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Hygiene Issues In An Open Office Environment

Jun 27, 2022 1:17:48 PM / by Banner posted in Employee Wellbeing

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It is becoming increasingly evident that cleanliness and hygiene in the workplace is no longer just a nice-to-have and now plays a vital role in productivity levels.

With more and more offices converting to open plan and adapting to the new hybrid norm, people are socialising more frequently and sharing facilities and technology. As they return to the office, they are therefore facing more hygiene risks than before. As many, especially younger, generations are also becoming more health conscious, ensuring a clean and safe work environment for employees is becoming more important for possible recruits and current staff.

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Banner are exhibiting at P4Health England 2022

Jun 23, 2022 4:28:59 PM / by Banner posted in Health, Events

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Join Banner at P4Health England 2022


The Banner healthcare team are excited to be exhibiting at P4H England, our first healthcare event of 2022, at the NEC in Birmingham on 7th July on stand 26

P4H is the UK's leading healthcare procurement and supply chain event, connecting buyers and suppliers from across the healthcare sector. This event provides extensive skills development, networking and collaboration opportunities. Attendees also have the chance to discover new products and solutions for their workplace.  

Social Value & Sustainability, NHS Procurement Skills, Supply Chain & Innovation, and Tendering in Healthcare are the key themes at this years event. Click here for the pre-event planner, which includes the keynote speaker and seminar line-up.

Banner healthcare are the market leader for multi-category catalogue compliance, and with a proven track record with over 50 years' experience, Banner healthcare are your go-to provider for healthcare consumables. 


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Join Banner at PfH live 2022

Jun 13, 2022 9:38:48 AM / by Banner posted in social housing, Housing, Events

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Join Banner at PfH Live 2022

Banner are back exhibiting at Procurement for Housing Live, co-located with Housing 2022, from 28-30th June 2022 at Manchester Central. 

Housing is the award winning Chartered Institute of Housing's annual conference, and Europe's leading housing festival. These events provide a platform for peers within the housing sector to come together to discuss, debate, partner, learn and improve the lives of the people you house.

ESG, Compliance and Innovation will steer this year's sessions with numerous keynote speakers providing guidance, best practice and a knowledge sharing platform for attendees. Click here to see the full speaker programme.

You can find our expert Housing team on stand P38. Come along to our stand to discover how we're making housing solutions simple, and how Banner can enable you to achieve your goals through all-round smart procurement.

Banner are proud to have been awarded Top Ranked Supplier on Lot 1 (Complete Office & Business Solutions), and Sole Supplier Status of Lot 2 (Office & Business Solutions Guaranteed Savings) frameworks to PfH members. 

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Banner is attending the NWUPC annual conference 2022

Jun 9, 2022 3:02:23 PM / by Banner posted in Education, Events

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Join Banner at the NWUPC Conference 2022

The annual NWUPC Conference is back in-person for the first time since 2019 at The University of Manchester's, University Place, with the theme Risk, Action and Grow

Members of NWUPC will be gathering for a day of collaboration, topical sessions, an exhibition of over 50 framework suppliers including Banner on stand 15, and of course the chance to network with peers from across the sector. Click here to see the agenda for the day, including workshops and keynote speakers.

Our higher education team look forward to welcoming you to our stand to introduce our solutions for a post-COVID learning environment, and demonstrating how Banner enable you to achieve your goals through all-round smart procurement.

We support universities by providing the products and services needed to refresh the educational environment, and protect students and staff alike.

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Workplace Morale: How to Create a Positive Team Dynamic

May 31, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by Victoria Whiteley posted in Collaboration, Employee Wellbeing, Health

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When working in a team there is bound to be a variety of different personalities and opinions.

Managing or being part of a team that maintains a positive dynamic isn’t without its challenges but is vital to a team working together effectively.

Having a poor team morale may impact a big project, cause a reduction in the amount of work being produced or increase stress. Spotting when morale is low can be the key to creating a more positive team dynamic, but it’s not the only way you can help to create a more enjoyable and productive working environment for your team.

Here is some advice on how to create a positive team dynamic:

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Banner is exhibiting at LUPC & SUPC conference 2022 - come and visit us there!

May 25, 2022 11:28:50 AM / by Banner posted in Education, Events

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Join Banner at the LUPC & SUPC Conference 2022

Banner is looking forward to continuing our presence at 2022 education conferences with the LUPC & SUPC conference on 8th June, at a brand new venue at Liverpool Street, London. 

Members of LUPC and SUPC will be gathering for a day of collaboration, topical sessions, and an exhibition of 67 framework suppliers, including Banner on stand 55. Click here to see the agenda for the day. 

Our higher education team look forward to welcoming you to our stand to introduce our solutions for a post-COVID learning environment, and how Banner enable you to achieve your goals through all-round smart procurement.

We support universities by providing the products and services needed to refresh the educational environment, and protect students and staff alike.

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Jubilee Bank Holiday Opening & Delivery Times 2022

May 24, 2022 11:52:10 AM / by Banner posted in Seasonal

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We would like to let you know our opening and delivery times over the Jubilee bank holiday.

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How to Improve Mental Health in the Workplace

May 20, 2022 11:47:47 AM / by Victoria Whiteley posted in Collaboration, Employee Wellbeing, Health

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and with everyone going through a rough few years, finding the right balance for your mental health within the workplace can be tricky.

For a lot of people being isolated during lockdowns was hard, but there will be many people who will still be struggling with a hybrid working solution, or a full return to work. Sometimes it can be hard to tell if someone is having a bad day mentally or if they have a lot on their plate.

How can you help a colleague who is struggling with their mental health at work?

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It's time to celebrate National Stationery Week!

May 16, 2022 2:20:00 PM / by Banner posted in Product, stationery

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Put National Stationery Week in your diary, it’s time to celebrate. 

Fill your pencil cases, reach for your pens, grab a clean sheet of paper and get ready to celebrate – National Stationery Week is here. Celebrations begin on 16th May and run until 22nd May! 

The purpose of National Stationery Week is to celebrate writing by hand, to get people all over the world talking about their favourite stationery products and for everyone around the globe to send more letters and cards. 

This year, the National Stationery Week campaign will once again celebrate ‘Seven Days of Stationery’ with a series of fun activities and competitions – now is the time to declare that you are addicted to stationery!

National Stationery Week is a great time to celebrate your favourite stationery item, a handy holepuncher or your favourite highlighter. We take a look at some of our favourite picks below. 

 

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Banner are exhibiting at the Facilities Show 2022

May 7, 2022 7:00:00 AM / by Marielle Jackson posted in Events

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Join Banner at the Facilities Show 2022

Banner will be exhibiting at the Facilities Show 2022. Join us in-person on 17th-19th May at ExCel London for 3 days of learning, exploration and collaboration opportunities.

Banner are a top provider of workplace business solutions, and an expert in facilities and cleaning supplies. Our team are looking forward to welcoming you to Stand FM2226 , and to demonstrating our fantastic range of FM solutions.

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