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Engaging office design for Millenials

Ah, the gift of youth. A good business will actively seek to employ bright young things who have bags of enthusiasm and bundles of ideas but a different generation brings a different attitude to the workplace. Millennials – those born between the mid 1980s and early 2000s – are graduating from university, completing apprenticeships and […]

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Refurbishment lessons from the Palace of Westminster

So there is to be a ‘full and timely decant’ at the Palace of Westminster. No, not the pouring of another bottle of Châteauneuf-du-Pape but the mass exodus of MPs while the Palace of Westminster undergoes a full refurbishment. The major restoration of this most historic of workplaces is expected to take six years, and […]

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Office refurbishment – a quick step-by-step guide

A new year and a new you? If you’ve already broken your resolutions, consumed your body weight in cheese and failed to make it to the gym, don’t fret – 2016 can be a new year, a new workplace. January is a brilliant month to re-evaluate your office environment. In the cold light of day, […]

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Injecting colour into office design

Are you beige or vanilla? As well as being shades of cream, these colour names are now being used to describe boring, uninteresting people and things. As office interior refurbishment and space planning specialists, we recognize there is a time and place for neutral colours – especially in the workplace – but adding a vibrant […]

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Office design and productivity go hand in hand

If you pay your staff to work eight hours a day, five days a week, you’d expect them to make an effort during those hours, right? Wrong. Although you can expect some time to be lost to idle gossip, procrastination and social media surfing, research has found that UK office staff are only productive for […]