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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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The story of the stress ball

The story of the stress ball

  We’ve all had occasional moments in the office when things haven’t been going well – and around 30 years ago a man named Alex Carswell had one of those episodes. In frustration he threw his pen at the wall and ended up smashing the glass in a framed photograph of his mother. This gave […]

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Be prepared for GDPR – get your business ready

By on January 17, 2018 in Legal with 0 Comments
Be prepared for GDPR – get your business ready

  Spring 2018 will bring a new challenge to UK businesses, as tougher data protection laws come into force. The bar is being raised for standards in data control and processing – and now is the time to prepare. The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU law giving extra rights to individuals […]

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Monday blues? How to beat them.

Monday blues? How to beat them.

The ‘Monday Blues’ is a well-known phenomenon in office culture. We’ve probably all experienced that sinking feeling at one time or another. However, if you always feel terrible on Mondays, you really need to ask yourself why. Perhaps you simply hate your job and need to find another. However, it’s possible you just have a […]

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New Year. Fresh Start. Create your 2018 vision board.

By on January 5, 2018 in Notice / Pin Boards with 0 Comments
New Year. Fresh Start. Create your 2018 vision board.

  Did you make any resolutions for 2018 and are you feeling inspired? It’s easy to set goals but sometimes it’s hard to keep them in mind as the year progresses. You can boost your chances of success if you create a vision board- a powerful visual tool to help you focus on your personal […]

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How to be happy at work

By on January 3, 2018 in Health & Wellbeing with 0 Comments
How to be happy at work

Brexit and the global recession may be affecting your work opportunities, as it’s not as easy as it used to be to find a new job. But don’t give in to gloom – try these tips for staying happy at work until you find the job of your dreams: Be realistic – few people have […]

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5 reasons why stationery is the solution to your shopping dilemmas

5 reasons why stationery is the solution to your shopping dilemmas

Looking for last-minute present ideas for Christmas? If you’re flying by the seat of your pants and trying to beat Santa and Rudolph to the post, why not look for some special stationery for friends and family? Here are 5 reasons why stationery is the solution to your shopping dilemmas: There are a lot of […]

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Top tips for office workers during the festive season

By on December 1, 2017 in Office Christmas, Office Life with 0 Comments
Top tips for office workers during the festive season

The festive season is great fun – but it brings peculiar hazards for the office worker There’s the age-old challenge of negotiating the office party without any major faux-pas, not to mention the pressure of confining your frantic Christmas shopping to a one-hour lunch break. And sometimes just getting to work is difficult at this […]

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Christmas cards are alive and kicking! It’s not all email.

By on December 1, 2017 in Pens & Pencils with 0 Comments
Christmas cards are alive and kicking! It’s not all email.

Are you sending Christmas cards to your workmates this year? Despite predictions of their imminent demise in a digital age, Christmas cards are alive and kicking! It seems that most people enjoy the novelty of a hand-written message from friends or loved ones as a contrast to everyday emails and text messages. And this trend […]

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