Agile Working

What is agile working?

Agile working is a concept that encourages greater productivity.
It applies flexibility to choosing staff, their workspace, their expertise and their tools
- so they can make good decisions that improve performance.

Improvements are achieved through the delivery of a high-quality, flexible working environment that promotes adaption to change. This boosts employee engagement, motivation, and empowers your staff - helping your business grow in the process.

Why is agile working important? consider these two extremes

Team A is engaged: They are given the autonomy to generate ideas and contribute to the success of their department and the business.

Team B is demotivated: They feel disengaged, unappreciated and unable to fulfil their potential.

Agile working can be the route for smarter working that enables team B to develop into team A. Your employees are the best asset your business has, and giving them a workplace that’s inspiring and motivational is simply a smart investment. It isn't just about making your office look pretty, you’re also providing the tools they need to deliver their best work.

The benefits

To employers

  • Reduction in real estate portfolios
  • Reducing in running costs
  • Reduced absenteeism
  • Reduced attrition
  • Improvement in productivity/agility. 

To employers

  • Improved wellbeing
  • Sense of achievement / improved productivity
  • Better work/life balance
  • Increase in friendship groups
  • Improved morale across the organisation. 
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What does an agile
workspace look like?

It’s agile. It can be anything you want it to be.
Typically, it includes mixed-use zones that allow for focus, collaboration, socialising, learning and meeting.

But, to really gauge what will turn your office into an agile workspace, you need an assessment. Our consultancy team will evaluate your office space, your business, and how your people work.

From there, we’ll tailor a design to fit you, working with you every step of the way to create a space that meets the specific needs of your business.

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How do I know agile
is right for my business?

When you look around the office, what do you see?

  • Dark and dingy areas
  • Clutter
  • Staff who are tired
  • Staff who are ill
  • Staff who are finding it hard to concentrate
  • Lifelessness
  • Silos that prevent communication.

Does the following sound all too familiar?

  • Staff are complaining about the quality
    of the toilet and kitchen facilities
  • Your brand has been described as outdated and bland
  • Staff are struggling to balance their work and home life
  • You're are finding it hard to recruit and retain staff
  • Staff say they don't feel motivated or part of a team.

How do I go about getting an agile workspace?

Talk to us. We’ll discuss agile working with you and what it could mean for your business.
If you’re sold, we’ll come and visit for a free initial consultation to understand more about your business.
The benefits of moving to an agile way of working are usually significant; our clients report gains in productivity,
staff retention, and employee engagement, along with improved talent attraction and a reduction in sick days taken.

Feedback from our last agile event…

"The information presented was succinct, interesting and definitely useful...

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... the Agile Working event led by Rhino was a bite-size introduction to the concepts, drivers & benefits of agile working, whilst giving attendees the opportunity to consider wider factors such as impact on service delivery, on work force, on effective & efficient costings etc. Information presented was succinct, interesting and useful with welcome the opportunity to ask questions. Given the current times of austerity, it was useful to consider the changes & transformations that agile working might promote in any workplace.” Birmingham City Council

“The agile working seminar held by Rhino was an inspirational eye opener…

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...the agile working seminar held by Rhino was an inspirational eye opener for a positive movement forward for any company. Before the event, although having heard about agile working, I never knew the impact it had on a working environment and this was portrayed in statistics given. For our company, we are seriously considering the investment to stimulate and empower our work force with this new approach. We feel the seminar was a success, went very well, and the hospitality was excellent too.” Obex

“We also need to think about the requirements of our everchanging workforce…

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...the agile working seminar delivered by Rhino Interiors Group was very thought provoking. Our business is built on tried and tested processes in order to provide a quality product for our customers and so we realise that to continue to deliver a great service we also need to think about the requirements of our ever changing workforce. With this in mind we will most certainly be thinking about how best to design an office space that caters for the needs of our employees as we move into 2017.” Webasto