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In a high-end business, presenting the right sort of first impression is crucial. Often, the first experience of your brand and business will happen in your reception area, before you’ve even met that client, so it’s important to get it right. If you’re setting up business on a shoestring but want that high end look, … Read the full post …

A business visitor, no matter how important, should be made to feel welcomed into your offices at all times. After all, you never know when that person is coming to you with an amazing business opportunity or is considering a sizeable order. Here are some key things not to do when you’ve got someone visiting … Read the full post …

Wowing a client is not just a good thing to be able to do in business; it’s crucial. As much as it might not feel like an audition, it is, and if you want to ensure that all important ‘yes’, you need to go into it prepared. Here are 7 ways you can make an … Read the full post …

Most businesses will receive clients in person at one time or another, and it’s crucial to make these special people feel super welcome when they step into your premises. It costs around five times more to secure a new client than it does to keep an existing one, so making these people feel warm and … Read the full post …

It’s all too easy to make someone feel unwelcome. A subtle gesture, or lack of one, is often enough to turn someone off completely, and when that happens in your business, the results can be disastrous. Visitors of all types should receive the same courtesy and professionalism, as you never know when someone is coming … Read the full post …

It’s true that first impressions count, and in your business that means having a decent reception area in which to welcome your visitors and clients. However, when money is tight, creating a gorgeous reception area from scratch can be almost out of the question. Thankfully, you don’t have to worry, because there are lots of … Read the full post …

Having an ‘on the ball’, efficient receptionist operating your front of house can make all the difference to your business. From managing appointments to ensuring visitors are greeted warmly, your receptionist is often the first experience people have with your brand, and first impressions count. If you feel your receptionist is always in a flap, … Read the full post …

Flexible office space on a budget

September 5th, 2018

Thinking about the way people work in your organisation is crucial to your bottom line. Research has shown that a more flexible working environment inevitably leads to happier employees, increased productivity and a more dynamic business. Technology is often the driving force behind a more flexible working ethos, and it’s becoming increasingly common to see … Read the full post …

If you’re running a high-end business, you should present the right image to your visitors when they arrive. Investing in a luxurious reception area will help to set the tone for your company, creating the right first impressions and demonstrating that luxury image you’ve worked so hard to get. Here are some top tips to … Read the full post …

Just as our natural environment can have an impact on how we feel, so the environment of an office can affect the mood, motivation and inspiration of those inside it. While it’s not always possible to take your staff for a walk on the beach to relax them during the day, it is achievable to … Read the full post …

Have you ever walked into a company’s reception area and felt decidedly underwhelmed?  Unfortunately, for many businesses, that initial emotion is often carried through into the rest of the business dealings, which can all too often lead to a negative outcome. The old saying of ‘first impressions count’ really is true, but how can you … Read the full post …

Your receptionist is the face of your company. He or she is the first person your visitors and clients will meet, and their ability to build rapport and trust with these people is crucial. Good receptionists are very much in demand, and great candidates don’t stay on the market for long. So, what should you … Read the full post …

Staying on trend as a business can be crucially important, particularly if you’re in a fast-moving industry such as technology, design or marketing. 2018 is seeing some pretty awesome trends emerging already; here are some of our favourites to help inspire your décor for the rest of the year. ·      Biophilic design Confused? You don’t … Read the full post …

You know what they say; you never get a second chance to make a first impression. It may sound clichéd, but it is definitely true. When it comes to your business, the first thing people will see is your reception area. It is so important to create a positive and welcoming environment, which presents your … Read the full post …

Finding the right receptionist is very important for businesses, and you’d be surprised at the difference they can make to your office. From being the warm, welcoming first face a client sees when they walk in the door, to the helpful and efficient voice on the phone, finding the right receptionist will prove a valuable … Read the full post …

Regardless of the size of your waiting room, the most important thing is that you offer your visitors, comfortable, practical seating. Beam seating fulfils both of these requirements. Choosing appropriate waiting room seating While beam seating is one solution, and one that many waiting rooms are outfitted with, especially waiting rooms in the healthcare industry, … Read the full post …

Is your office totally boring?

December 14th, 2017

There’s nothing worse than being bored at work. Enjoying the work you do is huge plus factor. It makes your job less of chore and helps the time spent in the office to pass more quickly. If however you don’t enjoy your job and you find the environment boring, not only will the time seem … Read the full post …

First impressions are everything. They are one of the few times in life when second chances don’t count. When it comes to your business reception area, the first impression that visitors form when they enter for the first time is crucial. The design, the aesthetics and layout of a reception area will have a big … Read the full post …

100 Years of Workplace Technology The following is an infographic by professional furniture maker Knoll.com based on workplace technology starting at 1907 and finishing at the iPad in 2010. It’s all part of Knoll’s workspace research study on ‘Engaging Workplace with Technology‘ The research focusses on three main areas of technological advancement; Consumerised office technology … Read the full post …

One of the most important areas of your office that needs to be furnished impeccably is your office reception. Most of your customers and most people that visit your office will not go beyond your office reception. If your office reception is not furnished neatly then it will project a very poor image about your … Read the full post …

The second prospective clients walk into your business premises they start to make a judgement on you and your business, and that’s before you’ve even met them. Their impressions start outside the building but then are quickly reinforced by whatever meets them in reception. To make sure that your reception furniture is up to scratch … Read the full post …

These days home offices are becoming increasingly popular as most people work from home or have a home based business to supplement their income. If you too are setting up a home office you will have to furnish it well only then you will be able to create an environment where you will feel like … Read the full post …

If you spend the majority of your working day in an office chair (like me) then you can understand how important it is that you choose an office chair that ticks all the boxes. I have put together the following tips to help you choose the right office chair and hopefully I’ve made you look … Read the full post …

Studio Reception Chairs

May 5th, 2017

Choosing the right reception furniture poses a special challenge; here the furniture that you choose should not only be functionally effective but it should also be very presentable. Whether you like it or not your customers or your clients will judge your company or your firm based on the quality of the reception furniture. All … Read the full post …

Visitor chairs are an integral part of that all-important first impression that you make on people who visit your offices. Dragging a battered stool from the store cupboard and placing it in a draughty office corridor is not going to impress anyone. It’s worth thinking carefully about how you will welcome visitors, where you will … Read the full post …

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