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Workers in the North East avoided the office even before Lockdown 2.0

Google has conducted research using the data collected from workers’ phones. This data allows Google to track trends in movement in different areas of an individual’s life, such as where they work and their commute. Recent data collected by Google has shown that workplace activity, specifically working from inside the office building, in Tyne and …

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Redrow to include home offices in their new builds

Interestingly, unlike the previous lockdown, the housing sector is still allowed to operate in the following four weeks. The FTSE 250 property construction firm, Redrow, is to start offering home offices in their new builds for the first time in history. This follows a rise in buyer demand for greater space to both live and …

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How The Big Four Accountancy Firms Are Handling Office Space in Covid-19

PwC’s UK Chairman confirmed last month that the firm is unlikely to reduce any of its offices in London, despite uncertainties. Kevin Ellis highlighted the value of working physically in the office, deeming it to “remain a key part of working life”. Collaboration and innovation thrive in a physical and interactive office environment. This announcement …

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SquareFoot’s algorithm to tackle the office space dilemma

SquareFoot is a New York-based commercial property tech startup. When the virus first hit, the firm was faced with an issue – they had 60 employees to a space that could only hold 27 under the guidelines enforced by the state and the US Centre for Disease Control. Hot-desking and squeezing many onto a single …

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What is The future of the Office Workplace?

Initially back in March, the British Government advised office workers that they must work from home. When it was first anticipated that workers could return to their office as the R-rate appeared to slow down, there were many discussions held regarding what the office space would look like. Totally reconfiguring office spaces is out of …

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Sequoia Capital poaches Accel partner for London office

Following earlier news this year that the venture capitalist firm, Sequoia Capital, will be opening a new London office later this year, there have been further office developments. It has been revealed that they have taken Luciana Lixandru from Accel to head up the new office space in London, expected to open later this year. …

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Office furniture and design considerations for a successful workplace

Office design and how you decide to furnish a workspace can end up having a significant impact on overall efficiency and productivity amongst your employees. There are a variety of aspects you should carefully take into consideration when creating an office that gets the very best out of your staff members. Here are some elements …

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London offices sell for £300 million to two investment firms

It has been recently announced that an office block in the heart of the capital has just been sold for a whopping £300 million in total.   Who has bought the offices? The offices, designed by Sir Terry Farrell, are a postmodern office block that has been purchased by two investment firms. The acquisition, managed …

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Amazon starts search for more office space

The e-commerce behemoth Amazon has started its hunt for brand new office space in London, it has been reported. Where are Amazon’s offices in London? The existing office space Amazon includes its headquarters at Principal Place, located on the border of the City and Shoreditch. These offices opened in 2017 and encompass over 600,000 sq …

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