sustainable thinking - a wider role for the FM sector

29/10/2019
Sustainable Facilities Management often centres on the FM’s role in managing buildings, for instance, improving the energy management of a site, reducing the amount of waste going to landfill or...
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The AJ Products Workplace Health Survey 2019 Investigates Wellbeing in the British Workplace

11/10/2019
The AJ Products Workplace Health Survey 2019 Investigates Wellbeing in the British Workplace A study by AJ Products has revealed that over 40% of workers in the UK think that their current work...
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Mental health - apps and hotlines

10/10/2019
Maintaining and encouraging a mentally resilient workplace environment is higher up the priority list for businesses than ever. In honour of World Mental Health Day (Thursday 10 th October 2019), we’...
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Student Accommodation: The Demand for Community-Focused Design

18/09/2019
With 96% of students saying they have felt stressed at university and 56% feeing stressed constantly*, all aspects of the student experience need to have student mental wellbeing at the heart. We are...
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Why is Office Nutrition so Important?

12/09/2019
Adults that work full-time spend 60% of the hours that they are awake in their place of work. During this time, on average, these workers will consume a third of their daily calorie intake. Consuming...
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Why are Companies Turning to a Four-Day Week?

05/09/2019
In 1973, British workers were haunted by the spectre of the three-day week, a measure introduced by the Conservative government to conserve electricity. Now, reaction to fewer working hours is much...
Biophilic Design

How Biophilic Design can Transform Workspaces Forever

30/08/2019
Biophilic design might seem like a pretentious name for a simple concept – sticking a few plants in an office – but significant evidence and research suggests carefully planning a workspace or urban...
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Hot Desking Advantages and Disadvantages

28/08/2019
Hot desking anxiety is one of the most searched for terms when it comes to the topic of hot desking. With the rise of WeWork, Hubble and other flexible working environments that operate on a hot...
Flexible Working

Your Guide to Flexible Working: Examples, Benefits and Challenges

28/08/2019
Advances in technology along with the overhead costs of managing an office and the increasing importance of sustainable buildings has resulted into an increased shift towards flexible working. We...

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