Green offices can ‘boost workplace productivity and cut costs’

Businesses could massively increase productivity in the workplace by improving office design. Air quality improvement, natural light and more spacious office buildings can have a significant impact on the health, well-being and productivity of its occupants, according to the World Green Building Council. That can have a positive impact on a company’s bottom line by improving […]

Ditching desk bins crushes office waste by 60%

It’s an example which could spell the end of impromptu workplace wastepaper-cum-basketball games forever – or perhaps not. Welsh business BI WORLDWIDE claims to have sent recycling at its office rocketing by ditching individual bins at desks in April. The “performance improvement” agency swapped the desk bins at its UK office in Newport Pagnell with 20 […]

Government set to save £1.3m through energy management

The Home Office has entered into energy management contracts with public service provider Amey and British Gas Business across 90% of its estate on a ‘payment by results’ basis. The contracts come after the two companies saved the department £212,000 in eight months. The scheme aims to save £1.3 million through making 350 government buildings […]