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Welcome to the news pages of Office Furniture Online where we aim to bring you the latest news about products that are newly available in our store as well as industry news from around the country and around the world.

Every now and again we’ll also take a look back at historical events and advertisements to see what the world of office furniture was like in years gone by as well as bringing you hints, tips and ‘how to’ guides for all the day to day questions you may have about buying office furniture.

So whether you have a specific question about office furniture or are just interested in finding out more about the types of items we sell then you should find the answers right here.

 
Cheap Filing Cabinets | Buy Cheap Filing Cabinets | Cheap Filing Cabinets UK March 12th, 2018

  Cheap Filing Cabinets When someone asks for a cheap filing cabinet we understand that they not looking for something cheap, but actually looking for something that is inexpensive. This is quite an important point to make as there are lots of ‘cheap filing cabinets’ on sale today but do you really want something cheap? … Read the full post …

 
Timeless Ergonomic Desks March 11th, 2018

Timeless Ergonomic Desks come in ten wonderful colours to suit your contemporary office. Timeless Ergonomic Desks are made of British Standards 476 Class 1 MFC board. The steel legs come with epoxy powder coating for extra protection and for extra protection. The foot levellers come with adjustable knobs which allow you to install the table … Read the full post …

 
Office Furniture that prevents RMD March 10th, 2018

What is an RMD? Many office and computer related jobs these days involve a certain amount of repetitive movement for workers performing their daily tasks, if a person is not properly supported during their work then a number of musculoskeletal conditions which can eventually lead to RMD will occur. RMD is caused by overexertion, muscle … Read the full post …

 
Why you should consider leather for you next sofa March 10th, 2018

If you haven’t had a leather sofa before, there are a few points worth considering first that may make you change your mind. For starters leather sofas are extremely durable and will last as much as four times longer than traditional fabric, they are also more impervious to accidental puncture by pens or keys .  They are very … Read the full post …

 
Multi Functional office equipment March 10th, 2018

Some important aspects of office equipment are the technological advancement in printer technology or convergence products.  These products are getting so small, transportable and convenient that our office desks are no longer cluttered with them not least our space! Convergence products are more commonly known as MFD’s (multi functional devices) which are cost saving and … Read the full post …

 
7 ways you can create a productive office space March 9th, 2018

Office furniture and décor can have a bigger impact on a business than a lot of people realise. Your office’s layout and decorations, or lack thereof, can directly impact the happiness and productivity of your employees. By upgrading your office space, you can boost efficiency levels dramatically. In fact, well-lit, well-ventilated, safe, and comfortable workplaces … Read the full post …

 
Discount Office Furniture March 9th, 2018

Refitting an office or suite of offices can be a huge expense but it is possible to get some comfortable and stylish office furniture at a discount. Online retailers and office furniture suppliers do not have the same amount of overheads as those who run a high street store; this means that they are often … Read the full post …

 
Keeping new employees March 8th, 2018

The first few weeks of a new employee’s time at a company is rather like a ‘honeymoon’ period.  During their initial trial period both parties are working out whether each will suit the another. When things do go wrong why does this happen? The wrong person during recruitment? If the company was desperate to find … Read the full post …

 
Small, But Beautifully Made March 7th, 2018

If you only have a small office space and a few employees, there are many ways of making the space seem bigger and more attractive. As in any professional office, clutter should be kept to a minimum as an untidy office gives the wrong impression to visitors. Getting rid of clutter is even more important … Read the full post …

 
Offices on the move March 7th, 2018

Offering your employees the flexibility not to be tied for their full working week at their office desks is a good idea. Industry surveys show that employees are more productive when they work from an office desk at home. Jo Causons, Chartered Management Institute said; Offering benefits such as flexible working and remote working helps … Read the full post …

 
10 ways to make your office chair more comfortable March 6th, 2018

If only you could be as comfortable in your work chair as you are when you are relaxing at home. A comfortable chair can make sitting down to work a pleasure as opposed to a pain! Polyurethane operator chairs do not have to be uncomfortable. It is possible to combine durability and functionality with comfort … Read the full post …

 
Work dress code March 6th, 2018

More casual fashions can sometimes find their way into the workplace thus causing trouble for company owners who want their employees to be comfortable and happy but professional and safe in their attire. Dress codes may seem to stifle a person’s individuality but if they are imposed properly, they can mean safety and professionalism at … Read the full post …

 
Home offices in the garden March 6th, 2018

The prospects for working from home are increasing and the reasons to do so are increasingly enticing. Of course, if you plan to work from home you will need the right equipment, the right space and the right office furniture. The location of your office is key to motivation, so is it a good idea … Read the full post …

 
Office Romance March 6th, 2018

Corporate life can be a fast paced world where young professionals often find themselves compelled to work many hours, spending much time in the office chair meeting job objectives to stay ahead. As a result, many men and women do not have the energy or time to socialize and meet new people. Mostly, the best … Read the full post …

 
Home workers should treat themselves March 5th, 2018

Could people that work from home be the unsung heroes of modern times? These people are keeping their families together as they wade through thankless piles of dirty laundry to their solitary office desks or lonely work station. These home office types may sit huddled over their desks on their old wonky typists’ chairs but … Read the full post …

 
Office Furniture Olympics Part III March 5th, 2018

Grab yourself some fun time whilst you don’t have anyone watching over you in the office, if this means it’s a chance for all colleagues to join in then you have yourself an Office Furniture Olympics opportunity! Office Chair Netball This is good as you don’t need to move much office furniture and you can … Read the full post …

 
My new Home office March 5th, 2018

I recently set up an office from home because I was doing so much work that I could no longer sit on my bed working on a laptop.  My back was aching and the screen wasn’t at the right level so my eyes were straining. It took me a while to find what I wanted … Read the full post …

 
It really does pay to look your best in the office March 5th, 2018

Studies show that the better dressed, better looking and slimmer you are will you typically get paid more and are promoted faster. Over the course of your career this can add up to be a significant difference. Any one in marketing will tell you that making a good first impression is crucial. They are often … Read the full post …

 
Buying Used Office Furniture March 4th, 2018

If you want to update your company image with an office facelift but have a tight budget, then buying used office furniture could save you a considerable amount of money. Previously used office furniture goes on sale for a number of different reasons, including business closure, which means that it is possible to get office … Read the full post …

 
Office Furniture Safety at work tax write-offs March 3rd, 2018

Tax write-offs are available for office furniture and can make purchasing of office items much more affordable so the consideration of ergonomic office furniture designs has become more affordable.  It is a well known fact that carpal tunnel syndrome is a very real problem with employees in the work place.  This syndrome caused by poor … Read the full post …

 
Home office setup March 2nd, 2018

The figures are the highest they have ever been in terms of the number of people working from home. In recent years there have been more and more home based entrepreneurs who have visited the doctor complaining of pain and discomfort, fatigue and in some instances, even injury.  The reason for many of these ailments … Read the full post …

 
Your Office, Your Image March 2nd, 2018

Your office says an awful lot about you and your company so when it comes to refurbishing your office you should choose furnishings that project your image. If you run a small but trendy graphic design company then you’ll want funky furnishings and accessories in your office. Office furniture needs to be practical but that … Read the full post …

 
Energy Saving LED’s in the office March 1st, 2018

Office furniture technology now often uses the energy saving LED light solution. LED lighting will lower your overall electricity costs and create an attractive company image. If you switch off any main light source in the office and use an office desk / LED lamp you will save electricity. Some of the other benefits on … Read the full post …

 
Hey Ho, Hey Ho, It’s Off To Work We Go March 1st, 2018

You may not want your staff to turn up dressed as the seven dwarves but the attitude is another matter entirely. All too often people get to work after struggling through rush hour traffic or waiting for buses and trains and walk into the office and feel dramatically worse. If your workforce comes in looking … Read the full post …

 
Office furniture planning February 28th, 2018

When buying office furniture think of the impact it will have on clients visiting your offices and you will realise the importance of choosing the right office furniture and its role in creating a good first impression on your visitors. When planning a new office, start by making a list of requirements, such as desk … Read the full post …

 
Work Should Be Fun February 28th, 2018

While it may go against the traditional view of work, if you want to be successful in your chosen field then work should be fun. Nobody really wants to go somewhere every day only to be as miserable as sin because they are watching the clock all the time and longing for the day to … Read the full post …

 
Kids at work February 28th, 2018

Virtually every summer, parents who work in offices or other outside work places find themselves plunged into the expensive and confusing problem that is the childcare crisis. Surely it would be cheaper to take the kids to the office with you? A number of parents and children who did just this were interviewed, giving a … Read the full post …

 
Give Modular Furniture a Try February 26th, 2018

Whether you are a new company setting up your first office or an established company trying to view your office in an entirely new light, you need a plan. It is pointless to order the first, acceptable lot of office furniture that you come across without reference to either your staff needs or how the … Read the full post …

 
Ergonomic Office Chairs for Executives February 26th, 2018

A lot of attention is paid to the consideration of staff health and comfort when it comes to furnishing an office and sometimes the company executives come last on the list. However, executives are just as liable to suffer discomfort and back problems if they have the wrong type of office chair as are the … Read the full post …

 
Spinal pain statistics February 25th, 2018

Back pain is the nation’s leading disability. It is a fact that we weren’t designed to sit still. Despite our obvious design flaws, an average UK office worker will spend anywhere between 25 to 40 hours a week sat in office chairs staring at a computer screen. It is therefore, not too surprising that back … Read the full post …

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