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Benefits of a Sit-Stand desk

Benefits of a Sit-Stand desk

A guest blog from Europe’s No1 supplier of standing desks, Sit-Stand.Com You may have heard of standing desks, adjustable work stations and how they are the antidote to workplace ill health, but do you really know how and why they can improve your working life?…

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50 DAYS UNTIL THE NEW TEN POUND NOTE RELEASE

50 DAYS UNTIL THE NEW TEN POUND NOTE RELEASE

First, we saw the new polymer five-pound note replace the paper version in our wallets, now we wait just 50 days until the release of the new refined ten-pound note. The Bank of England have revealed the plastic tenner will be released into circulation on…

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Desk Feng Shui

Desk Feng Shui

These days, if you work in an office, you’re more likely to see your stapler more than you do your family. It’s true, the office atmosphere can prove extremely dull and leave you feeling drained of energy, so how can you adapt your environment to…

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Boosting office morale

Boosting office morale

We all know one’s mood can have a significant impact on productivity and therefore mean the quality of work is compromised and perhaps mistakes are made due to a lack of care. It’s crucial to keep a positive atmosphere within the workplace to make the…

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Unwritten rules of the office

Unwritten rules of the office

It is true – every office has certain rules that play an important part in maintaining a safe and happy workplace. Some of the most essential rules tend to go unwritten, which is why we are here to help! We’ve listed 10 unwritten office rules…

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5 Steps to Kickstart Your Creative Juices

5 Steps to Kickstart Your Creative Juices

We’ve all had that feeling like we’re stuck in a rut, whether it’s writers block or you’re struggling for ideas for your next masterpiece. Even at work; in stressful situations that involve problem solving you need to let your mind free in order to think…

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In need of some top tips to ace a telephone interview?

In need of some top tips to ace a telephone interview?

Prepare for the loss of body language. During a telephone interview, you lose all ability to communicate using body language and eye contact, which can make it more difficult to determine the reaction of your interviewer. It can also limit your tone and make you…

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Protect your Business

Protect your Business

Businesses are just as vulnerable to identity fraud as individuals. This could be anything from supplying a fake or false registered company with products or supplies who then disappear when the bills arrive, to discovering that someone has ‘hijacked’ your business and has been securing…

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Why Is It Important To Schedule ‘Me Time’?

Why Is It Important To Schedule ‘Me Time’?

In this day and age, we have an urge to constantly be busy, putting our energy in to something useful otherwise we feel we won’t achieve anything. To some extent it’s true – non-stop pushing yourself may give some measure of success. Making yourself the…

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What does the new fiver mean for business?

What does the new fiver mean for business?

The new fiver is the first of the Bank of England’s new series of polymer notes, with the £10 (2017) and £20 (by 2020) notes to be replaced with polymer designs over the coming years. The polymer banknote hits businesses on the  13th September 2016….

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