In the context of the One Public Estate programme and a wider requirement for local government managers to do more with less, making the best use of your estate is crucial. Our expertise in delivering agile workplaces – from initial investigation to final fit-out – has already saved local councils across the UK millions of pounds and thousands of square feet of floor space.
Implementing agile working practices in Blue Light Services can generate sizeable cost and space savings and significantly improve productivity, as we have shown through our work with both Kent and Hampshire police and fire services. Facilitating improved employee collaboration through effective workplace design is at the heart of what we do.
We understand the need to create welcoming and rewarding environments for Probation Services – an environment that will help staff flourish in high-pressure roles and deliver excellent outcomes for service users. We have recently delivered this for London’s CRC, working in partnership with MTC Novo.
Expenditure in the charity sector is closely scrutinised with every pound spent accounted for. In this context, office refurbishment can be perceived as an unnecessary extravagance. However, our experience working with some of the largest charities in the UK shows that the efficiency savings made through effective workplace planning easily justify the cost of fit-out.
With the help of Kinnarps, Hampshire County Council has forged an exceptional record of achieving cost savings and efficiency in the management of its property portfolio.
The modern knowledge worker needs three distinct spaces to fulfil their role – spaces for Collaboration, Concentration and Contemplation.
By analysing your employees – what tasks they perform, what spatial areas and assets they make use of – you can begin to identify the environment they need to do their job well.
The colours that surround us during our working hours affect us, our behaviour and our feelings - producing certain reactions from most people.
Did you know that interior design can influence not only your mood, but also your behaviour? Follow these five inspiring steps, and you'll soon have created the ideal meeting room...