Entries by Chloe Standen

PROS AND CONS OF HOT-DESKING IN THE WORKPLACE

There has been plenty of discussions as to whether hot-desking is a good or bad idea for the workplace. Hot-desking is usually more on trend with high activity based working environments. With hot-desking employees don’t have to stick to one desk and are able to have the choice of where they want to work. This type of trend is good for […]

RECEPTION AREA: MAKE A LONG-LASTING IMPRESSION

Does your reception truly represent who you are as a business? Is it an area you feel proud of? A reception area is your companies first chance to make a great impression. There are many ways in which this can be easily be done. No matter the size of your business, there are many ways to create a professional and welcoming reception […]

5 SUCCESSFUL TIPS FOR YOUR OFFICE FIT-OUT

Before you commit to relocating to new premises, have a look at what you can do with your existing office space. If you are hoping to expand your business, things can be done at your current office that allows for more room, such as; knocking down a wall or introduce bench desks.
Here are our 5 top tips for a successful office fit-out!

THE IMPORTANCE OF COLOUR IN THE WORKPLACE!

The colour of your office can have a huge impact on the overall mood, productivity, and motivation of your employees. A lot of businesses tend to use colours that match their company branding. This may be shown more within the reception area than anywhere else, as you will want your companies brand to be clear to clients. The reception is very important, so any colours used, should be inviting and […]

QUICK & EASY FIX TO MAXIMISING DESK SPACE…

Before the days of using your computer for almost everything, the typical image of a working desk would be mounds of paper, odd bits of stationery dotted around and personal items placed on the end. However, this view has very much changed. Today, many people use computers for the majority of things like; accounts, correspondence and any other business related tasks, which means no more piles of messy […]

USE RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS DAY TO BE KIND TO OUR PLANET…

The environment is immensely important to us at Office Changes. Here are 4 simple ways that can be kind to it in the office: Reduce, reuse & recycle… Reduce your use of paper products. Ensure all photocopying and printing is produced in a double-sided format. Send documents electronically and encourage recipients to not print them. Use one-sided redundant documents as scrap paper before recycling. […]

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO HAVE A BREAKOUT AREA IN THE WORKPLACE?

Employees that work in an office, spend the majority of their time sat behind their desk without having any breaks. Some employees have admitted to even eating their lunch whilst working. Having a breakout is a vital part of an office, it provides a place for employees to move away from their desk and engage in conversation. It help to increase productivity, but it helps increase creativity and work ethic […]

THE ADVANTAGES OF LED LIGHTING IN THE WORKPLACE…

LED (Light Emitting Diode) lighting has a lot of benefits for the workplace. They now last longer than ever before and are essentially maintenance free, are brighter, with excellent light distribution, and are eco-friendly in both their construction and energy usage. LED lights use, on average, a fifth the energy of traditionally office lighting, which both substantially reduces an organisations carbon footprint, as well as […]