Are you tortured by the lack of space?

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When we are first involved with a project, one thing that crops up time and time again is a lack of space!
Clients get so used to the day to day workings of the office and the surroundings that they and…

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Holiday packing remind you of anything?

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It seems like travelling light doesn’t apply to everyone and that’s before you’ve filled the holiday suitcase with souvenirs for the return journey.
And yet often, in our experience, half the clothes in the bag will come back unused, just adding…

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Summer is finally here…

Heating and ventilation, Manchester

Well for a few days at least…
Creating the ideal workplace is more than getting the furniture right, it’s about creating a functional and aesthetically pleasing working environment.
Providing a suitable working temperature is an important part of this process, this is…

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You look like you could do with a break…

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The majority of us work in busy office environments; because of heavy workloads and tight deadlines we can spend hours on end sitting at our desks, often with no breaks (or even lunch). However, just because you’re sat in front…

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Guess what the top office complaint is?

Businessman annoyed by the phone calls of his colleague

The majority of us are faced with distractions at work; these distractions are often heightened when working in an open plan office in close proximity with colleagues.
Chats about last night’s TV, telephones ringing and the ensuing conversation when the call…

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Prioritise what’s important…

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Refurbishing your office can give your business a new lease of life, but it can also prove to be costly if you decide to refurbish the whole of your premises in one go, although, it doesn’t have to…
We appreciate that…

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Even schools need more knowledge

School refurbishment Manchester

We all go to school to learn and hopefully they are the launch pads for our lives and future career prospects. Schools are now a million miles away from the institutions they were say fifty years ago.
Teaching techniques have changed…

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Does it matter what you wear to the office?

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Recent news reports revealed that a woman was actually sent home from work without pay because she refused to wear heels that were between 2-4 inches high…
How we dress for the ‘office’ is something that is usually taken for granted;…

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How long have you been sitting there?

Women with problem with spine at office work

It’s not a trick question; Some people don’t realize that they actually sit for around 9 hours a day! According to the World Health Organisation, prolonged periods of inactivity are the world’s fourth biggest killer.
Now I’m as guilty as the…

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How will it affect me?

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Office relocations happen for a number of reasons; from downsizing to save money to expanding or simply moving to a new location with better facilities; whatever your motive, it can involve a lot of change, not only from a business…

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