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At Active Workplace Solutions, we take pride in our commitment to innovation, excellence, and trasformative workplace solutions. Our dedication to redefining the modern workplace has not only earned us recognition from customers and partners but has also garnered attention from the media and industry experts.

At Active Workplace Solutions, we take pride in our commitment to innovation, excellence, and transformative workplace solutions. Our dedication to redefining the modern workspace has not only earned us recognition from clients and partners but has also garnered attention from the media and industry experts.

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Sustainability - No Tick Boxing, No Greenwashing

As a long established and well-respected Facilities Management (FM) solutions provider Active has always sought to support local communities, provide equal opportunities and care for the environment but in 2022 recognised the value of formalising their FM strategy in order that their commitment to Net Zero be accountable and demonstrable to both clients and prospects.

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Space to work

Workplace transformation projects don't always deliver the expected results. Angela Love, explains why workplace design can't be left to designers.

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How agility equals success

Becoming more agile as a business is incredibly important. Angela Love shares her input on creating a cultural shift within a business and empowering employees.

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The business hacks that are helping these small businesses

SME's share tips to help other small businesses. On behalf of Active, director Angela Love recalls delegating the jobs you are good at and learning to do things you are uncomfortable with as something everyone should do!

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Helping companies unlock potential through forward-thinking workplace services

As one of the most trusted companies within the office interiors industry today, Active specialises in assisting businesses of all sizes through periods of workplace change. Active can provide a numerous amount of services, such as refurbishments, relocations, a fully-managed office solution, maintenance, etc.

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Why should businesses support apprenticeships in 2018

In celebration of 'National Apprenticeship Week', director Angela Love shares her opinions on creating routes for young talent to enter the work force. The article also reports that more businesses are continuing to show their support for apprenticeship schemes.

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Workplace specialist supports creation of new business incubation centre at the Thames Valley Science Park

Active were awarded the contract to design, fit out and source the furniture for a 60-seat business incubation centre and co-working centre for the new Vital Six partnership.

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Angela Love: Alternative route to the same destination

By 2020, it's thought that up to half of the UK workforce could work remotely; and so, offices and employers alike must move with the change and support of their teams however they require. Active director, Angela Love discusses the alternative ways of working.

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Thames Valley Awards

Thames Valley SME of the Year

After being nominated for the 'SME of the Year' award, we were anxious and excited to attend the awards ceremony at the Mcdonald Berystede Hotel in Ascot. Surrounded by so many businesses, charities, and inspriational individuals from the Thames Valley, the evening was bound to be a success - made even more successful by the announcement of Active winning the SME of the Year award!

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How to provide a workplace that's fit for a multi-generational workforce.

It's becoming increasingly common, in today's modern workplace that there are a wide variety of ages and experience working within the same space. Active director, Angela Love, discusses how to provide a workplace suitable for different generations.

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A Power-Sharing Future?

FM and HR aspire to a similar goal. Both are required to meet the aims of the organisations they serve, supporting activities from both operational and legislative perspectives. Active Director, Angela Love, discusses how FM & HR can work together.

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Angela Love: A flexible way forward: Apprenticeships are the future.

Active director, Angela Love, discusses the benefits apprenticeships can bring to a business and the four key elements that lead to their success.

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Business leaders share tips this National Work Life Week

Workplace specialist Active Workplace Solutions recognises the importance of creating an engaging workplace that not only looks great but encourages productivity and increases overall business efficiency. The team run on the belief that an engaging workplace should put the health and wellbeing of employees at the very forefront of the business.

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How SMEs can achieve corporate-style offices on a budget

In 2017, large corporate organisations are spending an ever-alarming amount on trendy, innovative and unique offices and workspaces. SMEs are therefore under increasing pressure to attempt to replicate such environments. Angela Love, director of Active Workplace Solutions, explores the challenges SMEs can face with innovative workplace design on a budget.

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Enhance your CSR Strategy this International Day of Charity

'International Day of Charity' is a day dedicated to raising awareness and providing a platform for all things charity-related. Originally declared an awareness day back in 2012 by the United Nations, it has since developed into a successful campaign which spans the globe and reaches millions of individuals.

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Where there's smoke, there should be a fire door

Where there's smoke, there should be a fire door

As the start of the new school year approaches, facilities managers across the country are ensuring that all aspects of the school building are safe and ready for the oncoming students. Adrian Powell, Director at Active Workplace Solutions, explains what schools need to do to maintain and assess their fire doors.

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Workplace hierachies

How workplace design shapes and reflects organisational hierarchies

Active Workplace Solutions Angela Love explores how a egalitarian office structure can cause problems with authority and leadership in a more 'flattened' power structure and how different business models react to a grid-like structure of power.

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