Technology is the great enabler for employee wellbeing programmes

Technology is the great enabler for employee wellbeing programmes

employee wellbeingTechnology is now integral for short and long-term employee wellbeing following the dramatic changes to working life caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Thomas Woods, Vice-President of Enterprise for Virtuagym, the global fitness technology provider.  The argument was made during a keynote presentation at the Virtual Engage Employee Wellbeing Conference, a case study led solutions event addressing the important challenges and opportunities relating to the mental, financial and physical health of people in the workplace. More →

HRIS software sets out on a people-centric future

HRIS software sets out on a people-centric future

HRISIn the past, Human Resources Information System (HRIS) software was largely created with the needs of HR professionals and system administrators in mind. The future of HRIS however, is an employee-centric system which has been come to be known as an Employee Experience Platform (EXP). PeopleSpheres is an EXP that centralizes all HR functions within a single portal. With this tool, employees and HR teams alike can seamlessly navigate between the different HR applications within their organisation while being confident that they have the best tools on the market to manage each part of the employee life cycle. More →

Thought Machine and LABS agree major deal for new Bloomsbury HQ

Thought Machine and LABS agree major deal for new Bloomsbury HQ

Thought Machine, core banking technology company, has agreed to lease all 67,000 sq ft, at 7 Herbrand Street, WC1, in a bespoke deal with leading flexible workspace provider LABS. The building will become its new London headquarters to support its ambitious growth plans. More →

Redwigwam scoops largest ever contract to provide 10,000 flexible workers

Redwigwam scoops largest ever contract to provide 10,000 flexible workers

Redwigwam has won its biggest ever contract as demand surges for flexible workers across the UK. The Liverpool-headquartered company specialises in providing fully managed, trained and flexible staff for a wide range of sectors including the retail, logistics, cleaning and hospitality industries. It has just won a contract which will provide employment for 10,000 temporary staff across the country, in a variety of roles, over the next six months. More →

Turn your commercial buildings into virtual power plants

Turn your commercial buildings into virtual power plants

A new white paper from OakTree Power explains how an innovative technology called Green Demand Side Response (DSR) can help organisations transform their commercial buildings into a virtual power plant. Paradoxically, commercial buildings not only represent one of the biggest sources of greenhouse gas emissions, but also have the potential to utilise their own electricity as a resource to sell back into the Grid – a process familiar to many domestic homeowners with solar panels or Tesla Powerwalls. More →

SAP partners with The Carbon Community on new scientific forestry research to drive climate change efficiency

SAP partners with The Carbon Community on new scientific forestry research to drive climate change efficiency

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) has announced it is investing in scientific forestry research with The Carbon Community to enhance nature-based solutions to climate change, and improve the efficiency of carbon removal from the atmosphere. This research reaffirms SAP’s commitment to helping organisations operate sustainably by ensuring these processes are having the greatest impact on the planet. More →

Resimercial Collective by Connection heralds new era of hybrid working

Resimercial Collective by Connection heralds new era of hybrid working

The Resimercial Collective by Connection is the perfect design to respond to the evolution of commercial interiors in the era of hybrid working. A cross pollination of materials and aesthetics, with the comfort of home styling and the durability and functional demands of a working environment. As the lines between distinct work functions in a space become more and more blurred, the Resimercial Collective is designed to blend areas together to create a harmonious environment that facilitates hi-performance and the wellbeing of employees. More →

Design Social North will reinvigorate the creative workplace sector in the North of England

Design Social North will reinvigorate the creative workplace sector in the North of England

Design Social North is the new event bringing the design community and creative businesses back together in the North of England. The organisers have created DesignFestivalNorth, a 3-day showcase of leading design brands and companies, presented in a series of events taking place this July in showrooms across Manchester, and a dedicated ‘design hub’ located at Impossible in the City Centre. It takes place from Tuesday 13th-Thursday 15th July 2021. More →

Seminar will explore the route to a great workplace culture

Seminar will explore the route to a great workplace culture

The events of the past 16 months have focussed attention on how we best bring people together to work, collaborate and learn from each other. That is why workplace occupancy and collaboration technology specialist Jooxter has curated a new webinar to help firms understand the challenges and opportunities they have in the new era of dispersed collaborative work. The webinar will explore how they can best bring people together, offer them a world class workplace experience and achieve great results. A panel of experts will discuss the evolution of hybrid working and how to create a team culture for better collaboration.

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ISDA’s new City of London office features KI desks, storage & meeting tables

ISDA’s new City of London office features KI desks, storage & meeting tables

After outgrowing their offices at One Bishop’s Square, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) worked with interior design studio Shaw Studios, and Furniture dealer, Day2 Interiors to relocate to 25 Copthall Avenue/London Wall. More →

Best British offices crowned at BCO Awards

Best British offices crowned at BCO Awards

Taunton’s UK Hydrographic Office Headquarters was named ‘Best of the Best’ at the British Council for Offices’ (BCO) National Awards, and also took home the ‘Corporate Workplace’ award. The office was joined by six other award winners recognised as leading examples of excellence in the office space. This ‘roll of honour’ includes two buildings in London: The Brunel Building on Canalside Walk, and 160 Old Street, a refurbished office space in the “Silicon Roundabout” district. More →

Tarkett and Note Design Studio interpret circular economy in Tarkett’s new showroom in Stockholm

Tarkett and Note Design Studio interpret circular economy in Tarkett’s new showroom in Stockholm

Recently launched is Tarkett Ateljé, the new Stockholm-based showroom designed in collaboration with Note Design Studio. The space is created as a forum for sustainability and design talks, in a setting that showcases circular economy being put into practice. More →

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