According to a study recently commissioned by London North Eastern Railway, the business lunch is set for a revival. 48% of respondents thought virtual lunches or coffees were no replacement for the in-person experience and 94% said they were better communicators in face-to-face meetings.
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Published by michaela.wrede… | 15th July 2021
Published by sally.carter@t… | 5th July 2021
The Argyll Club welcomes you to the great outdoors. As lockdown eases and the whispers of “back to work” slowly get louder, you may be looking for a way to get the team back together safely. With many businesses working remotely, bringing the team together once more is essential for reestablishing working rhythms and colleague relationships. At Argyll, we want to make sure you can have this time safely. Our London venues and events spaces are the perfect remedy to online working.
Published by michaela.wrede… | 1st July 2021
Earlier this month, The Telegraph’s Ben Riley-Smith reported that Boris Johnson is committed to returning workers to offices and is fundamentally opposed to permanent homeworking. After the postponement of the long-awaited ‘Freedom Day’ in June, this vote of confidence in the workplace was a welcome headline.
Published by michaela.wrede… | 14th June 2021
PwC reported that half of UK firms plan to reduce their offices post-Covid. However, as author Marty Rubin once said, “no story tells the whole story”. Whilst some multinationals may be trimming their floor plates to support new-found hybrid working habits, many SMEs are in fact betting big on offices.
Published by michaela.wrede… | 3rd June 2021
In recent weeks, hybrid working has been discussed at length by the media and business leaders alike. However, the hybrid model is not a flawless one, and there are still wrinkles that need to be ironed out...
Published by michaela.wrede… | 13th May 2021
In April, staff at JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs started to return to their London offices, with many other businesses now also following suit. In fact, Estates Gazette’s Tim Burke recently reported that UK offices saw occupancy levels at almost 45% of the pre-pandemic norm in late April. The ‘great return’ is now well underway and, with our enquiries almost on par with 2019 levels, our customers, new and old, are chief amongst those refilling London’s streets.
Published by sally.carter@t… | 6th April 2021
Looking for an office space in London? You’ve come to the right place.
We know it can be difficult finding an office space that is right for you. At The Argyll Club, we have over 35 locations to give your business the office space it needs in a safe, secure way. We’ve gone above and beyond to follow guidelines to help you get your teams back together in the safest way.
Below, we answer some questions about office spaces to help you find the perfect office space for you and your business.
Published by michaela.wrede… | 18th March 2021
In the words of Prof. Jeremy Bailenson, Founding Director of Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab, ‘just because you can… doesn’t mean you have to’. He is of course referring to video conference calls and doing so in light of Stanford’s new Zoom Exhaustion & Fatigue (ZEF) Scale, which tracks the general as well as physical, social, emotional and motivational fatigue that comes with time spent in on-screen meetings...
Published by michaela.wrede… | 11th March 2021
With the first anniversary of lockdown just around the corner, now is a moment of reflection for us all. A great deal has changed in the workplace over the last year for the positive as well as negative, and numerous challenges still lie ahead.