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.
Ergonomic office furniture has been revolutionary for the workplace and continues to offer innovative design and comfortable solutions to the basic office furniture of yesterday. However, there is always room for improvement and the ergonomic furniture industry are keen to adapt and develop on their already favourable furniture.
Following-on from the earlier parts in this series, with the budget in place, the scope of the project mapped-out and the works necessary to refurbish and re-purpose the various areas of the existing workplace undertaken, the final stage in the process is turn the spaces created into places of work. In this article we turn our attention to office furniture and decor and look at some of the considerations you will have to consider to ensure your new workspace is fit-for-purpose.