Traditionally, the desk is each office worker's personal space. However, due to changes in the way people work and the need for more flexible working environments, are we seeing the death of the desk?
Yahoo famously stopped their employees from working at home, while companies such as PC manufacturer Dell have become well known for making use of remote working. No matter who is right, the debate once again thrusts the effects of working environments on productivity into the spotlight.
We are always open to new products and solutions that deliver greater flexibility or performance, and were impressed by the new SmartCool™ i-drive precision air conditioning (PAC) system by British manufacturer Airedale Air Conditioning.
Issues of sustainability have always been important to Procol. We were therefore keen to attend Wiltshire Wildlife Trust's Sustainability Forum Breakfast and become signatories to the Wiltshire Declaration on Climate Change.
In today’s society, people are living increasingly sedentary lifestyles. This is also the case in work environments, with more and more people engaged in office-based jobs. Worryingly, sedentary behaviour is having negative impacts on an individual’s health and their productivity.
For over three years, Procol have been proud supporters of the Teacup Appeal at Bath's Three Ways School. The aim is to raise funds to create a training kitchen, café and shop for young people aged 14–19 who have special educational needs.
A recent discussion reminded us of a report in The Telegraph a few years back which claimed that workers are less satisfied in open plan offices. The report sounded pretty conclusive, but in our experience there's much more to the matter than the attention-grabbing headlines let on!
Tomorrow – Saturday 20 June 2015 – is officially World Productivity Day! Here are our top three tips for giving your business's productivity levels a timely boost.
Our directors Nick Denning, Darren Bew and Roy Bertuello attended the Enterprising Wiltshire Awards, where Procol was a finalist in the Small Business category.
A big thank-you to all who joined us for the opening of Kingsbury Hall. Special thanks goes to Mayor of Melksham, Terri Welch, who undertook the important role of cutting the ribbon.