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Office furniture designers and suppliers, Century Office, have announced their new ISO certifications, proving their professional credibility to new and existing customers.
When you’re working, it’s easy to get distracted; your emails are pinging, a co-worker won’t stop clicking their pen, or maybe your back is in agony because your chair wasn’t designed with good posture in mind. Some things you can’t help, which is why you need to address the things you can. That’s why ergonomics is so important.
Did you know that on average, we spend close to one third of our lives in the office? This means that we spend more hours in a week with our colleagues than with our family and friends, and we also spend the majority of our time sat at our desk staring at our screens.
Recent research shows that UK millennials are rejecting potential employers due to uninspiring office layouts, and one fifth of millennials have also turned their back on a job due to poor office design. With millennials set to take over the workplace, it is becoming increasingly important that employers ensure their working environment is inspiring, modern and up to date in order to attract and retain their staff as well as increase productivity.
Staff working the same hours as a four-day week feel less stressed, have more energy and sleep better, according to a new study.
Century Office will soon be releasing their new Autonomy Pro Rise sit/stand desk. But this time, it’s different. This desk can be used for a multitude of purposes including a podium, a reception desk, and even a breakout or hot desk.
If you’ve been searching for a sit/stand desk that will aid your employees’ comfort and wellbeing, as well as being cost-effective, then Century Office’s new manual sit/stand desk, Raiz It, is the perfect solution.
Phase 2 of our workplace wellbeing trial is now firmly underway. We are currently mid-way through our second week of compressed working hours and have seen a mixed bag of results.
With at the half way mark of the first phase of the wellbeing trial, we have started to see an overview of our KPIs and performance on a weekly basis. Our last update looked to consider the implications and challenges of the trial for our operations team. In this blog, we will briefly look at the sales team and how we are looking to ensure strong sales figures and continued customer satisfaction.
In this blog we are giving an insight on how the trial will affect those in the operations department. This includes what measures we are looking at to consider productivity levels and how we came to a decision on the way in which compressed hours would work best for the staff in the warehouse while maintaining our high levels of customer satisfaction and service.
And we are off. After much preparation, we are all really excited to be starting our twelve-week wellbeing trial based upon Compressed Working Hours in conjunction with the University of Essex’ School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences department.
Century Office have been advocates for office wellbeing from the word ‘go’ and they continue to uphold this value by offering talks and events surrounding the topic. Their most recent event was held at their offices in Colchester, Essex, and featured talks from Century Office’s Directors, Steve and Sarah Bays, as well as from some industry experts.
Century Office will soon be commencing an experiment into a shorter working day. In collaboration with the University of Essex, Century Office will be shortening the working day down to 6.5 hours.
Century Office, a leading office furniture supplier in Essex and UK, has announced the appointment of Conor Bays as its new commercial director to service and expand the firm’s client accounts.
Century Office are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for the second year in a row for a Family Business of the Year Award in the “East and East Anglia Family Business of the Year” category.
Century Office would like to announce the addition of two new task chairs to their ever-growing range of ergonomic chairs.
Beautiful colours, innovation and functionality are the three ways of describing this year’s 100% Design show at Olympia.
The warm days of Clerkenwell Design Week have come to an end. The displays have been taken down and EC1 can now return to being the peaceful and tranquil place it was.
Century Office have recently launched their new line of storage products known as Store wall. Available in Economy or Executive ranges, they can be specified to meet your budget and style requirements.
Century Office are delighted to announce that they have recently hired 4 new members of staff. Each new employee is in addition to the current team to continuing boosting sales, improving CAD and office planning services and warehouse operations.
Available in multiple sizes and with a single or two piece top, Century Office’s Javelin desk is a versatile and stylish choice for your boardroom. The new bench desking system sits on slim and elegant legs, which are shaped like a javelin.
Century Office recently took on one of their largest projects; to contribute to the refurbishment of the BT building on One London Road, Brentwood, Essex, in order to make way for new offices for one of the UK’s largest housebuilding companies, Taylor Wimpey.
Century Office’s sit/stand workstation, Autonomy Pro, was first introduced to the market in 2016.
Last September saw the creation of Severalls Business Group – a community established to bring together the businesses within Colchester’s Severalls Business and Industrial Park in order to encourage networking, support and growth.
Century Office are pleased to announce that they have won the Family Business of the Year Award 2018 in the East and East Anglia Regional Category. The competition in the category included companies such as Coes, The Highfield Event Group and Stephen Walter & Sons Ltd.
Century Office are excited to announce that their newly refreshed website is now live. The company has had a complete online refurb as they wanted a platform that was flexible and dynamic as well as a website that can be easily adapted as the company grows.
Century Office, leading UK office furniture supplier in Colchester Essex, have teamed up with Shire Leasing, the largest privately owned funding house in the UK for B2B equipment leasing and asset finance making it possible to offer leasing options to our customers.
Century Office have had a great start to the year as they have recently been shortlisted for the “Family Business of the Year 2018” award in the “East & East Anglia” region category.
Established in 1977 by Ken and Dorothy Bays, Century Office originally sold used office furniture from its base in Tiptree, Essex. Having developed their product range over the years, Century Office are, in 2017, designing and producing their own lines of high quality workplace furniture solutions.
Century Office has over the last five years been designing ergonomic seating and desk ranges, in response to the increasing levels of complaints regarding bad backs in the office.
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