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Nov01

How To Office Design Wrong

That Is The Question

Open-Plan Office Design

We all want the best, most productive and profitable office design we can afford and deliver, and there are always trends to follow, scientific breakthroughs to listen to, and surveys telling us what we should do to maximise the efficiency, motivation and happiness of staff.

Aug15

Open-Plan Sabotaging Workers’ Focus

That Is The Question

Open-Plan Office Design

New research claims the open-plan design of some offices is ‘sabotaging’ workers’ ability to focus on their work, and that increasing connectivity, which is supposed to give workers the high-tech plug-in to the information flow to help them in the modern work environment, is actually ‘paralysing’ them with information overflow.

May15

Design To Beat Office Stress – Or Face The Consequences

Design To Beat Office Stress – Or Face The Consequences

$300 bn per year.

That’s the cost of work-related stress to the US economy, according to new figures.

Feb15

The To-Do List

Best Practice for Office Design

The To-Do List

If you’re starting a company and looking for the To Do List as far as office design is concerned, the world is full of advice – trendy this, cool that, integrated the other.

Nov09

Enaflo Accredited by FIS

Enaflo Accredited by FIS

Enaflo are delighted to announce that we have been accredited by FIS (Finishes & Interiors Sector), an organisation representing specialists in all aspects of the interior fit-out and finishes sector.

Oct09

Empowered Workers Maker For Profitable Businesses

That Is The Question

Open-Plan Office Design

A new research project, Wellness Together from Sapio Research, surveyed 1000 UK-based office workers and 50 Facilities Management experts, suggests a strong link between people feeling catered and cared for by their workplace/employers and how this impacts business performance.

Jul17

The Coin-Toss Of The Open-Plan

That Is The Question

Open-Plan Office Design

When it became the hot new trend in office design, open plan layout was supposed to do so much – it would put an end to the internal ‘corner office’ hierarchy of reward through real estate, it would break down cubicle hell and isolation in the workplace, and it would inspire team and cross-team working, building stronger interpersonal relationships between colleagues into the bargain.

Apr04

Office Design Critical In A Post-Loyalty Age

Employing millennials?

Office Design Critical In A Post-Loyalty Age

You really can’t afford old-fashioned thinking when it comes to office design.

Jan17

The Do’s and Don’ts of Office Design

Office Planning Tips

The Do’s and Don’ts of Office Design

The Huffington Post may not be the go-to source for office planning tips, but a recent article on the site claims business owners are failing to take the full space of their office build into consideration.

Nov10

The World is Full of Gimmicks

Desks

The world of office design is where all the gimmicks in the world get together to hunker down and network, brainstorm and hot-desk.

Sep01

Create An Inspiration-Space To Boost Productivity

That Is The Question

Open-Plan Office Design

When designing an office space, you’re looking to maximise three elements: professionalism, productivity and personal contentment of your staff. There’s been a tendency in design circles to focus on the strictly physical aspects of achieving those three goals, but a new piece on the Wired website by Tim Hulse suggests creating the right work environment goes far beyond desk space and noise floors.

 

Jun05

To Kook Or Not To Kook

That Is The Question

To Kook Or Not To Kook

When it comes to office design, you have a fundamental choice to make.

Mar28

The Green Office – The Trend of 2017?

UK office workers’ productivity is poor.

The Green Office – The Trend of 2017?

Very poor.

Research has shown that we spend only three of every five work days actually working. That means as an employer, you’re paying your staff almost half their salaries to do nothing that enhances your productivity or your output.

Thanks for that, it’s much appreciated.

Dec21

Office Noise

Designing around The Noise Problem

Office Noise

Open plan offices have been a reality for decades, reducing ‘cubicle fever’ and breaking down walls between the ranks in an office environment to promote team working. But a new study from Oxford Economics claims that open plan offices can actually hurt employee productivity.

Oct18

Happy Office Workers

Desks

We all know by now that office design is a key factor in ensuring happy officeworkers – and that happy officeworkers are productive, helpful, solution-finding officeworkers.

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