Asbestos – still a problem after all these years

As much as we like to think that we have progressed as a society and that we are slowly removing harmful substances and practices from our everyday lives, the reality is that we still have a long way to go. And not only do we have a long way to go to bring a halt to things like the production of single-use plastics or tobacco growth and abuse, but we also have a huge problem removing the problems of the past from our present and our future. One such problem…

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Tips to help you excel as an Office Manager

The role of the Office Manager is an important one in any company. The larger the company and the more people in the office, the more there is to do and the better your attention to detail needs to be. Typically, an Office Manager is looking after the receptionists, booking travel, maintaining petty cash, liaising with building management, ensuring the facilities are clean, checking on food and stationery supplies and generally acting like an office parent. In short, there is a lot going on. And often, while there is a…

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How to make your office more user-friendly

If you manage an office or a business, then one of the key areas of your focus is no doubt your staff and the people who work there. Creating a happy work environment means healthier staff and more productive ones. But getting that feel right, making a space where people want to be, is not easy, or more specifically it doesn’t come easily to most people. Bu the truth is that it doesn’t need to be hard. Here are a few simple tips and idea to help make for a…

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