The Evolving Landscape of Modern Office Design

From the humble open-plan offices of the not-so-distant past to today’s innovative office designs which feature employee-focused leisure areas, intended to boost the wellbeing and productivity of employees, the design of a typical workplace has undeniably changed over… Read More

Illuminate your workspace with ActiVita desk lamps

It’s not just where you sit, it’s the environment in which you work What do we know about daylight? It is clear that daylight has the power to energise us. At midday, in clear weather conditions, daylight measures… Read More

Technology lights up the workplace

Step into any workplace and it’s easy to spot a multitude of modern gadgets and technologies. Employees are rarely spotted without their smartphone, tablet or laptop in hand – sometimes all three at once. Workers at their desks… Read More

How does facilities management impact workplace productivity?

  There is overwhelming evidence to support the idea that health, wellbeing and productivity of staff is significantly affected by workplace design. In particular, the role that Facilities Management (FM) organisations play in designing and maintaining the workplace… Read More

Planning for the New Year in the workplace

The festive season can be one of the busiest periods in the workplace. As the end of the year draws nearer, employees will be working hard to meet outstanding deadlines, preparing for annual leave and most importantly, celebrating… Read More

Office layout: how can it improve productivity?

Office development Over the past century, offices have seen many variations in layout and style. The impact of an office’s design on employee productivity is a widely debated topic and studies have been conducted to determine whether a… Read More

Getting smart with productivity

Smart technology is having a major impact on the productivity of many global organisations. Throughout the world, organisations are already using smart technologies, ranging from security control to the management of energy saving initiatives. The generation of digital… Read More

The ‘ideal’ office for a productive day at work

Does the look and feel of an office affect the productivity of the employees working there? Organisations now take a lot of time and effort to design a workspace that looks good, feels inviting and most importantly, creates… Read More

What helps and hinders productivity in the office?

Companies are constantly searching for ways to keep their costs as low as possible and a common method of achieving this is by improving the efficiency of working practices. In order for managers to improve the time management… Read More

Document management has a high cost on company productivity

Each year, the average UK employee will print a staggering 10,000 sheets of paper, and of those 10,000 sheets it’s estimated that around 70% will be wasted. Research shows that as many as 1 in 20 printed documents… Read More