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Here are our tips and top picks of the best products for a home office

Apr 23, 2020 2:00:00 PM / by Banner


For many of us, our initial working from home set up may now need a re-think into a long-term solution.

Even a basic desk and chair may still not be a reality and the effects of working from the floor, sofa or bed are taking their toll.

Don’t let your new workstation hinder you, there are solutions to make most places in your house safe, comfortable, and inviting.  Here are our tips and top picks of the best products to suit many different home office locations.

1. Organise your space

Whether you tidy your desk away at the end of the day or you leave everything set up, a desk organiser will help you to keep everything neat and tidy. From convenient storage for pens, pencils and scissors to magazine files and handy drawers, CEP have a range of colourful desk organisation solutions.

Don’t let paperwork get in a mess. Even a simple stapler or document wallet will help you to keep organised. And of course, take pride in your essential stationery products like pens, notepads, and highlighters, you might even want to buy in a pencil case, especially if you move around the house!

Product Name Product Code Image
Laminator 1155925 Laminator
Cep desk tidy 101-1467 Cep desk tidy


2. Ergonomic working accessories

Don’t allow aches and pains to become a long-term issue.  Make comfort a priority by investing in key ergonomic accessories.

The Fellowes Office Suites™ Microban® Adjustable Footrest prevents back and leg discomfort by ensuring you sit in the correct posture.

Designed to rock back and forwards to help stimulate foot and leg circulation, you can also lock it in place for firmer support. Built-in Microban® protection fights the growth of harmful bacteria for the life of this product.

The Professional Series Ultimate Back Support offers innovative Tri-Tachment™ for stability and eliminating the need for constant readjustment.

Its three-section lumbar support expands and contracts to the natural curve of your back, and a fully adjustable design allows it to fit most office chairs. This product also contains built-in Microban® protection, which fights the growth of harmful bacteria for the life of this product.

The I-Spire Series™ Lumbar Cushion provides comfort to your back while its contemporary and stylish design make it ideal for a home office setting.

An adjustable strap with durable buckle holds the lumbar cushion in place, with breathable mesh fabric for improved personal comfort.

The stylish Designer Suites™ Monitor Riser can help to relieve neck strain, with three height settings to choose from to raise your monitor to the right height for you.

The minimalist Clarity™ Laptop Riser helps to reduce neck and eye strain by raising your laptop screen to a comfortable viewing height. It blends into any office or home environment with its design and premium quality clear acrylic.

The I-Spire Series™ Laptop Quick Lift is simple to adjust to any of seven angles and ideal for laptops with a limited angle of opening. Its foldout front legs optimise screen positioning on any laptop up to 17” or 4.5kg.

For working with paper at your desk, our Booklift™ Document Holder can hold planners, large manuals or reference material. Taking up to 400 sheets, it has nine height adjustments to accommodate most book sizes and viewing angles, with two adjustable clips to hold pages open at the desired location

The Workstation Document Holder has an easel back that extends for height and angle adjustment or folds flat for easy storage. It can hold up to 125 sheets of paper at a time.

Fellowes developed the Penguin® Ambidextrous Vertical Mouse to overcome the problems associated with the regular use of traditional shaped mice. The Penguin® mouse, which puts your hand in a natural and restful position, similar to a handshake, is available in small, medium and large. The Penguin® also has BioCote® protection which reduces 93% of bacteria, perfect for keeping your workspace clean and healthy.

Product Name Product Code Image
Microban footrest 4688790 Microban footrest
Lumbar chair 101-1444 Lumbar chair
Laptop riser 1109809 riser
Clarity laptop riser 1156229 Laptop riser
Booklift document holder 622-4891 Document holder
Workstation document holder 622-4872 Document holder 2
Penguin vertical mouse 6012031 Mouse


3. Security Shredders

If you’re printing documents or taking paperwork home from the office, you need to safeguard it. Once you’re finished with any confidential data you need to destroy it as per GDPR requirements.

The Powershred® 60Cs Cross-Cut Shredder shreds 10 sheets at a time, as well as staples, paper clips and credit cards. It comes with patented SafeSense® Technology that stops shredding if hands touch the paper entry.

The Powershred® LX201 Micro-Cut Shredder shreds each sheet of A4 paper into over 2000 particles, for high security. It is 100% jam proof and has Intellibar™ responsive technology. This shows when bin or sheet capacity is nearing the limit, or if the machine is nearing the end of run time.

Product name Product Code Image
Power shredder 896-1156 Shredder
Power shredder 1155919 Shredder 2


4. Storage Solutions

Don’t waste time searching for paperwork, keep your records up to date and filed correctly with Bankers Box® filing and storage solutions.  There is a Bankers Box® Storage Solution for every stage of the document lifecycle. From creation through to archival, all products within the range are compatible, allowing you to develop a system that suits your needs.

Product Name Product Code Image
Desktop sorter 08750 Storage boxes
Storage boxes 1510059 Storage box

Content adapted from Fellowes

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Topics: Product, Working Smarter, Employee Wellbeing, Working from Home


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