“HR tends to forget the physical workplace also has an impact on performance.”
Tags: Office design
Alex Wilkins: More than ‘a bit of backache’, how badly set-up workstations harm workers and employers alike
At home or work the employer has the same legal obligations around health.
New survey reveals that the quality of office environments influences employee wellbeing and productivity yet majority of workers say it is not a high priority for senior management
A new survey by office design specialists, Peldon Rose, has been released today on Blue Monday – officially the most depressing day of the year.
Two twin brothers who were once partners at Goldman Sachs and have since founded a cutting-edge New York startup called Delos, have published revolutionary manual on office design, Bloomberg reports.
This week’s CoreNet Global Summit 2015 focused on disruptive innovation, looking at how our perception of physical space is changing and how this will redefine our experiences in the future, particularly when it comes to understanding our working environment.
A study, which involved transforming the National Grid headquarters to meet a number of financial, brand and wellbeing objectives, shows that re-designing a workplace to include improvements such as comfort and access to meeting spaces has a direct impact on staff performance and satisfaction, resulting in benefits to the bottom line.
Employees who work in environments with natural elements report a 15 percent higher level of wellbeing, six percent more productivity and 15 percent more creativity.