Office Relocation Seminar: Creating an inspirational workplace

Thursday 09 November 2017

09:00 - 10:30

FREE

Herman Miller Showroom, 61 Aldwych, London WC2B 4AE, UK

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Overview

This free seminar is designed to provide you with all the information you need to prepare for a seamless office relocation. We will guide you through the key stages to ensure your project is carried forward to achieve optimum success. This seminar identifies key areas that should be considered in advance of any office design project. These areas will help you to create an environment where employees can flourish and achieve their full potential, benefiting themselves and your organisation.

Companies are approaching their property strategy with a view to driving better performance, and increasing profits. Your property and your people are two for your biggest assets and are intrinsically linked. Everyone wants to make sure that their staff can work as efficiently as possible, so how do you design a working environment that will make a difference? Can you create a workspace that better supports the productivity of your staff? This seminar aims to give you the ammunition you need as you set out on your journey to create a high performance working environment.

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Why should you attend?

In a recent survey, 73% of the staff told us that their workplace did not support their tasks or they found it de-moralising. Do you like your workplace? How does it make you feel? Is it somewhere that helps you do your job better? What do your colleagues think of it? Office designers have been asking these questions and backed by academic research from behavioural psychologists and evidence from corporations from Google to Jive Software we know that happiness fuels productivity and success. What’s more good office design creates an environment that engages employees, fosters a sense of creativity, motivation and, crucially, points to evidence of more productivity.

This seminar will help you to better understand what makes your staff happy and motivated, and the effect that the design of your office will have on productivity and creativity. This is an unmissable event if you are planning an office relocation, refurbishment or want to become the employer of choice.

Speakers

Tony Fisher, Director at Lambert Smith Hampton

Understanding your commercial property value

Tony Fisher will give a current perspective on the commercial property market in London and the Thames Valley, providing you with the information you require to reach your property objectives.

Stephen Hemmings, Partner at Menzies

Maximise the capital allowances

Stephen Hemmings will provide an introduction to Capital Tax Allowances including an update on relevant legislation, trends and precedents.

Jessica Mackie, Designer and Workplace Strategist

Creating an inspirational workplace environment

Jess will explain what agile working means and why if you apply the concept properly you will have happier people, see reduced levels of absenteeism, lower operational costs, more efficient use of your entire property estate and, crucially, increased productivity.

The Venue

The seminar will be held in the Herman Miller showroom, which will give the opportunity to take a look at some of the latest trends in office furniture. Office furniture needs to be flexible and it needs to suit the ever-changing working patterns in today’s world. Office furniture has a major impact on the happiness of your staff. You will be greeted at the door with a fresh coffee or tea and you can enjoy a continental breakfast before the seminar starts.