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It’s just life now: Debra Ward in conversation with Mark Eltringham

It’s just life now: Debra Ward in conversation with Mark Eltringham

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There is currently a great deal of talk about the way people experience the workplace. It is a subject linked to the changing nature of work but also a growing awareness that the old demarcations of time and place are falling, and with them the demarcations between the workplace professions.  This subject may be topical […]

Where to have great ideas + Workplace professions + London’s office market

Where to have great ideas + Workplace professions + London’s office market

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In this week’s newsletter; Giuseppe Boscherini explores the growing importance of creativity at work; Mark Eltringham argues that the three professions of the workplace, HR, IT and FM need to adapt and notes a growing disconnect between a firm’s earnings and the number of people it employs. In commercial property, demand for office space in […]

Landmark buildings can lead to an identity crisis for tenants

Landmark buildings can lead to an identity crisis for tenants

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Companies want to brand themselves in lots of ways and for lots of reasons. There are all the usual reasons to do with marketing but when companies talk about brand and how it is integrated with architecture and the design of their offices they are equally likely to be concerned with attracting staff and making […]

Line up of speakers announced for Workplace Trends: Research Spring Summit

Line up of speakers announced for Workplace Trends: Research Spring Summit

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The research-driven Workplace Trends Spring Summit returns for 2019. We have two sessions with invited guest speakers, our keynote and the after lunch debate. Following a recent Call for Abstracts and a blind peer review by our two moderators for the day, Nigel Oseland (Workplace Unlimited) and Mark Eltringham (Workplace Insight), the remaining sessions have […]

Podcast: The British new wave and the evolution of the workplace

Podcast: The British new wave and the evolution of the workplace

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In this podcast I talk to Mark Eltringham about British music, which leads to a discussion about bands from the early days of new wave in Liverpool, including Echo & The Bunnymen. The evolution of music serves as a metaphor which leads to a conversation about the history of the workplace where Mark shares his […]

Successful EFMC event in Sofia sets its sights next on Dublin

Successful EFMC event in Sofia sets its sights next on Dublin

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The Sofia Event Center in Sofia (Bulgaria), hosted from 5 to 8 June the 26th Edition of EFMC, the European Congress of Facility Management. The event, held for the first time in the Bulgarian capital, has brought together world experts of the sector and has served as a platform for communication between Facility Managers, suppliers, […]

Deus ex machina; what will the coming era of automation and robotics mean for the workplace?

Deus ex machina; what will the coming era of automation and robotics mean for the workplace?

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The only two things we know for certain about the era of robotics and automation in the workplace are that it will be with us far sooner than many of us expect, and its implications will be far reaching and unlike those most routinely anticipated. However, a clear picture is beginning to emerge about its […]

HR Directors turning their attention to workplace design and experience

HR Directors turning their attention to workplace design and experience

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The role of HR Directors is going to change in the future as they will increasingly become “curators” of the office, charged with generating the right atmosphere to inspire millennial workers, according to a study of 100 HR Directors by Unispace. The study claims found that there will be greater HR ownership of the physical […]

Insight weekly: Putting the brakes on the robots + The problem with recycling + The workplace in art

Insight weekly: Putting the brakes on the robots + The problem with recycling + The workplace in art

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In this week’s Newsletter; eminent scientists from the Royal Society and British Academy call for a new approach to deal with the challenges of automation; Michael Tyerman on why it’s no longer enough to use recycled materials; Mark Eltringham considers how artists have depicted the workplace over the centuries; Neil Usher describes the thinking behind the […]

The riddle of productivity + Legal implications of AI + Designing collaboration space

The riddle of productivity + Legal implications of AI + Designing collaboration space

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In this week’s Newsletter; Mark Eltringham looks at designs for those who need to be connected permanently to something other than the inside of their own heads; the legal experts from Berg offers advice to employers on the incoming gender pay gap legislation; and from the most recent issue of Work&Place David Woolf charts the rise […]

A report into facilities management that is hard to swallow

A report into facilities management that is hard to swallow

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I’ve wanted to write this piece for a while. I suspect it’ll piss a few people off. But I need to get it off my chest. I’ve held off writing it because I have been worried that it will be seen as disrespectful to the memory of a well-liked and respected member of the facilities […]

Future shock + Government saves billions in property + Technology and real estate

Future shock + Government saves billions in property + Technology and real estate

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In this week’s Newsletter; Jo Sunderland visits the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) latest office in the new heart of New York; and Mark Eltringham remembers Alvin Toffler, author of Future Shock. The majority of employers are unprepared for new gender pay reporting Regulations coming into force in April; plans unveiled on a landmark £1 billion project […]

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