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Hubb Consultants Blog

Read the latest news and stories around the world of work from Hubb and across industries most especially about new ways of working and activity-based working hottest buzz

How do you incorporate your healthy habits at work?   One third of the average Australian’s life will be spent at work, so to turn a blind eye to physical best practice for nine hours a day is bound to take its toll. To embrace Exercise Right Week, Hubb is focussing on educating modern businesses to the benefits of supporting teams to be healthy at work and just...

The Cost of a Disengaged Workplace Hubb Consultants understands the employees are the backbone of any workspace. Keeping your staff engaged and lively has remarkable effects on the businesses efficiency, productivity and prosperity; just as having a lack of engagement has its effects on the downfall of productivity. Are you noticing a lack of engagement and participation from a, or a few, staff members? If the...

The Cost of Staff Attrition In simple terms, employee attrition in a business refers to the loss of staff members. This reduction of staff is simply by a normal means; for example, resignation, retirement, or maternity leave. Hubb Consultants sees this as the normal life cycle of any business; when it comes to attrition, the staff members are not leaving due to issues with their role...

Handling Office Noise Modern day office spaces are changing for the better by converting their working environment into ‘Activity Based Working’ spaces. To achieve this, more open office concepts need to be adopted. Although it is a clever strategy to increase productivity, there are many factors to consider to not create distractions for the employees. If you are working in a similar environment to this, you...

‘Agile working’ is often discussed with an understanding that it means flexible working hours, working from home or hot desking. However, the knowledge of the real meaning behind agile working seems to have been lost as more humans think in terms of being self-focused. The accurate understanding and terminology differ from flexible working hours and other terms which are enveloped by the expression, “new ways...

By Travis Foster, Edited by Karen Sawyer The Employee/Employer relationship is as dynamic and unique as it is significant. Although all relationships are born out of circumstance and require constant input from both sides to survive, the unspoken dialogue between these two parties is as complex as it is evolutionary, with reading between the lines – whether that be in terms of role clarity, company Vision, or...

The Usual Questions As workplace strategy consultants, one of the most common and recurring questions we receive is, “How do I unlock the potential within my staff?”  I recently spent time with a Client who was addressing this very question. This Client presented as a typical organisation; one in the conflicted position of attempting to integrate modern technology as a type of panacea to mitigate the symptoms associated...

Why are you paying for empty office space? How much real estate savings are you missing? Rental of a Premium Sydney office can be around AUD$ 1150-1500/sqm[i], yet nearly half of office space is unused at any point in time during the working day.[ii] [i] Nsw.gov.au https://www.industry.nsw.gov.au/invest-in-nsw/about-nsw/economic-growth/developed-infrastructure/Comparison-of-global-office-costs [ii] CBRE https://www.cbre.com/research-and-reports/apac-space-utilisation-the-next-frontier Smart companies capitalise on technology to strategically plan for new spaces, lease renewals and to better support consolidation and...