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How to improve productivity at work

  Regardless of how productive your office is, there’s always room for improvement. There are a number of things you can try that are cost effective and beneficial for the wellbeing of your staff. This article will discuss a few things you can try to improve office productivity at work. Extra breaks It is scientifically proven that more breaks results in more productivity. This is because the human attention span is not as long as you might think. The attention span of a healthy adult ranges between 10 and 20... Read More

3 ways to meditate at work that could reduce your stress levels

40% of all work-related illnesses are caused by stress, according to a recent study. Everyone experiences stress differently and has their own coping methods. Some people exercise. Others read. But everyone has the potential to get overwhelmed by stress in their working lives. If you work to tight targets on numerous projects, it’s very easy to find yourself snowed under an avalanche of documents, emails and impending deadlines. Meditation in the workplace is a way to relax and reset the mind. The great thing about meditation is that it’s free,... Read More

The Best Email Management Tips

At the very least you’re likely to have two email accounts to maintain, a personal and a professional one. Both of these can be crammed with clutter and promotional emails of little or no use. This can lead to you losing control of your inboxes very easily. Good email hygiene is as important as good general hygiene at work. It helps you keep a clear head so you can focus on your priorities, rather than being stuck trawling through endless spam and promotional messages. If your inbox is reaching hundreds... Read More

5 Tips for Making the Most of Your Lunch Break

Lunch break allowances can vary between 30 minutes to an hour of free time. This doesn’t leave a lot of time once you’ve nipped out to buy lunch. Besides eating, your work lunch break is a small window each day that you can fill with useful and healthy activities. It’s easy and tempting to sit quietly and enjoy your food, thinking about what work you have left to complete and what to do afterwards. The following article will discuss five tips for making the most out of your lunch break... Read More

How to Save Money on Restaurant Costs?

Owning a restaurant can be one of the most exhilarating business ventures you can take. Naturally, providing a prompt, memorable service and great food is key in making your restaurant a success. However, being the best doesn’t always mean you’re the most efficient. Restaurant costs can cripple a new business if you’re not forward thinking and proactive. These costs often make it difficult to pass savings onto customers, which can in turn affect the number of tables you fill. This article will look at some simple ways to cut restaurant... Read More

Office Hygiene Tips

The average desk contains up to 400 times more bacteria than a toilet seat. This fact should be enough to make you think about office hygiene and how important it is. Good office hygiene is beneficial from a personal and professional point of view. Think about it, if you’re office is filled with bacteria then illnesses have a greater potential to spread among co-workers. This means that an employee taking a sick day could become several employees taking sick days, lowering productivity, revenue and morale. In offices where staff share... Read More

How to Keep a Commercial Kitchen Clean

Research shows that customers really care about the hygiene and safety of their food when dining at a restaurant. Environmental health expert Jeremy Leach published Improving food hygiene standards-a customer focused approach in the British Food Journal in 2001. Working with colleagues, Leach presents the results of a consumer survey which found that customers were concerned mostly by: flies being kept away from food; personal hygiene issues; cleanliness of equipment, surfaces and premises; and food temperature control. A thorough deep kitchen clean isn’t really feasible or necessary after each service.... Read More

Effective Classroom Layouts

Research has shown that classroom layouts are important for academic and social student development. While the perfect classroom could not replace the perfect teacher, many researchers argue that there is no such thing as a perfect classroom layout either. Instead, different layouts can be used to encourage certain behaviours and activities. This article will look at three common classroom shapes, look at their aims and what they can help you achieve. Rows and columns The traditional and still widely used layout for a classroom is the row and column structure.... Read More

Staying Healthy at Work: Galleon’s Top Tips

Sitting at a desk 8 hours a day, 5 days a week can take its toll on our bodies. From neck, back and hip problems, to persistent headaches, eye strain and even weight problems, there are a lot of health issues associated with the workplace. Staying healthy in the workplace can be difficult, but it’s not impossible. Follow our top health tips and learn how you can be healthier at work. 1. Get up and move Sit/stand desks are becoming increasingly popular, particularly in agile offices, and there’s a reason... Read More

What to Wear to a Pitch Meeting

Do you have a big meeting coming up and you’re not sure what to wear? Your choice of clothing can have a big impact, not just on those you are meeting, but on yourself too. Clothing is a projection of your personality, and you should go into pitch meetings with confidence in yourself, and confidence in what you are wearing. Here are a few tips to help you dress to impress at your next pitch meeting: 1. Understand the occasion Context is vital, and while you might look fantastic in... Read More