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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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Paperstone’s guide to office moves – top tips for expanding and relocating

Paperstone’s guide to office moves – top tips for expanding and relocating

An office move can be great for a business if it’s handled well and carefully considered. Here at Paperstone we’re part way through our own move into a larger space, so the following is based on our own very recent experience! If you’re planning to expand or relocate your office, read our top tips for […]

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Workplaces supporting charities – Cupcake Day on June 14th

By Paperstone on June 4, 2018 in Charity with 0 Comments
Workplaces supporting charities – Cupcake Day on June 14th

Do you have a charity you support in your workplace? One of the yummiest days of the year is looming on the horizon – Cupcake Day on June 14th! Why not get together with colleagues who enjoy baking to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society? You could give Mary Berry and Nigella some competition and […]

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GDPR – the final countdown

By Paperstone on May 21, 2018 in Legal, Office Supplies, Office Workers, Security Products with 0 Comments
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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