One unified service: time for joined-up thinking on workplace

All companies now wrestle with the multi-faceted challenge of how to improve worker performance, so why don’t IT, HR and FM come out of their silos to provide one unified workplace management service?

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

Should we prioritise finding problems over solving them?

Organisations place great store in having a culture of problem-solving, but there are dangers in being so reactive. Getting on the front foot and problem-finding instead could bring business benefits

Starting from scratch: where to find the most innovative start-ups

What are the secret ingredients that make start-ups thrive? And where are they thriving most? This infographic on start up failure rates takes a global perspective to understand what makes start-ups tick


How Japan’s journeymen suffer stress on the daily commute

As Japan struggles to reform its working culture and introduce more flexible practices, research from the Xymax Real Estate Institute shows the impact of commuting stress on Tokyo’s management class


Competing for innovation: internalising the free market

As inter-company competition grows in western markets, how can internal innovation keep pace? Arraz Makhzani of UnWork looks at the benefits and detriments of fierce competition within an organisation


Collaboration conundrum: understanding the changing nature of teams

As the modern workplace evolves, how can we rethink the changing nature of teams? Arraz Makhzani of UnWork weighs up the mounting evidence…


Cultivating the wellbeing culture: five steps to better employee wellness

The conversation around wellbeing in the workplace is getting louder. Companies are waking up to the idea that corporate wellbeing strategies need a multi-dimensional approach to support employees