How agile working is helping to transform businesses worldwide

How agile working is helping to transform businesses worldwide

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Firms have always had concerns about the efficient use of their offices, and for good reason. After staff, real estate is their most expensive and valuable asset. Twenty or more years ago, before the Internet began to unravel the bonds that tied us full time to the workplace, most people had fixed hours in one […]

Does declining productivity spell the end for IT and property directors?

Does declining productivity spell the end for IT and property directors?

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When it comes to increasing organisational output, which in turn directly relates to real wage growth and higher living standards, the only determinant is productivity, measured in terms of output per hour worked. This is at the heart of all businesses and is essential for growth. The basic facts on productivity are clear. For over […]

The world’s enduring addiction to the joy and misery of commuting

The world’s enduring addiction to the joy and misery of commuting

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Commuting is one of the most complained about yet least explored facets of our working lives. This is in spite of the fact that it consumes so much of people’s time, energy and money, is presented as one of the main arguments for more flexible working practices and is so closely linked to our wellbeing. Yet […]

Current issue of Work&Place explores intersecting worlds of people, place and tech

Current issue of Work&Place explores intersecting worlds of people, place and tech

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As we prepare the upcoming issue of Work&Place (don’t forget to subscribe on our homepage), a reminder that the September issue of Work&Place is available to download or view as a PDF or now in an online edition. Amongst this issue’s highlights are: Ian Ellison’s retrospective of last Summer’s Workplace Strategy Summit; Jim Ware offers up a case study of workplace […]

The weekly Insight newsletter is now available to view online

The weekly Insight newsletter is now available to view online

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In the latest edition of the weekly Insight newsletter, now available to view online; Mark Eltringham describes some of the most readily identifiable themes at this year’s 100% design, while Sara Bean hails Richard Branson’s adoption of a flexible working policy for his personal staff. The British Council for Offices (BCO) launches the much awaited new […]

New issue of Work&Place is now available to download and read online

New issue of Work&Place is now available to download and read online

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The September issue of Work&Place has today been published and is available to download or view online. Amongst this month’s highlights are: Ian Ellison’s review of June’s Workplace Strategy Summit; Jim Ware offers up a case study of workplace transformation at NEF from the perspective of the  firm’s CEO; Agustin Chavez and Laurie Aznavoorian consider how the […]

Book Review: Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace by Nikil Saval

Book Review: Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace by Nikil Saval

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Nikil Saval’s book Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace pulls off that rare feat for a parochial business book of being intelligent and informed (which many are) as well as fascinating, entertaining and realistic, which is rather less commonplace. He pulls this off with plenty of references to pop culture including television series such […]

The latest Workplace Insight newsletter is available to view online

The latest Workplace Insight newsletter is available to view online

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In the latest copy of the Workplace Insight newsletter available to view online; Chris Kane argues that people and place are a company’s most valuable assets and only by developing them both in tandem will you unlock their true value. We reveal that far from improving their work/life balance, flexible working means nearly half of managers […]

The new issue of Work&Place is now available to view online

The new issue of Work&Place is now available to view online

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The new issue of Work&Place is now available to view online. Published by Occupiers Journal in partnership with Insight it offers a wide range of thought leadership, research, commentary and case studies from the world’s foremost commentators, academics and practitioners in the world of workplace design and management. Contributors this quarter include Professor Franklin Becker […]

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