Using music to increase wellbeing

Using music to increase wellbeing

By music therapist Dr Stella Compton Dickinson It is rare to have absolute silence. Music is all around us, it is made up of vibrations of different frequencies, heard in the sounds of nature, the sea, the birds, even the electrical sound of the fridge has a frequency that hums. Within the universe, the musical elements of ‘time’ and ‘rhythm’ are involved in, for example, how the earth and the moon interact with the cycle…

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The many demands of a modern office

The many demands of a modern office

 Calum Wilson, Director of Architecture at Woods Hardwick, discusses the design considerations of the modern office and the challenge of merging the workspaces of two separate companies into one. Workplace culture has a significant impact on a corporate brand, reflecting the values, beliefs and behavioural norms of the employer, as well as influencing the attitudes of the staff. A strong workplace culture does not only engage everyone in shared goals and visions, thus increasing business performance;…

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The Smart Workplace of the Future

The Smart Workplace of the Future

By Kas Mohammed, BMS Business Manager at Schneider Electric  The way companies work has been transformed over the past decade. As Schneider Electric and Unwork’s latest collaboration, the Smart Working Report, reveals the confluence of new ideas, technological innovation and a new generation of workers has upended longstanding approaches to not only the way we work, but the expectations we have of the environments we work in. As the role of the workplace changes, so too…

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