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Workplace facilities, such as the equipment used and how office space is utilised, can have a big impact on employees' working environment.
A “facilities agreement” is a formal agreement between an employer and a trade union setting out what facilities the employer provides for the union.
3 Jul 2015
With the use of hot-desking and the number of flexible workspaces on the rise, David Whincup, head of the London...
4 Jun 2015
Investment in office space is increasing, yet so is flexible working, meaning offices are rarely at full capacity. A new...
2 May 2008
Health and Safety Executive chair Judith Hackitt has called on HR professionals to ensure lessons learned from disasters such as...
18 Jul 2007
The Sports Council for Wales is to invest funding of £2m into growing the fitness of the Welsh workforce.The council will...
4 Jul 2007
Electronics manufacturer Toshiba has won a £30,000 prize to transform its smoking room into a gym.
This week, staff will...
15 May 2007
A badly designed, poorly organised work environment is detrimental to productivity and health. Sally O'Reilly reports.
1 May 2007
Risk is a natural part of running a business. But how does an organisation ensure it manages those risks effectively?
21 Mar 2007
Less than half of UK organisations are preparing for business disruption, despite fears of upheaval caused by extreme weather conditions...
15 Nov 2006
Workers at HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have been told their desks must be clutter-free to promote “efficient business processing”....
12 Sep 2006
Anne-Marie Balfour advises employers of their obligations towards employees who are breastfeeding
6 Feb 2006
HR services firm Northgate Information Solutions has decided to abandon its Hemel Hempstead head office after it was partly destroyed by the explosion at Buncefield oil storage depot two months ago
9 Aug 2005
Meetings dominate the way in which we do business today. Can virtual meetings ever really replace face-to-face meetings?
5 Aug 2005
The HSE is investigating an on-site death at Heathrow's Terminal 5.
12 Jul 2005
More than 1,000 employees in Surrey have signed up to an innovative car-sharing scheme being run by the council.Staff in...