Future Workplace 2019

What does the future workplace look like? Without having reached a complete consensus, experts believe it will be smarter, greener and more efficient. The Future Workplace special report, published in The Times, explores the benefits of a biophilic office, the need for dedicated learning spaces, and how setting up shop in a tech hub can give your startup a leg up. It covers how to tackle freelancer isolation and asks whether, in the era of messaging and collaboration apps, the desk phone is dead. Also featured is comment on how innovative tech can improve the life of the workforce and an infographic on how we can learn to work better together, in a time where we have five generations in the workforce

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  • Rise of business hospitality

    Despite the trend for workspaces that look like coffee shops, many businesses are demanding a return to more professional working environments. Landmark explains how it is harnessing the fundamentals of design and service to bring professional hospitality into the flexible workspace industry

  • It’s the workplace, but smart

    As organisations look to maximise employee engagement and productivity, building owners must move with the times, by making life as comfortable and frictionless as possible. Now, thanks to Smart Spaces, a new app from London-based D2 Interactive, developed in partnership with Great Portland Estates plc, workspaces can become more interconnected to allow businesses and their employees unprecedented control over their environment – and work-life