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    Reimagining the office of the future

    Since lockdown in March 2020, many organisations have quickly pivoted to remote work as the norm regardless of their previous capabilities and setups.

    By Mike Robinson on 10 May 2021

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    A safe return

    A thorough cleaning regime is vital to reduce the spread of Covid-19 as businesses begin to reopen.

    By Shaun Doak, REACT Specialist Cleaning on 02 May 2021

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    DWP must pay HSE fee for coronavirus failures at Leeds office

    The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has been found in breach of health and safety law, after an inspector found poor social distancing and absence of other measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 at its Leeds offices.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 16 September 2020

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    The freedom of a freelancer?

    By Iris Cepero, editor on 01 July 2015

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    A Guide to Active Working in the Modern Office

    Book review by Gavin Bradley, founder of Active Working CIC

    By Gavin Bradley reviewing book by Dr Robert Bridger on 10 August 2020

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    Blanket return to offices ‘risky strategy’, say lawyers

    Desk-based workers should return to offices from 1 August, as long as it is safe to do so, but employers who open their doors should be wary advise lawyers.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 24 July 2020

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    The best standing desk mats

    Find the right accessory for your stand-up desk, with these standing desk mats all tried and tested over a period of weeks in our offices at Hammersmith.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 16 December 2019

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    Five exercises to strengthen muscles and help prevent back pain

    A new campaign has launched a website to help office workers take control of their back pain and to pay more attention to the dangers of sitting.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 14 November 2019

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    “Sit less – move more often”: scientists’ secret to longer life

    The secret to a healthy life may be constantly debated but “sit less – move more often” is the tip from two scientists after their study of 36,000 people showed that sitting for 9.5 hours a day increased the likelihood of premature death.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 27 August 2019

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    Musculoskeletal disorders: back at it

    With 31 million days lost to musculoskeletal conditions in the UK every year, protecting your back – or the backs of your employees – has never been more important.

    By Mark Fletcher, Physio Med on 25 July 2019