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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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Designing to increase productivity

Can the office environment really make that much difference to productivity? There have been many questions raised around environment and productivity recently, with a whole range of factors in the […]

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Make space for Christmas

As the festive season gets underway, it’s worth considering the various elements that can make or break a workplace Christmas and what can be done to improve our goodwill to […]

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Emerging Technology

The sheer scale of the change that has occurred in office workplaces over the last few decades is pretty overwhelming. In the last forty years, we’ve moved from typewriters, IBMs, […]

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Agile Working

Combining modern technological advances, shifting attitudes to the workplace and the changing demands on employees in the 21st Century, agile working can increase staff productivity while providing a very real […]

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Redesign, Recruit, Retain

When it comes to talent recruitment and retention, the office has become a key influencer in today’s market. Thanks to technology there’s now more of an overlap between what’s work […]

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Small changes, big differences

Creating a carbon conscious workplace We’re all better informed on issues surrounding sustainability, the benefits of creating a carbon conscious workplace, the problems surrounding plastic waste and the general need […]

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Ways to Make Your Office DDA Friendly

The term DDA, is not limited to people physically handicapped. It also refers to individuals who are intellectually, psychologically, and educationally challenged. According to the World Health Organization, disability is […]

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The Top Five Workplace Trends

Leesman have reached a significant milestone with their recently released piece of research, The Next 250K.  Over the past 5 years, they have interviewed over 250,000 employees in 2,000 workplaces […]

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Why embrace agile working?

The work environment is shifting rapidly, resulting in new challenges and opportunities for companies in the UK and around the world. This evolution has seen an end to the traditional […]

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The hidden world of air conditioning

The hidden world of air conditioning is an often overlooked yet vital part of a building’s structure. Effective temperature control is essential to enable a productive workforce whilst also supporting […]

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