All Covid-19 articles – Page 5

  • TwentyTwo Bishopsgate
    Insight

    We’ve been turned upside down

    2022-08-31T00:00:00Z

    The past few years have turned the world on its head. The pandemic caused the global economy to shrink, with volatile markets and soaring inflation levels only adding to the struggles.

  • PW260822_closed due to staff shortage_shutterstock_2077707760_cred Michael Vi
    News

    Hospitality sector’s moment of need

    2022-08-25T00:00:00Z

    Editor: Now Covid is out the way, we should all be fine… but wait.

  • Home working
    Insight

    No surprise hybrid model is a hit

    2022-08-25T00:00:00Z

    For 30-plus years, I thought of myself as part of the real estate industry. However, I’ve come to realise my role has at least as much to do with HR as it does commercial property. That’s because at a basic level, it is people-centric and empowers people to work more ...

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    Hybrid offices are ‘critical’ to employee retention

    2022-08-25T00:00:00Z

    Survey reveals successfully managing transition to hybrid structure is key priority,

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    Insight

    The force of nature

    2022-08-24T00:00:00Z

    As biophilic office design comes back into fashion, thanks in no small part to Covid-19, Adam Branson considers the benefits of bringing the outside in.

  • LandTech PW Sponsored Post Aug 2022
    Online

    Three ways to recession-proof your development business

    2022-08-15T16:46:00Z

    There’s some uncertainty about whether or not the UK is actually in a recession at the moment. But the current financial downturn and increasing cost of living mean that if we’re not officially in one already, it is likely just around the corner.

  • Business rates
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    Now is the time to check business rate liabilities

    2022-08-04T12:44:00Z

    With a global pandemic accelerating structural changes, particularly in retail, business owners have been hit hard. As the extended rating list cycle is coming to an end, there is a closing window to mitigate against complex business rate liabilities.

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    Professional

    Meeting the myriad needs of a neurodiverse workforce

    2022-08-04T00:00:00Z

    As employers and colleagues, it is our duty to be more informed and offer better support where it is needed.

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    News

    Industry slams Sunak’s high street revival plan

    2022-08-04T00:00:00Z

    Roger Wade and Melanie Leech attack lack of business rate reform proposals.

  • Maggie Milosavljevic
    Professional

    Q&A: Five minutes with Maggie Milosavljevic, commercial director at investment company LabTech London

    2022-08-04T00:00:00Z

    Maggie Milosavljevic is commercial director at investment company LabTech London, owner of Camden Market. She reflects on her background, her proudest moments and the challenges that she has overcome.

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    Insight

    How to conserve a city’s character while meeting its future needs

    2022-08-04T00:00:00Z

    Our cities are facing unprecedented challenges. They are growing rapidly with a huge need for affordable homes, future-fit, sustainable workspaces and excellent digital and transport connectivity.

  • Instant group flexible offices
    Insight

    What makes the perfect hybrid model for flexible working?

    2022-08-03T12:05:00Z

    Since the easing of lockdown, we have found ourselves in a new phase of the ever-evolving employment cycle: trying to readjust our office habits after working from home for nearly two years. 

  • Houses London skyline
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    Inflation and flexible working are pushing Londoners out of town

    2022-08-03T00:00:00Z

    Both private and buy-to-let buyers based in London are increasingly looking beyond the capital for suitable properties, according to the latest research from Hamptons. 

  • Kings Cross
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    A walk through King’s Cross

    2022-08-02T16:29:00Z

    Walking through King’s Cross today, I pass office workers eating lunch by the water in Pancras Square, children playing on the grass in Lewis Cubitt Park and visitors relaxing by steps to the Regent’s Canal. 

  • Office team work
    Online

    ​From RE to HR: rehumanising the workplace

    2022-08-01T16:08:00Z

    For more than 30 years, as the founder and chief executive of IWG, I thought of myself as part of the real estate industry. However, in more recent times I’ve come to realise that my role has at least as much to do with HR as it does with commercial ...

  • Manchester skyline
    News

    Manchester comes top for UK city skyline growth since 2012

    2022-07-28T00:00:00Z

    Manchester’s skyline has grown at the fastest rate of any of the UK’s seven biggest cities over the past decade, according to a study from property investment firm Solomon Investment Partners.

  • Climate change
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    Why high-density housing is key

    2022-07-27T00:00:00Z

    Without immediate and significant reductions in carbon emissions, global warming will exceed 1.5°C, according to the UN. Two of the biggest contributors to UK emissions are travel and the heating of homes, which together account for 63% of the UK’s carbon output.

  • PW220722_carbon neutral_shutterstock_2016170414_cred Andrii Yalanskyi
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    We must future-proof our world

    2022-07-27T00:00:00Z

    As we embarked on the second-ever awareness week for net zero earlier this month, discussions surrounding the sustainability and longevity of our buildings reached fever pitch, particularly within the context of the UK’s commitment to a net zero economy by 2050 and a 33% reduction in whole-life cost by 2025.

  • Life scientists in lab
    Insight

    Fears for the market are overinflated

    2022-07-27T00:00:00Z

    Economic instability has led to speculation about a decline in the commercial real estate market. This is driven by a wealth of factors, not least the impact of the war in Ukraine on supply chains and rising inflation globally, producing higher interest rates. 

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    Infection resilience can be built in

    2022-07-27T00:00:00Z

    The detection of polio in sewage last month was declared a national incident and marks the first polio transmission since the 1980s. Alongside the spread of monkeypox, it is a grim reminder that another global health crisis could be around the corner.