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Why a Breath of Fresh Air Matters When Heading to School

Jan 19, 2022 2:12:36 PM / by Banner posted in Health


After many months of virtual learning, UK pupils have headed back to the classroom with their peers and teachers to engage in person. Most schools have adopted new safety protocols to protect students and staff after the return to school, but there is still a daily threat which could threaten the health of these groups.

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Work smart wherever your workspace

Jan 13, 2022 3:27:13 PM / by Banner posted in Working Smarter, Return to the Workplace, Work from Anywhere


In the new norm of hybrid working, it has become even more important than ever to ensure that we are productive wherever we are working.

It is particularly important to ensure that all your needs are covered by products that enable you to work smarter, regardless of where your workspace is on any given day. In a situation where many employees are splitting time between locations, it is vital that equipment offers features which allow transitioning between office and home to become easier.

At Banner, we are proud to work with Lenovo to offer a range of solutions that allow you to work smarter. We take a look below at some options to make sure all your workplace needs are covered.

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How Instant Ink can benefit your business

Jan 12, 2022 8:26:03 AM / by Banner posted in Product, Partnerships, Technology


HP Instant Ink uses high-volume cartridges, pricing based on pages printed, and direct-to-customer shipping delivered only when you run low.  Helping you save up to 70% on and ink and toner

Whether you are working from home, getting ready to return to the office, or doing a mixture of both, there’s never been a better time to introduce yourself or your employees to HP Instant Ink!

HP's Instant Ink replacement service is an innovative way to help you manage your ink or toner supply efficiently via a low cost monthly subscription, saving time, money whilst helping the environment via our reuse and recycle scheme.

To help you get started and understand the brilliant effect Instant Ink can have on your business, HP are offering £10 off, which can save you up to 10 months of free instant ink usage! 

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A Simple Guide To Face Coverings

Nov 29, 2021 2:26:33 PM / by Banner posted in Return to the Workplace


The UK Government has announced new rules for wearing a face covering in England. 

Ensuring staff, customers and visitors comply with these regulations will be a focus for many companies and organisations in the UK.  But it can be confusing as to what to order for your workplace. 

Here's a simple guide to the different types of face coverings. 

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Banner are aiming to be Net Zero by 2030!

Nov 22, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Banner posted in Events


With COP26 complete and some positive action on climate change agreed, Banner is delighted to announce a commitment to Net Zero by 2030!

This aggressive and challenging target is supported by detailed opportunity planning and a huge collaborative effort across our estate of operations. Working with an extensive supply and customer base will mean changes to buyer behaviour and strategic decision making, but the outcome will lead to a significantly reduced carbon footprint for Banner and our stakeholders. Forming part of the Banner EVOlution CSR Strategy, a Net Zero Target complements our Procured Plastic Free Operations and Protecting our Natural Environment.

Here are three ways Banner is already making progress towards our net zero target:

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Festive trading arrangements 2021

Nov 18, 2021 1:29:10 PM / by Banner


As we approach the end of the year and the busy festive season we wanted to let you know about our opening and delivery times. May we ask you to consider your requirements, especially around the busy periods during December and our closure times, to ensure you have enough workplace supplies.


Last order date to guarantee delivery before the festive period is Wednesday 22nd December before 5pm, but ordering earlier is highly recommended!

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International Fraud Awareness Week Top Picks

Nov 18, 2021 1:07:54 PM / by Banner posted in Product, National Events


During International Fraud Awareness Week, it is important to think about the need for the right tools and solutions to ensure that data is kept secure and safe in accordance with GDPR. It is imperative that customer and colleague details are protected and kept secure.

The seriousness of the global fraud problem is why many organisations are participating in International Fraud Awareness Week, to promote anti-fraud awareness and education. The movement, known commonly as Fraud Week, champions the need to proactively fight fraud and help safeguard business and investments from the growing fraud problem.

We highlight our top picks of products which can help make this process easier in our handy guide below.

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5 Top Tips on how to adapt to a Hybrid Working Solution

Nov 18, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Banner posted in Education, Working Smarter, Technology, Working from Home


Hybrid working has been around for a while, but with the UK continuing to emerge from national lockdown, more and more businesses are making the switch to a more flexible style of working.

Finding the right hybrid working model for your business is going to be crucial going forward to deliver both value to employers and employees, however this doesn't come without its own set of challenges. Ensuring you have the right kind of products will be vital to assist you with your change from a home-based working style to one which incorporates office working too.

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International Fraud Awareness Week 2021

Nov 15, 2021 1:35:14 PM / by Banner posted in National Events


International Fraud Awareness Week kicked off Nov. 14, 2021 worldwide

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Visit the Banner Healthcare team at HCSA 2021!

Nov 12, 2021 4:23:49 PM / by Marielle Jackson posted in Events


Join us at Stand 15 at HCSA 2021

Banner are attending the HCSA Annual Conference & Exhibition on 24th - 25th November 2021.  Connecting buyers and suppliers across the healthcare sector, HCSA will provide education, networking, and product showcase opportunities; bringing together the healthcare community for this exciting and stimulating event.

Visit our specialist Healthcare team on stand 15 to discover how we can support you with procurement of non-medical supplies, and to discover our complete range of workplace solutions.

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