Your office could be aging you….

September 29th, 2017

Is it really possible for an office to cause wrinkles? If you work in a highly stressful job with difficult clients and tight deadlines, it is easy to see why your stress levels could be very high. Years of stress and worry can take its toll on the best of complexions and you can start >> Read the full post >>

Whether you’re the owner of a small business or a branch-level manager of a larger organisation, keeping your staff safe, productive and happy can seem like spinning plates. But what if there was one, sure-fire thing you could do to boost all three? You might want to consider an ergonomic assessment of the workplace. There >> Read the full post >>

Much has been said in recent years about the open plan office. First of all, it was the latest trend, and employers were encouraged to break down those walls and open up their spaces. It wasn’t long, though, before people started noticing the disadvantages of open plan working and a slew of internet articles started >> Read the full post >>

Did you know that the design of the office you work in can actually affect your productivity in a variety of positive and negative ways? Peldon Rose, a very successful office refurb and design agency based in London, carried out a wide-ranging survey of workplaces in the capital to see how different factors in the >> Read the full post >>

As an entrepreneur, launching a startup can be costly. It requires a lot of investment before you start to see the rewards. However, if you make careful decisions at the outset, you can save yourself time, capital and hassle in the future. Furnishing your new startup needn’t break the bank. In fact, making the right >> Read the full post >>

There’s no getting around this – we’ve known for a long time now that sitting at your desk at work is bad for your health. Poor ergonomics can lead to musculoskeletal pain among other things, while just sitting for hours has been linked to obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular problems. Now, a new study gives us >> Read the full post >>

You cannot be expected to become an ergonomic expert over-night. If you already have a busy job or run a busy office, you simply don’t have time to read up on huge training manuals. However, there are a few key facts that you should know about ergonomics so that you can help to prevent back >> Read the full post >>

Your desk, that hallowed altar to productivity, command centre where you spend a third of your life, an oasis of calm in otherwise rough seas. Of course, not all of us have such a sacred relationship with our desks. In fact, many of us are surrounded by piles of files, stacks of spreadsheets needlessly printed >> Read the full post >>

We live in a highly image-conscious age and what we look like is sometimes valued more highly than what we do. Whatever you feel about the modern focus on appearances, you need to be aware that the concept also applies to the work environment. These days a business has to worry about its appearance just >> Read the full post >>

In association with Channel 5, the Telegraph recently released the results of a survey into happiness and stress levels. Those results yielded some interesting data around the link between happiness and wealth. Not only that, the responses gave an eye-opening look into which jobs are most likely to cause stress – and the results are >> Read the full post >>

You’ve found space in your budget for a total office redesign and you have the professionals lined up to do the job. The Solar Office Desks are on order and the chairs and storage units are due to follow soon. Before you rush headlong into your refurb project you need to pause and ask some >> Read the full post >>

Office designs trends don’t work quite the same way as general fashion trends. While fashion comes and goes with seasons, office interior trends are longer-lasting and often emerge from detailed study of office environments, new developments in materials and different workplace focus. Whereas fashion is solely about style, office design often puts ergonomics and productivity >> Read the full post >>

When you are operating your business on a very tight budget, the thought of kitting out an entire office can be daunting. You may want to incorporate the latest designs and ergonomic features but the cost can be off-putting. It is now possible to kit out your office in a way that boosts productivity without >> Read the full post >>

Making a great impression on your first day in a new job is important. New employees want to hit the ground running and show their new colleagues what they are capable of from the minute they set foot in their new office. Every week, brand new employees sit down at Malbec Walnut Office Desks and >> Read the full post >>

No matter where you work – at home, in a small startup or a busy office with lots of teams – it’s important to be comfortable. Sitting incorrectly results in backaches and muscle strain which can distract you from your work. Worse, it can result in long-term damage. Awareness of ergonomics can help you to >> Read the full post >>

Have you been thinking of setting up a small office as your business grows, but unsure how you decide on the right office set-up? What about furniture? Well, there’s good news: with careful planning and consideration, you could have the perfect office space set up in no time, with furniture that suits all your business >> Read the full post >>

Believe it or not, swapping out your old office furniture for brand-new, ergonomically-designed pieces could seriously improve the working of lives of you and your staff. It’s becoming increasingly important to design office spaces that are not only fit for the number of employees you have, but which are also comfortable, improve morale and foster >> Read the full post >>

Do you suffer from “office bod”? Do you even know what it is? The answer to that question might reveal a difficult truth – your office desk is hurting you! Take a moment to assess your sitting position at your desk. Chances are, right now, you’re sitting slouched forward reading this, one elbow on the >> Read the full post >>

Working from home does not mean that you have to compromise on style. Your colleagues at the city-centre office are not the only ones who deserve a sleek, modern workspace where they can build their reputations. With the rise of home-working, there are now plenty of office products that you can use to kit out >> Read the full post >>

How many times have you get up from your desk for a coffee or break, only to find your lower back aches, your legs are stiff and your body generally fails to respond to your commands? Most of us have experienced this, sometimes on a regular basis. As a matter of fact, the majority of >> Read the full post >>