Use smart workplace booking to navigate your return to the office
As well as enabling remote working, technology will play a vital role in helping enterprises orchestrate a safe return to work.
Underpinning the delivery of updated policies and training, enabling track and trace, controlling workspace occupancy and hygiene…. these are just some of the services that will help reassure staff as they return to the office.
Working with Essential you can find the optimal solution for both your immediate and your future workspace management needs.
Covid-secure resource booking
Socially Distanced Desks
Ensure people can only book desks that are at a safe distance from one-another.
Staff Contact Tracing
Understand who occupied what workspace & when, so you can protect your team if someone falls ill.
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.
Benefits for employees
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
Enable desk selection from maps showing traffic flow, hand sanitisers, etc
Guarantee a correctly-spaced desk
Allow selection according to features (e.g. riser desk, docking station)
Ensure contactless booking & check-in on site
Clearly mark desk status (e.g. awaiting cleaning)
Make it easy to locate co-workers & colleagues
Benefits for facilities management
Reduce the overheads of being Covid-secure
Implementing the requisite safety measures & coping with constant change is costly & time consuming.
Automatically capture information for contact tracing
Reflect the latest Government guidelines with automated policies (e.g. 2ms down to 1m)
Assess workforce well-being with the option to intercept requests
Make self-certification a part of the desk booking process
Support flexibility – e.g. open up over-spill areas such as meeting rooms
Orchestrate between-use cleaning services
Enable booking of other resources such as parking spaces
Solution Deep Dive
Facilities management services
Keep your workforce safe
Deliver a range of services to help your workforce feel confident their office visit will be protected & productive
Ensure safe distancing
Use pre-designated Covid-secure desks or automatically create a safety zone (e.g. 2m) by taking nearby desks ‘out of service’ when staff make their booking.