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Employee absenteeism and sickness at work hits business in the bottom line. Despite this, many employers not only don’t track time off properly, they also don’t know where to begin tackling it. It’s important to know the reasons for staff absence as this can give you some concrete ways to start bringing it down. Here … Read the full post …

Office space in London is at a premium, with many freelancers and small business owners finding it impossible to afford rental costs in the city. When working from home is no longer possible, either due to expansion or suitability of the space, many small businesses are left wondering how and where they’ll find a new … Read the full post …

Working in a cluttered and untidy environment can sap your enthusiasm and your productivity. Why not set a few hours aside to do something about it? If you are investing in next day Aura Desks for your workspace you will want to show them off and not cover them with mountains of paper. Here are … Read the full post …

Working from home does not mean that you have to compromise on style. Your colleagues at the city-centre office are not the only ones who deserve a sleek, modern workspace where they can build their reputations. With the rise of home-working, there are now plenty of office products that you can use to kit out … Read the full post …

Deciding whether to work from home or not is a difficult decision for many people. However, it is something more and more of us are faced with, as organisations are increasingly allowing staff members to work out of their homes. Not only this, but freelance jobs seem to be easier to access, as businesses have … Read the full post …

Working from home is fantastic. You get to be your own boss, set your own hours and set up your working space specifically for you. Your own territory. Problem is, if you need help with that, you’ve probably been bombarded with search results on “setting up a home office” that reveal cute little desks, pastel … Read the full post …

Slow broadband, poor quality calls and a lack of mobile network coverage are hampering millions of UK home workers, according to a survey carried out by uSwitch. A quarter of respondents said their mobile or broadband service had caused them problems when working from home. Half of all people surveyed said that their experiences with … Read the full post …

Staff recruitment is an expensive business. You have the outlay of searching for, shortlisting, interviewing and selecting candidates. Then you spend months training them up and equipping them with the skills to do the job effectively. It’s a financial and business disaster if they promptly leave you, taking precious skills and knowledge to a competitor. … Read the full post …

As a new start-up you may not have a huge budget for kitting out your office but this does not mean that you want to compromise on design. It is essential that you get the look and feel of your workspace just right so that you can attract the staff that you need and impress … Read the full post …

Sky Central, the communication company’s newly upgraded headquarters, is setting the standard for innovative office design that encourages collaboration and time management. It arises from fairly humble beginnings; a low rise modish steel exterior set. However, if you try to walk around it, you soon realise that the building is huge and one side of … Read the full post …

Heading straight for the coffee machine is common way to start the working day. Thousands of employees (and bosses) cannot even open an email without reaching for the caffeine-laden beverage. However, as a nation of coffee-addicts slumped at our Aspect Bench Desks are we missing out on something? Before you head off for your third … Read the full post …

We’ve all sat at Braemar Pro Office Desks and had a sudden craving for a snack or a sugary drink. That’s what office work does to you, right? Should the President of the United States be any different? The trick is making sure that the boss is looking the other way before reaching into our … Read the full post …

No amount of nagging is going to get your teen off the computer games. If you have an Xbox in your house then your teens are going to want to play on it. You could try turning off the broadband or cutting the electricity supply but this is only going to result in a huge … Read the full post …

Wellbeing at work is no longer a luxury that employers claim they cannot afford. A raft of health and safety legislation, coupled with the acknowledgement that healthy workers are more productive, has resulted in a focus on healthy workplaces and ergonomic office design. This is reflected in some new research in the area. A study … Read the full post …

Are you failing to climb up the career ladder because no-one in your workplace has noticed you? It may be that you are hidden away in a tiny office, crammed with Triumph Office Desks located at the end of a long corridor. You do not have the opportunity to share your innovative ideas or show … Read the full post …

Sitting down all day sounds like an easy life but it could be doing more damage to your body than you realise. The sitting position itself can put a strain on the joints and soft tissues of the lower back. Over time, the area can become inflamed and this can lead to chronic pain. Problems … Read the full post …

Multitasking is the buzz word of this decade but did you know that it applies to desks as well as people? If you work from home you may not have the room for a desk that is reserved purely for office work. It will have to perform other functions if it is going to earn … Read the full post …

Ergonomics has taught us much about the value of looking after our health and wellbeing at work. However, employers are increasingly learning the value of using ergonomics to put employees’ wellbeing front and foremost and many of them are reaping the rewards. While sickness absence is the most obvious example of where wellness affects business … Read the full post …

Small businesses ignore the influence that the working environment has on their employee’s motivation and productivity at their peril. This is an opportunity that is too good to miss and that costs little to exploit. Part of the problem is that employees do not feel able to voice concerns about the office design to their … Read the full post …

“Employee wellness” might have seemed like the last trend but increasing number of employers are recognising the benefits of putting employees’ health and welfare first. You not only have a duty of care under health and safety legislation to look after your employees and prevent them coming to harm – focusing on your employees’ health … Read the full post …

The correlation between employee satisfaction and business productivity was established several years ago. Hugh profile leaders of the tech industry, such as Apple, Google and Facebook, blazed the trail in employee-centred workplaces and work cultures. Gone were the highly rigid and sterile office environments. The structured, desk-bound working day was ditched in favour of socialization … Read the full post …

Choosing to educate your children at home can be a daunting prospect. Will you be able to get them to focus? What if you let them down? These, and many more questions, are no doubt racing through your mind as you go to hand in your deregistration letter on the last day of school. But … Read the full post …

Increasing numbers of people are opting to work remotely or to start their own freelance or small business. For most of us, that means working from home – at least in the beginning. While it’s tempting to just pull up a chair and work on your laptop at the kitchen table, you’re not going to … Read the full post …

We are in a gadget-mad age and the office workspace has not escaped! Every time you open up your social media feeds you will be bombarded with the latest innovative, and sometimes whacky, trends in workplace paraphernalia. Are new fads in office furniture, such as Sit-Stand Office Desks, simply there for our entertainment or do … Read the full post …

If being at work is starting to feel like a drag, maybe you need a swift style upgrade. As much as your hands may be tied by the building you work in, there are some sweet little changes that could make your office just that little bit more awesomer! Here’s what you need to know: … Read the full post …

You might remember the interview recently where a guest, Professor Robert Kelly, was interrupted by his children entering his home office while he was live on BBC News. Much hilarity ensued as his wife attempted to retrieve the children while the Professor failed to hide his discomfort. While most parents who work from home aren’t … Read the full post …

More women than ever before are working through their pregnancies with employers learning to accommodate their needs. However, there are things to be aware of when you’re working during pregnancy in order to ensure you stay healthy throughout. Simple adjustments can be made to your working environment to ensure that you prevent some of the … Read the full post …

Hotdesking is a trend that’s been discussed a lot recently in terms of working environments. All kinds of studies have been produced showing pros and cons of the set up that frees workers from a fixed desk. The cost savings for employers remains attractive as it saves space, but is hotdesking really the way forward … Read the full post …

We’ve all felt the dread at the thought of a meeting coming up. All too often, what should be a short, focused meeting to move work forward becomes a long, sprawling affair. Contributors get talked over, the agenda ignored and those who don’t feel engaged find themselves fighting off sleep. Poor planning and an ineffective … Read the full post …

Every employer appreciates that it is in their best interests to have a healthy workforce. There is much debate, however, on what is the best way of achieving this. Should you force your employees to get up from their X-Range A-Frame Bench Desks and participate in exercise or wellness programmes or should you persuade them … Read the full post …

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