Improving well being

Agile Working

Smart Building Sensors Explained

Why do we need smart building sensors? How we work has changed due to the arrival of agile working. Nowadays, employees no longer operate a 9-5 and sit in the same workspace all day long. The shift in workplace practice presents two challenges for space

The Changing Workplace

Cough and Cold Season – What CRES Can Do

Preceding other common holiday hallmarks – Halloween, Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Christmas – cough and cold season has arrived, heralding a change of season! I know this because I am currently suffering. And, it’s got me thinking about the problem: how many people are affected

The UK Could Soon Be Legally Enforcing Flexible Working

The UK is close to making flexible working law. In support of greater choice and freedom for employees, UK lawmakers want workers to have better work/ life balance whatever stage of life they are in. Currently, for UK-based employees to be granted flexible working status

The Changing Workplace

Facilities Teams to the Rescue – Mending Toxic Company Culture

A recent article from Jim Purcell examined the causes and solutions to broken company cultures and the impact on employees. Jim’s piece opened, ‘Nothing determines business success (or failure) more than workplace culture.’ Problem A company’s culture impacts operations, employee wellbeing, productivity and overall profitability.

CRES Strategies Supporting a 4 Day Work Week

The five-day work week was invented in the 19th century to suit the demands of factory work. Before that, tenanted farmers worked 6 days. However, a lot has changed and it may be time to reassess the way we work, identifying solutions more in-line with current

Space Management

Evolving Space Management Practices – What’s coming next?

Space Management best practice and technologies stand still for no one. With the industry regularly developing new capabilities, it’s vital that organizations keep current with the latest advancements to ensure workplaces are meeting external pressures and internal demands. There are several technologies gaining greater traction

Agile Working

Sedentary Lifestyles Carry Serious Health Implications & Costs

We do it during the commute to work, continue while at work, during the commute home and through our evenings. And it’s not healthy. In fact, sedentary lifestyles are killing people. Sedentary lifestyles have long been associated with decreased health. Researchers in the UK have

Corporate Real Estate Tools

Building Navigator | Locating & Wayfinding Navigator is a wayfinding and locating app creating an easier experience for building users when they’re on-site. Users can easily search for the space or personnel they’re looking for and rely on the app for accurate directions to bring them exactly where they need