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    Why business leaders can’t afford to ignore Smart Working
    New on the PLACEmaking blog
  • Public Sector Assets and Estates Management Conference 2017
    We presented on Smart Working in London on 30 November 2017
  • Meeting rooms
    Are they even necessary any more?
  • What makes a perfect workplace?
    Here's our 13 suggestions...
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    Our top tips for remote working
  • Case studies
    Take a look at some of our recent work
We are passionate about creating great places to work.

Recently delivered project outcomes

Bristol City Council

– winner of the 2017 TW3 One Public Estate award

Space

Reduced space per person from 15sqm to 5sqm

Estate

Reduced office estate from 38 buildings to 2

Savings

Property savings of £125m over 5 years

Recognition

Regarded as GPU exemplar of Smart Working in local government

Latest blog post

Our response to BBC piece: “Emails read while commuting ‘should’ count as work”

Our response to BBC piece: “Emails read while commuting ‘should’ count as work”

An interesting piece that exposes how ill prepared we are for rapid changes in the way we work. Aside from the research confirming that many employers still regard time spent physically in the office as being the ‘core day’ and time commuting to and from work as an employee’s ‘own time, the anecdotal comments by commuters expose key issues for debate.

Our response to BBC piece: “Emails read while commuting ‘should’ count as work”

An interesting piece that exposes how ill prepared we are for rapid changes in the way we work. Aside from the research confirming that many employers still regard time spent physically in the office as being the ‘core day’ and time commuting to and from work as an employee’s ‘own time, the anecdotal comments by commuters expose key issues for debate.

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