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.
An environmentally friendly office is of course a wonderful thing to have for environmental reasons. It also helps considerably in presenting a brand that cares; in demonstrating responsibility and also in attracting the right type of new blood into your organisation. If you are thinking about an office refit, going down the eco-friendly route could help you enjoy numerous benefits. Wondering how to go about it? Read on!
Under current law, visitors to any premises and the people who work in them must be able to access those premises without barriers, regardless of their abilities. With one in five people of working age in Great Britain having a disability and 2 per cent of the working age population becoming disabled each year, it is vital for employers and premises managers to be aware of their legal responsibilities, and to take the necessary steps to comply with them.
For smaller offices, finding the space to store everything you need can be tricky. Your employees will need enough space to comfortably work and move around, but paperwork and private documents, need to be hidden away. Rather than upgrading to a larger office, there are a number of options for making the most of the… Read more