Decorations aren’t just for Xmas.

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To add a bit of festive cheer, up and down the country offices are digging out the Xmas decorations from the store room and happily putting up a tree and Xmas banners, cards will adorn the shelves and everyone will…

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‘I think it’s going to be a long, long time’ before Sir Elton John trusts a chair again…

This fateful incident took place at the Statoil Masters tennis competition, providing entertainment for all the wrong reasons.
Of all the various components that make up your workplace, office chairs are possibly one of the most important!  They are among the…

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Peace on earth? I’d settle for a bit of peace and quiet in the office right now…

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These days, most of us work in open plan spaces.  They might not be the most motivating working environments for some, but at least we get to hear and speak to each other much, much more!  This can only be…

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Whose job is it anyway?

This is a story about four brothers named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody.  There was an important job to be done and Everybody was sure Somebody would do it.  Anybody could have done it but Nobody did it.  Somebody got…

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I’m an office worker, get me out of here!

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So as the annual bug infested jungle show rumbles on towards Christmas, it’s quite interesting to study how personalities develop when thrown together in a confined space, with little in creature comforts or privacy.
It starts with arguments over who should…

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Is your office space living in the past?

The office environment has changed dramatically over the years, due primarily to developments in technology. We have gone from offices in the 1950s being laid out like factories to the bright open collaborative spaces of today.
Where once there were dull,…

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Why top talent won’t join you.

People are the engine room of any business and getting top talent can really make the difference between success and failure.
So you trawl the CVs you identify the top people that you believe can drive you forward, you interview them,…

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Do you have a brew shirker in your office?

Ever helped yourself to a cuppa without offering one to your colleagues?  It seems you’re not alone… According to research a staggering 2.5 million office workers are ‘too busy’ to make a brew, but will gladly accept one if offered! …

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What will you do with only seven seconds?

That’s how long it takes for visitors to form an impression on arriving at your premises…  Yet, many companies still fail to take advantage of this excellent marketing opportunity. Just as you and your staff sell your products and/or services,…

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Setting the scene for productivity…

Does it matter where your desk is located in the office? The answer to this question is a resounding ‘Yes’!  The layout of an office, along with the furniture can dictate how productive your staff are…
According to our research the…

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