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Brussels – breaking the rules

Brussels – breaking the rules

Yesterday, like a lot of others, I took the train into central London. However it was just the start of my journey as I was off to Brussels by Eurostar.  As we sped through the Kent countryside I wondered what my visit to the Belgian Social Security Services HQ (FPS)...
Spanish Surprises

Spanish Surprises

Recently, I had the opportunity to renew my acquaintance with Madrid and it turned out to be a very interesting experience in more ways than one.  Apart from participating in 3-Goffice  conversation about the Spanish perspective on the future of work and the...

Are you allergic to offices?

I’ve written a couple of guest blogs for Chris but realise that I never actually introduced myself, so I thought it might be worth doing so seeing as hopefully you’ll be hearing a bit more from me in the coming months. My name’s Ciara, I’m 24...
Rising to dizzy heights!

Rising to dizzy heights!

Does smart working require a smart building? An interesting question, which was brought into focus by my visit to BT Tower in January. I was there to celebrate the achievements of a smart working initiative – the TW3 awards. As I stood in the high-speed lifts that...
Street Wisdom – some reflections

Street Wisdom – some reflections

A stroll to clear my head or a wander to gather my thoughts has featured in my life for as long as I can remember. However, it’s difficult to do this in a busy city like London. When my friend David Pearl introduced me to Street Wisdom it seemed to me to be the...

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,...