Survey: Refurbishing with Purpose

Our Refurbishing with Purpose survey reached out to 500 office leaders and 500 employees to get to the heart of how the office really influences the way we work and feel about our jobs.

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Is the UK facing a shortage in grade A office space?

Wednesday, 17th January 2024 – Insights

Exploring the dynamics of the UK office rental market unveils a growing demand for Grade A office spaces.

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Scope 3 emissions report 2022

Wednesday, 4th October 2023 – Whitepapers

Scope 3 carbon is the big one for our business and our sector. Like many businesses in recent years, we’ve been diligently reporting our Scope 1 and 2 emissions. But, as we now know, Scope 1 and 2 tell only a fraction of the story.

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Ask the expert: The evolution of wellbeing ratings in fit out

Tuesday, 13th June 2023 – Insights

Zoë French, environmental and sustainability manager, explores two wellbeing accreditations for office environments that can have a significant effect on workplace refurbishments and employee wellbeing.

Checklist : How to choose a low carbon office building

Download our essential checklist below for a complete guide to choosing a low carbon office building.

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Checklist : creating the office of the future

Download our four point checklist below to maximise the positive impact your workplace has on your employees, the environment, technology and the surrounding community.

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How to consider the circular economy in office fit out

Monday, 7th February 2022 – Insights

The circular economy is an alternative to the standard, linear economy of make, use and dispose. Instead, it aims to keep resources in use for as long as possible, and then recover or recycle the materials at end of life. It has become an increasingly prominent issue over the past few years, with the government now looking at new legislation to bring it into law.

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MEES regulations: how will they impact building owners and landlords?

Wednesday, 5th January 2022 – Insights

A Government consultation in November 2021 has outlined the practicalities for building owners and landlords to reach agreed benchmarks on Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES). These are not aspirational benchmarks – failure to comply can result in financial penalties and a potential loss in revenue.

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Five of our top sustainable fit out projects

Monday, 13th December 2021 – Insights

Sustainable fit outs are an integral part of our mission here at Overbury. Without question, the workplace of today should more sustainable and with a low carbon footprint. Yet, what does a sustainable office look like? What are the quick wins to go greener? To offer inspiration, below are five of our top sustainable fit out projects.

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What is a low carbon fit out?

Wednesday, 20th October 2021 – Insights

We’re all aware of the threat that climate change poses, and August’s IPCC report was the starkest warning yet that without major change we are headed for a climate catastrophe. The Paris Climate Agreement aims to keep temperature rise below 1.5C and the report’s authors state that this will not be possible without huge cuts in carbon. Buildings have a key role to play – perhaps more than most people realise.

What is office fit out?

Tuesday, 19th October 2021 – Insights

Fit out is the process of making an interior space suitable for occupation. The specifics of a fit out project are almost always bespoke to the unique needs of an individual business. Even within a single project, there can be different fit out processes for different parts of a development, floors of a building, or even sides of a room.

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Survey: ESG in the workplace

Download this checklist to gain valuable insights from Overbury's survey of over 900 office workers on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) in the workplace, including the importance of ESG, methods to assess a company's commitment, and the role of supply chains in ESG.

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