Whilst we’re not a fairy Godmother with a magic wand, we are
Reading office design specialists with a wealth of experience; our client portfolio
includes well-known organisations such as Mercedes-Benz and Channel 4
Here at Active Workplace Solutions, we've been providing
businesses from a diverse range of industries with professional solutions for Office
Refurbishment in Maidenhead for many years. Since forming in 1999, our business has
flourished into one of the most trusted businesses within the sector, with a client
portfolio including well-known organisations such as Mercedes-Benz and Channel 4.
The clocks went forward last weekend, which means it’s now
lighter earlier as our alarms go off, but we have lost an hour in bed. We’ve probably
all read lots about adjusting to this from a sleep perspective and how an awful lot of
people suffer from seasonal depression, but how important is light to our workplaces and
the people who use them and how can we make sure we get it right?
If you’re searching for a way to reduce the stress with regards
to finding a new location for your business and keeping the office well maintained, a
professional managed offices service could be the ideal office solution for you.
At Active, we understand that many people may find that
refurbishing your place of work can be a difficult and confusing process. So in order to
give you a helping hand, here is a quick list of three suggestions for a successful
office fit out.
This month the Active team were awarded highly commended for the
SME of the Year at the Thames Valley Business Magazine Awards 2017.The glamorous,
black-tie event took place on November 16th at the Royal Berkshire Conference Centre in
Reading, and welcomed over 300 guests from an array of successful and thriving
businesses across the region.
Talking about the benefits that a re-designed and
better-organised office has on your business is all well and good – but it’s an
investment that some operations just can’t afford to make. Whether this reluctance to
invest is through fluctuating profit margins, an unpredictable industry market, or even
high rental rates, the prospect of transforming your workspace may seem unrealistic,
perhaps for the foreseeable future.
Active provide a wide variety of different office services
including office refurbishment, office design and managed offices. If you’re interested
in a professional office solution please don’t hesitate to give our friendly team a call
on 0845 130 9066.
It goes without saying that a work environment that is happy, is
one that creates a better sense of community; a sense that everyone is as important as
the other links in this chain that is holding the business up and making it a success.
When businesses seek to improve workplace productivity, one thing
often forgotten about is the office itself. A managed office solution from Active has
many benefits. We offer the whole package, finding, furnishing, moving you in and
maintenance. If you’re interested in managed offices, give our friendly and dedicated
team a call on +44 (0)845 130 9066.
This month, Active’s Marketing Coordinator, Jennie Armley, had
the opportunity to take a sneak peek into leading media agency, Havas Group’s, HKX
building at St Pancras Square, London. Following a range of relocation and clearance
work conducted by Active, HKX is now home to over 1500 members of staff...
Year on year the Active team follow the latest design trends and
concepts in the workplace. Through the attendance of a range of industry events
including; trade shows, seminars and discussions, Active has seen both the development
of existing trends as well as several new trends emerge into the market.
With office workers spending over 35 hours a week sat at their
desks, it is more crucial than ever to ensure you have the correct office chair. But
what defines a good office chair? And why is it so important? Active discuss…
What makes a gold standard facilities manager? Design journalist
Fiona McAuslan interviews one of the facilities managers behind the Olympics and the
Commonwealth Games how they pulled off two world-class events.
“7 seconds”, “3 seconds”, “a 10th of a second” – these are all
supposedly the amount of time it takes to make a first impression. Whether it’s 7 or a
10th, we are still talking an amount of seconds before a potential client makes a
lasting judgment about your company. Now, that is a scary thought!
Recent health reports have labelled prolonged periods of sitting
to be as detrimental as smoking. However, innovative office design can help change the
culture of sitting says design and fitness journalist Fiona McAuslan.
Biophilic office design, thecreation of a natural environment
within the workplace, has taken the office interior industry by storm. With a growing
number of companies incorporating natural elements into the workplace - biophilic design
can be seen everywhere!
An office relocation can be a stressful time, but there is plenty
you can do as a Facilities Manager to minimise the impact on the business, on yourself,
and on staff. Check out Active’s top tips on how to keep things running smoothly for a