Workplace Signage: Where And When It’s Needed Most

As we return to the office, here’s how additional workplace wayfinding signs can help to remind employees of new safety measures. As cities begin to reopen post-COVID-19 shutdown, employers are making plans for the phased reintegration of employees to their offices. If there’s one major takeaway from this event, it is the realisation that the contemporary office, designed for collaboration, … Read More

5 Ways Office Design can improve Health and Wellbeing

office design for wellbeing

Employee wellbeing is becoming more important and it is crucial that all new businesses are thinking about how to run a positive and happy work environment, and here we look at how to achieve this in your workspace 74% of UK employees state they aren’t happy with their current offices, which is perhaps telling, considering 45% of all UK working days are lost due … Read More

DSE regulations: Everything you need to know

Health and Safety Display Screen Equipment

Businesses now rely on technology as a normal part of many jobs and most employees use a computer during their working day. Making sure you comply with DSE regulations is an important way of maximising employee wellbeing. If your staff use a PC, laptop, tablet, or smartphone at work, you need to be aware of the Health & Safety Display … Read More

5 most common workplace injuries

5 most common workplace injuries

Officeworks osteopath Tim Hanwell recently told delegates at the Workplace Trends conference in London about common musculoskeletal injuries in the work environment. Straining the levator scapulae, found on the sides of the neck, is one of the most common workplace injuries. The causes of straining this muscle include: the mouse being too far away; carrying a laptop bag; wedging a … Read More

Taking the strain out of health and safety at work

health and safety in office design

Recent research published by The Work Foundation highlights that 12.5 per cent of all UK sick days are attributable to back pain. More than ever, employers are under pressure to take better care of their employees; but perils such as bad seating and poorly-positioned computer screens are putting people at risk of discomfort or even workplace-related injuries. So new Berkhamsted-based … Read More