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Ergonomics in the workplace

Ergonomics in the workplace I am often asked whether there is a need for Ergonomics in the workplace. Employers often feel that the services we provide, as Ergonomists, is ahead of our industry needs. To a certain degree, they are correct within the context of South Africa which is considered to be a developing country. However, South Africa is unique in that we have a multi-cultural, poorly educated workforce equipped with First World Technology. This [...]

Understanding Ergonomics

Understanding Ergonomics Ask any engineer, productivity manager or indeed even the CEO of companies if they will allow their machinery to work beyond the manufactures specifications, especially if their profit is directly linked to that machinery functioning optimally. The answer is linked to the understanding of ergonomics. Any responsible professional will answer that they spend considerable cost of hiring appropriately trained professionals to service or maintain the machinery to ensure that it is operated in [...]

Elevate Your Cape Town Office’s Interior Design with Functional and Stylish Office Chairs

Elevate Your Cape Town Office’s Interior Design with Functional and Stylish Office Chairs Take your Cape Town office’s style to the next level with unique and stylish office chairs, that don’t sacrifice functionality and ergonomics. You Don’t Have to Sacrifice Functionality for Style When It Comes to Office Chairs Your office should reflect your company’s personality and culture. Stylish and uniquely designed office chairs can greatly enhance your office’s interior design. However, you shouldn’t sacrifice functionality [...]

How to Effectively Utilise Office Space with Storage Solutions

How to Effectively Utilise Office Space with Storage Solutions Keep a clear desk and a clear mind by effectively utilising workspace with office storage solutions. Why Having Effective Office Storage Solutions is Important Effective office storage will help to keep your work environment organised for optimal productivity. Creative and practical storage solutions have the ability to transform your office into a productive, efficient and inviting environment. Office storage comes in many shapes and sizes, and [...]

The Importance of High-Quality Office Furniture

The Importance of High-Quality Office Furniture Office furniture plays a crucial role in creating a productive, efficient and positive work environment. That’s why choosing the right high-quality office chairs and desks is so important. Why it’s Important to Have the Right Office Furniture Your choice of office furniture can have an impact on the productivity and the moral of the people who use it. Therefore, office furniture should tick a lot of boxes. Whether you [...]

Find Your Best Office Chair

Find The Best Office Chair For You Office chairs come in a variety of shapes and sizes and finding the right one can be overwhelming with all the options available. We break down the different office chair options to simplify the process of finding one that meets all your needs. What Makes an Office Chair the Best Chair for Offices ? When it comes to chairs, you are spoilt for choice. However, there are a [...]

Why You Need Back Support For Office Chairs

Why You Need Back Support For Office Chairs Don’t let back pain influence your productivity. Find out how an office chair that offers back support can help you perform at your best, pain-free. How an Office Chair without the Needed Support for your Back can Affect your Well being If you work in an office setting, you’re probably spending a lot of time sitting down in an office chair. An office chair without enough back [...]

Office Design Features That Promote Productivity

Office Design Features That Promote Productivity Productivity in the workplace is every business manager’s concern. An office worker’s ability to focus, and remain focussed, is crucial for their work productivity. A more productive office means that more work gets done, and at a higher quality. Whether that means closing more sales, designing better marketing strategies, assisting more clients, filing taxes sooner, or even just keeping the office tidier, a business that accomplishes more, benefits more. [...]

New Office? Speak to the Specialists at All Office for a Complete Office Design

New Office? Speak to the Specialists at All Office for a Complete Office Design Starting or shifting your business premises isn’t something you have to do at the beginning of the year (though you’ll probably do it at the beginning of the month, for leasing purposes). So regardless of whether it is February or August, you can still make the move. Your reasons may be influenced by an increase (or decrease) in business size or [...]

How to Choose the Best Office Desk for your Work Space

How To Choose The Best Office Desk You don’t pay a lot of attention to your office desk. Chairs, yes, because after we’ve sat on the wrong ones for a while, our backsides begin to protest. Sometimes our backs hurt as well, which is why we spend so much on memory foam and lumbar support. At the other end, sinking into a comfy armchair can feel like curling up in a piece of heaven. Even [...]

What to Consider When Buying New Office Furniture for Your Office

What to Consider When Buying New Office Furniture for Your Office Whether you’re about to furnish your brand new office premises or are looking to revive your existing office space, new office furniture can make a huge difference. There are many things to consider when buying new office furniture, from the practicality and comfort of your selection to their style and appearance. Here’s a guide on how to weigh up your choices when buying office [...]

Office Furniture Accessories

Office Furniture Accessories Office furniture accessories can make the difference between a functional office and an office that promotes better functionality and productivity. Apart from the essentials of a desk and chair, an office can benefit from a few additional furniture items. If you favour a minimalist office design, furniture accessories can be sleek and space-saving while adding a touch of sophistication to the space. More creative or busy office spaces can use furniture accessories [...]

Efficient Office Storage Solutions

Efficient Office Storage Solutions Add functionality and convenience to your office with our efficient office storage solutions. When the office needs to store a wide range of items, which type of storage unit do you choose? A bookshelf, for example, may have the perfect height shelving for your lever arch files, but may not offer the bulk storage volume you need, and is impractical for storing stationery or equipment. Filing cabinets are great for storing [...]

How a Remodelling Can Boost Productivity in the Office

In With the New: How a Remodelling Can Boost Productivity in the Office Is your office space feeling dull and uninspiring? Whether the problem is a lack of decoration or that you’re tired of staring at the same shelving unit above your desk day in and day out, an office redecoration may be the perfect solution. Studies on workplace productivity have shown that the most important factor contributing to an office worker’s ability to focus [...]

The Benefits of Sit to Stand Desks

The Benefits of Sit-to-Stand Desks Sitting too much is known to be bad for your health. Frequently sitting for extended periods of time has been linked to an increased risk of diabetes, weight gain, heart disease, and circulatory problems. This is a major concern considering most office workers spent most of their week sitting at a desk. Fortunately, sit-to-stand desks offer a solution. What is a Sit-to-Stand desk? Also known as sit-stand or height-adjustable desks, [...]

Finishing Finesse – How to Choose Your Office Upholstery

Finishing Finesse – How to Choose Your Office Upholstery Office upholstery is an important consideration when choosing your office furniture. Fabric texture and colour are two key features to look for. Upholstery textures should not be coarse or rough, as this can cause discomfort for office staff. Colour choice is about so much more than simply making an office look attractive. Certain colours can stimulate productivity and creativity, enhancing the mood and performance in the [...]

Office Trends for 2019

Office Trends for 2019 Office design trends are fluid and ever-changing. Keeping up with these trends, and deciding whether they work for your office, can be easy. The new year is a great time to revive and reimagine your office space, so why not take the opportunity to choose some of the hottest designs and features while you do so? Before we usher in the new year, let’s take a look at some of the [...]

Office Design that Makes Teamwork Easier

Office Design that Makes Teamwork Easier If teamwork is vital to the success of your business, you must create an office environment where teams can thrive so selecting the right furniture and design for the office space is key. Office furniture doesn’t just provide employees with a place to sit and work and make your office look good; it is also vital to employee productivity and continuous workflow. By choosing the right pieces of office [...]

5 Benefits of Buying a Good Office Chair Online

What to Look For in An Office Chair Online Whether it’s for the executive office or the typist in the corner cubicle, a good office chair is essential. A good office chair should be comfortable as well as attractive. A prudent solution to choosing a good office chair online is to invest in a quality chair that will allow office workers to perform their work in comfort, and in style. Studies have shown that comfortable [...]

The Power of the Pause Area

The power of the pause area - what is it? A pause area is much more than just a spot to have a quick cuppa and a bite to eat. The days of the tiny kitchenette tucked around the corner are long gone as forward-thinking companies realise the importance of downtime for their employees. The pause area is now a space that is an extension of a company, but has a totally different ambience to [...]