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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

The importance of a stylish, professional and ergonomic office cannot be underestimated. The way your office is designed can have a big impact on productivity levels and employee engagement. As well as designing an office as a pleasant place to spend time, it’s important to keep up with the latest trends and fashions in interior … 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 …

Back pain is the epidemic of the modern work place. However, this does not mean that you simply have to grin and bear it. If you are a back-pain sufferer there is plenty that you can do to improve your posture whilst you are sat in front of your desk. This will ease the strain … Read the full post …

The shoulder is a complex area of the body. It is comprised of several joints and they are connected by a series of tendons and muscles. A lot can go wrong with the shoulder joint and unfortunately it often does! People who work in offices, who spend all day sat at a desk, are vulnerable … Read the full post …

You cannot be expected to become an ergonomic expert over-night. If you already have a busy job or run a busy office, you simply don’t have time to read up on huge training manuals. However, there are a few key facts that you should know about ergonomics so that you can help to prevent back … Read the full post …

There are many factors which can lead to low morale amongst employees. From job cuts to increased workloads and the pressure to perform, the mood of the workplace can take a downturn, affecting productivity amongst other things. Boosting morale takes work, and there’s a lot you can do to boost morale. One of these things … Read the full post …

The design of your office space is of paramount importance. It impacts the mood and productivity of your employees. If the office is poorly designed and cluttered, workers will struggle to concentrate and carry out their tasks efficiently. This is the last thing you want, which is why office design needs to be considered carefully. … Read the full post …

One of the big buzz-words in employment circles in the latter half of the 21st century has been ‘agile working’. A concept first attributed to Japanese car manufacturer Toyota, many large companies are now adopting the agile manifesto as a foundation for how they do business. Agile working overlaps with, but isn’t identical to, flexible … Read the full post …

Being the new person in the office can be daunting – we’ve all been there. Whilst they’ll be looking to create an impression on you, you’ll also be wanting to create an impression on them and encourage the reputation that you’re a welcoming, friendly workplace. There are plenty of things you can do to help … Read the full post …

So, business is thriving and you’ve just secured a new building to get your new employees set up in. But, how do you do it in a fast and effective way? It’s possible that you’ll need to think about everything from a new paint job to everyday office supplies. It can be a stressful and … 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 …

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  • Fabric

    Fabric is used in office chairs, often for standard operators.  Fabric chairs are designed for functionality, comfort and affordability.  This fabric offers a range of colour choices to suit an office’s interior design.  Fabric chairs often have standard paddle arms, but may have no arms.

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