Joanna Carter

Challenges for construction in 2021
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With Covid-19, Brexit and continued financial instability, 2021 looks set to be a challenging year for the construction sector. Each new year brings with it a raft of challenges for the construction industry across the UK. This year has seen...
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What does office wellbeing design look like in 2021?
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Wellbeing at work requires more than company policies and perks - it hinges on workspaces that are designed around people. 2020 has seen a huge push to improve the wellbeing of employees. This year has seen steps taken to protect...
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Over a quarter of businesses looking to reduce office space
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One in four businesses in Scotland are planning on getting rid of office space as long-term home working becomes the new normal. The business community in Scotland continues to be unsettled with more than a quarter of firms saying they...
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The best office designs of 2020
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Most people may have been working from home this year, but office design doesn’t sleep and 2020 has seen the opening of some fantastic workspaces. Office design continues to evolve, with the new workspaces of 2020 helping to shape the...
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Reducing your business’ environmental footprint in 2021
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Environmental impact is an important factor for businesses to tackle, but you need to look at more than office design when it comes to reducing your negative impact. The effect that businesses have on the environment has been a hot...
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What to expect from your hybrid workspace in 2021
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Hybrid workspaces are one of the biggest office trends for next year. However, they are a lot more than a design trend - they represent a shift in the way we work. This year’s pandemic has sped up the shift...
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New calculator shows savings and environmental benefits of long-term flexible working
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A new green calculator from O2 could help companies assess the savings that flexible working could bring, in terms of money and emissions. When utilised correctly, not only could flexible working result in benefits for employees, it could also see...
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Remote working during Covid-19 has increased employee mental distress
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Blurred lines between home and work since people started working remotely during the pandemic could be leading to a mental health crisis. While working from home during the Covid-19 pandemic has been a requirement and has also been seen largely...
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Flexible office space demand likely to rise post-Covid
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The drive for more agile working practices that has been accelerated by Covid-19 is likely to see the demand for flexible office space to rise. While many workers are happy to continue working from home, with a recent study finding...
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Office design and branding: Why you need to combine the two
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When it comes to designing your workspace, it isn’t just functionality that you should bear in mind. You also need to bring your brand into the design. Branding as a marketing strategy is an old idea and one that companies...
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