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Do you suffer from “office bod”? Do you even know what it is? The answer to that question might reveal a difficult truth – your office desk is hurting you! Take a moment to assess your sitting position at your desk. Chances are, right now, you’re sitting slouched forward reading this, one elbow on the … Read the full post …

No matter where you work – at home, in a small startup or a busy office with lots of teams – it’s important to be comfortable. Sitting incorrectly results in backaches and muscle strain which can distract you from your work. Worse, it can result in long-term damage. Awareness of ergonomics can help you to … Read the full post …

Sometimes keeping your workspace tidy and organised can seem like a never-ending battle. An untidy desk can reduce productivity while you hunt for important items and can make your feel less organised than you could be. Often, though, this is because we only ever perform “maintenance” on our desks. We’ve already accrued a lot of … Read the full post …

Something as simple as sitting can’t be bad for you… Right? Actually, health professionals have known for a long time that sitting is bad for your health. Sedentary (i.e. mostly seated) work means we spend less time doing a cardiovascular activity like walking and more time periods where our muscles are inactive. Not only that, … Read the full post …

A lot of business owners don’t give the design of their office much thought. Of course, they want it to look professional, but often that’s as far as it goes. But the design of your office can be an important influencer in the success of your business, so doesn’t it make sense to pay it … Read the full post …

How many times have you get up from your desk for a coffee or break, only to find your lower back aches, your legs are stiff and your body generally fails to respond to your commands? Most of us have experienced this, sometimes on a regular basis. As a matter of fact, the majority of … Read the full post …

Choosing the right furniture for an office isn’t a simple case of opening up a website and picking the desks that make the biggest statement. You have to consider a host of factors, including price, ergonomics and space. Office furniture styles change in trends but often those trends are led by other developments. During the … Read the full post …

You’ve probably heard of ergonomics before and it’s likely you also know it’s got something to with how you sit at your desk and such. However, much of the information available online about ergonomics is filled with jargon. There’s a reason for that. ‘Ergonomics’ is literally a science; “the applied science of equipment design, as … Read the full post …

How often over the course of a working day do you ever stop and think about the demands you make on your body? Sure, sedentary work means you’re hardly giving your body a gruelling workout at your desk, but you’re punishing it in all kinds of other ways. The way you sit at your desk … Read the full post …

Sitting down seems like the most natural thing in the world, right? Not the kind of thing you should educate yourself on. However, the way you’re sitting right now could be harmful to your health. Sitting still for long periods has a negative impact on health anyway, as it causes the muscles to seize up … Read the full post …

If you’re a freelancer working at home, chances are space is at a premium. Many of us don’t have the luxury of a separate room we can use as an office so spaces like living rooms and bedrooms often do double duty. Consequently, we can’t have grand, sweeping desks that carry all of the equipment … Read the full post …

You spend at least a third of your life working, and most of that at your desk. Your desk is the central command point for your working life. You control everything from there; scheduling, communication, processing. Yet, the majority of us don’t treat our desk like a workstation. Instead, we treat it like we treat … Read the full post …

You spend a lot of time at your workstation every day, so it’s time to make it work for you. Cluttered desktops, hard-to-reach items and incorrectly adjusted office chairs all make your working day that little bit more difficult. Try following this step-by-step guide to making your workstation more ergonomic. Just following each step in … Read the full post …

  If you’ve ever browsed office furniture or read articles on office health, you may have seen the term ‘ergonomic’ crop up from time to time. Put simply, ergonomic relates to something which ensures comfort and efficiency in the workplace and is often used in relation to furniture designed to make working more comfortable for … Read the full post …

The two buzzwords in call centre recruitment are ‘performance’ and ‘retention’. As a call centre manager or owner you need to get the best performance from your staff so that your business can thrive in this competitive sector. You also need to retain your best staff and stop them leaving to work for your competitors. … Read the full post …

Fatigue is the enemy of office productivity. A fatigued worker lacks motivation and makes more errors. They are also less likely to be innovative and contribute fewer ideas on improving your business and taking your service forward. The good news is that you can minimise fatigue by ordering next day Kudos Office Desks and setting … Read the full post …

Is it time to drag your workplace into the 21st century? If your office furniture is looking dated and shabby it could be sending out the wrong message about your business. Do you want your clients and employees feel that you are moving with the times? Perhaps it’s time to arrange an office make over … Read the full post …

Top tips for team building

August 12th, 2018

It has long been recognised that the most successful businesses are run by a brilliant ‘team’. Yet, there are very few business leaders who truly understand how to create effective teams in the business environment. They may pay lip-service to team-working and may even organise team- building exercises. They do not, however, realise that the … Read the full post …

We read lot about back pain caused by poor posture at work. However, for many office workers, wrist pain is a huge issue. The nature of working at a modern PC requires multiple and repeated small movements. This can, over time, cause inflammation and damage which can cause pain. You may see this referred to … Read the full post …

Give some careful thought to your choice of colour scheme for your workspace. Don’t fall into the trap of choosing what is on offer at the building supplies merchant. By carefully selecting a suitable colour scheme and kitting out the work areas with next day Blaze Office Desks you can create an uplifting, inspiring environment … Read the full post …

Pain is an everyday reality for many office workers. Irrespective of whether the workplace is a cause of the pain or not, many employees and self-employed people struggle to complete a full day’s work when they are experiencing pain. Back pain and wrist pain are probably the most common but, of course, all parts of … Read the full post …

Is your office a bright, happy space buzzing with innovation and motivation? Are your employees engaged and focussed on their tasks? If not, you may want to look at your office décor. It is now well recognised that we are very sensitive to our surroundings and our motivation can be significantly enhanced by a pleasant … 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 in a very small office space can be hugely challenging. The limited space can make it harder to organise the layout and it can be difficult to pack in all the equipment that you need. This can cause a problem for your business. There is a direct correlation between working environment and productivity. There … Read the full post …

The way in which you sit at your office desk could be causing neck strain. This can lead to neck pain, headaches and even pins and needles in your arms. This is not something that you have to put up with. You can make minor adjustments to the way in which you sit at your … Read the full post …

Do you get up from your desk with a stiff neck and tingling arms? This could be a sign that you are suffering from desk fatigue. This new postural problem is becoming much more common as so many workers spend hours at a time sat in one position at a desk. The fixed posture puts … 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 …

Sitting at a desk for eight hours straight can be a lot more dangerous than many people realise. If you have not set up your office space correctly, you could easily suffer as a result of a bad back. With that in mind, we have put together some of the most common mistakes that you … Read the full post …

There are conflicting opinions about what an organised desk says about you! Some experts claim that an organised desk is a sign of intelligence whilst others argue that a cluttered desk is the sign of creativity. It may simply be a sign of how old your desk is! If you have just taken delivery of … Read the full post …

Nothing can cause a decrease in productivity more than a cluttered desk. Chaos around you can make it difficult to work effectively. However, a clean desk can make you feel energised and motivated, enabling you to do your work more efficiently. In this post, we have some top tips on how to de-clutter your desk … Read the full post …

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