Open wide; you’re just going to feel a sharp scratch…

dentist

For most it’s not the actually numbing injection that hurts, it’s the sound of the drill at the dentist that has us running for the door. People usually go to the dentist for one of two reasons. The first is…

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You’ve got ‘more’ mail…

email-marketing

Technology is a wonderful thing, but it doesn’t come without it’s problems.  Since the 1990s businesses have become reliant on email as their primary mode of contact with the outside world, some companies even prefer email and more recently instant…

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Help your business significantly reduce energy bills.

Electrical installations, Office lighting, Bolton, Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Liverpool, Leeds, UK

Guest blog: Chris Ramsbottom, Director – Sensory Energy.
Energy costs are higher than ever before, rising typically 12% year on year with the likelihood that they will never come down.
For many of us in business, getting a new contract for energy…

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It’s May and that means just one thing for students – Exams!

Exams

Sleepless nights and days spent cramming information into their heads, yes; exam season is well underway… But, according to studies by the NSPCC the number of young people in Britain seeking counselling over exam stress has increased by 200% in…

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Can schools cope with the pupil explosion?

crowded school - kids

Department of Education figures show that pupil numbers in schools nationally will be 18% higher than current levels by 2021, with year on year increases throughout the period.
Whilst there are some regional differences and variations in the primary / secondary…

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If it was easy everyone would be doing it…

DIY furniture

So, you’ve decided your office space needs updating, and you’re thinking ‘I’ve decorated at home hundreds of times, how hard can this be?’ You jump on the internet and order your 20 desks and chairs and a couple of storage…

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Has technology changed the way you work?

smartphone

There’s no doubt that we rely on the latest technology to make us more efficient.  In the last couple of hours alone I’ve tweeted, whatsapped, linked to my ‘in’, facebooked and instagramed, oh and I may have sent the odd…

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Passing the wheelchair challenge

women in wheelchair

Have you ever tried to navigate around your place of work in a wheelchair?
Perhaps it might be an interesting exercise, just to see whether you are providing the best possible experience for disabled visitors and whether you really have premises…

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The bottom line…

sitting

Have you ever wondered how many hours you spend sitting every day?  For those of us with sedentary jobs, for example working in an office, the answer to that question is likely to be “too long”!
Research has revealed that commuting…

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Food for thought…

Office kitchen Rev1

Historically office kitchens were hidden behind closed doors, with a fridge, kettle and some storage space (well a single cupboard), if you were really lucky there’d be a microwave in there too; a basic necessity kept bare so that staff…

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