Office Wellbeing Advice

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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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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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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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Autism Awareness In The Workplace

Recent statistics from the National Autistic Society have found that only 16% of autistic adults are in full-time paid employment. We often help companies make reasonable adjustments for their staff. Whilst there is a variety of unique ways in which Autism presents itself, with relatively few, cost-effective or free adjustments, you can make your workplace […]

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