Category Archives: Advice & Tips

Sack Trucks at Work

If your job involves lifting and moving heavy goods on a daily basis, sack trucks are an essential piece of kit. They make heavy goods handling more efficient and a lot safer because they remove the need for manual lifting and allow the user to transport a number of items in one go. These are […]

Why is Warehouse Safety So Important?

Warehouses vary in size, but what they do have in common is that they’re busy, there are often a number of different operations going on under one roof, heavy machinery is used, heavy goods are often moved, and sometimes hazardous materials are stored and handled. All of these factors combine to make warehouses inherently risky […]

Wooden Platform Trolleys: The Materials Handling Solution that Delivers

Flatbed or wooden platform trolleys are a simple and unassuming piece of manual handling equipment, but when you invest in one, you’ll wonder how you ever did without it. They’re an essential for warehouses, factories, and pretty much anywhere where materials need to be moved throughout the day. For busy workplaces, efficiency and productivity is […]

Make Heavy Lifting a Breeze With Powered Pallet Trucks

If you want to get jobs done faster and with less strain on your employees, powered pallet trucks should be at the top of your equipment shopping list. Manual pallet trucks have their place of course, but there are some undeniable benefits of investing in a powered pallet truck. The benefits of powered pallet trucks […]

Our Ultimate Guide to the Platform Trolleys You Need

If heavy, awkward, and bulky items have to be lifted and transported day to day in your workplace, then expecting people to move them by hand is just not realistic. To get the job done faster and safer, you need to invest in a manual handling aid. As manual handling aids go, the platform trolley […]

The Essential Trolleys for Every Business

If your employees have to move heavy items or move supplies around all day, being a safety-conscious employer, you’re obviously going to want to provide them with equipment that can help them not only stay safe, but do the job a lot faster. Investing in the right trolley can not only save you money on […]

How Your Business Can Do Its Bit in the War Against Plastic

We all have our part to play when it comes to tackling the problem of plastic waste. But while every little helps, businesses can make an impact in a much bigger way, and with current estimates suggesting that global plastic production is set to double over the next 20 years, this is more important than […]

Find the Perfect Storage Solution for Your Workplace

Every workplace needs storage, and it might seem like there are so many storage options on the market, but it doesn’t need to be confusing. We’ve put together this helpful guide on the different storage options that are available so you can find the perfect match for your workplace. First things first The first thing […]

Beat the Post-Holiday Blues and Finish 2019 Strong at Work

If you’ve had your summer holidays and you’re struggling to get your mojo back when it comes to work, you’re not alone. But, as we come into the final quarter of 2019, maybe what you need to get your engine running again is to set yourself some new goals. Here’s how to get back on […]

The Most Offensive Foods You Can Eat in the Office

It’s a hot day in the office and you’re up against some tight work deadlines, so you’re going to have to have lunch al-desko. But when you crack open your containers, are your workmates still going to be your friends afterwards? What I’m getting at is that unspoken plea from everyone that works in a […]

The Worst Excuses Employees Have Given When Ringing in Sick

We all know the feeling. Monday rolls around all too quickly and the alarm goes off. You consider putting on your best ‘sick’ voice and telling your boss you’re just far too ill to venture in today. But then the guilt hits-for some people anyway. A previous study of 1000 employees and managers by a […]

Things To Do At Work Before You Go On Holiday

You’re counting down to your holidays. Two weeks in the sun without a care in the world. This is how it should be, but do you find that you spend at least some of your precious downtime stressing about work? Whether it’s thinking about something you forgot to do, something you didn’t quite finish on […]

How to Introduce a Cycle to Work Scheme in Your Business

  Look around the UK’s towns and cities now and you’ll see more cyclists than ever before. The legacy of the London Olympic Games, the success achieved by Britain’s Elite cyclists, as well as a desire to be healthier and reduce carbon emissions has led to an upsurge in people leaving the car at home […]

Welcome to the Office of the Future

You can never stop the hands of time, and the constant changes we’re faced with both at home and in the workplace. Ever wondered what the future might bring for your workplace? (no, we don’t mean Brexit-related concerns). Here’s what the workplace of the future might look like. You’ll be able to attend a meeting […]

The Benefits of Stepping Away From Your Desk at Lunchtime

Another Bank Holiday has been and gone, and even if you’re a dedicated worker, you’ll be looking forward to your next break. But since the next Bank Holiday isn’t until August, a good solution to help you stay physically and mentally fresh is to make the most of your breaks throughout your workday. So if […]

Do You Lift More Than You Can Handle at Work?

Have you ever gone to lift something at work on your own, knowing that you probably shouldn’t? If you’re short-staffed or need to get something done in a hurry, it’s tempting, but have you considered the possible consequences? Lifting something that’s too heavy can result in musculoskeletal injuries that require time off work. They can […]