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University of Birmingham Improves Aerodynamic Research Facilities

  • 18th March 2020

The University of Birmingham’s Transient Aerodynamic Investigation (TRAIN) facility, based in Derby’s Rail Technology Centre (RTC) business park, has reopened following a £1.5 million renovation and upgrade. The TRAIN rig is a unique facility which allows researchers to examine the aerodynamic effects created by moving vehicles and the impact on their surroundings. It is part […]

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What Are the Most Important Facilities For The Modern Workplace?

  • 4th March 2020

Whether you are considering a revamp of your existing office space or are looking for a brand new office there are a few very important facilities that every modern workplace needs. If you are looking for a thoroughly modern workplace that has everything your growing company could need then take a look at what we […]

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What Benefits Does Derby Have as A Business Base?

  • 18th February 2020

If you are looking for a base for your business, whether you are an older well-established company looking to make a move or a new company looking for your first set of business premises, Derby is a location that is worth considering. RTC business park offers a fantastic range of facilities suitable for a wide […]

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Is Derby The Right Location For Your Business?

  • 4th February 2020

Finding the right location for your business can be tricky. If you are a new company looking for your first business premises, then there is plenty to consider. Think about things like transport links, workforce, whether there is room for expansion and of course the facilities that are on offer, all of these are important […]

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How Can Greenery Help To Boost Office Productivity?

  • 4th January 2020

You would be forgiven for thinking that the less cluttered a workspace is then the more productive the workforce who populate it might be. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Research published in 2014 showed the results of an extensive, 10 year-long, study that was carried out by Cardiff University in collaboration with […]

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How Can Office Spaces Impact Productivity?

  • 16th December 2019

Despite best intentions, employees struggle to maintain the same level of productivity for a full seven/eight hours a day, or even consistently day-to-day across the week and over the month! Research actually shows that we are most productive on a Monday at around 11 am and that after lunch is an uphill struggle for most […]

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What Amenities Does The Modern Office Need?

  • 2nd December 2019

Research highlights that the workplace requirements for millennials are very much different from what was considered as standard for previous generations. The hallmarks of today’s work culture include long hours, technology and collaboration. Subsequently, office design must support these elements. We look at some of the key amenities that make or break an office space. […]

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How To Make Your Office A More Enjoyable Place To Work

  • 28th November 2019

A third of a person’s life is spent at work, so it makes sense then to create an environment that’s as enjoyable as possible for both employer and employee; a happy employee is a productive one! There are many opportunities to improve workplace environment and atmosphere and often these ideas do not need significant financial […]

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What Are The Best UK Locations For Your Business?

  • 8th November 2019

London has many things going for it when it comes to a great place to live and work. However, with the UK’s cities growing at speed, there are now more options than ever for entrepreneurs looking to put roots down and for seasoned company directors on the search for the site of their next expansion […]

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