FMVoice News Future Workplace

Global report shows connectivity, innovations and uncertainty are rewriting the rules of the workplace; next-generation working styles are being defined by individuality, inclusiveness and techno-literacy; and we can expect to see more robots as colleagues.   A workplace where people and robots collaborate, employees’ personal brands are bigger than their employers’ and the office is a destination for wellness. These emerging trends and others are set to transform the way

Sodexo Knowledg worker

Study of 2,800 knowledge workers reveals crucial factors affecting productivity, employee engagement and talent retention Two thirds (67%) left their last role because their workplace was not optimised for them A new in-depth study, released today, has revealed the crucial factors affecting productivity, engagement and retention in one of the UK’s biggest and fastest growing employment sectors. The comprehensive study, ‘Creating a workplace that maximises productivity’ was commissioned by Sodexo,

Brrexit CIPD

CIPD/Adecco Group Labour Market Outlook report highlights challenges facing organisations and finds that employers don’t want and aren’t ready for a hard Brexit New research shows that, while employment growth looks set to continue in the UK, there are signs that this growth is beginning to slow and that real wages are likely to fall during 2017 for many employees. Concerns are also emerging over the implications of Brexit for

workplace wellness CBRE whitepaper

CBRE, the world’s leading global real estate advisor, has published a whitepaper revealing the five key trends which are driving wellness in the workplace and pushing it higher up the corporate agenda.   These trends are producing a seismic shift in the workplace and by 2040, CBRE believes that the workplace will be a very different environment, characterised by autonomy and greater choice for employees. In addition, societal and technological

BIFM Awards 2016 Carillion

The winners of the 16th annual British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) Awards 2016 were announced at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London on 10 October 2016.   The facilities management event of the year, which was hosted by presenter and comedian Alexander Armstrong, the Awards saw near 1,200 guests in attendance. The prestigious ceremony, which was supported by headline sponsor Carillion, celebrated facilities management professionals across the themes of People,

NHS Trust

The winners of the 2016 CIPD People Management Awards were announced last night at a glittering awards ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel, hosted by actor and comedian Stephen Mangan.   Delivered by the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, in partnership with People Management magazine, the awards are the most prestigious in the industry, celebrating outstanding achievement in people management and learning development, and the valuable


_ Commenting on the Women and Equalities Select Committee report on employment opportunities for Muslims in the UK Ben Willmott, Head of Public Policy for the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development said:   “We welcome the recommendations of the report, specifically regarding the roll-out of ‘name-blind’ recruitment processes. While there are no quick solutions to delivering success in progressing diversity and inclusion, and certainly no silver bullets


Vocational training experts agree that the current system will not deliver the quality apprenticeships necessary   Radical reforms are needed to raise the quality of apprenticeships and ensure they are regarded as a genuine alternative to university, highlights a new report from the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development. The findings are based on a collection of essays written by a range of experts on vocational training

Mental Health

New CIPD research finds employers are taking a reactive approach to employees’ mental health issues, when preventative steps make better business sense   According to new research, the number of people saying that they have experienced mental health issues while in employment has climbed from a quarter to a third over the last five years. Despite this, the majority of employees still don’t feel that people experiencing mental health issues


With people living longer and fewer young people entering the labour market, Britain’s employers are increasingly reliant on the skills and talents of older workers to boost productivity. However, the ageing population also means that there will be an estimated nine million carers in the UK by 2037, many of whom will be trying to juggle both care and employment. This is according to new research released today by the