It’s no secret that sitting at an office desk staring at a screen from 9am to 5pm, or even longer, can lead to a variety of health problems. With the risk of developing heart disease, back pain, poor eyesight and so on, more and more office workers are looking for ways to combat these health defects.
When searching for a new office space, your first thoughts may be to look for a location in a popular city with easy transport connections, a thriving business scene and plenty of local amenities.
When you’re on the hunt for a new office there are a lot of factors to take into account. Whether you’re managing the search for a fledgling start up or a well-established organisation, the right space could make all the difference to your business.
At Carrwood Park, we’re firm believers that engaged employees are key to business growth. In fact, studies suggest that businesses with highly engaged employees achieve twice the annual net income than businesses whose employees lag behind on engagement.
The importance of a good company culture is sometimes undervalued. A strong culture can help a business run smoothly, effectively and positively. Companies such as Google, Apple and Microsoft are renowned for their great culture. And there’s a lot that we can learn from these companies.
Cloud technology has dramatically changed the way we all work. Because of this, it’s now easier than ever to run a small business from home, even for businesses with several employees. Remote workers now make up approximately 13% of the UK workforce, but this isn’t necessarily the most effective way to manage your team.
The tech industry is the fastest growing sector in the UK. It has been reported that the industry is growing faster than the UK economy, and the number of tech jobs has grown at more than twice the rate of jobs in other sectors.
Understanding the importance of a good work-life balance is essential for both employers and employees. Proven benefits include increased productivity, reduced work absences and a happier, less-stressed workforce. Who wouldn’t want to experience these benefits?
Business meeting rooms have changed a great deal in the past couple of decades. Where once there might have been a secretary with a typewriter, there are now a whole host of impressive technological tools, all designed to make meetings and conferences run more smoothly.