Why is a good office chair important?

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We often talk in our blog about how sitting for long periods is affecting our wellbeing and productivity and give advice about what you can do to combat the effects.
However, we appreciate that there are times when sitting at a…

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Victoria vs Poldark – the office debate rages!

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It seems that Sunday nights are now a battleground for our TV affections with two very different schools of thought.
There are of course the Poldark stalwarts, drawn in by tales of daring do, swashbuckling and a slightly over zealous interest…

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No more ‘boredroom’…

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If you feel yourself nodding off during a meeting today, don’t worry you’re not alone… Research suggests that one in five people have admitted to daydreaming or even falling asleep in important meetings!
And it isn’t always the subject matter that’s…

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You don’t have to go it alone…

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There are many reasons companies undertake an office refurbishment; expansion, downsizing, the workplace looks dull and boring and no longer reflects the values of the company or they’re simply looking to improve staff morale.  If you’ve occupied your office space…

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Paralympic spirit must drive office design

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The spirit and determination shown by Paralympic athletes is humbling to behold and demonstrates that whatever the obstacle, the human race can and does rise to challenges placed before it.
It is a timely reminder that, whether an elite athlete or…

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Don’t just sit there…

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Commuting to and from work, slumped over a keyboard in the office or sat at home watching TV in the evening… Let’s face it, unless you have a job that keeps you moving, most of your time is spent sitting.
Experts…

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Same old, same old…

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Budget restrictions and time constraints are common reasons for either ‘making do’ with your current surroundings or not replacing office furniture when it breaks or is worn out. People get comfy with the least comfortable of environments; grudgingly accepting the…

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Are you working next to a ‘creep’?

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Unfortunately we can’t always choose who we sit next to at work. I’m sure over the years most of us will have had some fantastic work mates and some that we were less inclined to spend time with if we…

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Eat, relax and study…

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Studies reveal that the school environment actually influences the learning process, with some of those interviewed believing that poor surroundings are having a negative impact, not just on the students but on the staff and visitors to the premises…
One of…

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Are you starting to suffer from growing pains?

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It’s the start of a brand new academic year! But, it’s not all about new uniforms and text books… With a growing number of students and shrinking budgets the call for more efficient use of space within our schools and colleges…

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