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GDPR – the final countdown

GDPR – the final countdown

GDPR the final countdown – tips to keep your data secure Just a few days from now, your office security is going to be more important than it’s ever been – thanks to the new GDPR. Under these tougher rules, organisations must protect their customer, supplier and employee data or fall foul of potentially crippling […]

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Is your business ready for the GDPR? Are your office machines secure?

Is your business ready for the GDPR? Are your office machines secure?

Has your business prepared sufficiently for the new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations)? Data protection laws are getting much tougher later this month. Many companies are leaving loopholes in their systems and are at risk of heavy fines under the new EU regulations. IT experts warn that something as simple as an unsecured printer could […]

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National Tea Day – Did you know that we Brits drink 165 million cups of tea a day?

By on April 16, 2018 in Catering with 0 Comments
National Tea Day – Did you know that we Brits drink 165 million cups of tea a day?

Did you know that we Brits drink 165 million cups of tea a day – and a lot of that tea-drinking takes place in the office! It’s National Tea Day on Saturday, April 21st – so why not hold a tea party for charity and brew a cup of kindness to help others less fortunate […]

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Get your office ready for the warmer weather

By on April 5, 2018 in Catering with 0 Comments
Get your office ready for the warmer weather

Our winter has been long and hard in the UK – but now it’s time to celebrate spring! Longer, brighter, warmer days are here at last, boosting workplace morale. Here are some great products to get your office spring/summer ready: Fans Water Soft drinks Anti-glare screen filters Here are a few tips to help you […]

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Financial year end is coming. Get organised now.

By on March 22, 2018 in Money with 0 Comments
Financial year end is coming. Get organised now.

It’s the end of the current tax year on April 5 – and a good time to double-check your financial records. You won’t need to submit an online self-assessment form for 2017-18 for many months (the deadline is January 31 next year). But it’s good to get your end-of-year accounts organised well in advance. This […]

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Why not try running to work?

By on March 14, 2018 in Health & Wellbeing with 0 Comments
Why not try running to work?

It can be hard keeping fit if you’re in a desk job – but if you live within a few miles of the office there’s a perfect solution. Instead of driving or using public transport, why not try running to work? Running is a great way to start the working day – it will wake […]

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Staring at a screen all day? Avoid Computer Vision Syndrome

By on March 1, 2018 in Health & Wellbeing with 0 Comments
Staring at a screen all day? Avoid Computer Vision Syndrome

Working in an office inevitably means working on a computer screen. And working on a screen creates an annoying health problem for many people – Computer Vision Syndrome. Also known as CVS, Computer Vision Syndrome affects more than half of people regularly using a screen. CVS is an umbrella term for a wide array of […]

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It’s Fairtrade fortnight – switch to Fairtrade and change lives

By on February 21, 2018 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
It’s Fairtrade fortnight – switch to Fairtrade and change lives

How many cups of tea or coffee are brewed in your office or workplace every week? Depending on the size of your organisation it could be anything from 10 to 1,000 or more – and each cuppa can help to change people’s lives! It’s Fairtrade Fortnight from February 26 to March 11 – and the […]

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How your office environment can help meet your objectives

By on February 19, 2018 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
How your office environment can help meet your objectives

The winter blues can strike hard at this time of the year – but a quick revamp of the office can work wonders for office morale. A splash of colour here and there might be the answer to seasonal doldrums. Have a word with the office manager and see if there’s money in the budget […]

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Cupid draw back your bow…Useful tips for handling office romance.

By on February 14, 2018 in Office Life, Office Workers with 0 Comments
Cupid draw back your bow…Useful tips for handling office romance.

We spend long hours in the office, in close proximity to colleagues – it’s no wonder that Cupid can sneak in and fire his little arrows! Sharing a close physical space with someone can encourage inter-personal attraction, as social psychologists discovered years ago. A survey of office workers last year found that more than half […]

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