Case studies on
Smart Working at Wokingham Council
Wokingham Borough Council has a
dynamic and can-do attitude to implementing Smart
Working. They have moved ahead with their own
solution, developing a new working culture, working
flexibly across locations and achieving a 2:1
desk-sharing ratio. A case study of a smaller
council leading the way.
Case Study on e-Learning for Smart Working
e-Learning is a natural fit for
organisations making the change to Smart Working.
Plantronics have found it the ideal
way to support staff making the transition to new
ways of working. read about their customised
solution reflecting their brand and aspirations.
Working Smarter at Aberdeenshire Council
Aberdeenshire Council's Worksmart
and WorkSPACE programmes are attracting a lot of
attention from councils around the UK - a great
example of moving ahead with modern working
practices and getting staff on board with the new
New working environments at the National Army Museum
It often happens that addressing long-standing space
issues can open up new possibilities to achieve a
wide range of benefits. This is what the
National Army Museum has found - and staff are still
amazed by the amount of practical attractive space
that has been created.
Flexibility in half the space
Creating a modern working environment to facilitate
flexible working has enabled English Heritage to
consolidate two floors into one while serving the
same number of staff. This transformation will
deliver a saving of £1million within 5 years and has
produced a return on investment in less than 12
Working at Islington Council
One organisation that has adopted an integrated
approach to flexible working is Islington Council.
Like many councils, Islington has been under
pressure to increase efficiency over a number of
years – delivering better services, more
sustainably, and with fewer resources
Constructing a better balance
Construction giants Balfour Beatty have taken a positive
approach to introducing flexible work options to help
the work-life balance of people working on motorway
- truly mobile solutions means the office really is the network
AA friend at home!
The AA's virtual call centre has increased productivity, reduced
property costs and improved staff retention
The UK's largest
virtual call centre
We profile the Co-op Travel group's Future Travel agency, which
has 630 home-based call centre agents.
Case study - flexible
This case study from Swiftwork is of a work-life balance
flexible working implementation in a very traditional setting.
Case studies in "sustainable
How sustainable is telework? We report on the first findings of
a European project that is measuring the economic, environmental
and social benefits of telework. Includes particular focus on BT
(British telecom) and BAA (British Airports Authority) at