Workplace and facilities management, so the narrative within the industry goes, has always been about the people – both those delivering services and the recipients. But the focus on people is going to become even more pronounced over the next 12-36 months.
Ventilating the air in buildings has taken on increased importance in the wake of the pandemic. Elizabeth Lyon, key account manager at Hemlow, offers important focus points to deliver better quality air
The idea that companies can reduce their real estate footprint, increase the use of automation and technology, and offer more flexibility to their employees preceded the pandemic, listeners to a webinar hosted by the Institute for Workplace and Facilities Management heard this week.
Organisations have a lack of certainty and confidence about what the workplace should and will look like as businesses reopen their physical spaces, listeners of a webinar hosted by the Institute for Workplace and Facilities Management heard this week.
Contract caterers went from feeding buildings full of people to grappling with reduced work and earnings as well as job losses — all in a matter of weeks. Nevertheless, the sector believes that despite the challenges, there is hope through innovation and flexibility. Bradford Keen reports.
Does the pandemic spell the end of the open plan office? In short, no, despite the many headlines and social media pundits calling for its death. This moment in time, however, provides an opportunity to rethink the current layout to enable employees to work effectively, safely and in comfort. Bradford Keen reports.