By Debbie Nice, Facilities Supplies Category Director, VOW.

If you want to connect with a trusted brand and deliver positive messages about your business to customers and end users, it’s worth getting on board with Fairtrade Fortnight 2018. Read more »

four reasons why pen and pencil are still king

Pens and pencils are still our writing tools of choice for many tasks.

In writing terms, digital devices may be useful for long articles and recording in-depth information, but when we want to plan, make notes, visualise, and simply learn better, there is no competition to the writing instrument. Read more »

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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