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What is biophilic design and what are the benefits?

Put simply, biophilia is about bringing the outdoors in, using natural features and finishes to create an environment that boosts wellbeing.   Here, we explore biophilic design and the benefits it can have on the workplace.   Where does the concept come from?  The term ‘Biophilia’ was coined by Edward O Wilson, who was one...

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What was The Buzz in May?

May was a big month for industry events, kicking off with FlexSA in London, followed by GCUC in Seattle and CREtech Climate in Copenhagen. Themes across the board centred on employee wellbeing, how important ESG is as we stand on the precipice of irreversible climate change, and the rise and...

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What was The Buzz in February?

Is there a one-size-fits-all solution to the future of where we work? Well, no. There’s certainly a seismic shift happening across the workplace and it is completely revolutionising the way we think about offices, remote working and employees' workplace needs, meaning a new standard way of working is forming. As restrictions in...

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What was The Buzz in March?

In-person events were back in full swing (finally!) including the return of MIPIMWorld, which focussed on the office of the future. The Buzz marked International Women's Day, an important day to celebrate achievement, to #BreaktheBias, and highlight the need for inclusivity, diversity and equitability. The news from March: Currys plc closes west London HQ after...

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What was The Buzz in April?

Working policies continued to be announced, sparking many debates. Companies are adapting (and many creating) their flexible working policies; some have been received with open arms, others with resignations. The most talked about in April… Airbnb announced a new work-from-anywhere policy with no impact on wage, unless moving countries, however employees can...

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The Changing Workplace Throughout the Queen’s Reign

From the 1950s to 2020s The coming jubilee celebrations got us thinking about how much has changed during the 70 years of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign. Naturally it didn’t take long for us to consider changes in the workplace.  Nowadays your toaster can order replacement bread if it’s running out, and your...

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Why is Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Important for Sustainability?

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion If you had to choose one word to describe the workplace of today, what would it be? Competitive? Challenging? Efficient? Perhaps...  but, would you include “diverse” or “inclusive”? Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) is incredibly important for the health, productivity and success of an organisation, both from...

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The Buzz makes the Mental Health at Work Commitment

Our Mental Health at Work Commitment We are excited to announce that The Buzz has joined The Mental Health at Work Commitment curated by Mind.   The commitment is a framework from Mind for organisations to follow to improve and support the mental health of their people.  At The Buzz, we are looking...

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Stress Awareness Month Challenge

Introducing The Buzz Challenge April marks Stress Awareness Month, and The Buzz family, including employees, clients and friends, have been set the challenge to walk 1 million steps to raise money for Mind, the mental health charity.   The last two years have been the hardest many of us have faced in our...

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