We’ve come a long way since the days when office furniture was little more than a standard table and chair combination. Today, the furniture we select for our office isn’t just a functional piece of equipment, something to hold our computers and papers; they actively contribute to a company’s culture, style, and productivity. This latter… Read more
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Whether you’ve just started a business or you’re looking to refresh your office, it’s important that you’re thinking carefully about the desk and chairs that you’re selecting for your workspace. While it might seem like a trivial detail in the grand scheme of getting a business up, running, and profitable, this isn’t the case —… Read more
There aren’t too many essentials that your office needs in order to have smooth operations, but the things that it does need are, well, essential. Take your office furniture. While it might seem like a non-influential part of your office, this isn’t the case — it has such a huge impact on the look and… Read more
You might have heard of Marie Kondo, the organisational wizard who has changed the game when it comes to tidying thanks to her Netflix show, Tidying Up With Marie Kondo. In that show, she talks about ways you can change your approach to tidying your home, simplify your life, and be more productive. It works… Read more
Office staff spend a large proportion of their working days sitting at desks. So if they are not provided with comfortable furniture that is fit for purpose, it stands to reason that health and well-being problems could easily start to develop. Thousands upon thousands of employees are forced to take time off work every year due to musculoskeletal disorders, many of which are down to poor posture. This is precisely why the selection of good quality office furniture is such a vital part of the business health and safety strategy.
An organised office brings many benefits including reduced stress, less wasted time and greater profits. On the other hand, a disorganised office can hamper productivity and have a negative effect on reputation. Let’s take a look in more detail at the downsides of a disorganised office versus the benefits of an organised office, and how to achieve one.
A place that creates a positive, welcoming impression and that is a pleasure in which to work. That’s the perfect office! These are also the values that the modern office moulds itself upon. If you are seeking to create a workspace that is a benefit to your business, your visitors and your staff, looking at modern trends in office design is a good place to start. So let’s take a look at the latest trends in office layout, furniture and décor and how everything fits into today’s working methods.
Creating a workplace that boosts well-being and positive mental health can be beneficial for both employees and employers. Let’s take a look at how everything from good desk layout and wise choice of furnishings to décor and lighting can help promote a successful workforce and overcome issues such as low morale, health issues and lack of privacy.
When you focus on workplace comfort and health and safety, so productivity kicks in. Because a happy, comfortable workforce is a productive workforce. And productivity means a successful business. So, what does it take to create this sought-after comfortable and happy workplace? Well the key word you need to look for is, ‘ergonomics’.
Creativity in the workplace is not just a necessity for the design and advertising industries. It’s a vital component in any industry sector. There really is something to be said for taking steps to create a working environment that encourages and inspires creativity. So, how to go about it? Let’s take a look at some ideas.