Recent extreme global weather events remind us of the destructive power that nature can wreak. Whilst hurricanes are thankfully extremely rare in the UK, we do suffer from flooding. Whether you believe in climate change or not, these extreme weather events seem to becoming more frequent.
If you sometimes struggle to concentrate at work, or feel that your office is preventing you from being as productive as you can be, here are some handy tips to help transform your place of work into a more tranquil, pleasant and ultimately productive space. According to a recent study, Only 53% of UK and…Details
The end of the summer holidays can be a bitter-sweet time for parents. On the one hand, they will soon no longer have a house-full of kids to endlessly entertain but, on the other, supplying their off-spring with everything they need for a new school year can be a costly business. In a survey by…Details
It’s easy to neglect cleaning your windows, especially if they’re at height and difficult to reach, but regular window and glass cleaning will not only brighten the appearance of your office and boost your company’s image, but less window grime allows more natural light in.
The third and final post in our series of blogs on how to maintain a healthy office focuses on some of the trade secrets used by the professionals. From the use of colour coded equipment to prevent cross-contamination to tips on effectively infection control methods, they give you an insight into the practices used by…Details
It may have taken 18 months, but the Environment Agency has started cracking down on organisations that have still not complied with Phase 1 of the ESOS scheme; the deadline for which was originally 5th December 2015, but was extended to 29th January 2016.
This week is the British Lung Foundation’s annual Breathe Easy week, designed to raise awareness of lung conditions and raise money for research into lung disease. Did you know: Poor air quality contributes to up to 40,000 early deaths a year across the UK. Outdoor air quality is monitored and measured nationally by the Department…Details
The second part in our series of posts on how to improve the health and well-being of office staff, we look at some more ways to reduce staff sickness and improve office well being – some ideas may seem obvious but are critically important, others are perhaps more novel.
Maintaining a healthy and happy office is good for business. Healthy staff leads to lower absenteeism, improved productivity, increased morale and better staff retention; all of which will have a positive impact on your balance sheet. Short-term sickness is the most common cause of absence. In this, the first in a series of blog posts…Details
For the estimated 10 million people in England that suffers from hay fever, pollen is a constant enemy throughout the summer months. Not content with ruining picnics and summer walks, pollen also infiltrates our homes and offices, causing misery indoors too. Poor indoor air quality can trigger a host of allergies, wreaking havoc on your…Details