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Designed for Business

Sep 16, 2019 4:06:10 PM / by Banner posted in Partnerships, Our Environment


The Professional Range from Brother

As a platinum partner of Brother, here at Banner we love sharing new developments from our suppliers especially those that are focused on helping our customers and our environment.

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Six reasons to choose HP cartridges

Sep 11, 2019 9:08:36 AM / by Banner posted in Partnerships, Our Environment



Six reasons to choose HP cartridges

If you'd like organisation to play its part in the circular economy and improve its sustainability, your choice of printer cartridges could be one of the answers.

Here are six reasons why original HP cartridges are a good step towards more environmentally-friendly print.  

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Display Size Matters

Sep 5, 2019 1:24:38 PM / by Banner posted in Education, Partnerships



Student expectations are high when it comes to technology in their learning environment.

They expect simplicity, ease of use and reliability in the technology they use to reflect how connected they are to their everyday lives.

Here at Banner as an IT+ Silver Partner at Epson, we acknowledge their understanding of education and utilisation of that knowledge to design technology for efficient learning. The technology developed connects both faculty and students encouraging collaborative working and capturing attention.

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Indoor Air Quality

Sep 4, 2019 1:03:28 PM / by Banner posted in Partnerships, Our Environment


The air we breathe can have a significant impact on our health 

With a new study* revealing that air pollution could cause mental health issues later in life, and the International Agency for Research on Cancer classifying outdoor air pollution as a cancer-causing agent (carcinogen)^, the quality of air in and around our workplaces, and schools, is worth questioning.

Quality of air inside a building can affect our health, comfort and productivity, with factors as diverse as mould, humidity, chemicals and building design affecting this.  

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Six ways to reduce workplace stress

Sep 2, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Our People, Employee Wellbeing



Employers are legally required to protect employees from stress at work

This requirement covers all organisations, with those employing more than five people expected to produce a written risk assessment to help prevent stress related issues from arising in the first place. 

With 15.4 million days taken off work for work-related stress, depression and anxiety in 2017/18, according to the Labour Force Survey, mental health war responsible for more lost working days than any other single health issue.

Work related stress sees people take an average of 15.8 days each off work, which makes it important for employers to not only improve the support they offer, but also put in place preventive measures.

According to the HSE, the six main areas that can lead to work-related stress are demands, control, support, relationships, role and change.

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How to keep active in the workplace

Aug 29, 2019 10:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Employee Wellbeing, Partnerships


September sees the start of Vascular Awareness Month and we’re looking at how your workspace can help keep you in good health.

Fellowes have put together some tips to help you create a healthy workspace, starting with your workspace layout.  It’s recommended that you fit it around yourself rather than you fit to the space. Using a workstation solution helps to reduce risk of workplace strain or injury. The 4 Zone Approach from Fellowes is designed to help demonstrate how to adapt your workspace, focusing on your needs, with the aim to improve health and comfort at work and overall productivity.

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Become a HP sustainability hero

Aug 27, 2019 12:48:18 PM / by Banner posted in Partnerships, Our Environment


Helping our customers make more sustainable choices is one of our big missions at Banner.

From supporting organisations as they seek eco-friendlier products to helping calculate potential reductions in CO² emissions, water and energy use, we know every little step can make a difference.

But we also know achieving sustainability doesn’t always seem easy. In one survey* of 300 companies, only 2% were able to ‘achieve or exceed the sustainability expectations that were set’, and 81% of businesses ‘settled for the dilution of value and mediocre sustainability performance’.

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Wellbeing for home workers

Aug 27, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Our People, Employee Wellbeing



The number of people working from home has grown steadily over the last decade, with at least 1.5 million of us now cutting out the commute to the office.

The increase flexibility can bring a range of advantages, both for employers and employees, including better work-life balance, reduce travel time, higher motivation and savings in office space costs.

Out of sight isn't out of mind though, as employers have the same responsibility for the health and wellbeing of a home-based employee as they do for someone in the office.

Here are some ways a home worker can be supported:

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Make a Sustainable Impact with HP Planet Partners

Aug 19, 2019 10:10:09 AM / by Banner posted in Partnerships, Our Environment



Make a sustainable impact with the HP Planet Partners Programme. 

There are more opportunities now than ever before to make a difference when it comes to making a sustainable impact when purchasing printing supplies.

HP are leading the way when it comes to being sustainability heroes, thanks to their HP Planet Partners programme and closed-loop recycling scheme.

By choosing Original HP printing supplies, you are making a strong environmental choice when it comes to protecting some of the world's essential resources.

Take a look at some of the statistics behind HP's recent sustainability effort:

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Join us at Coup 2019

Aug 15, 2019 11:42:20 AM / by Banner posted in Events


Come and say hi, we're on stand 51

Our team of workplace experts will be at COUP 2019, on stand 51, to help you discover our complete range of workplace solutions for your organisation; including stationery, technology, cleaning, janitorial and catering supplies and promotional merchandise.

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