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Breathe easy

New evidence suggests indoor air quality directly contributes to staff productivity. Active's Adrian Powell looks at the ways a ventilation system can both enhance occupant comfort and contribute to a green infrastructure within buildings.

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2017: A Work-Space Odyssey

Active Director, Angela Love, discusses how companies must use space optimisation and good office design to cater for the wide range of needs present in today's workforce.

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Building Independence

According to a recent report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission, fewer than half (47.6 per cent) of disabled adults are in employment compared with almost 80 per cent of non-disabled people, and that gap has increased in the past seven years.

Active Director makes comment on the disability discrimination act and its affect on office design. Read the FM World article here...

Unlocking Doors and Creating Inroads: The Benefits of the Apprenticeship Levy

Active Director, Adrian Powell, comments on the benefits of the Apprenticeship Levy on the Facilities Management Industry.

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Tips for getting the best from your apprentices

In celebration of National Apprenticeship Week Active discuss top tips for getting the best from your apprentices. Read the article here...

A Green Office Equals A Productive Office

Mark Conway, Head of Workplace Environments at Active, shares his thoughts on 'Green' environments in Forbes Article - "A Green Office Equals A Productive Office."

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Adapt and Thrive

Active Director, Adrian Powell, comments on the Stoddart Review's 'Workplace Advantage' report and the idea that the workplace of the future will be in permanent beta.

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Chris Powell: Keep tapping away... at your emotions

Most of the arguments put forward for an enlightened workplace are fact based. That is of course useful and a good starting point, especially in the design stages, but this approach ignores the fact that we respond to our surroundings on an emotional level as well as a functional one.

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