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Tax savings on lockdown office supplies

By Paperstone on June 18, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Tax savings on lockdown office supplies

If your business has invested in equipment to help your team work from home – including laptops, desks, and office chairs – the spend is exempt from tax and national insurance contributions. Lots of businesses have had their typically office-based teams working from home since lockdown began on 23 March 2020. Wow, that feels like […]

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Rainbows, rainbows, everywhere

By Paperstone on May 7, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Rainbows, rainbows, everywhere

Since the evening of Monday 23rd March 2020, when lockdown began, rainbows have been appearing in windows nationwide. Rainbows have been drawn as a symbol of peace and hope, just like they appear when sunshine follows a heavy rainfall. They serve to remind us that there are hope and light to follow even after dark […]

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Top tips for working at home with your family in tow

By Paperstone on April 6, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Top tips for working at home with your family in tow

It’s Monday and we’re starting another week of working remotely with children in tow. The parents among us in the Paperstone team have learned a lot these last couple of weeks. We’ve gathered a few tips on how to work from home when juggling children. We hope you find them useful. Create space Find a […]

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5 tips to successfully work from home

By Paperstone on March 12, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
5 tips to successfully work from home

With COVID-19 dominating the news headlines, we’re all looking for sensible ways to minimise the spread of the virus. Here at Paperstone we’ve increased our cleaning regime, stopped face-to-face external meetings and we’re working remotely when we can. We’re not the only ones; more and more businesses are encouraging people to work from home, where […]

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The one with the filing

By Paperstone on March 2, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
The one with the filing

It’s that time again. The end of the tax year. This annual event means one thing to many people…filing. Whether it’s your passion or your arch-nemesis, most of us that work in an office have to do it, in one way or another. This got us talking, at Paperstone HQ, about filing and our favourite […]

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Preventing the spread of Coronavirus at work

By Paperstone on February 11, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Preventing the spread of Coronavirus at work

Coronavirus has hit the news in a big way. This new strain of virus has similar symptoms to other seasonal illnesses, including a fever, a cough and shortness of breath. Its status has been raised from low to moderate public risk. While the government explains that the risk to individuals remains low, we can all […]

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For the love of Valentine’s Day

By Paperstone on February 9, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
For the love of Valentine’s Day

Is Valentine’s Day all hearts and flowers for you? Or do you prefer to curl up into a ball and wait for it all to pass you by? At Paperstone HQ we’ve been swapping stories of ‘epic fail’ Valentine’s presents. One lucky lady was given supermarket flowers, the day after Valentine’s Day. They were battered, […]

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Time to talk day

By Paperstone on February 3, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Time to talk day

When was the last time you sat down and had a proper chat with one of your colleagues? Thursday 6 February 2020 is ‘Time to talk day’ where we’re encouraged to talk about mental health with the people around us. One in four people are affected by mental health problems, but many still feel there’s […]

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Wellness at work: it’s a win-win

By Paperstone on January 6, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Wellness at work: it’s a win-win

There’s a new focus in workplaces; on wellness and wellbeing. More employers are catching on to the fact that happy people are more productive. A recent study by Vitality, The Healthiest Workplace study found that around £57 billion is lost due to poor health and wellbeing in the UK. This study also found that by […]

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We’re dreaming of a green Christmas

By Paperstone on November 26, 2019 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
We’re dreaming of a green Christmas

What does Christmas mean to you? A jolly old knees up with colleagues at the annual party? Watching your waistline expand as you slip one more chocolate truffle into your mouth? Or wading through mountains of plastic tat, which probably won’t make it into the New Year? Most of us enjoy Christmas or at least […]

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