But it doesn’t have to be that way.
Ergonomics is the practice of adjusting a workplace to make employees more comfortable and productive. Bad workplace ergonomics results in fatigue, posture changes, and even musculoskeletal injuries.
But how do you get all these benefits and boost your office productivity? Keep reading for a complete, step-by-step guide on how to create an ergonomic workstation. (more…)
Sitting is dangerous. In fact, people who sit for prolonged periods are 147% more likely to experience a heart attack.
Heart disease is not the only risk associated with a sedentary lifestyle. It also deteriorates leg and gluteal muscles, increases risk of diabetes, causes varicose veins and even leads to deep vein thrombosis. That’s right — sitting can be fatal.
Thankfully, there are many preventative measures people can take to decrease these risks of disease. One of them is to invest in a standing desk.
To find out more benefits of standing desks, check out the guide below.
These Extras Will Make Your Staff Much Happier
There is much to be said for a happy workforce. Everybody wants to feel happy, confident and secure in the workplace, and it is a bonus for both employer and employee., it’s in everybody’s best interest to better the office environment, and provide the happiest, most productive and healthiest atmosphere possible.
Below we’ve listed are a few basic triggers to get you taking in the bigger picture; changes which, whilst only small, can make a big difference to the daily life of everyone working in the environment.
As the old saying goes, “Clean Space, Clean Mind”. And as it happens, it’s true.
The correlation between office clutter and productivity is well-documented. Studies show that a cluttered and chaotic workspace can restrict brain focus, reduce productivity and increase stress levels. Not only that, but research suggests that disorganised employees can cost managers up to 10 percent of their salary, impacting overall profitability.
In short, clutter is bad for business. Keep reading to learn more.
Few businesses face the kind of competition as a restaurant. Unlike a movie, a book, or an event, people look for reasons not to come back to a restaurant. You face an uphill battle to gain trust and loyalty.
Couple this with the average opening cost breakdown (and an upper window of 12 months to becoming profitable) and you have an even tougher job.
Getting the right cafe fitouts goes a long way to keeping customers interested. With so much competition, you can’t start designing without knowing the trends
Read on for a rundown of modern cafe design wins. (more…)
3D design is one of the best ways to help you render a design for your business remodel or office refurbishment. When you’re starting this process, one of the first steps you need to do is a consultation for the design.
This doesn’t have to be an intimidating experience if you know what to expect and the right questions to ask.
Here’s what you should expect from a 3D design consultation.
Creating an effective yet comfortable workspace plays a significant role when it comes to boosting your business performance. A recent study conducted revealed that only 37% respondents feel that their offices had been designed “with people in mind”.
The key question business owners should ask themselves is whether or not the office space creates a positive and stimulating environment that accurately reflects the brand and company vision.
Here are a couple of thought starters (more…)