The world of office design is always rapidly changing, and we are used to working in a fast-paced environment. Even so, workplace design is going through one of the largest shake ups we have ever experienced.
It has been widely stated that Covid-19 has forced businesses to rethink their ways of working, with some predicting that we would see the death of the office altogether. Glenside is convinced that those forecasting that there is no future for the office are incorrect in their predictions.
Glenside looks forward to 2021 with optimism, even though there is some way to go before things return to some kind of normality. In August we moved to our new office building In Reading and will be glad to have the opportunity of welcoming visitors to its spacious showroom.
Warehouses and distribution centres form and essential link in the supply chain between producer and end user. It is critical that the commercial fit-out of these facilities are handled by experts with experience in their configuration and specific storage requirements.
Glenside has carried out a wide variety of commercial fit-out assignments in industrial, technical and laboratory settings, where layout, placement of equipment and installation of workstations need to be planned with absolute precision.
Many people are known to have enjoyed “The Office” TV series created by Ricky Gervais, but the concept of “an office” as a place where people could work was created long ago and was very different! A recent article by Knight Frank paints a fascinating picture of the history of the office
At the start of 2020 no one could have expected the year to unfold as it has. For many companies, their offices became empty for several months and remote working became the norm. Now with the return to the office gradually taking place, we have taken a look at
The Covid-19 lockdown has meant that many people have been obliged to work from home. This has been difficult for some, but for others the experience has been more positive and indeed surprisingly productive. As we explained in our recent blog entry on hot-desking
As people gradually return to their places of work with the easing of Covid-19 restrictions, there will be no question of carrying on as before. The government’s guidance “Working Safely During Coronavirus (Covid-19)” sets out a range of measures that should be carried out…