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Keep your workforce safe

Covid-secure Workspace Management

Use smart workplace booking to navigate your return to the office

The right technology, policies and implementation strategy can massively streamline the various provisions you want to make to:

  • help keep your workforce & visitors safe
  • optimise opportunities for collaboration when in the office
  • share a reduced amount of office space equitably

Working with Essential you can find the optimal solution for both your immediate return to the office and your future workspace management needs.

Ensure Social Distancing

Only allow desks that are safe-distanced to be booked & limit the number of people in the office at any time.

Staff Contact Tracing

Understand who occupied what workspace & when, so you can protect your team if someone falls ill.

Between-use Sanitation

Prevent touch contamination by ensuring meeting rooms & desks are cleaned after every use.

Validate & Survey

Intercept booking requests to get staff to self-certify or validate their reason for an office visit & gain insights to help plan your return to work strategy.

Enterprise-grade Solutions & Support that Leading Enterprises Rely On

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Essential works with a range of leading workspace management solutions.
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workforce benefits

Easy to Use & Reassuring

Make your workforce confident their office visit will be both safe & productive.

  • Provide a simple pre-booking process & ‘in-booking’ guidance
  • Allow workspace selection to match needs
    (e.g. riser desk, docking station, collaboration space, quiet area)
  • Make it easy to locate colleagues & prioritise team bookings
  • Guarantee a correctly-spaced desk
  • Ensure contactless booking & check-in on site
  • Clearly mark desk status (e.g. awaiting cleaning)
Covid-secure workspace booking

FM benefits

Reduce the Overheads of Being Covid-secure

Implementing the requisite safety measures & coping with constant change is costly & time consuming.

The right solution will help you massively streamline the provisioning of workspace requests and the various other services that need to be provided, such as between-use cleaning and contact tracing.

It will also let you build flexibility into your workspace management, using policies that let you:

  • Easily reflect latest Government guidelines on social distancing
  • Throttle daily office occupancy & avoid ‘workspace hogging’
  • Equitably share a reduced number of workspaces amongst teams

business benefits

Plan & Optimise your Workspace Post-pandemic

Get insights & measures that will help you plan & manage your future workspace

Research carried out by Cisco indicates that 77% of larger organisations will increase work flexibility moving forward, and their numbers also show that 53% of organisations will shrink the size of their offices.

As well as providing valuable services that will help you reduce the costs and overheads of implementing COVID-secure measures,  our workspace scheduling solutions will give you the insights you need to use your future office space in the most productive and optimal ways for your workforce.

  • Providing insights into what types of spaces are being requested
  • Enabling data driven decisions around downsizing, reorganising, etc.

Solution Deep Dive

End user features

FM features

End user features

Deliver a range of services to help your workforce feel confident their office visit will be protected & productive

Automatic safe distancing

Use pre-designated Covid-secure desks or automatically create a safety zone (e.g. 2 metres) by taking nearby desks ‘out of service’ when staff make their booking.

FM features

Reduce the overheads of allowing for Covid measures

Track & trace

Protect your people by capturing booking details and check-in information. 

With this vital information, if one of your colleagues falls ill, you can run reports on whom they may have come into contact with.

Streamline your meeting room & desk scheduling

Find out how we can help you adopt & adapt the Microsoft Modern Workplace & Azure Cloud for your business