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designing a ‘magnetic office’

18 Sep 2019, Posted by Leah Barnard in Latest News

  A ‘magnetic office’ improves employee attraction, retention & engagement   For many employees, the physical work environment ranks among one of the top factors that influence their decisions to join a company. And with a global war for talent intensifying, the workplace can be…

How the future workplace will be a lot different to today

28 Aug 2019, Posted by Leah Barnard in Latest News

  A third of employees around the world say that they don’t like their workplaces – but the good news is the workplace of the future will be a lot different.   This is according to Linda Trim, Director at workplace design specialists Giant Leap,…

7 ways to instantly improve workplace ergonomics

05 Jun 2019, Posted by Leah Barnard in Latest News

Good ergonomics is essential for productivity and a healthy workforce – and the cost to implement is a lot lower down on the budget than one would expect.   Linda Trim, Director at workplace design specialists Giant Leap: “All enterprises should strive to create an…

8 best ways to be happy at work

03 Apr 2019, Posted by Leah Barnard in Latest News

Many people think that if only they worked for a cooler company, had a different job or made more money they would then be happy at work.   But Linda Trim, Director at workplace design specialists Giant Leap, said that we should look to ourselves…

Why the office is being designed to be more like home

06 Mar 2019, Posted by Leah Barnard in Latest News

Increasingly offices are beginning to look a lot more like our homes. But what is behind this popular global trend?   Linda Trim, Director at workplace design specialists Giant Leap said: “The term ‘resi-mercial,’ has been coined to describe this blending of residential and commercial…

6 mistakes companies make when choosing office space

05 Feb 2019, Posted by Leah Barnard in Latest News

The office you choose for your business has a direct impact on your employees, your clients, and of course your bottom line. But getting this incredibly important decision wrong could mean devastating consequences. Linda Trim, Director at workplace design specialists Giant Leap, says that picking…

Top 6 trends influencing the SA workplace in 2019

16 Jan 2019, Posted by Leah Barnard in Latest News

The workplace is undergoing tremendous change as the result of new technology, shifting societal attitudes and new generations of workers with different needs and ideas. “The pace of change in the workplace is picking up,” says Linda Trim, Director at workplace design specialists Giant Leap,…

7 characteristics of great co-working spaces

13 Dec 2018, Posted by Leah Barnard in Latest News

It’s estimated that more than 1-million people now work in 14,000 co-working spaces around the globe and the trend has become increasingly popular. The co-working phenomenon is driven by a combination of the freedom the internet affords workers and full office facilities at a much…