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Contents Introduction Keeping valuables safe and secure Controlling keys and access Storing hazardous materials Further information     Introduction Keeping your business safe and secure is sure to be one of your top priorities. Losses through theft, vandalism, accident and injury can be fatal to any business, so investing in increased security measures is going >> Read the full post >>

Contents Introduction Before we begin Chairs and seating Desks Tables Other school furniture Top tips for classroom design Best practices when buying educational furniture Further information   Introduction With pressures of OFSTED, budget cuts and everything else that goes with running a school, thinking about your educational furniture choices might not be high on your >> Read the full post >>

Contents Introduction Workbench buying guide Workshop storage buying guide Seating for your workshop Flooring for your workshop Health and safety considerations for your workshop Advice on buying workshop equipment Further information   Introduction No matter what kind of work you’re carrying out, your workshop is one of the places where you spend most of your >> Read the full post >>

Contents Intro Types of steps and ladders Working at height: What you need to know Questions to ask before shopping for a ladder Choosing a ladder Ladder accessories Ladder safety tips General best practices when buying steps and ladders Further information   Intro Whether you’re a DIY enthusiast planning on home improvements or a contractor >> Read the full post >>

Contents Introduction What is health and safety at work? Your responsibilities as an employer Choosing what health and safety equipment your business needs Fire extinguishers First Aid Health & Safety Literature PPE Hygiene Further information     Introduction Getting your head around the health and safety requirements in your business needn’t be an arduous task. >> Read the full post >>

Contents Introduction Considerations for buying cleaning equipment How do you want to clean your floor? Choosing a commercial vacuum cleaner Choosing the right mop Trolleys and carousels Best practice strategies for buying commercial cleaning equipment Further information     Introduction Commercial grade cleaning and hygiene requires specialist equipment and chemicals. There are many considerations to >> Read the full post >>

Signs Buying Guide

April 1st, 2019

Contents Introduction Why do you need signs? Legislation around signage How to choose the correct signs Questions to ask before shopping for signs Choosing signs Types of signs General best practices when buying signs Further information     Introduction Signs are all around us, every day. They are used to instruct us and warn us, >> Read the full post >>

Contents Introduction Why choose filing cabinets? Get your office filing under control Rules for archiving Questions to ask before shopping for a filing cabinet Choosing a filing cabinet General best practices when buying filing cabinets Further information   Introduction Filing cabinets are an integral part of most office furniture and storage systems. They are where >> Read the full post >>

Contents Introduction Why choose display and presentation equipment? Questions to ask before shopping for display and presentation equipment Choosing display and presentation equipment Types of display and presentation equipment How to deliver a top-class presentation Creating eye-catching visual displays General best practices when buying display and presentation equipment Further information     Introduction Visual displays >> Read the full post >>

Contents Intro Types of premises management equipment What is premises management? What makes a good premises manager Top tips for effective premises management Implementing a good waste management system Questions to ask before shopping for premises management items. General best practices when buying premises management equipment Further information     Introduction Premises management is a >> Read the full post >>

Contents Introduction Considerations for buying shelving and racking Checklist for buying shelving and racking Choosing the right shelving and racking Organising your workspace Storeroom health & safety tips General best practices when buying office furniture Further information   Introduction Every workplace needs proper storage systems in place; they help you to maintain items safely and >> Read the full post >>

Office Furniture Buying Guide

November 1st, 2018

Contents Introduction Deciding what office furniture you need Office chairs buying guide Office desks buying guide Office storage buying guide Get in touch   Introduction Choosing office furniture is a crucial part of setting up your office space. Whether you’re refurbishing an existing office, setting up shop for the first time or simply adding capacity >> Read the full post >>

Lockers Buying Guide

October 1st, 2018

Contents Introduction Why use lockers? Business Security Questions to ask before shopping for lockers Choosing lockers Using lockers safely General best practices when buying office furniture Further information   Introduction Lockers can be incredibly useful; they provide a compact and secure storage solution for the workplace that allows people to store valuables, keep equipment away >> Read the full post >>

Office Chairs Buying Guide

September 1st, 2018

Contents Introduction What are office chairs? General Ergonomics Office chairs safety tips Questions to ask before shopping for office chairs Choosing office chairs Types of office chairs General best practices when buying office chairs Further information         Introduction The humble office chair has evolved a lot over the years and there is >> Read the full post >>

Contents Introduction Why choose office cupboards Workplace organisation – the 5S methodology Questions to ask before shopping for office cupboards Choosing an office cupboard Types of office cupboards Implementing an office filing system General best practices when buying office cupboards Further information       Introduction The humble office cupboard is often an afterthought when >> Read the full post >>

Bookcases Buying Guide

July 1st, 2018

Contents Introduction Why use bookcases? Top books on management and leadership How to create a library Questions to ask before shopping for a bookcase Types of bookcases General best practices when buying bookcases Further information   Introduction Bookcases are pieces of furniture that we see everywhere and yet they’re rarely seen in the workplace. Given >> Read the full post >>

Contents Introduction Why choose boardroom furniture? Designing an effective boardroom How to run a good meeting Questions to ask before shopping for a boardroom table Choosing boardroom furniture Types of boardroom furniture General best practices when buying boardroom furniture Further information     Introduction For many companies, the boardroom is the flagship area of their >> Read the full post >>

Contents Introduction Designing a welcoming reception area Why your receptionist might just be your most important employee Questions to ask before shopping for reception furniture Choosing reception furniture Types of reception furniture General best practices when buying reception furniture Further information   Introduction The reception area is the public face of your business; whether you’re >> Read the full post >>

Finding the right desk for your particular type of work is such an asset. Whether you are a designer, a writer, an accountant or even just a committed gamer, you probably spend a lot of your time at your desk. Choosing the right one is essential – you need to consider how much space you >> Read the full post >>

Choosing the perfect office desk for your needs requires careful consideration. Don’t just rush into a choose – you spend enough time at your desk that you could regret it. There are a number of considerations to factor in when you’re making your decision, but here are the top five tips to help you choose >> Read the full post >>