Align your culture, processes and space to achieve your goals
A strong workplace strategy creates offices that are fit for the future. Our team of consultants work hard to get to know your people and your workspace. By gaining an in-depth picture of how you operate, we can guide your workspace requirements and ensure your staff perform at their best.
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“We use workplace insight to create practical strategies which drive change, develop better ways of working, look after the wellbeing of your employees, and optimise your space to your needs. The result? Workplaces that people want to come to, created in a way that works for your business.”Dieter WoodInteraction
Workplace strategy: a deeper dive
What is a workplace strategy and
what can it achieve?
A workplace strategy is a concept and plan of action to create your ideal workplace and the processes needed to make it thrive. Our workplace consultants will use a variety of methods – such as utilisation studies, multi-office portfolio reviews, employee and leadership engagement and post-occupation evaluation – to gain a thorough understanding of your people, space and culture.
Workplace strategy benefits for employees
- Support individual needs and ways of working
- Optimise choice and autonomy
- Create a strong community and sense of belonging
- Design for better physical and mental health
- Provide and support flexibility
Workplace strategy benefits for your business
- Enhance employee satisfaction and profitability
- Showcase your culture and brand in your workplace
- Prepare yourself for change with built-in flexibility
- Rationalise your assets and reduce operating expenditure
- Attract top talent with a ‘destination’ workplace
How we evaluate workplace strategies
Evidence-based design creates a perfect fit for your future. Our workplace consultancy digs deep into the attitudes and behaviours of your people. What do they need to help them focus? What helps them collaborate? What creates energy and creativity? What drives performance?
Working closely with trusted tech partners, we evaluate your specific technology needs. We assess your people’s approach to change, their training needs and user requirements. We utilise our expertise in integrated tech solutions to help you define and implement your strategy.
Health and Wellbeing
We look at health and wellbeing in detail. We create choice to allow people to feel in control over their own environment. Whether it’s spaces for collaboration or concentration, or those that encourage learning and creativity, we design to make a real difference to people’s working lives.
It’s our mission to make sustainability simple and actionable. Our “Intelligent Impact” strategy influences everything we do. We can advise and support you in achieving accreditation such as BREAAM or LEED, providing a full sustainability service from strategy through to completion.
Help your business grow and evolve
Workplace strategy is more important than ever
Our in-depth research and consultancy identifies challenges and recommends practical and behavioural solutions. We then work closely with our design and build teams to deliver those solutions. We support senior teams in navigating their organisation’s workplace future. And for those with multi-office portfolios, we offer workplace real estate reviews and recommendations for optimisation and rationalisation.
Unlocking businesses’ full potential
Discover how our workplace strategy consultants helped these businesses reach new heights
Time to revolutionise your workplace?
We’d love to hear your plans. Get in touch with Charlie to see how we can bring them to life.
Workplace Strategy FAQs
Who is workplace strategy for?
All businesses will benefit from a well-defined workplace strategy, no matter the industry, size or working style. Workplace strategy unifies how you approach physical spaces, digital and working practices to best support your business strategy and your culture. It is specifically useful for those experiencing change, understanding how to navigate hybrid work, improve company culture, multi-site businesses, those recruiting, undergoing mergers, and striving to improve wellbeing and inclusivity – basically, every business. A clear strategy ensures your workplace aligns with your priorities, supporting your teams to do their best, have a competitive advantage, attract talent, and represent the brand to clients.
How does Interaction provide quotes for workplace consulting?
Workplace consulting quotes are based on the scope of work required; no two businesses are the same. The purpose of workplace consulting is to gain an expert understanding of how your business works and how it can meet its goals. Quotes can be influenced by several factors including:
- The size & set-up of your organisation
- The amount of face-to-face time required
- How in-depth your existing workplace strategy is
- How it crosses into your business strategy and HR policies
- Levels of onboarding and engagement
- Desired outcomes
If you’re grappling with your workplace strategy and need some guidance, our consultants would love to help. Why not get in touch?
Is workplace consulting included with office design and fit-out services?
Workplace strategy consulting is a separate service to office design and build. A strong workplace strategy creates offices that are fit for the future. Consultation comes before the project starts as the findings will be woven into the design – a space built around the needs of the people who use it. You might even find that you don’t need to move at all, perhaps your current space just needs a redesign. With these insights under our belt, we’re equipped to bring you the best results possible in the following phases.
Can Interaction provide a forecast to show the impact of a new workplace strategy?
Workplace strategy consultations can take many forms, from complex change management to a simple property portfolio analysis. We’re always happy to work with you to map out what success looks like ahead of the project and define what the measurable impacts of the project will be.
What deliverables can I expect as part of a new workplace strategy?
Workplace strategy is often presented in a printed report or book of data or content which can be referred to by the business. However, rather than thinking about physical deliverables, consider the wider long-term benefits your business will reap. Workplace Strategy unifies how you approach physical spaces and digital & working practices to best support your business strategy and culture. We use a variety of methods – such as utilisation studies, multi-office portfolio reviews, employee and leadership engagement and post-occupation evaluation – to gain a thorough understanding of your people, space and culture. Many of our clients engage us to onboard their staff to their new space to maximise its potential.
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