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Celebrate National Tea Day

By Paperstone on April 15, 2019 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Celebrate National Tea Day

Par-tea hard with your mug of tea on 21 April 2019 It’s National Tea Day on 21 April 2019. This quintessentially English drink is honoured annually at a Festeaval, which this year is being held in Tobacco Docks, London. According to the UK’s Tea and Infusers association, us Brits sip 165 million cups of tea […]

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How to ‘spark joy’ in your office

By Paperstone on March 19, 2019 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
How to ‘spark joy’ in your office

Applying the KonMari method to your work space The 21st March is officially the first day of spring! It’s a time of refreshing and revitalising; throwing open the windows and letting in the fresh air – literally and metaphorically. We’ve recently talked about different ways to tackle cleaning your workspace . But as thoughts in […]

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‘Hands off my mug!’

By Paperstone on March 4, 2019 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
‘Hands off my mug!’

The politics of the office kitchen Ever innocently used a mug from the cupboard to find you’re inundated with notes and emails about taking people’s personal possessions? You’re not the only one. We’ve all seen the passive aggressive notes pinned on the kitchen wall. They usually begin with the words “Your mother doesn’t work here” […]

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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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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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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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Get your office ready for the warmer weather

By Paperstone on April 5, 2018 in Uncategorized 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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