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Creating a comfortable office environment for your plus-sized staff.

Year on year the percentage of obesity in adults continues to rise.  In 2017 the National Office of Statistics together with the NHS, reported that one in four adults were classified as clinically obese.   With this comes the need for employers to accommodate for larger-built and employees and plus sized staff in the workplace.   As a responsible employer, […]

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Specialist office chairs to aid mobility issues

As well as conducting workstation assessments to help employees feel more comfortable at work, a big focus of ours is to assist people with long-term or progressive mobility disabilities or medical conditions by making their workplace suitable. 95% of the time a workstation assessment involves making suitable alterations, recommendations and education on how to make […]

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Managing chronic back pain at work

From 2016-17 8.9 million working days were lost due to work-related musculoskeletal disorders. 38% of these absences were attributed to injury or pain to the back and 45% were reported as upper limb or neck. Although there is a general downward trend of self reported musculoskeletal disorders (we would like to think this is because […]

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Office Managers Networking

Building on the success of our previous events, we are delighted to announce our next office managers networking event. Each quarter, a group of office managers, PA’s, facilities managers and operations professionals from Brighton and beyond, get together to discuss some of the issues that have been popping up in the workplace. In addition to getting […]

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How to make your workplace more comfortable for pregnant employees | Posture People | Pregnancy risk assessments

Making your workplace fit for new and expectant mothers

After our previous post, ‘Everything you need to know about DSE’, we were asked about adapting the workstation for pregnant employees. After receiving the happy news, it is important that you take the employees optimum comfort into consideration and cover all the Health and Safety aspects. First things first… The pregnant employee’s first step is […]

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5 Google Chrome extensions that will boost your employee wellbeing

We know first hand that happy and healthy employees are more productive and invested, and businesses large and small seem to have cottoned on. Recently, employee wellbeing schemes have exploded with programmes especially designed to boost health and wellbeing in offices, but this isn’t a feasible option for all businesses – sometimes budget gets in the […]

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Essential guidelines for standing desks users

Posture People have been advocates of workplace wellbeing for over 10 years. Although awareness of sit-stand workstations has generally risen recently, there is still a lack of guidelines for regular users, or the proven benefits for employers. Recently, a consensus statement commissioned by Public Health England and Active Working was released. They gathered experts to provide these guidelines […]

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