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How to Properly Sanitise Your Workspace?

Sanitary requirements related to the prevention of coronavirus infections are not only about rigorous hygiene, wearing masks or washing hands. Sanitising workplaces and necessary office equipment that other employees use after us is also a must. What...

Coronavirus – Working from Home Tips

The pandemic has forced us to change our lifestyle and habits. One of the most important is the transfer of work to home – it forces us to rearrange our home and established rhythm of the day. Learn some tips for working from home effectively that will help you find...

How Do You Prepare to Return to the Office?

Returning to the office is a great opportunity to clean your workplace and ensure it is organised better. This year, however, ‘back to the office’ is exceptional – it involves getting back to work after COVID-19 and quarantine. What should one remember about?...

How Can You Create an Effective Study Space?

Are you a student who does a lot of work at home? If so, you are certainly aware of the important role of a proper arrangement of a study space. What should this area look like to make your learning more effective? Where Should You Start When Creating an Effective...

How Do You Organise an Office or Home Filing System?

Are you tired of a constant mess in your papers? Are you always looking for important documents or find them in the least expected place? Learn how to organise a home or office filing system so that everything stays in place. Where to Start Do you feel that you are...

Office Inspiration

Ways to Boost Employee Wellbeing in the Workplace

Wellbeing at work is an important aspect of the modern workplace. Promoting collaboration, openness and a healthy working lifestyle can help your employees feel supported and comfortable. Happier employees are more likely to remain with your business and contribute to...

The Benefits of Office Breakrooms

Having breakrooms at work offers a space where you and your employees can take time to relax and decompress. Taking regular breaks is not only good for our health, but it can help increase productivity too. Regular breathers can give us time to reduce stress, calm...

Keeping Fit in the Office

Promoting good health and exercise in the office environment is an important step in ensuring you’re still able to keep fit while working at a desk. For office workers, much of our working lifestyle may be spent sitting, whether in meetings, or at a computer. Workers...

Top Tips for Good Workplace Design

Working from home has become the new normal for the majority of employees. At Staples, we understand the importance of making sure you are comfortably setup so that your productivity level stays as high as possible! It’s also just as important to make sure your...

Creating the Ideal Home Office

As more and more organisations are bound to let their employees work from home, new unpredicted challenges arise. It’s important that employees have a comfortable work space at home, just like they would in the office. Having the right equipment is key, whether that...

How to Find Work Life Balance in the Home Office

Draw clear boundaries Home working is becoming more and more popular. Even permanent employees no longer want to work without regular days at home. But the workplace in your own four walls offers more than just advantages. In order not to make the home office a...

Plan C

How to Prepare Your Meeting Space when Returning to the Office

The Meeting Space: A new way of company collaboration As companies everywhere prepare to bring back their workforce to the workplace, the way we collaborate and engage with each other demands a new approach. A definitive shift in the way we utilise and manage the...

The New Breakroom Layout for Your Office

How to take breaks and reenergize in the new office environment Minimise social contact, avoid peak hours and try to touch as little as possible  – suddenly the office lunch break has taken a stale turn. Yet, your breakroom, the area in your business where...

How to Look After Your Workspace When Returning to the Office

How Coronavirus will stimulate a new way of working As lockdowns show signs of relaxing worldwide, business leaders need to carefully consider the return to the workplace of their employees. Most workplaces are not currently conducive to social distancing or contain...

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Tai Chi in the office

Originally created as a form of martial arts, Tai Chi is now used across the world to stretch, relieve physical tension and combat stress levels. Ideal for the office, this gentle form of exercise can be done at a workstation or in a quiet corner to re-energise your...

How do I recycle my ink and toner cartridges?

Even though the concept of the paperless office has been bandied about for almost as long as computers have been part of the working environment, it seems that we’re still nowhere near achieving it. With the great volume of printing we undertake, a huge number...

3 ways to get creative with paper art

There are few things in the world that are more versatile than a piece of paper. Everything from great novels to simple shopping lists have been written on the material, making it easy to take for granted. Paper really can do everything – including stimulating the...

Tips and tricks for everyday tasks

Tips and tricks for everyday tasks 2 minutes When everyday tasks start piling up, it can be handy to know some tips and trick to save you time and help you stay focused. From organising your cables to create space, to tips on staying hydrated, we’ve collated...

Meet our Back to School vlogger: Saffron Barker

As the summer holidays draw to a close, you’ll have one thing firmly on your mind – going back to school. And so you should as you’ll want to swat up on few things if you are going to be fully prepared for your first day. With the help of your friends and family...

Meet our Back to School vlogger: Jake Mitchell

Going back to school after the summer holidays might be the last thing on your mind right now, but being fully prepared for the big return is the best way to avoid any stress. Sure when it comes to your school bag and pencil case you might think you’ve got the new...