EPC: How to Improve Your Commercial Property’s Energy Efficiency
If you’re a commercial landlord in the UK, you may already be familiar with the concept of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs). But are you aware of the importance of an EPC, not just for compliance, but also for attracting and retaining tenants, reducing energy bills, and ultimately, increasing the value of your property? In this […]
What is office design and how do workplaces benefit?
Office design covers all components of the workspace, including decor, layout, lighting and the use of furniture and different zones. In this guide, we’ll explore the benefits of office design and highlight reasons why businesses should consider hiring a professional design company. Introduction: What is office design? Office design is a broad term, which covers […]
What is Resimercial Design?
Resi- what? Resimercial has been the hot trend for many office refurbishments – but what does it mean? Residential meets Commercial Resimercial design is a term used to describe an interior design that combines elements of both residential and commercial design. This style of design is often used in office spaces, hotels, and other public […]
What is Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) in the workplace
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) is starting to be prevalent across business journals and boardrooms throughout the UK – but what does it mean? Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) refer to the three central factors in measuring an organisation’s sustainability and societal impact. These factors have become increasingly important to […]
IT Tips – Keeping Your Devices Safe in the Heat
Due to unprecedented hot weather, it’s especially important that we keep ourselves and our devices safe from overheating. Most of us welcome hot weather, but when it’s too hot for too long, there are health risks. Alongside health risks, our IT equipment and electronic devices need extra care and can also contribute to the heat […]
Planning for Reoccupation of the Workplace
Organisations need to plan for the return to the workplace. How and when people work needs addressing for the successful reoccupation of the office. Workplace Reoccupation The health pandemic has significantly changed the way many office employees work, with a huge proportion still working flexibly from home for either part of all of their week. […]
The Office Hub Model: The Workplace Re-imagined
As more and more employees start to re-integrate into the workplace in the most flexible manner we’ve ever seen, there’s one conversation that is still very much in mid-flow – what exactly is the role of an office for today’s hybrid workforce? Whether dedicated offices are actually needed or not isn’t, it appears, up for […]
Return to Work: Agile and Hybrid Working
For businesses with an office base, the post-pandemic period is causing a significant conundrum. Do employers insist on their workforce returning to the office and as a result, help justify the significant costs associated with running an office building, or do they continue to let workers work from home and risk a commercial nightmare with […]
Smart Thinking – Smart Planning
In today’s connected, fast-moving business environment, organisations must constantly strive to stay ahead of the competition. Innovation and collaboration Sparking Innovation – But why is collaboration so important? It is seen as a precious source of competitive advantage. The goal is to bring employees together and combine skills and disciplines to spark creativity and cross-fertilisation. […]
What is an Environmental Policy and What Should it Include?
How an Environmental Policy (EP) can reduce a property organisation’s carbon footprint. Reduce, reuse; recycle policies; incentives i.e. paper, waste segregation, light bulbs, batteries, printer cartridges, packaging etc. There is no doubt that it is the responsibility of every organisation to reduce its impact on the environment and operate in a sustainable manner. What […]