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Spreading some Happiness in Lockdown

Apr 15, 2021 9:53:23 AM / by Banner posted in CSR, Employee Wellbeing, Our Communities

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Helping local communities and supporting charities across the UK has been an important part of lockdown life for the Banner team.

Whilst sticking to the current government guidelines, our Banner team members have been working hard to help charities and support their local communities, as much as possible.  In this blog, we share, celebrate and congratulate them on their achievements.

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Realities Of Post-Covid-19 Working Life Revealed

Mar 17, 2021 2:59:29 PM / by Banner posted in Working Smarter, Employee Wellbeing, Technology, Working from Home

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The seismic shift in working life is reflected in our Post-COVID-19 Workplace Market Report, launched today.

As the UK’s largest workplace supplies and services company, we have analysed our vast reams of sales data from 2020 to identify changing patterns in UK organisations' workplace behaviour.

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Refresh, Protect & Keep Going in 2021

Mar 15, 2021 3:39:49 PM / by Banner posted in Working Smarter, Employee Wellbeing, Technology, Working from Home

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We’ve got you covered in 2021!

Here are few simple tips to help you refresh your working environments, protect your colleagues and help you and your team keep going this year.

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Are You Using Hand Sanitiser Properly?

Jan 25, 2021 4:05:43 PM / by Banner posted in Product, Employee Wellbeing, Health, Partnerships

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Health workers may not be using hand sanitiser properly 

Incorrect use of hand sanitisers by healthcare staff may be leaving them inadequately protected, according to a recent study.

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3 Ways Philips Protects Medical Staff through Hygienic Working

Jan 22, 2021 9:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Product, Working Smarter, Employee Wellbeing, Health, Partnerships

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From radiation to infectious disease, medical employees have always been exposed to higher health risk than your regular office worker.

With many factors out of the individuals’ control, hospitals emphasize the importance of preventing infections through hygiene measures for hands and surfaces.

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Cleaning vs Sanitising: What's the Difference?

Jan 21, 2021 8:55:00 AM / by Banner posted in Product, Employee Wellbeing, Health, Partnerships

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Understanding them both can help you reduce germs on surfaces throughout your facility.

You may think that wiping down surfaces with a diluted solution in a bucket or spray bottle is a quick, easy way to keep these areas germ-free. But there’s a big difference between cleaning and sanitising. Each has its advantages, but not all methods are created equal. Find out what sets them apart, and how you can get the most out of both in your facility.

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Clean the Air for Healthier Workplaces

Jan 20, 2021 8:52:46 AM / by Banner posted in Product, Employee Wellbeing, Partnerships

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In today's health-conscious world, we wipe down surfaces, sanitise our hands and go to great lengths to avoid germs and viruses.

But do our efforts really work? Are fewer people getting colds, flu and other viral or bacterial diseases? 

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Data Protection tips for working from home

Apr 30, 2020 1:30:53 PM / by Banner posted in Product, Working Smarter, Employee Wellbeing, GDPR, Working from Home

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The current situation has seen an unprecedented number of employees working from home, including those who have rarely worked remotely before. 

The information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has signalled that it will take the current circumstances into account when considering enforcement action under GDPR.  However, the ICO will still expect employers to take appropriate action to protect information when working from home.

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Are you comfortable in your new working environment?

Apr 24, 2020 1:02:33 PM / by Victoria Whiteley, Digital Marketing Apprentice posted in Product, Working Smarter, Employee Wellbeing, Technology, Working from Home

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In 2019, only 30% of UK citizens were able to work from home*; but in a time when many of us must work from home, it can be harder to get into a new routine. 

When working from home it’s not always in the front of our mind to get up from our desks, to walk around, to stay hydrated or even to get food. We can lose track of time, forget to take regular breaks and become more focused and engrossed in our work and jobs without thinking. 

For some, there are also distractions in our home environment, everything from children to TV shows, our phones and social media channels can all have an impact on productivity, motivation and overall wellbeing. 

So how do you find a happy medium? 

Read our tips on how to ensure your working from home set up, is working for you. 

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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 posted in Product, Working Smarter, Employee Wellbeing, Working from Home

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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.

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