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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.
A recent 2018 UK workplace stress survey found that 91% of British workers have experienced stress at work, with one in three affected by it at least once a week. Research has also shown that workers suffering from stress are less engaged and therefore aren’t as productive as they could be.
The new trend that is facing offices is ‘Resimercial Design’. In its simplest sense, it means to bring the feel of home into the workplace by incorporating furniture that is residential-inspired.
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.
In recent years the availability of virtual and augmented reality technology has increased hugely and rapidly. And although it may seem strange and unlikely, it’s still somewhat understandable that it’s now starting to creep into the workplace; saying that in some ways it’s already had an impact.
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.
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 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 are pleased to announce the appointment of Joe Shelly as Sales & Space Planning Advisor.
White walls are a cheap, easy and pretty straightforward option when it comes to repainting an office interior. Why? Because they are safe and neutral. But many are ignorant to the fact that colour can affect a person’s mood in different ways.
It has been known for years that sitting in a static position for 8 or more hours a day is bad for us and the increasing awareness of the health risks associated with prolonged sitting is boosting the demand for sit/stand desks.
The cost of refurbishment is likely to be one of the biggest single outlays that your business will ever make, so it’s imperative to set a realistic budget.
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.
As the new year has begun, new challenges and opportunities awaits. Spring is approaching and the days are getting longer and brighter. So why not find inspiration in the new year and start it with a new shiny office?
Turning your office into a ‘home away from home’ is a simple way of making it feel more relaxed and less corporate (unless you like that of course). Try incorporating paintings, wall art, prints, and other decorative items that you might find in a home are a quick and easy way to achieve this.
entury 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.
Office design is changing. It’s clear that over the years the perception of what shapes a productive work environment has been greatly revised. Priorities have changed and so have the looks of offices all around.
With the economy finally take a turn for the better and business owners at last beginning to feel more confident about the future Century Office are finding that more and more customers now need to take on new staff, but do not have the space within their existing premises. Or at least, that’s what they think.
75% of work staff cannot adjust their office chair in order to sit correctly at their desk.
Century Office’s sit/stand workstation, Autonomy Pro, was first introduced to the market in 2016.
Established in 1977 by Kevin and Dorothy Bays, Century Office originally sold used office furniture from its base in Tiptree, Essex.
The modern office and the way we work in the 21st Century has drastically changed.
Sit/stand desks have been finding their way into an increasing amount of offices in recent years, however, they still don’t have the presence they should. What is discouraging many employers is the expectation of high prices and minimal benefit — neither are necessarily true.
Millions of people worldwide sit at a desk all day, and over recent years this has led to the increase of physical inactivity in the workplace- now described as ‘sitting disease’.
It is one thing arriving around the pool on your summer holiday to find there are no beds, but quite another to arrive at work on a daily basis and have to battle for a desk!
Choosing an office chair can be daunting for the employer and for the home office customer.
Have you seen this great article from Century Office which is featured in the IN.DESIGN magazine in March 2018 edition?
There is much more to designing your office layout than just ensuring that every member of your team has a desk, chair and a set of drawers, and companies should be seeking specialist advice early in the game to ensure they get the maximum potential from their office space.
Throughout the years a growing number of office workers have started to experience back pain, developing at an increasingly young age.
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.
Century Office, a leading office and contract furniture supplier, have appointed Cherrill Scheer & Associates to handle their PR.
Selecting the right office chair is vital, particularly as more and more of us spend increased amounts of time at our desks.
Whilst many of us will probably never work in offices the likes of those occupied by giants Google or Innocent Drinks, there is no reason why most of us should have to work in dark and dingy areas with no hint of colour or brightness.
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