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Time to spring clean your office?

By Paperstone on February 12, 2019 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Time to spring clean your office?

Tips to tackle the office spring clean As the days lengthen and we feel the benefits of more sunlight, our thoughts almost instinctively turn to cleaning and freshening up our surroundings. And this includes our work-spaces. A clean office is a healthy office. According to the CIPD 2015 Absence Management survey, absenteeism costs businesses in […]

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Winter ready? Make sure your business is prepared

By Paperstone on February 5, 2019 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Winter ready? Make sure your business is prepared

Are you prepared for the next cold snap? February is statistically the coldest month of the year. It has already started with blankets of snow across most of the UK. This blast of cold is a good reminder that we need to be ready for freezing conditions. We want to help you get winter-ready with advice […]

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Looking after mental health at work

By Paperstone on January 2, 2019 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Looking after mental health at work

Mental health used to be a taboo subject. But times have changed. We are now encouraged to talk more openly about our mental health and our feelings. The stigma that surrounded mental health issues is slowly reducing. One in four people will experience a mental health problem this year. That means that one of your […]

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Make it a green Christmas

By Paperstone on November 30, 2018 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Make it a green Christmas

Seasonally sustainable ideas for work This month we’re sharing our tips on how to have all the joy AND a greener Christmas. 1) Reduce Send electronic Christmas cards There are some startling statistics about our consumption at Christmas. For example, according to Imperial College researchers, 1.5 billion Christmas cards are thrown away by UK households […]

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The office Christmas party: love or loath?

By Paperstone on October 31, 2018 in Office Life with 0 Comments
The office Christmas party: love or loath?

How to plan the office Christmas party Whether you count down the days, or desperately scrabble around for an excuse not to go, the office Christmas party is an event on almost every company’s calendar. So, how do you plan a party that everyone will enjoy? It’s a tricky balance to get Bob from Accounts […]

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You can’t buy time

You can’t buy time

Top tips to improve your time management skills Despite what people say, time is not a commodity. It cannot be traded, expanded or reduced. It is fixed. Our perception of time, however, is another concept. How often do you think at 4pm “Where has the day gone?” and go into panic mode to try to […]

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Business planning: Find the right tools

By Paperstone on September 1, 2018 in Office & Personal Planning with 0 Comments
Business planning: Find the right tools

Planning in business is essential Everything from the monthly sales drive to a new product launch or project needs planning. It promotes joined-up thinking and good decision-making throughout the whole organisation. “A goal without a plan is just a wish”, observed the famous writer Antoine de Saint-Exupery, summing up a key business principle.  Each business […]

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5 new uses for everyday office supplies – sticky tape

By Paperstone on August 2, 2018 in Sticky Tapes with 0 Comments
5 new uses for everyday office supplies – sticky tape

At Paperstone we are here to help. So we’ve put together some office hacks to help you get even more from your office supplies. Get out of a sticky situation Today we turn the Paperstone spotlight on sticky tape – we all have one tucked away somewhere in our desks. Here are a few extra […]

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Working from home – setting up your home office space

By Paperstone on July 30, 2018 in Office Environment, Office Life, Office Workers with 0 Comments
Working from home – setting up your home office space

Do you have plans to avoid the daily commute and work from home instead? There are many benefits from making such an arrangement, whether you are an employee or a freelance. While home working doesn’t suit everyone, it’s becoming increasingly popular and much more acceptable to many employers. Years ago, working from home was seen […]

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Keep cool in the office this summer

By Paperstone on July 11, 2018 in Catering, Office Environment with 0 Comments
Keep cool in the office this summer

How to keep your cool… Summer has got off to a great start this year – hip, hip hooray! But many offices can get incredibly hot in midsummer. Stay calm and productive throughout the season with these useful tips for keeping cool: Be an early bird! If your employer allows it, move to flexible working. […]

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