health & wellbeing

Rising resilience: how to create a resilient working culture

In a time of constant change, resilience has never been a more critical characteristic for the workforce and workplace. A report by Nespresso highlights how individuals, teams and environments can remain resilient during times of flux

antimicrobials

Green building experts caution over new ‘anti-viral’ materials

A group of leading green building organisations, architects, and scientists have warned that building materials with added antimicrobials have no proven health benefit – and may not be as green as they seem

Changing places: are offices and healthcare centres set to swap?

Our latest WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing discusses a new design forecast for 2021 from Gensler which suggests a creative exchange in function between workplace and wellbeing spaces

Low productivity and ill health? Blame your boss

Organisational culture and leadership skills need reassessing to manage employee wellbeing during a crisis, says leading psychologist Cary Cooper in an exclusive interview with WORKTECH Academy

Meal for one: how the pandemic has changed how we consume food

From a cohesive social experience to an individual activity, how has the pandemic changed our view on how and where we eat? And how can the industry respond?

Can Germany’s innovation powerhouse kick the habit of small offices?

Germany invented the open office concept but is struggling to open up to new horizons in office design, according to a survey from the Gensler Research Institute

The race for wellbeing

Going for gold: why wellbeing is the winning workplace strategy

From high performing teams to cultivating psychologically safe environments, athletes and academics raced to discuss the importance of wellbeing in the workplace at the WELLNESS 18 conference