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The Importance of Workplace Hygiene and Cleanliness

Hygiene at Work

As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, our daily life and weekly routines will change forever. As a result, each and every one of us will live with a greater awareness for our hygiene and cleanliness. Not only workplace hygiene, but the cleanliness of absolutely everywhere we go. Whether that be on trains or buses, in hotels or gyms or at restaurants and bars. As we adapt our everyday life to help keep ourselves and those around us safe. It’s also imperative that employers and service providers adapt their ways too. This can be done by investing in appropriate equipment… Read more

Working from Home – Keeping Motivated

With the outbreak of the Covid-19 the UK has found a huge increase of people having to work from home and socially distance themselves. Working from home is not always easy as there is often many more distractions and a lot more freedom in hours, causing some people to procrastinate. Here are some tips on how to create an effective working environment within your home. Creating your Work Space Firstly, you need to create an area within your home which is for working. If you have room, a separate desk with the work essentials permanently set up is great for… Read more

Creating the Perfect Break Room for Your Employees

We all appreciate a little me time while we are at work. Whether your day is spent in front of a computer in an office, selling to customers on the shop floor, or running after children all day, having a good canteen space or break room to retreat to is essential. Not only does a great canteen area provide a comfortable place to spend your break time, it acts as a centre of socialising amongst employees and a great way to make friends at work. When creating or upgrading your previous break area, there’s no need to break the bank… Read more

National Battery Day

National battery day falls annually, every February 18th. Quite obviously, the purpose of National Battery Day is to bring recognition to the humble battery. As well as to help others reflect on how different our lives would be now without them. This brief article aims to shed light on the history of battery power, as well as to help raise awareness for correct battery disposal. How does a battery work? In short. A battery converts the chemical energy of its individual components into electricity by bringing them together in a specific order. When done correctly, electrons travel from one substance… Read more