Desk fans help workers keep cool

By Debbie Nice, Facilities Supplies Category Director

 

From office and factory workers to schoolchildren and healthcare professionals, when the heat is on, working or studying can be a challenge for anyone.

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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 »

By Helen Wade, Product Marketing Director, VOW.

It’s Green Office Week from 8-13 May 2017 and the spotlight is on all things eco and what we can do to make our workplaces a little more environmentally friendly.

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Technology is evolving at breakneck speed, which means manufacturers are under constant pressure to produce new and easy-to-use connection devices that can deal with faster transfer capabilities. 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 »

The truth about handwashing is that it is probably the single best and simplest way to stop the spread of illness at work. As well as playing its part in reducing absenteeism, handwashing has a vital role in the growing trend of presenteeism. Research shows that it’s not only sick days that cost UK workplaces, but also an increased number of people being at work when they’re ill enough to be at home. Read more »

Workplace kitchens are no longer places to just make a brew or store sandwiches. The growth in flexible working, bring your own device (BYOD) and collaborative working means company break rooms are becoming much more than ‘worktop, fridge and kettle’.

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When it comes to furniture there are innumerable options out there. It’s understandable that when facing hundreds of potential suppliers, resellers bombarded with those choices might go on price or choose the company that is most familiar to them. 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 »

‘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 »

The countdown to Christmas isn’t just about present shopping and the purchase of food items that you probably won’t eat at any other time of year. Read more »

bench desking in office

As technology moves on, so does our furniture. And because you’re much more likely to see a flat screen PC, laptop or even smaller device on a desk in 2015 and less likely to see a whole range of other products, this means we just don’t need the corner desks that were once an essential part of every office. Read more »