Smart Working – gaining momentum?

The search for new ways to create agile teams is gathering pace. Not only was it discussed at Quora’s Smart Working Summit last week, but at a similar event last month I gave a talk on what it takes to create a truly agile, creative and flexible working environment. Quora, the organisers shared some of […]

Smart Working – gaining momentum?

Posted by: on Apr 17, 2014 | 4 Comments

The search for new ways to create agile teams is gathering pace. Not only was it discussed at Quora’s Smart Working Summit last week, but at a similar event last month I gave a talk on what it takes to create a truly agile, creative and flexible working environment. Quora, the organisers shared some of […]

London’s White City – a vision starting to take shape

London’s White City – a vision starting to take shape

Posted by: on Apr 11, 2014 | No Comments

It’s great when a plan works out. Last Wednesday, I participated in a London First forum entitled: “Go West and Innovate: Opportunity White City.” The purpose was to outline the progress being made on regenerating the White city area of the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. It was very heartening to see the pace […]

Workspaces and the next generation workforce – a more joined up approach?

Posted by: on Mar 31, 2014 | No Comments

Last week I contributed to a conference on the theme of the next-generation workforce. The organisers wanted me to share my experiences on what it takes to create a truly agile, creative and flexible working environment. As the audience comprised people from the HR sector, it prompted me to review how I could best engage […]

New Office Paradigms @ Ecobuild 2014 – the Consumer Perspective

Posted by: on Mar 6, 2014 | No Comments

Yesterday, I contributed to a debate hosted byEcobuild 2014 on the topic of – “Is back to basics the office of the future?” The panel consisted of:  a developer, Derwent; an architect, AHMM and an academic,Royal College of Art.  I had the privilege of joining this panel to present the views of the occupier. The […]

London’s King’s Cross – it’s taking shape

London’s King’s Cross – it’s taking shape

Posted by: on Feb 11, 2014 | No Comments

Last week, I had the opportunity to catch up with Argent’s Roger Madelin CBE to take a look at the work of the last decade the King’s Cross regeneration scheme. The marketing pack urges that the vision for King’s Cross aims to capture hearts and minds:  after my visit,  I came away feeling that it […]