Is your team really talking?

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Unless you work alone, every office requires a real sense of team work.
Sure, there will be leaders and followers, seniors and juniors, but at the end of the day, to have a successful company you need to have everyone pulling…

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Don’t end up with egg on your face…

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A recipe change for Cadbury’s Crème Eggs has caused outrage, with some fans even calling for a boycott! It is reported that the outer shell is now thinner and made from standard traditional Cadbury milk chocolate instead of thick Dairy…

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Don’t be one of those people who turn up late for work on Monday morning…

Clocks go forward

Yes, it’s that time of year again.  On Sunday 29th March the clocks go forward one hour to mark the start of British Summer Time.
Apart from the obvious downside of losing an hour of sleep and potentially being late for…

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What’s that smell?

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Much like our homes, everyone’s office has smell and although you get used to the odours in your own office, visitors could think it smells like an Indian takeaway (depending on the time of day they visit).  And if an…

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Why do we do it? Because office space is valuable…

Limited office space or simply want to make the most of what you have?  Whatever business you are in your premises is one of the largest overheads that you will have, so shouldn’t you be looking look to maximise this…

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We ‘people watch’ to start with……

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When it comes to offices and their design, it really isn’t all about the furniture and fittings. They’re important to get right of course, but the real issue is providing a working environment that will be popular and efficient for…

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Feeling the heat…

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As the temperature outside is predicted to warm up in the run up to Easter (I use the term ‘warm up’ loosely, we are in the UK after all!), offices up and down the country will be turning the heating…

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Is reading in the dark bad for your eyesight?

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If you were ever caught reading under the bedcovers with the use of a torch, your parents probably warned you that straining your eyes would damage your sight.  Well, you’re not alone, I think the majority of parents did (and…

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What better day to go green!

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A very happy St Patrick’s Day, especially to our Irish readers, or those who at least have some Irish ancestry to fall back on.
Although many of us will celebrate with a drop of the black stuff, green will undoubtedly be…

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Giving staff ‘their’ space…

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A recent news article reported that one of the UK and Ireland’s leading risk and insurance law firms (BLM) is relocating its 340 City of London staff from offices in London Wall and Leadenhall Street to a single City site. …

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