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People, Place and Productivity – fresh perspectives?

People, Place and Productivity – fresh perspectives?

It all depends on how one looks at the situation is a question I constantly ask myself. As another year draws to a close and we weather the storms of uncertainty and volatility the workplace agenda has been a real eye-opener. It reinforced my view that apart from the...
Through the looking glass…

Through the looking glass…

When Alice steps through the looking glass, she finds a strange mysterious world. Lots of things look familiar, but nothing is quite as it seems. It’s an alternative universe… where things are contrary to the real world… where things are not as they should...
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)...
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...
#TWPC We’re off!!

#TWPC We’re off!!

After many months of deliberating and planning, The Workplace Conversation is off and running. Our dream is to engage with as many people as possible to make a difference. It’s not just to talk about workplace issues, but to generate real actions as to how to help us...
A Millennial view from the sidelines #1

A Millennial view from the sidelines #1

GUEST BLOG BY CIARA O’CONNOR Like a lot of people my age, I’m engaged in a few different kinds of work. One of them is tutoring children at home – but sometimes it’s outside in the garden. Sometimes it’s writing on windows with markers or...