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New Arrival: Yo-Yo Desk CUBE

Yo-Yo Desk, the UK’s #1 best-selling range of standing desks, launches Yo-Yo Desk CUBE a corner desk version of the hugely popular Yo-Yo Desk CLASSIC range. Within just 2 years Yo-Yo Desk, a rapidly rising British brand, is now the ...

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On your feet

Gavin Bradley, founding Director of Active Working CIC, explains why too much sitting around in the office is bad for health, wellbeing and productivity You might have heard a popular new saying: ‘sitting is the new smoking’. Well, it’s not ...

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People first

Joerg Bakschas, Head of Ergonomics and Training at Adapt, warns that rapid technological change requires a new approach to workplace and furniture design Ergonomics describes the adaptation of work equipment and environments to people, not vice versa. FMs need to ...

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Breakout and Breakthrough

Our new understanding of the risks of sedentary working is transforming the office, says Mark Eltringham, as furniture designers and FMs seek to keep people healthy and active One of the most talked-about office design trends right now is activity-based ...

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Take a stand

Sit-stand workstations are becoming increasingly popular in the UK as a way to improve posture, reduce back pain and provide a more active working environment. Adapt UK give us their top tips before making the change Studies show that sit-stand ...

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Ergonomics, Productivity and Wellbeing

Workplace ergonomics increases the comfort, safety and efficiency of employees by designing the environment around them. Good workstation ergonomics, including the correct chair height, optimal equipment spacing and good desk posture, can help you stay comfortable and effective throughout the ...

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The Human Factor

Staff satisfaction and wellbeing have taken centre stage in recent years, and nothing is more important to keeping your workforce happy than ergonomics. FMJ examines the latest trends in psychology, engineering and design improving people’s working day, explaining why there ...

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Getting inside wellbeing

If you run a business and employ people, staff wellbeing should be your top priority. If you fail to give it the attention it deserves, morale, productivity and your profitability is likely to suffer. But what defines wellbeing and why ...

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Don’t spend a penny in your washrooms…

There are many ways that facilities managers can cut their washroom costs other than simply buying cheaper products. Charlie Kortens takes a look at the use of consumables and water, and other ways to save money in the washroom environment ...

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England leads the field in flexible working

Flexible working is becoming increasingly the norm in Western Europe, with England leading the field, and Germany and the Netherlands following close behind, a new survey has found. The survey in which 400 HR professionals in Germany, England, the Netherlands ...

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