Thoughts on Covid: Workplace Design – Recollection not Revolution

Guest post by Nigel Oseland, Workplace Unlimited UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson made his rather ambiguous announcement last Sunday on his Covid-19 exit strategy. There have been plenty of previous posts from the workplace industry anticipating the announcement and how redesigning the office is the solution. But I firmly believe that we already have the … Continue reading Thoughts on Covid: Workplace Design – Recollection not Revolution

Thoughts on Covid: The Case for Active Travel

Guest post by Maggie Procopi, Workplace Trends Yesterday (Saturday 9 May 2020) U.K. transport secretary Grant Shapps announced what he called a “once in a generation” £2 billion plan to boost cycling and walking both during and after the lockdown. Upmost in his mind must be the need for workers to return to their offices … Continue reading Thoughts on Covid: The Case for Active Travel

Thoughts on Covid-19: Things Have Changed

Guest post by Ian Baker, Head of Workplace Consulting, EMCOR UK "People are crazy and times are strange,I'm locked in tight, I'm out of range,I used to care, but things have changed."(Bob Dylan - Things Have Changed, 2000) Just before this current situation got ‘very real’ I read that when we look back on major … Continue reading Thoughts on Covid-19: Things Have Changed

Thoughts on Covid-19: Workplace Design Challenges Post COVID-19

Guest post by Francisco Vazquez, 3g Smart Group and Workplace Trends Iberia COVID-19 has not only put our healthcare system in tension, but has also come to question the traditional model of face-to-face work that exists in most companies. The pandemic we are experiencing has made telework the new normal for millions of people and it is foreseeable that … Continue reading Thoughts on Covid-19: Workplace Design Challenges Post COVID-19

Thoughts on Covid-19: The role of workplace in organisational recovery

Guest post by Tim Oldman, Leesman In late February I was swapping messages with a friend in Switzerland. I had a new client project brewing in the city where she lives so I’d have a good excuse to be there in the next few weeks. That meant she and I had an excuse for dinner … Continue reading Thoughts on Covid-19: The role of workplace in organisational recovery