A trial in Iceland of a 4-day workweek was so successful that 86% of the working population has now shortened their work hours or gained the right to do so, with other countries expected to follow suit.
July 9, 2021
A group of designers took to the virtual stage with NeoCon to explore the role of design in today’s rapidly changing world. In this event, we learn how practitioners are using design as a tool to enable much needed change.
July 8, 2021
Buildings may be static, but people are dynamic, so physical design must account for the motion of people through the static space. Re-designing your space for activity-based working can improve the workplace experience by meeting the needs of your workforce.
July 8, 2021
For young workers, work is a place to find meaning, mentorship, and growth. However, there is a big disconnect between what they need and what employers are offering. Gen Z are not only looking for good bosses; they’re looking for mentors and coaches that will help them become the best version of themselves.
July 7, 2021
During Coworking Assembly’s latest webinar, experts discussed how to overcome current barriers to making flexible workspace on the UK high street work.
July 5, 2021
To enable harmony, productivity and growth, employers and employees must trust each other. Trust is a vital ingredient in the future of work, particularly as companies are now offering long-term flexible work options. Here are 3 ways to build trust with employees going forward.
July 2, 2021
Cat Johnson’s latest Coworking Convo explored the best tried-and-tested lead generation strategies for coworking and flexible workspace operators.
July 1, 2021
Every office can enjoy the benefits of nature at work, and it doesn’t need to be an expensive reinvention. Start by focusing on quick wins, such as better lighting, better air quality, and the introduction of biophilia.
July 1, 2021
A recent report from LifeWorks found that drug use among Americans has increased since the pandemic.
June 30, 2021
The benefits culture is strong for today’s workforce with staff actively deciding to work with companies that offer the best perks. Whether that’s free snacks, unlimited PTO or parental leave options, let’s explain the basics of today’s benefits.
June 29, 2021
Gig workers enjoy the flexibility that the gig economy provides, and they report being more satisfied with their professional lives when compared to their traditional employee counterparts. However, there are disadvantages to gig work, mainly that it leaves workers unprotected.
June 28, 2021
Many companies are making remote work permanent, but there are still challenges to overcome. Going forward, there is a need for deeper collaboration and connection. These 3 strategies can help distributed teams thrive, and not just survive, remote work.
June 25, 2021
Jonathan Price reflects on “the greatest ever reward for failure”, a sum of $1.2 billion, which was paid out to WeWork’s founder, Adam Neumann. Why is there a reluctance in big business to make executives pay for their failure? And why didn’t Softbank resist such a big payoff?
June 24, 2021