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  • Jonathan Tuckey Design Create Residential Interiors for Post-I…

    first_imgArchDaily Jonathan Tuckey Design Create Residential Interiors for Post-Industrial GasholdersSave this projectSaveJonathan Tuckey Design Create Residential Interiors for Post-Industrial Gasholders United Kingdom Projects “COPY” “COPY” Jonathan Tuckey Design Create Residential Interiors for Post-Industrial Gasholders Apartments ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/773975/jonathan-tuckey-design-create-residential-interiors-for-post-industrial-gasholders Clipboard Save this picture!Interior sketch. Image © Jonathan Tuckey DesignWritten by James Taylor-Foster Share CopyLondon-based British practice Jonathan Tuckey Design (JTD) have created a series of residential interiors for the ‘Gasholder Triplets’ in London’s formerly industrial King’s Cross district. 145 individual apartments have been designed inside these mid-nineteenth century structures, within which Wilkinson Eyre Architects have created the “architectural insertions” (the buildings themselves).Save this picture!Sketchbook foldout. Image © Jonathan Tuckey DesignRecommended ProductsTiles / Mosaic / GresiteGrespaniaPorcelain Tiles – CavaWoodBlumer LehmannData Processing for Wood ProjectsWindowsJansenWindows – Jansen Art’System To present our work we have produced hand-drawn sketches and working models made by the design team at our studio. There is nothing that smacks of the commercial and slick presentation that is usually associated with developer projects. Argent have warmed to this perhaps more traditional approach to showing and reviewing the design process on their building. So much so that prospective buyers are coming to our studio to see the sketches and models and get a feel for how these future homes are taking shape. The experience has also made us think hard on the role that presentation materials play in the profession. Architects have become too corporate in the way they show their work perhaps in a misguided effort to appeal to clients. Save this picture!Plan sketch. Image © Jonathan Tuckey DesignThe apartments respond to “the fusion of Victorian iron frames and a new layer of high-tech modernism.” The designers felt that their role “was to generate plans that felt like a continuation of the intricate geometry shaped by Wilkinson Eyre Architects, creating spaces that adhered to the radii and arcs that they had established.” The floor plans of the apartments expand from the dramatic interior atria, at the centres of the gasholders, outwards to the external façades creating very particular wedge-shaped forms.Save this picture!Interior/Exterior sketch. Image © Jonathan Tuckey Design The combination of floor-to-ceiling glazed windows and semi-reflective poured resin floors adds significantly to the sense of height within the apartments. The poured floors also help to calm the wedge-shaped floor plans, avoiding awkward collisions between the interiors and the building’s distinct geometry. We have used stained oak timber panels to delineate the thresholds between the living spaces and the bedroom areas. Within the open-plan living areas we developed a kitchen design that plays on the mechanical character of the building; we selected a type of through-coloured engineered board for the units and applied varying finishes of brushed stainless steel and brass. We used mirrored panels and flush, flat-panel light fittings in the ceilings to exaggerate the sculptural form of the kitchens. For a warmer feel inside the master bedrooms, we lined these spaces with full height felt wall panels.  These are edged with brass, connecting them with the mechanized perforated metal shutters that shade each apartment which also feature brass details, revealed as they open and close, controlled from within by the resident. The bathrooms by contrast are lined in bespoke concrete tiles and panels and feature matching concrete washbasins.  The solidity of these interiors is complimented by details similar to those found in the kitchens with their use of flush light panels, mirror and brass accents; these elements interact visually to increase the sense of scale in these rooms. Save this picture!Interior sketch. Image © Jonathan Tuckey DesignAccording to the designers, much of inspiration for the spaces’ material palette come from “the many precedents we reviewed with developer Argent when working on the design concepts.” These include: Teatro Regio di Torino by Carlo Mollino [1967]; Casa Torre, via Toselli, Pisa [1250/1980] by Arturo Carmassi; the Cement factory, St Just Desvern, by Ricardo Bofill [1900/1970s]; and the Hydro-electric Power station at Yoloten, Turkmenistan [1911].Save this picture!Diagram sketch. Image © Jonathan Tuckey DesignArchitectsJonathan Tuckey DesignLocationKings Cross, London N1, United KingdomArchitect in ChargeJonathan TuckeyDesign TeamPeter Youthed, Matthew Farrer, Catarina Cristovinho, Belen Salgado, Glen Tomlin, Katrin SölterAssistantsIoannis Devaris, Laurence Hiller, Rohullah Kazemi, Ben Stewart-Smith, Helen Galletti, Aneta Szymczyk-MichalskiProject Year2015PhotographsJonathan Tuckey DesignLocationKings Cross, London N1, UKProject Year2015PhotographsCourtesy of Jonathan Tuckey DesignThe project is slated for completion in 2017.House B / YODA architectureSelected ProjectsCzech Pavilion Milan Expo 2015 / Chybik+Kristof Architects & Urban DesignersSelected ProjectsProject locationAddress:Kings Cross, London N1, United KingdomLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/773975/jonathan-tuckey-design-create-residential-interiors-for-post-industrial-gasholders Clipboard CopyAbout this officeJonathan Tuckey DesignOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelFabric#TagsProjectsUnbuilt ProjectResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsInterior DesignResidential InteriorsApartment InteriorsLondonKing’s CrossIndustrialWilkinson Eyre ArchitectsUKJonathan Tuckey DesignUnited KingdomPublished on September 21, 2015Cite: James Taylor-Foster. “Jonathan Tuckey Design Create Residential Interiors for Post-Industrial Gasholders” 21 Sep 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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  • What do fundraisers understand by ‘stewardship’?

    first_imgWhat do fundraisers understand by ‘stewardship’? AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Individual giving Howard Lake | 10 June 2008 | News  22 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Fundraising agency Relationship Marketing wants to know what fundraisers think about fundraising ‘stewardship’ and have today launched an online survey to do so.The survey has been devised by Gordon Michie, director of development at Relationship Marketing, and author of 2007’s white paper on fundraising stewardship, Pretenders to the Steward Throne.Michie explains that the term ‘stewardship’ can be confusing. “The problem, which I highlighted in my white paper and which we still encounter all the time, is that fundraisers keep talking about stewardship but no-one can really give a firm definition of what stewardship – when applied to fundraising – actually is,” he said.“Some people talk about it as if it’s donor care, others as if it’s relationship fundraising and others as if it’s just being nice to people. Stewardship really is all things to all fundraisers.With the information from the survey Michie hopes to develop some core concepts and benchmarks about what fundraising stewardship ought to be.The survey is divided into three sections: what is stewardship; what communications methods can be used to deliver stewardship; and how can stewardship be measured?The final section on measurement asks fundraisers to rate on a 5-point scale 13 possible key performance indicators and key indicators of success that could be used to measure stewardship programmes. These include reduction in complaints, donors thanked within specified time, non-donors begin to give, donors are more committed.Michie said: “The results of the Relationship Marketing Stewardship Survey will give us a much clearer picture of what fundraisers think stewardship is, how it can be delivered and how it can be measured. This will provide us with a concrete benchmark to allow us to move forward and genuinely begin developing stewardship as a fundraising concept.”www.surveymonkey.com/relationshipmarketing About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

  • Stacy Miller Named Director of Volunteer Services at Huntington Hospital

    first_img Top of the News Subscribe Huntington Memorial Hospital has promoted Stacy Miller to director of volunteer services, effective immediately. Miller previously served as supervisor of the errand and escort volunteer program at the hospital. In her new role she oversees all volunteer services, which includes 1,500 volunteers. These volunteers represent one of the hospital’s greatest assets, donating over 100,000 hours of service per year.“The most important part of my job is making sure the volunteers know they are valued and appreciated,” said Miller. “The work they do when they are here makes a big difference to our staff, our patients and their families. We are so grateful that our volunteers have chosen their community hospital as a way to give back to their community.”At Huntington Hospital volunteers provide assistance to patients, families, visitors and staff, and serve in every area of the hospital. In some areas volunteers assist staff by performing non-technical tasks, assembling patient charts, discharging patients, or taking specimens to the lab, thereby freeing staff members to perform duties that require more specific medical knowledge or skill. In other areas, volunteers may act as the exclusive providers of certain services, answering phones, or staffing an information desk. In all areas the commitment of volunteers is critical to the successful completion of a wide range of duties.Miller joined Huntington Hospital in 2001 as an administrative assistant in volunteer services. In 2004 she was promoted to supervisor of the errand and escort program, a position she held for the past 10 years. Miller graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a minor in marketing.Huntington Memorial Hospital, www.HuntingtonHospital.com, is a 625-bed not-for-profit hospital located in Pasadena, California. Huntington Hospital has been ranked nationally by U.S. News and World Report in two specialties and was named among the top hospitals in California. The hospital is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HuntingtonMemorialHospital and on Twitter at @HuntingtonNews. More Cool Stuff 3 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it HerbeautyTips From A Professional Stylist On How To Look Stunning In 2020HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Tips To Rejuvenate Winter Dry, Chapped LipsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty12 Female Fashion Trends That Guys Can’t StandHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeauty Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Business News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Make a comment Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *center_img People Stacy Miller Named Director of Volunteer Services at Huntington Hospital From STAFF REPORTS Published on Thursday, April 10, 2014 | 11:29 am Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS First Heatwave Expected Next Week Community News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Community News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

  • Betting tax rise will cause job losses

    first_imgPrint WhatsApp Limerick businesses urged to accept Irish Business Design Challenge Limerick on Covid watch list Linkedin TechPost | Episode 9 | Pay with Google, WAZE – the new Google Maps? and Speak don’t Type! NewsBusinessBetting tax rise will cause job lossesBy Alan Jacques – October 16, 2018 1161 Advertisement Email SIXTEEN bookmakers in Limerick are expected to close permanently bringing about 96 job losses because of Government proposals to raise betting tax by 100 per cent.That’s according to the Irish Bookmakers Association (IBA) who say that 335 job will be lost in the South West with 31 bookies closing permanently in Cork, 16 in Limerick, and 9 in Kerry.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “We are shocked that the Government could allow a 100 per cent tax increase on our sector without fully understanding the financial and human cost of this move. It is not just the direct costs involved that are the issue, but also the thousands of families that will be affected by the job losses,” IBA chairperson Sharon Byrne said.“Several hundred people across Ireland are now wondering if their shop will be closed for good on New Year’s Day. I’d love to be able to say they won’t be affected and offer them some comfort but I can’t. This is totally in the hands of the Government”, she added.center_img Ann & Steve Talk Stuff | Episode 29 | Levelling Up RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Exercise With Oxygen Training at Ultimate Health Clinic Previous articleWatch: Samaritans outreach programme gets a boostNext articleTreaty Triumph! book recounting Limerick hurling success unveiled Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Facebook TAGSbusinessLimerick City and CountyNews Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites last_img read more

  • New Consultant Gastroenterologist ULHG

    first_imgBilly Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener Linkedin Print Email WhatsApp Consultant Gatsroenterologist Dr Pardeep Kumar Maheshwari.UL Hospitals Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Consultant Gatsroenterologist Dr Pardeep Kumar Maheshwari.Dr Maheshwari’s appointment increases to four the number of consultants working in this specialty within the Group.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Dr Maheshwari is a graduate of Liaquat Medical School, Jamshoro, Pakistan. He has been a member of the Royal College of Physicians since 2011. He commenced specialist training in gastroenterology in 2011 in UHL and completed his higher specialist training in Galway University Hospitals, Tallaght University Hospital and Beaumont Hospital.During his higher specialist training, Dr Maheshwari completed a Masters in Clinical Research from NUI Galway and a Diploma in Health Services Management from ICM UK.He completed a clinical fellowship in pancreatobiliary medicine in the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and he also worked in the north of England as Consultant Gastroenterologist in the Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust.Dr Maheshwari is trained in IBD (inflammatory bowel disease), general gastroenterology and hepatology and has a special interest in therapeutic endoscopy, in particular ERCP (an endoscopic procedure to release bile duct and pancreas obstruction) and Endoscopic Ultrasound (to diagnose pancreas, bile duct disease and used in some cases as a treatment option).“The Department of Gastroenterology at UHL has had two full-time consultants until now and with this new appointment, the aim is to expand the gastroenterology services further, providing more therapeutic endoscopy options locally by having additional ERCP lists and seeking to expand endoscopic ultrasound services,” Dr Maheshwari commented on taking up his appointment. Previous articlePower Rankings: Limerick Senior Football Championship (Rd 2)Next articleKenny Announces Ireland Squad for Nations League Fixtures Meghann Scully Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Twittercenter_img Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Advertisement Facebook Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live TAGSKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick PostULHG RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR LimerickNewsNew Consultant Gastroenterologist ULHGBy Meghann Scully – August 25, 2020 698 WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads last_img read more

  • Ginnie Mae Enhances MBS Data Disclosure

    first_imgSubscribe in Daily Dose, Featured, News Previous: Regions With the Most Overleveraged Mortgagers Next: Increasing Numbers of Homeowners Leave Large Coastal Metros Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago March 24, 2021 894 Views Ginnie Mae Enhances MBS Data Disclosure Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Share Save The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Ginnie Mae, the principal financing arm for government mortgage loans, today announced that it is implementing a new Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) stratification record in the Single-Family Supplemental File that is part of Ginnie Mae’s Disclosure Data Download page.According to a Ginnie Mae press release, the objective is to give Ginnie Mae mortgage-backed securities investors information that supports their sustainable investing decisions and solutions. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) representative Douglas Robinson writes that the objective is to give Ginnie Mae mortgage-backed securities investors information that supports their sustainable investing decisions and solutions.The ESG record will provide pool-level aggregate information about the extent of loans and unpaid principal balance (UPB) dollars that are in low- and moderate-income areas, Robinson reports.The Low- and Moderate-income areas used in formulating this new disclosure record are defined by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). As a part of the HUD Community Development Block Grant Program, HUD delineates geographic areas that are designated as Low- and Moderate-income areas. The new disclosure aggregates to the pool level the Number of Loans, % of Loans, UPB Dollars, % UPB Dollars across low- and moderate-income areas applicable to the pool.Any reader with questions pertaining to this recent announcement should send an email to [email protected] Those inquiries will be addressed within 2 business days.Ginnie Mae in 2013 began releasing monthly loan-level data for existing, active single-family mortgage-backed securities (MBS).”The release of loan-level data for existing single-family MBS is an important step toward improving our transparency,” Ginnie Mae President Ted Tozer said at the time. “Enhancing MBS disclosures assists Ginnie Mae in attracting global capital by meeting the needs of investors more effectively and enabling them to make better-informed investment decisions.The company has since been continuing to enhance its MBS data disclosure system. Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago 2021-03-24 Christina Hughes Babb Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago About Author: Christina Hughes Babb Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago  Print This Post Home / Daily Dose / Ginnie Mae Enhances MBS Data Disclosure Sign up for DS News Daily Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Related Articles Christina Hughes Babb is a reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Southern Methodist University, she has been a reporter, editor, and publisher in the Dallas area for more than 15 years. During her 10 years at Advocate Media and Dallas Magazine, she published thousands of articles covering local politics, real estate, development, crime, the arts, entertainment, and human interest, among other topics. She has won two national Mayborn School of Journalism Ten Spurs awards for nonfiction, and has penned pieces for Texas Monthly, Salon.com, Dallas Observer, Edible, and the Dallas Morning News, among others. Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days agolast_img read more

  • Community devestated by toddler’s tragic death

    first_img Google+ Pinterest By News Highland – February 16, 2010 Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Community devestated by toddler’s tragic death WhatsApp Facebook WhatsApp Facebook Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Twittercenter_img HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Twitter Previous articleBunbeg NS cleared to go to constructionNext articleLetterkenny to highlight twinning arrangement with Elizabethtown PA News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR A 3 year old boy has been killed in a road traffic incident in Letterkenny.The child was killed in a collision involving a truck in a cul-de-sac in the Ballymcool area at 11.40am this morning.The toddler was taken to Letterkenny General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.Gardai are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward.Parish Priest Fr Eamon Kelly says no words can describe the pain of the local community:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/eamon.mp3[/podcast] Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Google+ News PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Pinterestlast_img read more

  • Support available in Ballybofey for those affected by Killybegs floods

    first_img WhatsApp Support available in Ballybofey for those affected by Killybegs floods Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Harps come back to win in Waterford Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Pinterest WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection is advising that support is available for anyone who has been affected by the floods last evening in Killybegs from the Community Welfare Service in Ballybofey.The Department says any person or family who is in need should contact the service in Ballybofey on 074 9131154.The line will be open until 5pm this evening.center_img News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Homepage BannerNews Previous articleTaoiseach’s response to progress of Mica report ‘unacceptable’ – McConalogueNext articleUpdate from Donegal County Council following flooding in Killybegs News Highland Twitter DL Debate – 24/05/21 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By News Highland – October 5, 2017 Twitter Facebook Google+last_img read more

  • Yosemite National Park hikers trapped in crevasse get helicopter rescue

    first_imgCentral Division Air Operations(NEW YORK) — Video has been released of two hikers being rescued by helicopter after getting trapped at Yosemite National Park.The rescue took place on the morning of Jan. 16, after the pair got stuck in a crevasse on the North Dome the night before.In a video posted on the California Highway Patrol Central Division Air Operations’ Facebook page, the CHP H-40 helicopter can be seen flying through Yosemite Valley.The video then shows the view from the helicopter looking down, with a rescuer lowering a rope and the stranded hikers being fastened and then pulled up and into the helicopter.Then helicopter is later seen eventually landing in Ahwahnee Meadow, where other personnel were waiting.A post on Yosemite National Park’s Facebook page said dispatchers were called at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 15, but rangers and search-and-rescue personnel were unable to reach the hikers that night “due to darkness, rain, sleet, and fog, and the technical terrain.”The California Highway Patrol said the helicopter began searching in the last known location of the hikers on Jan. 16 before finding them in the crevasse on the east side of North Dome.According to the California Highway Patrol, the hikers — who CHP identified as two men from England in their mid-20s — said they lost the trail in the snow while hiking into Yosemite Valley.They became trapped in the crevasse and called 911 from a cell phone after being unable to continue further because of a 2,000-foot drop or go back because the path was too steep and covered in snow.The two hikers were not injured, according to Yosemite National Park.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

  • Angry office staff on the verge of physical violence

    first_img Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos. More than half of office staff in the UK become so angry at work that theyare close to punching a collegeViolence lurks just below the surface and anger at work is having adetrimental effect on morale and productivity in the UK’s offices. According to research carried out by recruitment agency Pertemps, 53 percent of office staff have come close to resorting to violence at work, with 60per cent of office workers regularly losing their tempers. Loud-mouthed colleagues, people shouting across the office and being talkedover in meetings are the main causes of anger for 64 per cent of those polled. IT problems such as malfunctioning computers caused 53 per cent of respondentsto lose their temper, followed by excessive workloads (51 per cent) andinterruptions while on the phone (37 per cent). Men shout more often than women (67 per cent compared to 46 per cent), butwomen have the strongest desire to hit people who upset them (51 per cent asagainst 39 per cent). When asked how they coped with anger, 31 per cent ignore the personresponsible, while 20 per cent – mostly women – make a cup of tea. A further 15per cent swear under their breath and 8 per cent admit to hitting theircomputer. Seventy-four per cent are less productive when in a bad mood and 15 per centwork slower when the boss is angry, fearful of making mistakes. Eighty one per cent believe anger in the workplace had a detrimental effecton morale. And 47 per cent feel long hours, increased responsibility and tightdeadlines have increased the number of ‘office rage’ cases over the past twoyears. Tim Watts, chairman of Pertemps, said: “Angry and violent behaviour canbe dangerous, demotivating and stressful for all concerned. We advise companiesto consult regularly with staff, identify potential sources of conflict and tryto diffuse it early.” www.pertemps.co.ukZero tolerance for bullies at workThe workplace is increasinglybecoming a zero tolerance zone for bullies, a study has found. Research by the Work Foundation finds that eight out of 10organisations now have a code of conduct to deal with bullying and harassment. A third of the 227 companies polled said workers breaking thecode would be sacked, and only 6 per cent would give an informal warning. Thirty-two per cent of the respondents also said theyconsidered codes on bullying a priority for a well-run workplace, along withwork safety (41 per cent) and corporate confidentiality (33 per cent). Angela Ishmael, head of dignity at work at the Work Foundation,said: “It is good to see that the tide is turning, and that employers aremore committed to creating work environments where employees no longer need towork in fear.” Previous Article Next Article Angry office staff on the verge of physical violenceOn 1 Oct 2002 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more