Simple Changes #82

Encourage staff to hold meetings in local and independent coffee shops and cafes.



Meeting culture within the public sector is still largely an unsustainable resource, with one UK County Council recently claiming that it had spent over £250k a year on hiring external meeting room venues. What if we spent that money locally?


Simple Change

Where it is standard practice for staff to hold meetings in coffee shops and cafes, you should develop a list of small businesses within your area and encourage staff to support them. This shows how your organisation supports local business, whilst also showing your commitment to becoming part of the community.

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