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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.

 
Have you had a tough day at work? November 17th, 2017

Has your boss been on your back all day and is your paperwork stacked high on your office desk without any sign of when you will manage to catch up with the backlog? Has the photocopier spilled ink smudged paper across your computer desk? There are a couple of smaller things you can ensure you … Read the full post …

 
A Motivated Workforce November 17th, 2017

Let’s face facts, when people are happy and comfortable in their environment, they are motivated and relaxed enough to speak openly and share what could be great innovative ideas for the company. Office interior design is proving to be quite a craze both in the USA and in the U.K. and I have provided some … Read the full post …

 
Dress Code at the office November 17th, 2017

Dress codes may be deemed to be introduced to the work place in an attempt to stifle anyone’s personality or individuality but they are necessary for several reasons including: a work focused atmosphere is created, for a corporate image, to make people feel part of a team, and sometimes for health and safety reasons. Wearing … Read the full post …

 
Are you unhappy and trapped at work? November 17th, 2017

Every job has its bad times, we all have something we don’t like about our job, and in most cases it takes more than the filing cabinet sat in your line of vision all day whilst you are sat at your office desk to make you resent aspects of your job.  Unfortunately in the current … Read the full post …

 
The Home Office November 16th, 2017

Choosing the right office furniture can be a bigger challenge than you think.  You can set your home office up with an office desk and chair and still feel that it isn’t right, because motivation is the key to your efficiency an office space that feels wrong is not what you should settle for.   There … Read the full post …

 
Home computers injuries on the increase November 16th, 2017

New data from the US reveals home computer related injuries have increased sevenfold, with children being hurt most often. The latest findings from American Journal of Preventive Medicine show that over a 13 year study period injury rates increased 732%, more than double the increase in household computer ownership. Children under five are at most risk of … Read the full post …

 
The Right Tools For the Job November 15th, 2017

Every now and then a business has to rethink their office space and possibly refurbish and refurnish it. It is all to easy to rush into the job and just buy the cheapest items available; especially if your budget is already overstretched. A common mistake that many companies make when they start up or when … Read the full post …

 
Why colours are important November 15th, 2017

Most designers and office furniture suppliers have at some point begged a client to pick a totally different colour in the knowledge that choosing that particular colour would actually make an office look boring. Whilst office furniture retailers will have seen some fabulous colour schemes in place either through a customer with a great eye … Read the full post …

 
Office Furniture Olympics November 14th, 2017

Sometimes when the management are away and the office pet‘s away on holiday, you have hit your targets and want to celebrate, sometimes you might celebrate with a dose of Office Furniture Olympics. Office Furniture Olympics Office chairs with wheels are necessary, one chair per two co-workers. Think of the ‘old style’ TV show Opportunity … Read the full post …

 
Have a Happy Home Office November 14th, 2017

In the present economic climate many people are working from home, either from choice or from necessity. As the traditional jobs are dwindling fast, many people are looking at other ways to earn an income. Due to the internet, there are plenty of opportunities to write from home or to set up an internet business. … Read the full post …

 
Top five office design trends for 2017 November 14th, 2017

Staying up to date with the latest office design trends is a great way to ensure that your office looks modern, professional, and stylish. Plus, by making a few changes to your office each year, you can revitalise the space, making it a much more enjoyable place for your employees. After all, research shows that … Read the full post …

 
Planning your office furniture space November 14th, 2017

Always keep in mind how much space you have in your office before you plan your office furniture. Some suggestions to keep in mind: Make a note of every item you know you will need to run your business. Organise your storage facilities before you start.  It is important to sit down and plan. With … Read the full post …

 
Bring the office to your garden November 14th, 2017

One of the easiest ways for small business owners to reduce significant overhead costs is to work from home. Not only does it save money it also saves time as you theres no longer the daily commute, and allows you a more flexible work schedule. The idea of working from home makes many business people worried about how … Read the full post …

 
Add a contemporary feel to your office November 13th, 2017

A modern environment offers immediate quality, mirroring a progressive aim of a company and an individual and inside your offices; contemporary office furniture does even more than this. Most office spaces, especially within large corporate organisations, will include extremely innovative office desks and office chairs that look like they could come from the future. Sleek, … Read the full post …

 
Losing weight at the office November 13th, 2017

Once again you are sitting at your office desk at your computer and really need to get a message to one of your colleagues quickly.  All you need to do now is to jump onto email and press send or punch in a couple of digits on your phone. This is a typical day in … Read the full post …

 
Getting the best out of your office chair November 12th, 2017

The most basic piece of office furniture, which plays an important role in our working life, is the office chair.  Office chairs have for a while been the cause of many physical ailments and body aches on top of a few dangerous accidents with pieces that have not been well made. Using an ergonomic office … Read the full post …

 
Work Space at MORI November 11th, 2017

Ben Page is Managing Director of MORI and he admits that he’s obsessed. I’m obsessed about my job. I’m obsessed about doing it well. My thinking about jobs is this: You should either do what you’re really good at, or what you love, or do something that’s really well paid. Ideally, all three. I think … Read the full post …

 
Why buying an office chair online makes perfect sense November 11th, 2017

If you are looking to buy an office chair, one of the key decisions you will need to make is whether to purchase the chair online or in-store. While people are increasingly buying such items over the Internet, there are still those that are sceptical. The truth is, there is no reason to be, and … Read the full post …

 
The right office November 11th, 2017

When you start designing the office at home you need to make sure you spend your budget wisely, the bulk of your budget should be going on the items that will mean you will be more productive for work. These items include: A good, comfortable office chair which will mean hours of comfort A good … Read the full post …

 
Office Seating Twenty First Century Style November 10th, 2017

What is fast becoming known as the first bionic chair has now come out of Britain, unlike the man though it is not valued at a billion dollars. The chair is the brain child of American company Herman Miller. The chair has been six years in development and its makers claim that not only will … Read the full post …

 
Setting Up a Home Office November 10th, 2017

If you are thinking of working from home, whether full time or part time, you will feel much better about things if you set up a home office. You may only have a corner of the living room but if you set it up with office furniture it will help to support the idea that … Read the full post …

 
Should It Be A Desk or a Table? November 9th, 2017

When you are choosing new office furniture, whether you work from home or run a company office, the most important thing you need to consider is its function. If, for example you need new desks, do you need large desks with enough space for a computer as well as other work, or would you be … Read the full post …

 
Office Chairs need Mats! November 6th, 2017

There is probably a good chance that you haven’t even given the necessity of an office chair mat a second thought. However, if you have a hard plastic or wooden floor in your office and a good office chair with wheels an office chair mat will not set you back much money and, frankly, could … Read the full post …

 
Working at home November 6th, 2017

If you work from home, it can provide flexibility, extra income and tax advantages. Article writing can be a lucrative choice for creating an extra income from home. Another viable and potentially lucrative choice is writing or editing written works. If you would like to work from home and you are comfortable with your writing … Read the full post …

 
Office furniture that saves space November 6th, 2017

Expert office furniture business analysts are now saying that evolvement of office furniture in the work space is about to change again in the near future.  Many now say that office cubicles which are used as workspaces will soon be a thing of the past. Analysts have been monitoring the rate of growth in sales … Read the full post …

 
Noise in the office November 5th, 2017

The office is often the place where our work goals are fulfilled and our prosperity generated. The office can, however, be a breeding ground of threats to our sanity and livelihood. The issues that are raised in the workplace can sometimes illuminate situations where a resolution is not always easy to find. The problems in … Read the full post …

 
Office Decorating November 5th, 2017

There are a few essentials when it comes to office furniture that is required in the office. The first and most essential piece of office furniture required is the office desk. There are a large variety of different materials, colours and styles available in home office desks now so you are not stuck for choice! … Read the full post …

 
People’s personalities change in the office November 4th, 2017

In the office there appears to be a different kind of irrationality that people show when they come under pressure. Some of the following often happens in large office situations where people’s ‘work’ characters dictate how they deal with situations: 1)    Often it was nobody’s fault when there is an enquiry into an issue because … Read the full post …

 
Saving Time in the office November 3rd, 2017

Our working days race by so fast these days and there is always much more to do than we actually manage to get done.  There are so many distractions and people who slow you down whether you are sat at your office desk or not.  There are lots of ways to save time though through … Read the full post …

 
Luxury Office Furniture November 3rd, 2017

Whether you are the director of a large company or a freelancer working from home, a bit of luxury always improves how you feel about things. If you have a desk that is at the wrong height or a chair that is not properly supportive, it doesn’t matter how good they look. Luxury office furniture … Read the full post …

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