Something we often ignore is the effects that our surroundings can have on our health, including at work. For the majority of us, we spend almost half of our lives at work so it is important to recognise where you can improve or benefit your health and your posture. Poor office chairs are one of the most common causes of bad backs and bad posture, with bad backs being one of the most common complaint from workers, usually causing many sick days. We’re exploring how much damage your office chair is doing to your physical health and how you can avoid causing yourself anymore strain.
Treadmill desks have been slowly making their name in offices worldwide. They are exactly as described, a desk that is attached to a treadmill, created in an attempt to encourage office employees working long hours to stay fit and healthy. But, are they practical? Are they revolutionary? And do they work? We’re exploring the future of the treadmill desk.
There are many obvious signs that your office needs an upgrade, but it can take a lot more than just a lick of paint to change the working environment you and your employees require. An office makeover can do much more than just modernise the room, it can affect the way everybody works, which is a crucial factor in the success of your business moving forward. In this post we are exploring the signs that you need to look out for that could solve many office issues in the long run.
The reception area of your office or commercial premises is the very first impression your clients and customers get when they visit your building, so as always it’s important to leave a good first impression. There are some crucial elements that your reception area needs to provide, some are more obvious than others.
When choosing the right chairs for your office it’s important to understand how important it really is to get it right for your employees. Consider that on average your workforce are sitting in these chairs for up to 9 hours a day, which really puts into perspective how imperative it is to invest in chairs that sustain support to your employees for a long length of time. Choosing the right office chairs can be the difference between having a team fit for work or having a long list of sick callers with bad backs.
Not every office has a huge amount of space to fill, in fact your office may feel more like a cupboard than a work space. Luckily, office furniture manufacturers and designers recognise that offices come in all shapes and sizes, consequently creating space saving office furniture, that allow you to get the job done and utilise the space around you as efficiently as an office ten times your size.