Cast your mind back to a few months ago and you’ll remember us bursting with pride. Our Express Refreshments Micro Market just been nominated as a finalist in the Tomorrow’s FM Awards 2023!
With public voting now open and underway, we thought it would be a good opportunity to analyse why this innovative refreshment facility is so well suited to the modern workplace and today’s pain points for Facilities Managers.
The Express Refreshments Micro Market suits hybrid work.
Since Covid-19, hybrid working has accelerated, and many Facilities Managers believe it is here to stay. In fact, a survey carried out on a British company during the summer found 61% of employees were now hybrid working.
Refreshments have been a key part of the workplace for generations, aiding collaboration, motivation, and productivity. But how do you cater to changing shift patterns to ensure your staff have access to what they need, when they need it?
The Micro Market is today one of the few workplace refreshment facilities that is open and available 24 hours a day. It is totally unmanned, relying on the trust of your team but with the reassurance of constant CCTV.
This means it is always there whenever your staff are on site. That’s coffee shop quality hot drinks, fresh food, healthier snacks and more, around the clock.
The Express Refreshments Micro Market suits your space.
Every workplace is different, so a modern refreshment solution should be tailored to your available space and make the most of every inch available.
The Express Refreshments Micro Market is custom built to do just that. We work with you to identify where the facility will work best on site, before Nebrak, our trusted shopfitters, create your vision and help bring it to life. Everything is done to your desired specification. We can even add your own colours and branding.
Want a grand breakout area with the Micro Market facility housed in the centre? No problem. Short on space and looking for a smaller solution with less products? That can easily be done, too.
The images embedded into this article show how each Express Refreshments Micro Market is completely different from the next. It is your personalised solution.
The Express Refreshments Micro Market aids staff retention.
Did you know, around 50% of employees from a survey said that they would sacrifice higher pay for a better working environment, equipped with meaningful perks?
These perks are no longer just a luxury. They are a necessity. We will spend so much of our time in the workplace that it needs to encourage happiness and promote creativity.
In a candidate driven marketplace where staff retention is a growing problem, the Micro Market is a valuable facility that represents a grand employee perk. After all, who wouldn’t want access to fresh bean coffee, healthier snacks, indulgent treats and more in the comfort of their own workplace?
Better still, if you make this facility part of a wider breakout area, you are showing your team that you care for their wellbeing on site. This boosts company culture which can therefore aid staff retention.
The Express Refreshments Micro Market is genuinely hassle-free.
The Micro Market is a refreshment solution that is built on bespoke technology. We won’t bore you with the little details. All that matters to you as a Facilities Manager is how it requires little interference on your part.
Telemetric insights feed real time data on buying habits back to us. That means we know exactly which products need replenishing, something that is included as part of our standard operated service with your Express Refreshments Micro Market.
There is no need to chase us. The whole process is fully automatic, so employees will be able to get exactly what they want when they want it. We also take specific product requests and can happily cater to these.
The Micro Market is a bit like your local convenience store and proves as much. Expect regular offers, promotions, and seasonal trends, which encourages regular usage and once again boosts employee satisfaction.
Vote for the Express Refreshments Micro Market at the Tomorrow’s FM Awards!
We were the first operator to introduce the Micro Market to the UK, on the back of extensive knowledge and experience, and the ability to predict the future of workplace refreshments.
And we were right.
The Micro Market is perfect for today’s workplace, where company culture and staff retention are a big problem in a world where working patterns continue to change but expectations of your employees are stronger than ever.
We like to think that our finalist nomination in the Tomorrow’s FM Awards is recognition of this intuitive facility.
As of now, a whopping 62,000 readers have received the Tomorrow’s FM guide that every finalist is a part of. This guide will significantly influence the public vote, along with material shared elsewhere by the relevant organisations.
The finalists will be whittled down to just 10 in April 2023, before the final three will be crowned winners later in the year.
To vote for the Express Refreshments Micro Market, just follow this link. We really appreciate your support!