The Leading News & Information Service For The Facilities, Workplace & Built Environment Community

Workplace Week Now On

03 November 2014 | Updated 01 January 1970
 

This year’s Workplace Week, the annual week-long celebration of workplace innovation organised by AWA to raise money for Children in Need, started on Monday, November 3.

 

The week includes:

A programme of 90 minute ‘working workplace’ tours involving some of the UK’s most innovative workplaces including Google, Mintel, Innocent Drinks, BDO, Edelman, Lloyds of London, Guardian Newspapers, CBI, Invesco, Prostate Cancer, and PWC Embankment Place. 

A one-day convention at PWC’s More London office near London Bridge on Thursday 6 November:  The Work/place Revolution….taking human performance to new levels

The Workplace Week Reception 1730-2030 after the convention on Thursday

A selection of inspirational Fringe events hosted by Herman Miller, Kinnarps and Humanscale

 

It’s not too late to book your place to the tours and the convention. Sign up at www.workplaceweek.com

 

The convention will focus on taking human performance to new levels, with inspirational speakers offering case studies, insights and new research. If you can’t make the whole day, then why not pop along to the reception from 4.30pm and discuss the new Workplace Management Standard over a glass of wine? If you’ve been to any other Workplace Week event, the reception is free to attend. You can hear from all those involved in the development of the new management standard for the management of the workplace and how it’s being used in practice to develop excellence programmes and review organisations’ operations.

Visit www.workplaceweek.com/workplace-convention/ for more information.

 

Children in Need

The inaugural Workplace Week in 2009 happened after Andrew Mawson, AWA’s managing director, watched Children in Need and had the idea for a workplace-related event raising money for the charity.

Mawson said: “Workplace Week has fast become an absolute must in the professional calendar since AWA launched the first one in 2009. Through fantastic support from sponsors and everyone who has participated in the last few years we have raised a whopping amount for Children in Need. Workplace Week 2013 raised £11,500 for the charity, and with Workplace Week 2014 we hope to raise at least £15,000 and create an even bigger spectacle.”

Article written by Brian Shillibeer | Published 03 November 2014

Share


Related Tags


Related Articles

Workplace Week London 2019

Completing this year’s line-up of workplace tours for Workplace Week London 2019 (11-15 November 2019) is the ultra-modern headquarters of sports betting exchange...

 Read Full Article
IWFM And Microsoft Partner In Smart Buildings Research

The IWFM has begun a research and development collaboration with Microsoft to explore a shared vision for the role of technology in high performing workplaces. A new...

 Read Full Article
Workplace Week - Date And First Venues Confirmed

Lego, Justgiving and Transferwise have confirmed their support of Workplace Week 2018 In Aid Of Children In Need - which will take place the week commencing November...

 Read Full Article
Workplace Week - Children In Need

Hello Fresh, Macquarie, Zpg, Expedia and Moo are just some of the big names participating in Workplace Week 2017 to showcase workplace innovation...

 Read Full Article
Promoting the Wonders of Work

Workplace Week takes place between 9-13 November 2015. It is a national series of events that is also designed to make money for the BBC’s Children in Need...

 Read Full Article
Workplace Week Reviewed

Workplace Week ended on Friday 7 November (well actually there was nothing on beyond the Thursday evening but a week's a week - or five working days or four in this...

 Read Full Article