By Debbie Nice, Category Director, Facilities Supplies, VOW 

Making sure people are equipped and dressed to do their work safely and healthily should be common sense, but it’s also required by law. Read more »

It is known that work breaks can play a big role in boosting morale and productivity. Rather than the morning coffee or cuppa causing a drain on working time, there is evidence to show that businesses can generate better results and become more profitable when their workers take regular, high quality breaks, particularly together. Read more »

Schools may not be out just yet, but this time of year should mean one thing for resellers. Peak season for ordering supplies for the new academic year. Read more »

For maximising customer relationships and building long term and cross sell business, the office loo is hard to beat.

With washroom sales worth an estimated £21 per person per annum and repeat sales in paper and dispenser soap that are not to be sniffed at, the washroom also acts as a potential springboard to reseller business growth in any number of categories. Read more »

Most resellers don’t need reminding that facilities supplies is a golden opportunity. This £5 billion UK market is seen as a key route for reseller diversification because it is growing and continues to be less affected by consumer trends and changing work patterns than other categories. Read more »

‘Before you finish breakfast in the morning, you’ve depended on more than half the world’.

That quote by Martin Luther King Jr is the inspiration for this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight which runs from 29 February to 13 March on the theme of the ‘Big Fairtrade Breakfast’. Read more »

Keeping employees safe has to be a top priority for any employer. While many companies are only too aware of the requirements for ensuring safety in the workplace, one issue which perhaps gets less attention is keeping people safe when they’re travelling or working in the dark.

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Latte, cappuccino, espresso, flat white or an Americano. However you like your coffee, there’s a big chance that your workplace is now offering these freshly brewed options as well as, or instead of, a cup of instant. Read more »