Handle with care: managing people in the post-virus workplace

WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing is a new addition to the Academy’s coverage during the pandemic. In our first video feature, Academy director Jeremy Myerson discusses the potential impact of coronavirus on experience, mental health and leadership at work

Coronavirus challenge: can we work from home effectively?

As coronavirus tightens its grip, more and more companies are sending their people to work from home. But while greater organisational interest in flexible working is welcome, research suggests there are considerable barriers to enabling work in the home

Will ‘floworking’ be the fourth age of the financial workplace?

The major changes seen in the financial sector over the past decade are set to develop in new and intriguing ways, according to WORKTECH’s Financial Workplace 19 conference

Tactical urbanism: the art of giving workers space to enjoy the city

As the workplace extends from the desk to the district, the rise of quick, inexpensive, small-scale urban changes to create vibrant public spaces is set to have a growing impact on work and life in the city

future gazing

Facing digital assassination? Innovation predictions for 2020

What’s in store of us in 2020 as technology takes on a growing range of social challenges? UK innovation foundation Nesta has made a series of ten predictions

cities

Utopia or dystopia? How work shapes health in our cities

As our polluted urban centres struggle to be great places to live and work, public health policy is now turning its attention to what happens in the workplace

Sustainability

Go for green: why sustainability is back on the radar in 2019

Sustainable design has been pushed down the corporate agenda by the buzzwords of wellbeing and amenity. Now it’s back – driven by millennial commitment to climate change

Amazon HQ

Is the rise of the super-experience the next frontier in workplace design?

In the race for talent, improving workplace experience is now on the radar of every organisation. But as new technologies and design practices raise the stakes in what can be achieved, are we now entering the era of the super-experience?