Q & As Dispelling fears about Listed Building refurbishment

Q&As Refurbishment of Listed Buildings

So, whether you want to know more about the listing process or what to consider when you want to make changes to your space & fabric, such as updating your windows, installing A/C, adapting the space for your office or shop our experience and this blog will help inform your decision whether to take the plunge with the risks associated with conversion and alterations to a Listed Building.

Provide employees with a wellbeing boost for 2020

Provide employees with a wellbeing boost for 2020

Facilities managers, designers and architects have long known that creating a positive work environment can boost a business’ overall performance. To do so, we need to consider not only design and layout but implementing other means initiatives to improve wellbeing & morale.

Activity Based Working Environments

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At Select Interiors, we strive to design inspiring activity based working environments that engender a feeling of wellbeing. Activity based working transforms the traditional paradigm of desk/meeting room binary structure to a more fluid flexible use of the space. The workplace environment should enable spaces to cater for each different activity relevant to an organisation […]

Top 7 Interior Design Trends for 2020

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2020 is fast approaching which means that there are new design trends on the horizon! A new year means a fresh start not just for burning off all those holiday calories, but it’s also the perfect time to revamp your office. If you need a steer on where office interiors are going for 2020, here […]

How a splash of colour in your office can change your mood

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Colour is something we take for granted every day, but it works wonders in elevating our mood and wellbeing. It can make us feel motivated, fill us with confidence, calm us or even spark romance. It can affect our attitudes and our minds and is an important thing to consider in your decorating choices for […]

Workplaces that work

Workplaces that work Suddenly everyone’s talking employee experience. And about time. It’s a given that engaged employees invest more discretionary effort, progress faster and stay longer. So, developing engaged employees is good business practice, because staff turnover is an expensive problem. It costs British businesses around £4.13 billion every year. Employee inertia, a side effect […]

Why should businesses embrace co-working?

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First a potted history of the Evolution of Co-working. The global co-working movement can trace its origins to the emergence of ‘hackerspaces’ in the mid-1990s. These open workplaces provided physical spaces where people with common digital technology interests could gather to work on projects while sharing ideas, equipment and knowledge. Co-working as a term was […]

What does an office fit out cost?

While there is no definitive answer as to the costs of an office fit out, there certainly are a range of aspects to be considered. This can often be too general or inaccurate to assist in decision making – after all, your project will be unique, defined & based on factors such as size, location […]

You sign your lease on your new office, what next?

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Property; You sign your lease on an empty shell, what next? You call an Interior Office Design & Fit Out company? This is the story & timeline of a recent enquiry received from Strategic People a Recruitment Company The business operates within the Financial Services and Retail sectors. Specialising in business change & transformation, risk, regulatory and technology […]

The open-plan office, is still relevant

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For decades the trend among workplaces has seen employees moving out of individual offices and into open-plan spaces. This has not always been successful, with the open-plan approach receiving significant criticism. The key issues are distraction and noise, which apparently leads to uncooperative behaviour, distrust and negative personal relationships, and the lack of privacy and […]