Which office layout is the best?

There is heated debate as to what type of office layout is the most popular and productive. Open plan office, cubicles, hotdesking or working from home. Everyone has a preference, but which is the most productive and does it really matter? A recent study by Kristine Spure on Trello compared the three most common office…

Mitigating the risks of snow and ice

In the UK, heavy snow and prolonged periods of very cold weather are relatively rare but, as a result, when it does happen, we tend to find ourselves unprepared. As this week’s weather has proven, heavy snow, and black ice can strike anywhere and cause chaos. When this happens, businesses need to be prepared and…

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…