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How to get on top of your workload

Aug 1, 2019 11:48:05 AM / by Banner posted in Working Smarter

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Most of us may want to work smartly but this isn't always easy.

From emails pinging on our smartphones late at night, to being asked to attend a meeting two hours' drive away, events can often conspire to overwhelm us.

In an age when we're all easily contactable it can feel impossible to break away, finding hacks to a more productive working day is all the more important.

Here are five tips to make every day a better one:

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Four assets for transforming your workspace

Jul 31, 2019 2:07:12 PM / by Banner posted in Working Smarter

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For charging imaginations, improving creativity and feeling more prepared for the working day, getting your workspace in order is a must.

An organised workplace is an easier one to spend time in. It can help everyone feel more comfortable, find what they need and focus on their work.

However, the right equipment is the vital first step. Without it, we're likely to face mess every morning, struggle to find things and our productivity will be affected.

Here are just four assets that can transform any workspace:

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Cleaning up in Scarborough

Jul 25, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in CSR, Charity, Our Environment

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We have been putting our environmental and community values into action at one of the UK's busiest beaches.

Over 60 of our people plus family members and friends took part in the first-ever Banner Beach Clean at Scarborough's South Bay. It was fabulous effort by all involved, the teams worked up and down the beach and the surrounding area and collected over 28 kgs of plastic, glass and assorted waste from the North Yorkshire beauty spot.

This was a great way to put our commitment to local communities and the natural environment into action, with the beach clean running from 11am in the morning until 3pm in the afternoon.

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Five ways to a workplace win this summer

Jul 23, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Seasonal

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The lure of warmer weather makes most of us want to spend more time outdoors.

But if, like most of the population, you're at work most days, you may need to think not just about what you'll be doing when the weekend comes around, but how you can make the most of summer in your workplace.

Making work an appealing environment when the sun is shining outside is great for motivation, puts smiles on faces and helps everyone stay productive.

There are also common-sense reasons for thinking about what your workplace needs in the summer, from minimising infection risk to safeguarding against dehydration.

Here are five ways you can score a workplace win in the summer months:

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We have a new DSE assessment service

Jul 22, 2019 2:30:00 PM / by Banner

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We are delighted to introduce our new Ergonomic Workplace Assessment Service. 

This service provides an individual assessment for an employee and employer to ensure that they are complying with current DSE (Display Screen Equipment) regulations. 

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All ready for the Banner Beach Clean

Jul 1, 2019 1:00:00 PM / by Banner posted in CSR, Charity, Our Environment

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Over 100 Banner people, friends and family members will be rolling up their sleeves and cleaning one of the UK’s most popular beaches this July

Along with Banner managing director Craig Varey, they’ll be doing everything they can to reduce the amount of plastic waste and pollution reaching our oceans by taking part in the Banner Beach Clean, at South Bay Beach in Scarborough on Saturday 20 July.

Organised by Banner’s head of facilities supplies, Andy Whiting, the Banner Beach Clean gives everyone at the company the chance to use their volunteer day by taking part. Banner employees are given one working day each year to volunteer for a local or national charity.

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Be a sustainable print hero

Jun 27, 2019 3:09:00 PM / by Banner posted in Product

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Making your print as environmentally friendly as possible is a huge way to help your organisation improve its carbon footprint

And if you would like to take steps towards an eco-friendlier print operations, HP and Banner are working in partnership to bring you the right answers.

From low energy printers to 100% recycled paper, the choices we offer will help your business become a sustainable print champion.

HP is listed as one of the world's most sustainable corporations in the Global 100 index, with its sustainable practices going beyond recycling, to include fair labour conditions, human rights and environmental performance throughout the supply chain.

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Supporting Charlotte every step of the way

Jun 27, 2019 10:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Charity, Our People

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Supporting Charlotte every step of the way

Although she’s facing incredibly tough times, Banner’s Charlotte Verity is being supported by family, friends, customers and colleagues every step of the way.

Charlotte, one of our corporate account managers, was diagnosed with the rare and aggressive triple negative breast cancer just days after her 40th birthday this January.

An impressive show of support from friends and colleagues will include a 12 mile walk on Saturday 29 June to raise money for the breast cancer unit at Nottingham City Hospital.

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Eco-friendlier deliveries by Banner

Jun 20, 2019 2:59:16 PM / by Banner posted in CSR, Our Environment

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Our drive to make Banner's logistics operation even more environmentally friendly has taken a great step forward.

As part of our move towards a greener future and more eco-friendly service for customers, our transport fleet, Truline, has invested in 18 new, lower emission trunking fleet. The expectation is that these vehicles will deliver up to a 7% improvement in mpg. This to supplement investment last year in the delivery vehicles.

The '19 plate DAF vehicles, which feature the latest fuel and emission efficient diesel engines, will replace older vehicles in the fleet.

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Digital Dictation Technology - Saving you time and money

Jun 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Product, Working Smarter, Maximising Budget

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Across the country, businesses have been investigating in digital dictation to ensure office efficiency is at a maximum.

Philips Speechpro dictation machines have provided offices with the opportunity to work smarter together and implement workflows to increase overall output. This articles demonstrates how the investments made by business has had a huge impact in productivity.

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