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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...
Taking to the Streets

Taking to the Streets

Beyond the Workplace took its first major step on Thursday with over 50 people meeting in Trafalgar Square to experience Street Wisdom, kickstarting the Big Conversation in earnest. For most, it was a completely different experience and for some it provided remarkable...

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...

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 (#BtW) – something really is stirring!!

Beyond the Workplace (#BtW) – something really is stirring!!

  On Wednesday I witnessed something quite special – a group of people with authentic commitment and passion underpinned by decisive leadership. I came away from the first British Institure of Facilities Management (BIFM) Chartered Institure of Personnel...