How To Design Workplaces For Neurodivergent Employees

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Barclays new Glasgow campus – Design by Motionspot

One in five British people are disabled, and while most building regulations focus on physical access, for wheelchair users in particular, only 8% of these 14.1 million disabled people actually use a wheelchair, meaning that the needs of the remaining 92% are potentially not being met by the built environment.

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The Impact Of Design On The Return To The Office

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Following two years of varied Covid-related restrictions, offices have slowly been re-opening their doors to staff as calls to work from home relaxed. However, for many employers , the expected rush of people back to the physical office didn’t happen, at least not on the scale that businesses were expecting. We’ve seen employers introduce hybrid working set ups to embrace the evolution of the workforce imposed during the pandemic, yet there is still some reluctance to return to the office. But why, and how can the physical workspace itself help address this issue?

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Report: How Gen Z Thinks About Careers

Report: Gen Z and careers - Brainly


Over the past century, the global education system has helped generations prepare for what lies ahead. But what about this has changed drastically over time?


For one, education. From culture to technology, education today looks much different than it did when Baby Boomers attended school a half-century ago.

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5 Amenities Every Coworking Space Will Need Once the Metaverse Comes of Age

5 Amenities Every Coworking Space Will Need Once the Metaverse Comes of Age


The metaverse is one of those topics that people in all industries are talking about. It is a fusion of technologies that spawn an enduring virtual reality (VR) infrastructure that anyone will be able to access from anywhere on earth to interact, play, work, and shop. Even though it is only in its infancy, the metaverse is already impacting the coworking space industry by creating new hybrid physiverse/metaverse business models that allow coworking space providers to take advantage of this emerging trend. As it becomes what it is meant to be, the metaverse will offer even more opportunities for those businesses that are ready and that invested in the proper technology early on.

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2022 workplace trends: What HR needs to know – and do – now

Experts Weigh In On 6 Critical Issues


Another weird year of work almost in the books. What kind of workplace trends can we anticipate in 2022?


Things will be different, that’s for sure. Many trends will be carved out of the changes the pandemic forced us all to make.


Others will reflect both employers’ and employees’ desire to get back to normal – even if it’s a new normal.


Here are the top six workplace trends HR pros will want to prepare for as we turn the calendar year.

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The future of work: Not the office or home


The now-common term “work from home” belies an important phenomenon in today’s economy: many people, when given the option to work remotely, are actually working from somewhere else. Before the pandemic, most people did not get to choose where to work. Now, the popular narrative is that many people are dividing their working hours between exactly two locations: an employer-provided workplace or the home office, whether that is a refined salon with specific thousand-page books or the humble living room couch.

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The Worst Part of Working From Home Is Now Haunting Reopened Offices

A person in a sweater at a desk in an office with headphones on.
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More than two years into our national experiment in working from home, one of the most popular arguments for returning to the office is about collaboration: Employees need to be on site, we’re told, because collaborating with one another has been harder to do when everyone is working from separate locations.

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