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SUBMISSIONS CLOSED !!!   Scholarship Details : You’re trapped in the head masters office and zombies are all around, they can smell the scent of your blood! They are breaking down the baricades you have put up and they will only last an hour.. Your quick witted brain takes a look around at all the … Read the full post …

Within reason, all employees are entitled to privacy. They should be able to keep personal information at their desks without fear of it being stolen, misused or destroyed. Of course, anything that pertains to illegal or improper activity is not allowed, but it’s important that you know your rights and responsibilities whether you are an … Read the full post …

What is an RMD? Many office and computer related jobs these days involve a certain amount of repetitive movement for workers performing their daily tasks, if a person is not properly supported during their work then a number of musculoskeletal conditions which can eventually lead to RMD will occur. RMD is caused by overexertion, muscle … Read the full post …

Some important aspects of office equipment are the technological advancement in printer technology or convergence products.  These products are getting so small, transportable and convenient that our office desks are no longer cluttered with them not least our space! Convergence products are more commonly known as MFD’s (multi functional devices) which are cost saving and … Read the full post …

Discount Office Furniture

March 9th, 2018

Refitting an office or suite of offices can be a huge expense but it is possible to get some comfortable and stylish office furniture at a discount. Online retailers and office furniture suppliers do not have the same amount of overheads as those who run a high street store; this means that they are often … Read the full post …

Keeping new employees

March 8th, 2018

The first few weeks of a new employee’s time at a company is rather like a ‘honeymoon’ period.  During their initial trial period both parties are working out whether each will suit the another. When things do go wrong why does this happen? The wrong person during recruitment? If the company was desperate to find … Read the full post …

Small, But Beautifully Made

March 7th, 2018

If you only have a small office space and a few employees, there are many ways of making the space seem bigger and more attractive. As in any professional office, clutter should be kept to a minimum as an untidy office gives the wrong impression to visitors. Getting rid of clutter is even more important … Read the full post …

Offices on the move

March 7th, 2018

Offering your employees the flexibility not to be tied for their full working week at their office desks is a good idea. Industry surveys show that employees are more productive when they work from an office desk at home. Jo Causons, Chartered Management Institute said; Offering benefits such as flexible working and remote working helps … Read the full post …

Work dress code

March 6th, 2018

More casual fashions can sometimes find their way into the workplace thus causing trouble for company owners who want their employees to be comfortable and happy but professional and safe in their attire. Dress codes may seem to stifle a person’s individuality but if they are imposed properly, they can mean safety and professionalism at … Read the full post …

Home offices in the garden

March 6th, 2018

The prospects for working from home are increasing and the reasons to do so are increasingly enticing. Of course, if you plan to work from home you will need the right equipment, the right space and the right office furniture. The location of your office is key to motivation, so is it a good idea … Read the full post …

Office Romance

March 6th, 2018

Corporate life can be a fast paced world where young professionals often find themselves compelled to work many hours, spending much time in the office chair meeting job objectives to stay ahead. As a result, many men and women do not have the energy or time to socialize and meet new people. Mostly, the best … Read the full post …

Could people that work from home be the unsung heroes of modern times? These people are keeping their families together as they wade through thankless piles of dirty laundry to their solitary office desks or lonely work station. These home office types may sit huddled over their desks on their old wonky typists’ chairs but … Read the full post …

Grab yourself some fun time whilst you don’t have anyone watching over you in the office, if this means it’s a chance for all colleagues to join in then you have yourself an Office Furniture Olympics opportunity! Office Chair Netball This is good as you don’t need to move much office furniture and you can … Read the full post …

My new Home office

March 5th, 2018

I recently set up an office from home because I was doing so much work that I could no longer sit on my bed working on a laptop.  My back was aching and the screen wasn’t at the right level so my eyes were straining. It took me a while to find what I wanted … Read the full post …

Studies show that the better dressed, better looking and slimmer you are will you typically get paid more and are promoted faster. Over the course of your career this can add up to be a significant difference. Any one in marketing will tell you that making a good first impression is crucial. They are often … Read the full post …

If you want to update your company image with an office facelift but have a tight budget, then buying used office furniture could save you a considerable amount of money. Previously used office furniture goes on sale for a number of different reasons, including business closure, which means that it is possible to get office … Read the full post …

Tax write-offs are available for office furniture and can make purchasing of office items much more affordable so the consideration of ergonomic office furniture designs has become more affordable.  It is a well known fact that carpal tunnel syndrome is a very real problem with employees in the work place.  This syndrome caused by poor … Read the full post …

Home office setup

March 2nd, 2018

The figures are the highest they have ever been in terms of the number of people working from home. In recent years there have been more and more home based entrepreneurs who have visited the doctor complaining of pain and discomfort, fatigue and in some instances, even injury.  The reason for many of these ailments … Read the full post …

Your Office, Your Image

March 2nd, 2018

Your office says an awful lot about you and your company so when it comes to refurbishing your office you should choose furnishings that project your image. If you run a small but trendy graphic design company then you’ll want funky furnishings and accessories in your office. Office furniture needs to be practical but that … Read the full post …

Office furniture technology now often uses the energy saving LED light solution. LED lighting will lower your overall electricity costs and create an attractive company image. If you switch off any main light source in the office and use an office desk / LED lamp you will save electricity. Some of the other benefits on … Read the full post …

You may not want your staff to turn up dressed as the seven dwarves but the attitude is another matter entirely. All too often people get to work after struggling through rush hour traffic or waiting for buses and trains and walk into the office and feel dramatically worse. If your workforce comes in looking … Read the full post …

Work Should Be Fun

February 28th, 2018

While it may go against the traditional view of work, if you want to be successful in your chosen field then work should be fun. Nobody really wants to go somewhere every day only to be as miserable as sin because they are watching the clock all the time and longing for the day to … Read the full post …

Kids at work

February 28th, 2018

Virtually every summer, parents who work in offices or other outside work places find themselves plunged into the expensive and confusing problem that is the childcare crisis. Surely it would be cheaper to take the kids to the office with you? A number of parents and children who did just this were interviewed, giving a … Read the full post …

Give Modular Furniture a Try

February 26th, 2018

Whether you are a new company setting up your first office or an established company trying to view your office in an entirely new light, you need a plan. It is pointless to order the first, acceptable lot of office furniture that you come across without reference to either your staff needs or how the … Read the full post …

A lot of attention is paid to the consideration of staff health and comfort when it comes to furnishing an office and sometimes the company executives come last on the list. However, executives are just as liable to suffer discomfort and back problems if they have the wrong type of office chair as are the … Read the full post …

Spinal pain statistics

February 25th, 2018

Back pain is the nation’s leading disability. It is a fact that we weren’t designed to sit still. Despite our obvious design flaws, an average UK office worker will spend anywhere between 25 to 40 hours a week sat in office chairs staring at a computer screen. It is therefore, not too surprising that back … Read the full post …

The internet A revolution to the way we work and communicate with people from the ease of our office chairs gaining access to Google and Wikipedia, with e-news at the touch of a button Email The fastest way to communicate without picking up the phone on your office desk.  It is great for speaking to … Read the full post …

Distractions; avoid them; it’s the key to your success.  You need to be focused because when you are employed, you will work according to your contract but in many ways you need to get your working hours and breaks clear before you begin.  No matter how easy it is to watch TV, give the kids … Read the full post …

Creative Office Environments

February 25th, 2018

According to recent research employees now desire a ‘soft environment’ in the work place which experts say springs from the popularity in laptops, PDAs and other portable high tech devices which has made working in an environment that is ‘more comfortable’ a reality. Additionally, the study also showed that outside offices have more recently started … Read the full post …

Lighting in the home office

February 24th, 2018

One of the key factors when it comes to organising your home office is the lighting – the right lighting will help you to concentrate for longer, avoid eye strain and allow you to have a longer working day. So when the sun goes down don’t just rely on a normal household light which is … Read the full post …

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