Is Your Business Prepared to Handle Power Failure?

Electric Power
We are all reliant on technology to get us through the working day. Just think of how limited your workflow would be without access to your computer. However, many companies take the fact that they have access to mains electricity for granted. I am sure you have been in a situation at work where power was down and all you could do was wait until the system was back on. This doesn’t have to be the case, though, and ensuring your business has some kind of a backup is not only essential, it’s actually a simple procedure.

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Workplace Injuries from Forklifts and How to Prevent Them

Forklift
Most employers and employees recognize that forklifts can be a dangerous piece of machinery, but they also underestimate their safety profile. Once training has been completed, it is assumed that the risk of injury drops substantially. In reality, these machines are inherently dangerous. Here are just some of the ways in which accidents that can occur while an employee is using them, and tips to keep your workers safe.

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How to Make Progress towards Paperless Office

Papers
Having a paperless office is an idealistic goal that in reality, is quite hard to completely successfully achieve. You would not be alone in falling short of achieving a total paperless office, as only about 1% of EU businesses have managed to accomplish this task. The reason why so many businesses come up short is that the we way understand or interpret the term paperless, makes it a goal that is not easily attainable.

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How to Make Your Small Business More Efficient

Efficiency
As a small business owner, you know that time is money. And the less time you have to spend on something, the less it will cost and the more money you will be able to put in your pocket. There are lots of ways to improve the efficiency of the way you operate your business. They range from getting your staff involved, making them more efficient, automating repetitive tasks and getting outside help to perform tasks at a lower cost. Read on to learn the details on these.

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Looking to Relocate? How to Find the Perfect Place for Your Business

Office Building
If you’ve decided that a new place of work would be beneficial for all of your employees, then it’s time to start planning. Relocating a business can be just as stressful as buying a new home, so you must be flexible and plan ahead to ensure that everything is in place when it is time to move. The tips discussed below will help you find the right place for your business as well as help to make your move less stressful.

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10 tips for optimising your home office space

Home Office
Whether you’ve transformed your spare room into an office or set up under the stairs, it is essential to make the most of your home office space. There are many things you can do to make your work area as professional, comfortable and roomy as possible. Check out these handy tips.

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Small Changes that can drive a More Sustainable Business

Recycling
It’s a standard practice these days for businesses of all sizes to develop and implement company-wide environmental policy. If you are a large business with a big workforce and a correspondingly large carbon footprint, an environmental policy is beneficial for a number of reasons: besides the obvious (and very important) environmental impact, a clear eco-strategy can cut energy costs, provide clear guidance for employees and reduce culpability in case of legal grey areas. But how to successfully design and implement these changes? While many of the items on your list will be specific to your business, there are many simple changes which can be executed within any industry to create a cost-effective, carbon-friendly working environment.

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Flooring Options for New Corporate Office

Carpet
If you own a business and you will be opening a new office in the near future, there are many things that must be considered. One of the most important details that must not be overlooked is the type of flooring your office will have. There are many different options available to business owners in terms of flooring materials. Let’s take a look at some of these materials so you can get a better idea which one is right for your new office:

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Taking Care of Utilities during Business Relocation

Utility
During periods of economic expansion, many companies make the decision to move to larger or more convenient premises. This strategy is always something of a gamble, of course, but there are times when it simply has to be done, in order to continue on the path to greater efficiency, better results and an increase in profits.

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Practical Uses of Shipping Containers for Onsite Storage

Shipping Container
There are many storage options for businesses that must keep items packed away, but these storage options are often too expensive or cumbersome. Shipping containers are easy to use for storage because they are meant to rest on the ground until they are shipped. If a business does not plan on using the port containers for shipping, they can make sure that they organize these containers to keep their stored items safe.

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