Lower the Noise Levels in Your Office in 5 Simple Steps

December 8, 2016
When it comes to perfecting the sound levels in your office, you might struggle to strike a balance between stifling silence and too much noise. While a murmur of background chatter is normal in most workplaces, it can be tricky to know how to keep this to a level that’s acceptable for everyone involved.   Aside from being a common annoyance among workers, a noisy office setting can seriously affect productivity and concentration levels and increase stress and tension, leading to an ...

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3 Signs That Your Office is Totally Boring

November 25, 2016
Most people have worked in a boring environment at one time or another. Whether it’s Linda in Marketing constantly droning on about what she’s planning for tea or the grey cubicle wall that greets you every time you lift your head, boredom at work can be enough to make a fresh faced 18-year-old daydream about retirement.   Here we set 3 boring-office alarm bells ringing. Do you recognise any of them?   There are no colours   We’re not saying you can’t have a stylish ...

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The Most Important Piece of Furniture in Your Office

November 23, 2016
When you spend hours in the office every day it’s pretty important that you enjoy your surroundings. It may just look like an office chair but you’d be surprised just how much the humble office furniture can impact on your day.   The evolution of the office chair is pretty remarkable and traces a history of social change from workhouses to today’s executive suites. From the height of your desk to the colour of the walls, everything plays a part in your ...

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4 Essential Features of a 21st Century Boardroom

November 22, 2016
From job interviews, to client pitches, to employee discussions, your boardroom is where a lot of important events take place, so it’s crucial that it’s kept looking its best. If your meeting space is beginning to look a little old-fashioned, it’s time to do something about it. In this blog, we take a look at four of the essential features of a 21st century boardroom and what you can do to bring this area of your office up-to-date.   1. Fresh furnishings   No ...

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4 Ways To Bring Your Office In Line With Your Brand

November 21, 2016
Although it’s necessary to make sure your office space provides your employees with a safe and comfortable place to work, it’s essential that it represents your brand too. The truth is, how you present your company can have a huge impact on your reputation, and unless you bring your office in line with your identity, you’ll struggle to impress not just your personnel, but your customers and potential clients too.   The good news is, creating an office that complements your company’s ...

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Why You Should Take That Mug Off Your Desk Now!

November 17, 2016
If you can’t make it through a day at the office without your daily intake of tea or coffee, listen up. Did you know your favourite work mug could be making you ill? To find out the dirty truth about your cup, and why you might want to move it to the kitchen sink immediately, keep reading.   A breeding ground for bacteria   Whether you believe it or not, it’s likely there are a whole host of germs living in your mug. According ...

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A Guide To Introducing Greenery Into Your Workspace

November 14, 2016
When it comes to home decor, it’s pretty much the norm to fill our rooms with flourishing flowers and pretty foliage - so why not do the same at the office? From petite, potted succulents to large, leafy indoor trees, there are a whole host of ways you can incorporate greenery into your work areas. If you’re keen to introduce plants into your space, keep reading. Here are a few benefits of bringing the outdoors in.   Boost productivity   Having plants in the ...

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How to Create A Truly Flexible Office

November 10, 2016
When it comes to running the perfect office, it pays to be flexible. Regardless of whether your office is large and spacious or you’re struggling for square footage, creating a space that’s truly versatile for you and your employees isn’t as difficult as you might think. The good news is, there are a number of techniques you can use to transform your office into a truly adaptable place to work. In this blog, we take a look at a few ...

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Why Your Office is Killing You

November 8, 2016
Although you might think of it as an overly dramatic declaration, your office job could actually be killing you. You wellbeing is paramount, and the chances are you probably don’t even realise just how your 9 til 5 is affecting your health. To find out more, keep reading.   Too much sitting down It can’t always be helped in an office setting, but sitting down for long periods of time can be detrimental to your health. Even if you think you’re perched comfortably ...

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What’s So Special About Your Office Chair?

October 31, 2016
We’re going to break it to you - just about everything.   We’ve helped you stay fit in the office but the reality is, if you’ve got a bad chair, the Eagle Pose can only do so much. So we gathered our knowledge and wits about us and dived into the important topic of - you guessed it - office chairs!   Your office chair is integral to your everyday work life and, as our infographic shows, you all have some pretty strong opinions ...

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