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Become a Mental Health Champion!

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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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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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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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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Ergonomic travel bags for back pain

GATE8 Cabin MATE Review As technology evolves and workplaces become increasingly remote, we’ve observed more and more people lugging heavy backpacks into the office. When you add up all the phones, tablets, laptops, water bottles, headphones and other accessories that help you to avoid people on your commute, your bag or backpack can end up […]

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