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The CPD webinar by Parklex Prodema will discuss the key aspects and considerations of specifying and installing wood panels in extremely wet areas.

By the end of the session you will understand:

– What is considered an extremely wet area?
– Products usually installed in these areas.
– The use of wood in the construction of wet areas.
– What is an HPL?
– When do you need a substructure?
– Health & Safety certificates and requirements.

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The HS Property Hub is to run a new three-part online course on Office Design and Space Planning (in the Hybrid Era).

Hosted by key industry experts, this series of professional market and educational briefings will bring attendees up to speed on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the workplace, the opportunities that have been created and the benefits of adapting your workplace to the new reality.

Taking place online in three detailed 75-minute briefings in February and March next year, each briefing is chaired by Colin Stuart, CEO and Workplace Consultant of Baker Stuart Ltd, who will lead an expert speaker line-up that examines the opportunities and elements for an effective hybrid working strategy.

Session 1: Hybrid Working and Workplace Design – Tuesday, 21 February 2023

Session 2: Developing a Hybrid Working Strategy that Works for You – Tuesday, 28 February 2023

Session 3: Designing for Wellbeing – the Employee-centric Workplace – Tuesday, 7 March 2023

SBID members save 30% off the current price – email [email protected] for your exclusive discount code!

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With more technology available to interior and architectural designers, the traditional approach to developing commercial projects is moving to exciting levels.

Your workflow is no longer just about providing 2D drawings and details; great visualizations and smart take-offs can all be a part of your design process. BIM for interiors is a more thoughtful way to design, organize, and face today’s challenges in the industry.

In this presentation — inspired by an elegant retail interiors project located in Tokyo by designers Mana & Takashi Kobayashi, IMA Inc. — Luis M. Ruiz, Int. Assoc. AIA, will discuss how you can increase your efficiency and win more work with an integrated data-driven 3D modeling process.

Learning Objectives:

– Discover how data-driven workflows can impact the project’s bottom line by integrating a more effective design process.

– Understand the use and benefits of interior-specific parametric tools that you need to optimize the creation of your design presentations and project documentation.

– Learn how to effectively set up and organize a project file to streamline the adoption of a 3D workflow.

– Explore the differences between 2D and 3D approaches for your design process, and learn how you can better implement a 3D workflow for your firm.

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This CPD by Croner will explore the trends you can expect to see coming in 2023 to prepare your business for the year ahead.

Join Amanda Chadwick to find out what issues businesses like yours are seeking guidance on. Find out how you can use this to take a proactive approach, and how you can protect your business and people.

These exclusive sessions are free for SBID members. Get in touch for your association number.

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This CPD by Croner will discuss how to deal with absences and conduct around the Christmas period, providing valuable advice for employers and business owners.

Join Amanda Chadwick to find out what issues businesses like yours are seeking guidance on. Find out how you can use this to take a proactive approach, and how you can protect your business and people.

These exclusive sessions are free for SBID members. Get in touch for your association number!

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This CPD webinar by Croner will discuss the importance and characteristics of a good HR team, explore employee policies, laws and regulations, and provide useful guides for managing your business.

Topics covered include:

– Understanding performance management

– Why a line manager shouldn’t “double up” and do HR

– Making time for staff issues and employee policies

– Staff training, support and retention to aid business growth

– Protecting the mental health of your staff

– Why an untrained HR team could be costly to owners

– How to meet employment law regulations

– Simple steps to improve equality, diversity, and inclusion in small teams

– A total guide to SSP (Statutory Sick Pay)

– A total guide to Holiday Pay

– How to resolve conflict whilst legally protecting your business

These exclusive sessions are free for SBID members. Get in touch for your association number.

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This CPD webinar will provide an understanding on the technology and usage of concert grade sound systems in residential environments. Delivered by the home technology specialists, the session will cover everything you need to know about installing effective high-end audio solutions for private luxury interiors.

This session forms part of a series to that also addresses luxury residential lighting and shading.

Learning Objectives:

– Understanding the drivers behind the emerging trend of live music events being streamed directly to the home.

– What makes a concert grade sound system different from typical consumer sound systems.

– How to create a suitable acoustic environment for a concert grade sound system, with appropriate sound isolation.

– Examination of a case study of a residential concert grade sound system.

– To explain through demonstration, the emotion that a concert grade sound system can convey.

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This CPD webinar by Croner will discuss the fall of the pound and how it affects the industry, as well as present some valuable advice for employers and business owners.

The Croner advisory team have recently analysed their call interactions with members and clients. With this, we have built an exclusive, member-only session to assist you with the biggest issues facing UK businesses right now.

Topics covered include:

– The pound falls

– Industry reaction

– A pay rise flurry

– How to address the increase in demand

– The cost of living and retention

– Do existing benefits already meet employee needs?

– Helping employees help themselves

– Getting more from the workplace

– Managing costs

– Changing terms and conditions

– Lay-off and short time working

– What is redundancy?

– Preparing for redundancy

– Collective consultation & Individual consultation

– Employees wellbeing during redundancy

– Looking after (soon to be) ex-employees

These exclusive sessions are free to SBID members. Get in touch for your association number.

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The CPD webinar by GRAFF will provide an overview of three key elements that can enhance our daily lives: water, wellness and sustainability.

Starting with water as a precious and essential natural resource to its role in bringing us wellness, the session will focus on the origins of wellness through today’s WELL concepts and to how to integrate wellness in design projects. Lastly, GRAFF discuss how wellness through water can be delivered in sustainable ways.

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This immersive CPD webinar will provide an understanding on the technology and usage of automated shades in residential environments. Delivered by the home technology specialists, the session will cover everything you need to know about installing high-end shading solutions for private luxury interiors.

This session forms part of a series to that also addresses luxury residential lighting and audio.

Learning Objectives:

– To give a broad understanding of automated shading for a luxury home

– How to integrate automated shades into the fabric of the building

– How to specify fabric for performance

– How automated shades are powered, wired and controlled

– To explain through demonstration the importance of fabric colour and openness

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