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30 October 2019 21:48:56 GMT
There are lots of ways to make your work environment more inviting and productive. But have you considered feng shui?
Feng shui is an ancient art that can bring balance, organisation, and stability to your office.
Simple steps like placing your furniture in the correct spot, adding specific elements, and incorporating the right colours can help improve the flow of your workspace.
18 June 2019 23:25:51 BST
9 April 2019 21:34:56 BST
Staff ill health has cost implications for business . A focus on employee health as a corporate goal is one the most influential and cost-effective changes to implement.
Evidence shows that physical activity can benefit an organisation because active workforce tend to report less absences and lower staff turnover.
Active staff report higher satisfaction in their work and are more productive than inactive staff.
Here's 12 ideas for increase activity within your workforce.Read More
20 January 2019 19:46:27 GMT
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30 March 2018 16:30:13 BST
Your reception area is where first impressions are made, and you need to make those impressions count. The space should be beautiful, sure. But that’s not enough. It also needs to reflect your organisation's unique character.Read More
24 August 2017 09:19:14 BST
As technology evolves and businesses move to a more participatory approach, there is a requirement to shift to flexible meeting spaces that will accommodate various styles of interaction in one session. New dynamic meeting spaces allow for the traditional style of meeting setup but also allows participants to rearrange the room to suit various formats during the day, such as focus groups and hands-on activities.Read More
22 May 2017 09:03:00 BST
You never get a second chance to make a great first impression!
Studies have shown if someone gets a bad first impression it takes eight positive encounters to change that persons mind. That impression is made within the first 5-6 seconds so it doesn't give you long to get it right.
Here's some simple yet effective tips to getting it right.Read More
17 January 2017 08:59:00 GMT
Top 10 ways to innovate the primary school classroom
Peter Barrett is a Professor in the School of the Built Environment at the University of Salford. He was the first Chartered Building Surveyor to gain a PhD and has since developed research interests in optimising the value and experience of the built environment for users.Read More
17 January 2017 08:59:00 GMT
7 good reasons to keep your classroom tidy.
If your classroom is untidy, you could be sending out all the wrong messages to your pupils. A badly organised, cluttered classroom tells your kids that bad behaviour and mediocre work are acceptable. Regardless of what you preach, it’s what you practise that counts.Read More
22 December 2016 14:56:00 GMT
Christmas boxed off for disadvantaged children. Who’d have thought a small shoebox could have such a big impact? For 25 years, international relief organisation Samaritan’s Purse has been encouraging British schools and offices to pack a shoebox full of goodies for third-world children. Here at Glendale Interiors, we were only too happy to chip in.Read More
16 November 2016 14:56:00 GMT
Well-designed classrooms boost learning says report A detailed study of over 150 classrooms has shown that well-designed primary-school classrooms can help progress in reading, writing and maths. The HEAD Project (Holistic Evidence and Design), led by Professor Peter Barrett from the University of Salford, reveals how differences in the physical characteristics of classrooms can increase learning progress by up to 16% in a single year.Read More
16 September 2016 14:56:00 BST
GLENDALE UK have taken over KONTOR School Interiors, a family owned and managed business established in 1977. Through working with schools and colleges for so many years, KONTOR have acquired an in-depth knowledge of how schools work and what is required from suppliers both in the way of products and services.Read More