productivity

This changes everything: office life after the great return

In the third of a five-part series on the long-term impacts of the pandemic, Krupa Solanki of UnWork investigates who should return to the office and how they should behave

Healthy buildings: how can we achieve better results?

While the impetus for creating healthy buildings seems greater than ever, there are some historic barriers to progress.  In the final instalment of a series of articles, Paul Wells sets out a roadmap for change

Constructing healthy buildings: what is holding us back?

The drive to use smart building technology to create healthy office buildings has been given added impetus in the age of Covid-19.  In the second of a series of articles, Paul Wells examines the barriers to sustainable progress

Why we need to focus on healthy buildings right now

The current pandemic presents an opportunity to use smart building technology to address welfare for people and planetary health. In the first of a series of articles, Paul Wells sets out the business case for healthy buildings

Why digital wellbeing is a top priority for the younger workforce

Taking a ‘digital detox’ is not an option in the current lockdown if people early in their careers want to communicate. So, organisations need to make doubly sure the digital wellbeing of their employees is being addressed

From ‘officles’ to giant sneeze guards: the new open office

As companies plan for the return to work after the lockdown, how will they guarantee the safety of the workforce? Two global design experts share their ideas

Reimagining the workplace: how coronavirus may change the future of work

For many, work habits and rituals have changed beyond recognition since the crisis began. AECOM workplace director June Koh explores how these collective experiences may shape the office of the future – for the better

Psychology of automation: how robots affect our mental wellbeing

As machines begin to take on office tasks previously done by human workers, what do people really think about robots making us redundant? And could this help how workplace change is managed?