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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

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 SawyerThe 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-frontierSmart companies capitalise on technology to strategically plan for new spaces, lease renewals and to better support consolidation and...

Workplace Strategy Consultant Secondment If you are facing a significant workplace strategy program, whether it be a large transformation program, or a full-scale workplace strategy project, it’s okay to get a little help. Hubb Consultants understands the challenges associated with designing and implementing these complex programs, and have therefore structured our Workplace Strategist secondment program to assist organisations just like...

The workplace of today The workplace in recent years has become more than just a place where work happens. It has evolved to associate the process of how work is done and the work output itself. It now embraces how passionate the workers are, how engaged and how everyone gels as a team to even how people communicate. It is not just about the technical abilities...

Activity-Based Working & Wellness: The Human/Nature Side of the Popular Design Typology Activity-based working (ABW) is often mentioned in conjunction with cost savings. Executed well, this workplace design typology—wherein employees forego dedicated seats in favour of moving between different areas suited to particular tasks—can indeed save organizations money on real estate and office furnishings. However, ABW’s biggest benefits don’t show up on the bottom line as quickly...