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Starting to notice buildings – guest blog

This blog is the work of a millennial! Ciara is starting her career and knows very little about work, the workplace or the workforce.  She has agreed to join the Beyond the Workplace Big Conversation to learn more about the topic and to provide her views on life,...

Getting back into the groove

With the summer holidays now well and truly behind us, a new school term underway and the evenings starting to draw in, it’s time to get back to blogging. Taking a holiday in August, from blogging and a number of other activities, was part of an experiment to see what...

Beyond the Workplace is taking to the streets!

  Beyond the Workplace is designed to be different and disruptive, and our first event in London next week will embody this. When it comes to the changing nature of work and workplaces, central to what we wish to achieve is drawing the multitude of little voices into...

Beyond the Workplace – some context

Something big is brewing in how we work today and it is time to really get to grips with what it means for all of us.  To this end, I’m involved in Beyond the Workplace an initiative to build a better understanding of work, the workforce and the workplace. ...
The Toxic Office – guest blog

The Toxic Office – guest blog

A guest blog by Nigel Roberts I spent the early part of my career in mildly toxic offices – the camaraderie of the news room was only slightly marred by the constant fug of cigarette smoke, the mildly epileptic flicker of ecologically unsound neon lighting and an...
Beyond the Workplace – its taking shape

Beyond the Workplace – its taking shape

Since my 30th May update on Beyond the Workplace (#BtWC) the last twelve days have been a bit like the twelve days of Christmas each one bringing exciting and ever increasing developments! I thought about trying to put everything that has happened into verse but that...