Taking seating to task

The days of specifying task seating for completing tasks in one fixed place are on the wane. Working in a specific place for a set amount of time is no longer a necessity within most companies. Spaces are often no longer ‘owned’ by individuals; instead they are increasingly being encouraged to move between locations and utilise the space as and…

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The Future of Work and the Impact of Technology

Earlier this year, office design and fit-out specialist Area Sq, and GCS Recruitment Specialists invited ten business leaders to the Kyocera HQ to discuss the future of work and the impact that technology continues to have on this area. The panel consisted of Tracey Rawling Church, Head of CSR at Kyocera; Julia Nott-Macaire, Director at Hadron International, Will Lawrie, Commerican…

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High Street food outlet toilet problem solved with Space to Change

‘High Street’ food outlets can actually benefit from the recent High Court ruling about toilet provision with a new option in “away from home” WCs. Even before the judgement, small food shops with at least 10 seats were obliged to provide a customer toilet. Under current Building Regulations (Approved Document M 2013), if there is limited space, then the toilet…

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TopBrewer is a main attraction in Assael Architecture’s new breakout space

Assael Architecture have integrated a state-of-the-art TopBrewer coffee machine to encourage staff to use its brand new breakout space. John Assael, Co-Founder of the RIBA Chartered Practice, first experienced the TopBrewer whilst visiting RIBA’s offices at Portland Place where two TopBrewer coffee points are positioned in ‘The Forum’. John was impressed by the streamline design of the app-controlled TopBrewer and…

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Modern office design; how style meets substance

By John Sulzmann, founder, Artworks Solutions John has considerable experience in commercial design solutions for workplace interiors and built Artworks Solutions from a one man operation to its present 60 strong team. He has over 20 years industry experience in the sign, graphics and design industry. Artworks Solutions provides digitally printed bespoke graphics, branding and decorative solutions for the workplace…

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Tracerco sees the HD future with Hiperwall

Videowall specialist Saville Audio Visual has added their dynamic HD technology to the headquarters of one of the UK’s leading oil and gas technology companies. International oil and gas service provider, Tracerco is part of the Process Technologies Division of Johnson Matthey and a world leader in its field. The company aims to ensure full optimisation and efficiency of customer…

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How to incorporate a sense of inclusion and individualisation within the workforce

Clash of Cultures? With the Millennials now hitting the workplace countered by an ageing workforce of an estimated third being over 50 by 2020, the average office has never been as diverse. So it comes as no surprise that the challenge for many senior management and facilities teams is how to create a space for the differing work styles, roles…

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