The 3 Most Common Mistakes Of Buying Office Furniture

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A company’s philosophy, employees and environmental awareness can be determined by looking at their office furniture. Here are 3 mistakes that should be avoided: 1) Not considering your employees. A diverse workforce is something many companies champion, but that diversity can mean one size does not fit all. Some employees may do well when it comes to an open office plan, however, …

Tips for Good Office Design

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Your general productivity and your ability to focus is strongly affected by your work environment. The design of your office, home or corporate environment, is extremely important. This isn’t just about Feng Shui, this is about getting things done and being productive. Studies conducted on workplace and productivity show that a big factor in an employee’s ability to focus is their …

Small office changes to boost workplace productivity every day

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Post weekend gloom, the 3pm slump, stiffness from sitting down all day, annoying colleagues… no matter the cause, everybody experiences a lag in productivity in the workplace from time to time. The responsibility of managing staff health and well-being falls on both employer and employees. Often neither party knows how to get the most out of a working day. So, …

Monitor Arms

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The answer to any work desk clutter is clever design. Here we will discuss the importance of using monitor arms. You will only realise how much space is wasted by having a standing monitor on your desk when you invest in a monitor arm. Elevating your monitor from your work surface not only results in a far more productive and …

How bold should your Reception Desk be?

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In the fast-paced corporate sector, companies are ever-changing and keeping up with trends. Because first impressions last; your reception area should give an immediate and clear idea of what your business is and what it can offer. The reception area is full of untapped potential where making use of multimedia can contribute to making a good impression on future clients. …

Cluster Workstations and Their Advantages

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Cluster workstations are the innovative solution for those looking for an alternative to standard cubicles. They are seen to boost productivity, keep an uncluttered environment and allow for easy moving. The main idea of a cluster workstation is to focus every single workstation around a central core. A cluster workstation is very effective in an office where employees spend at least …

Top Tips for Good Posture at the Office

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You’re slouching right now, aren’t you? Don’t worry, it’s something we all do. However, studies have shown that bad posture can increase feelings of depression, zap your energy and cut off your circulation. Couple that with sitting for long periods of time, and you’ve got a health hazard on your hands. Do you feel stiff and sore at the end …

Staying Healthy and Happy at Work

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A happy workforce in undoubtedly one of the most important elements of any organisation. A company that keeps its workforce happy has the significant benefits of increased productivity, creativity, reduced turnover and an improved bottom line. One of the most common reasons for an employee’s unhappiness is their workspace. Sitting for more that 6+ HOURS can make you 18% more …

The advantages of quality office furniture

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You’d be surprised how many changes have occurred in the style and appearance of the office furniture industry in today. The era of traditional, unified work tables with straight lines and functional chairs has ended a long time ago. Custom designed furniture for office and business premises has reached the sophistication and luxury but kept its functionality. Even more, the appearance and …