Area have an established track record of working within the finance sector. With 20 years' experience delivering exceptional workplaces across Europe, this page includes our latest insight and knowledge on the future of work and workplace topics including productivity, culture and employee wellbeing. 


Case study
Barclays Rise

Having shown a proven track record of delivering a number of quality co-working spaces, Area were tasked with delivering Rise London as a design and build process.

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A greater understanding of the new workplace ecosystem

We’re now six months or more into whatever this new era might be for humankind, and a far clearer picture is emerging about the world of work that will emerge as part of it. In this latest blog, we look at the new workplace ecosystem.

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Wellbeing in the workplace

This guide looks at the importance of incorporating wellbeing into the design, fit-out and working culture when returning to the office.

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Return to the Workplace

The guide includes how to prepare your building, social distancing advice, cleaning protocols and how to communicate effectively with your employees.

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Seven ways to create a great company culture for the new normal of work

When we talked to clients about agile or flexible working before the pandemic, we would encourage them and their teams to have the choice to work from anywhere they would be most productive; whether that be utilising activity-based environments in the workplace, from their homes or the local café, while also having the flexibility to go about their daily lives.

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Leadership & Design

Following the Puzzle of Productivity – What Enhances Workplace Performance report which was launched in 2018 in partnership with WORKTECH Academy and The United Workplace, Guenaelle Watson, director of sister company 360 Workplace shares her new opinion piece on Leadership and Design - Are we ready for a new relationship?

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White paper
Puzzle of Productivity

The ‘Puzzle of Productivity’ report was undertaken with participants from organisations in the UK, USA, Australia, South America and UAE, as well as via WORKTECH’s global network.

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