Hot Desking, The Pros and Cons

A modern office phenomenon, hot desking isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, but it does offer some clear benefits. Firstly, it can reduce office costs by around 30 per cent and lead to a more efficient work place – but there is some debate about whether it’s good for staff morale.

Change is always unsettling and if you are considering introducing hot desks in your office, be aware that you may face some stiff resistance. Consider starting off with an optional hot desk area. This will slowly introduce the concept to your staff and limit the chances of open rebellion.

Here are some more top tips on how to make a successful move to a hot-desking workspace… Continue reading

Ways to make your office more environmentally-friendly

It doesn’t matter where you work, or whether you are the boss or a part-time employee, we could all benefit from a more environmentally-friendly workplace. Not just from a global environmental perspective, but also from a safer, cleaner and more appealing personal workspace.

The benefits go beyond those of the individual and can have very positive impact on the business also. Happier, healthier, fitter employees are more productive, take less time off work sick and value their job more. Continue reading

Moving offices? Here’s the plan

Whoever said moving home is the most stressful things you’ll ever do obviously never had to plan and execute an office relocation.

On the surface it may sound straightforward. Find a shiny new office, sign the lease and chuck the desks and computers into the back of a van, right? In reality, carrying out the perfect office move is anything but easy…unless you plan everything meticulously. Continue reading