By Vanessa Warne, Furniture Category Director, VOW

Sizing up a new office to see how much furniture it can house is one thing, but making sure the people using it will be able to do so comfortably and efficiently is another. Read more »

By Debbie Nice, Facilities Supplies Category Director

 

Although the hygiene spotlight is most often on food businesses, keeping and handling food safely is just as important in a non-food based workplace. 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 »

When it comes to recommending the right fire extinguisher, knowing which type is best for which kind of fire is potentially life-saving.

Although the number of fires in the UK has decreased significantly since smoke alarms became commonplace from the 1990s onwards, the fire services attended 212,500 fires in the home in Great Britain in 2013-14 (Department for Communities and Local Government’s Fire Statistics report.) Read more »

When it comes to morale and wellbeing, the office environment is all important. For employers looking for a burst in productivity, ‘new year, new start’ should mean a workplace review and refresh. Read more »

If more bystanders performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) quickly and used defibrillators where available, thousands more people could survive cardiac arrests each year. Read more »

Colds, flu and tummy bugs. We all have a bigger chance of catching these as autumn and winter comes around, but if you have an office based job you need to be doubly wary, as your workplace may be making  you ill in more ways than one. 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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