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Advice & Tips
How to Stay Cool On Your Commute
August 1, 2019

Us Brits love a good moan about the weather, but if you had to commute to work last week in the searing heat, it was probably justified. Travelling to work on packed trains, buses, and even being sat in the car in traffic when it’s hot can feel pretty unbearable. So how can you stay […]

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Advice & Tips
Top Tips to Ease the Post-Holiday Blues
July 24, 2019

Whether you’ve just returned from a break or your week in the sun still lies ahead, the downside for most of us is that we have to come back to reality and return to work. Once we’re back at our desk and opening our inbox, our relaxing break can seem like a distant memory. But […]

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Advice & Tips
The Most Offensive Foods You Can Eat in the Office
July 17, 2019

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 […]

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Advice & Tips News
The Worst Excuses Employees Have Given When Ringing in Sick
July 10, 2019

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 […]

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Advice & Tips News
Things To Do At Work Before You Go On Holiday
July 3, 2019

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 […]

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Industry Focus News
Will Robots Take Over Your Job?
June 26, 2019

In these days of austerity and Brexit, job security is becoming less common, and it seems there’s one more challenge on the horizon for some people – artificial intelligence. Robots can perform tasks faster and more efficiently than a human being, so jobs that are highly-repetitive and that don’t need specialist training might be prone […]

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Advice & Tips News
How to Introduce a Cycle to Work Scheme in Your Business
June 18, 2019

  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 […]

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Advice & Tips Industry Focus
Welcome to the Office of the Future
June 12, 2019

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 […]

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Advice & Tips
How to Stay Cool and Comfortable in the Office This Summer
June 3, 2019

While the summer is a welcome prospect for most of us, if you work in a stuffy office or a poorly-ventilated workplace, it can be a time of the year you dread. You travel to work in a boiling hot car, or on a packed train and arrive in the office with your clothes stuck […]

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Advice & Tips News
The Benefits of Stepping Away From Your Desk at Lunchtime
May 28, 2019

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 […]

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Advice & Tips Workplace Safety
Do You Lift More Than You Can Handle at Work?
May 20, 2019

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 […]

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Advice & Tips Workplace Safety
Staying Healthy When You Have a Desk Job
May 6, 2019

We’re told to be as active as we can every day, but given that most of us are chained to a desk for much of the day, we’ve got our work cut out in that department. Or maybe not. Here are some handy tips for staying healthy when you have a desk job. Take a […]

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Advice & Tips Workplace Safety
Where are the Safest (and Least Safe) Places to Work in Europe?
April 23, 2019

You might think you can’t move for safety signs and health and safety rules in Britain, but workers in some countries would be glad to have even half of the protections at work that we do, as you’ll see in this blog. So where are the safest and least safe places to work in Europe? […]

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Advice & Tips News
The UK’s Top Ten Most Dangerous Industries
March 27, 2019

The UK’s Top Ten Most Dangerous Industries When you’re looking for a job, you probably don’t consider how safe or not it is (unless you’re a stuntman!), but if you work in any of these industries, you should seriously consider making sure your life insurance is up to date! Counting down from 10, here are […]

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News Product Spotlight
Keep Your Classroom Organised With a Book Trolley
March 23, 2019

Keep Your Classroom Organised With a Book Trolley If you’re a teacher and you mainly teach young children, the chances are you’ll have a story corner or library in the classroom. When everything’s organised it can look very inviting, but when it comes to kids and books, or kids and anything, really, it can be hard […]

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News
14 Weird Workplace Accidents That Will Make You Laugh out Loud
February 26, 2019

14 Weird Workplace Accidents That Will Make You Laugh Out Loud You might think that workplace accidents are no laughing matter, until you see the responses given in a survey carried out by the good people at Office Genie, who asked ‘What’s the weirdest injury you’ve obtained at work?’ Here are some of our favourite […]

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News
Sick Building Syndrome: Is Work Making You Ill?
February 7, 2019

Sick Building Syndrome: Is Work Making You Ill? You might have complained about being sick of work, but have you ever been sick because of work? Sick building syndrome isn’t an illness or health condition per se, but it’s a set of health problems that you only experience when you’re in a certain building, like […]

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Advice & Tips Industry Focus
A Small Business Owners Guide to Setting Up a Warehouse
January 31, 2019

A Small Business Owner’s Guide to Setting Up a Warehouse So you set up your own business and keeping stock in your garage or a storeroom at your premises was working out great, until your business started to grow. And now you’re panicking about where to keep everything. Maybe it’s time to set up a […]

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Advice & Tips News
How to Bring the Spirit of Christmas Into Your Workplace
December 4, 2018

How to Bring the Spirit of Christmas Into Your Workplace It’s a busy time of year for everyone, not just with the family at home but at work too, as the Christmas/end of year rush is in full swing. And it takes its toll on people’s stress levels. Many people feel stressed and anxious or […]

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Advice & Tips News
Prepare Your Business for the Christmas Rush
November 21, 2018

Prepare Your Business for the Christmas Rush Christmas is by far the busiest time of year for many businesses. Black Friday is on the horizon and with more and more big names going out of business, consumer cash is up for grabs among the companies who have survived. This is why it’s so important to […]

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