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

By Paperstone 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 Paperstone 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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5 reasons why stationery is the solution to your shopping dilemmas

By Paperstone on December 18, 2017 in Books & Pads, Craft, Paper, Uncategorized with 0 Comments
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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Byte Night technology and business charity sleepover

By Paperstone on October 3, 2017 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Byte Night technology and business charity sleepover

  Hundreds of kind-hearted techies will be taking part in a national sleep-outevent to raise funds for homeless youngsters this Friday, October 6th. Professionals from the technology and business sectors will be giving up their cosy beds for a night to help change the lives of vulnerable youngsters. Byte Night is taking place in 10 […]

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How Fraudsters Used Scotch Tape

By Paperstone on August 7, 2017 in Desktop Essentials, Fun, History of Office Supplies, Uncategorized with 0 Comments
How Fraudsters Used Scotch Tape

Scotch Tape is a very useful invention: how else would we tackle the job of wrapping up our Christmas presents every year, and clean the dust off our keyboards without using a Hoover? But this ingenious invention has a chequered history. It was once an essential piece of kit for con men, who used it […]

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123456 and Other Classic Passwords

By Paperstone on August 3, 2017 in Office Life, Security Products, Uncategorized with 0 Comments
123456 and Other Classic Passwords

Despite the many warnings we’ve had on making our passwords secure, some people never learn. A shocking survey reveals how casual some Internet users are, with almost a fifth opting for “123456”. The security firm Keeper carried out an analysis of 10 million passwords from hacked accounts. The company revealed the most insecure passwords include […]

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