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GSK development plan boost for smart precinct in life sciences

Our latest WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at a proposal by pharmaceutical giant GSK to develop a key UK research & development site. Is this the future of the life science workplace?

Will health demands prompt a shake-up of old office hierarchy?

Our latest WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at a new Californian study which signals a shift in the power balance in the workplace as employees demand healthier and greener environments

Prioritise health in future hybrid work model, says RSA report

A new UK report commissioned by insurer Vitality proposes a ‘healthy hybrid’ approach to managing physical and mental health in the workforce after the ravages of the global pandemic

Change up: five ‘musts’ for negotiating workplace change

From wellbeing and engagement to smart infrastructure, workplace transformation is consuming organisational strategy – how can companies stay abreast of change and create more resilient strategies for the future?

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Cambridge institute plans ‘world’s first’ in sustainable office refits

Is the most sustainable building the one that already exists? A joint team from Cambridge University and architects BDP believe they are on the brink of a breakthrough

Design in the age of crisis: creative ideas take flight

Architects and designers have responded to an open call from the London Design Biennale and Chatham House to generate radical ideas that will reshape our working world

Climbing the hill: Amazon HQ2 looks ahead with The Helix

This WORKTECH briefing looks at the latest plans by Amazon to create a community-friendly campus, the rise of the consumer office and the role of acoustics in increasing productivity

Puzzle of Wellbeing: putting the post Covid-19 pieces together

Workplace wellbeing is clearly understood at the personal employee level, but less so when it comes to translating policies into company performance. A new report from 360 Workplace sets out to crack the code