Four products for Fairtrade Fortnight

By |2019-03-21T12:38:17+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Facilities Supplies, Fairtrade|

Fairtrade Fortnight runs from 25 February to 10 March this year. We sell a large range of Fairtrade products which are aimed at helping the farmers and workers who grow our food to receive a fairer price for goods and win small premiums to help grow their businesses. 1. Fairtrade coffee Probably the best known of all [...]

5 steps to an office detox

By |2019-03-21T12:45:38+00:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Cleaning, Facilities Supplies, Furniture, Office Products|

Some may say an untidy office is the sign of a creative mind, but if your workplace unruliness goes beyond a piled up inbox, virtual or physical, you might want to think again. At its worst, office mess causes accidents, the majority of which are falls, frequently caused by equipment, files and cables left lying around. [...]

Why lax workplace hygiene standards could be costing you good staff

By |2019-03-21T12:15:14+00:00July 15th, 2018|Categories: Cleaning, Facilities Supplies|

If you are in any doubt about the wisdom of spending on workplace hygiene products, please find the results of some research among office workers worldwide conducted for one of our suppliers, Tork. This exercise has suggested health and cleanliness standards may influence, more than was realised previously, the ability of businesses to recruit and retain [...]

Five questions to ask about your Spring Clean

By |2018-05-17T14:17:12+00:00May 17th, 2018|Categories: Cleaning, Facilities Supplies|

Spring cleaning gives workplaces an opportunity to deep clean every area of a premises and bring some fresh sparkle to places that may have been neglected in the dark winter months. This big clean is more than a question of getting all the cleaning products out of the store cupboard. It’s also a chance to review [...]

Four products for Fairtrade Fortnight

By |2018-05-17T14:05:08+00:00February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Events, Facilities Supplies, Fairtrade|

Fairtrade Fortnight runs from 26 February to 11 March 2018. Fairtrade is aimed at helping the farmers and workers who grow our food to receive a fairer price for goods and win small premiums to help grow their businesses. Surveys suggest that 89% of the British public trust the Fairtrade trademark, making it a great opportunity [...]

Four reasons why pen and pencil are still king

By |2018-02-27T12:10:22+00:00January 15th, 2018|Categories: Careers, Events, Facilities Supplies, Furniture, Latest Offers, Office Products, Stationery, Technology|

Pens and pencils are still our writing tools of choice for many tasks. In writing terms, digital devices may be useful for long articles and recording in-depth information, but when we want to plan, make notes, visualise, and simply learn better, there is no competition to the writing instrument. Four reasons why pen and pencil are [...]

Safer driving in winter

By |2018-02-27T12:06:43+00:00December 1st, 2017|Categories: Careers, Events, Facilities Supplies, Furniture, Latest Offers, Office Products, Stationery, Technology|

Did you know that a car’s stopping distance is ten times longer in ice or snow? Or that its battery is much more likely to die in cold weather? From motoring breakdowns and accidents to lost working time and understaffed offices, a snow day can bring its own set of perils to drivers, passengers and the [...]

Three ways workplaces can fight flu season

By |2017-11-01T14:08:55+00:00November 1st, 2017|Categories: Careers, Events, Facilities Supplies, Furniture, Latest Offers, Office Products, Stationery, Technology|

Equipping people’s desktops isn’t just about monitor, mouse and keyboard when winter is on the way. As flu season approaches, helping people avoid catching coughs and colds at work is essential for minimising the number of sick days. Companies that also recognise employees can be unwell at work, and help them deal with this, are also [...]

Can you handle the new tenner?

By |2017-11-01T14:02:37+00:00October 16th, 2017|Categories: Careers, Events, Facilities Supplies, Furniture, Latest Offers, Office Products, Stationery, Technology|

There’s a new tenner in circulation, which means any business that processes bank notes needs to make sure its equipment is able to handle it. The new £10 polymer note, which started dispensing through bank machines on 14 September 2017, offers a more secure, clean and environmentally friendly alternative to the current bank notes. It [...]

History of the Stapler

By |2017-11-01T13:52:13+00:00September 18th, 2017|Categories: Careers, Events, Facilities Supplies, Furniture, Latest Offers, Office Products, Stationery, Technology|

Pretty much very desk in the world has a stapler as they are one of the most frequently used tools we own. The invention of the stapler can be traced back to the 1700s in France for King Louise XV where each stapler was inscribed with the insignia of the royal court, super ceding the need [...]