Is agile working?

Flexible working. Activity-based working. Remote working. Unassigned seating. Recognise these office design buzzwords? Has your company embraced any of these concepts in order to create an environment that supports you to be happier, healthier and more...

The big business of coworking

Currently preparing to make its initial public offering, coworking giant WeWork is presently valued at $47 billion. With over 5,000 staff in 280 locations, across 86 cities in 32 countries, the rapidly growing business is a force to be reckoned with in the...

Who cares about workplace wellbeing?

Workplace wellbeing. A growing trend that has no doubt been doing the rounds in your office. Whilst not an entirely new concept, this focus on the needs and general wellbeing of staff is dominating office culture and changing the way that people work in...

Great flexpectations: the era of flexible working

Economists have long since predicted the arrival of the 15 hour work week, as technological advances make the conventional 9 to 5 grind a thing of the past. What was once the exclusive domain of office managers and HR departments last month entered the...

A double shot of distraction

Forever looking for ways to drown out the office din? Noisy desk neighbour killing your productivity? It turns out that the background noise driving you crazy can actually be used to your advantage! Research conducted by Edith Cowan University reveals that...

Four-day working week: demand is on the up

Back in March, we wrote a blog tackling the topic of the four-day working week (don’t worry, we don’t blame you for not remembering). In it, we discussed how a New Zealand financial firm moved all its staff to a four-day week, recording big boosts to...
Is agile working?

Is agile working?

Flexible working. Activity-based working. Remote working. Unassigned seating. Recognise these office design buzzwords? Has your company embraced any of these concepts in order to create an environment that supports you to be happier, healthier and more...

The big business of coworking

The big business of coworking

Currently preparing to make its initial public offering, coworking giant WeWork is presently valued at $47 billion. With over 5,000 staff in 280 locations, across 86 cities in 32 countries, the rapidly growing business is a force to be reckoned with in the...

Who cares about workplace wellbeing?

Who cares about workplace wellbeing?

Workplace wellbeing. A growing trend that has no doubt been doing the rounds in your office. Whilst not an entirely new concept, this focus on the needs and general wellbeing of staff is dominating office culture and changing the way that people work in...

Great flexpectations: the era of flexible working

Great flexpectations: the era of flexible working

Economists have long since predicted the arrival of the 15 hour work week, as technological advances make the conventional 9 to 5 grind a thing of the past. What was once the exclusive domain of office managers and HR departments last month entered the...

A double shot of distraction

A double shot of distraction

Forever looking for ways to drown out the office din? Noisy desk neighbour killing your productivity? It turns out that the background noise driving you crazy can actually be used to your advantage! Research conducted by Edith Cowan University reveals that...

Four-day working week: demand is on the up

Four-day working week: demand is on the up

Back in March, we wrote a blog tackling the topic of the four-day working week (don’t worry, we don’t blame you for not remembering). In it, we discussed how a New Zealand financial firm moved all its staff to a four-day week, recording big boosts to...

How to find the perfect office

How to find the perfect office

Relocation on the cards? You probably don’t need us to tell you that finding the perfect space for your company and team can be hard work. There’s so much to think about – where do you start?   A good place to start, in our opinion, is taking the time...

Employees prepared to quit over poorly designed workplaces

Employees prepared to quit over poorly designed workplaces

It’s no surprise that the workplace environment has a huge impact on an employee’s performance. If employees don’t feel comfortable in their surroundings, then they’re not going to produce their best work – it’s as simple as that. A poorly designed workplace...

Top tips for keeping your team engaged this summer

Top tips for keeping your team engaged this summer

It’s no surprise that the workplace environment has a huge impact on an employee’s performance. If employees don’t feel comfortable in their surroundings, then they’re not going to produce their best work – it’s as simple as that. A poorly designed workplace...

Want loyal employees? Here are the conversations you need to have

Want loyal employees? Here are the conversations you need to have

Want loyal employees? Here are the conversations you need to have  When was the last time you sat down with your employees, one to one, and had a good ol’ catch up? Regularly touching base with your employees is a chance to find out how they’re getting on,...

What does the perfect office look like?

What does the perfect office look like?

Open plan, heaps of natural light, comfy chairs, fixed desks, a cafe and free snacks. If you haven’t guessed already, we’re describing the perfect office. Well, this is the perfect office according to 1,000 employees and 500 business owners quizzed by...

Break recruitment traditions, boost workplace diversity!

Break recruitment traditions, boost workplace diversity!

The benefits of having a diverse workforce can’t be understated. Research tells us that companies made up of people with different backgrounds, skills and experiences perform far better than their less-inclusive counterparts.