Helping you adopt & adapt the Microsoft Modern Workplace & Azure Cloud for your business

Keep your workforce safe

COVID-secure workspace management

Use smart workspace 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 and visitors safe.

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

Socially Distanced Desks

Ensure people can only book desks that are at a safe distance from one-another.

Contact Tracing

Understand who occupied what workspace & when, so you can protect your team & visitors 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.

Short-cut your selection process

Essential works with a range of leading workspace management solutions.

Get in touch for unbiased guide to the best fit for your needs, along with pricing & demos.

Benefits for your workforce

Easy to use & reassuring

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

As workforces return to the office, they will find a lot has changed.  For example, in order to accommodate social distancing, individuals may no longer be able to sit at their usual ‘dedicated desk’.

With the right workspace booking solution you can help eliminate COVID-19 safety concerns and avoid wasted time locating the services and resources they might need during their visit.

  • Make it super-easy for staff to locate & book their optimal desk
  • Ensure their workspace will be safely spaced
  • Allow requests for other resources, such as parking & visitor passes

Benefits for your FM team

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 office visits & avoid ‘workspace hogging’
  • Equitably share a reduced number of workspaces

Benefits for your business

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 and allow more home working.  Meanwhile 53% of organisations plan to 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.

Learn more to go to https://www.essential.co.uk/workspace-management/management-reporting/

Solution Deep Dive

Booking services

FM services

Booking services

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

Multiple booking options

Booking from Outlook, browser or mobile app

FM services

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