The Posture People Blog

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How do I choose a good office chair?

How do I choose a good office chair? As you’d expect, it’s something we get asked all the time, by employee’s, HR representatives and Facilities Managers alike. The answer is it really depends… Just like the people that sit in them, chairs come in all shapes and sizes, with various features designed to support one […]

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Mental health first aid training

Recent research conducted by mental health charity Mind, found that work is the most stressful factor in peoples lives. Over the 2000 people surveyed, 34% reported that work was very or quite stressful more so than financial problems and debt (30%) or health (17%). With 19% of those surveyed taking days of sick due to […]

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How to relieve Carpal Tunnel pain

  Often presenting itself as tingling, numbness and pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is caused by compression of the median nerve in the wrist. Anyone who has experienced Carpal Tunnel Syndrome pain will tell you just how uncomfortable and miserable it can be to live with.  As workplace assessors, we usually recommend vertical mice to alleviate […]

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Let’s talk about presenteeism

As big advocates of workplace wellbeing, we have our ear to the ground for the latest ONS news. Recently it was reported that sickness has almost halved since records began in 1993 from an average of 7.2 days to 4.1 days and we couldn’t help but wonder how much ‘presenteeism’ has contributed to this statistic. […]

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What is Raynaud’s disease?

During our time as DSE workstation assessors, we’ve often been asked to help improve the working lives of people that suffer from Raynaud’s Disease. What is Raynaud’s Disease? Raynaud’s Disease affects the small blood vessels of the extremities. Commonly felt in the hands and feet, the extremities become over sensitive to slight changes in temperature, […]

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How to implement a clean desk policy

With agile or flexible working becoming a prevalent way of working in modern offices, it’s important to think about ‘clean desk’ policies. Whether it’s a mutual understanding, or contractual obligation, clean desk policies help to protect equipment, maintain office hygiene and allow any flexible worker to touch down in the workplace with ease. What is […]

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15 steps to better employee engagement

You might have spotted that our sister office design company Love Your Workspace recently spoke to Co-Owner and Managing Director of Propellernet Nikki Gatenby on how they created an engaging office space where people really want to work. However, the physical workspace is only one factor that contributes to a successful business model. Having worked from their co-working floor ‘The Foundry’ ourselves, it […]

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