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Reframing The Way We Work

Cyril Parsons, joint managing director and co-founder of design and workplace consultancy, Office Principles considers how the office might present itself, post the Coronavirus pandemic, and anticipates the changes to […]

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Staying Healthy

A survey conducted by The Institute of Employment Studies during lockdown found that people forced to work from home are living less healthily. Of the 500 workers surveyed, half were […]

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Welcoming Staff Back

Although we’re not quite there yet, talk is now turning to a return to the office for many workers across the UK. While the economy champs at the bit to […]

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More or Less?

Two schools of thought are emerging as we consider the office and the way we work, post lockdown. There are those who think there will be a requirement for larger […]

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Addressing the Fear Factor

As Boris Johnson briefs those who can’t work from home to return to their normal work environments, anxiety and stress levels have increased when it comes to the changes that […]

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A Good Time To Look Forward

While the country remains in lockdown and the majority of office workers are managing their work from home, many companies are limited in their productivity and the amount of output […]

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Work Well, Work at Home

With the situation regarding coronavirus changing on a daily basis and the gravity of the threat under constant reassessment, those of us who can are increasingly choosing to work from […]

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Making the connection

Research shows that chronic loneliness can be as bad for our health as smoking. Recognised as an epidemic in the UK, loneliness has been identified as a by-product of our […]

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Creating a Culture

With the spotlight on corporate culture and how it impacts on current team members, as well as the attraction of future talent, it’s good to identify what gives a company […]

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Time to let the dogs out

Friday 21st June is ‘Bring A Dog To Work Day’. It’s official – the national day for employers to welcome dogs (and their responsible owners !) to the workplace, poop […]

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A place to escape

Variety of space has been proven to be conducive to improved productivity and plays a key part in the provision of an all-around better office experience for all employees. In […]

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The trend to ‘defurb’

The ‘defurb’, a look and style once popular with certain sectors, namely media and tech bods, has started to spread throughout the commercial property market. Corporates are increasingly stepping away […]

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In the City: Manchester

A dynamic location with a diverse range of businesses, from cutting-edge tech startups to ecommerce giants, it’s no surprise that Manchester’s commercial property market is currently booming and Office Principles […]

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On the bright side

Recent research indicates that happiness in the workplace is gradually improving. With a one in three figure moving towards an approximate one in four employees stating feelings of unhappiness at […]

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Use your head

Mental health is of equal importance to physical health when it comes to the workplace environment. We need both to keep us functioning and fully fit and, just as it […]

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At first glance

When the door opens onto the office, the reception is the initial point of contact; first impressions are made in this space and you don’t get a second chance to […]

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Spaced Out!

With square footage at a premium, particularly in certain commercial hot spots in London, and across other sought after City Centre locations, there’s an emerging trend for businesses to use […]

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