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Hot Topic Xtra

OPI asked the experts what their definition of a healthy workplace is:Gavin Bradley, Founding Director, Active Working:The definition is evolving. My personal vision is that we must take a holistic approach to balanced nutrition...

Hot Topic: The natural touch

There’s a lot of noise at the moment about the ‘healthy workplace’. For the business supplies industry, this has so far mostly meant replacing chocolate chip cookies with apples, carbonated soft drinks with water,...

The future of the home office

Jump in a time machine and zip back 15 years and you’ll find the average person working from home with a desktop computer, printer and separate phone landline connected to a fax machine. He...

Active Working Summit Xtra

The Active Working Summit that took place in April 2017 in London, UK, offered expert opinion from some of the world’s top lecturers, researchers and thinkers on ergonomics and health and wellness in the...

Category Update: March of the machines

Today’s workspace is becoming more and more populated by sophisticated machinery and advanced technology. The office technology category includes the familiar large business machines such as binders, laminators, scanners and shredders, but now also...

The potential of off-contract purchasing

Ergo Works, a supplier of ergonomic office products, is opening corporate doors with a system for buying products not covered by contracts.Ergo Works sells specially designed products such as a vertical computer mouse and...

Category analysis: Health and wellbeing

June was National Safety Month in the US, sparking a number of surveys and initiatives from the business community about health and wellness in the workplace. It is an area that office supplies resellers have...

Category analysis: Ergonomics

A recent article in Vanity Fair magazine criticised the stagnant state of design practices in America. According to designer Kurt Andersen, who penned the provocative piece, everything from buildings to cars are at a creative...

Category Analysis: Ergonomics

A decade or so back it would have been fairly easy to describe the typical office.Uniform desks? Check. Adjustable seating? Check. Partition screens? Check.Since then, we have had a worldwide economic crash that has...

Big Read

Podcast: Collaboration and change with Mike Gentile

The Big Interview in the special 30th anniversary issue of OPI – which will be published shortly – is none other than Mike Gentile,...