Secret Diary of a Stationery Lover

This month marks a special birthday for me as I hit the half century in years, or as I like to call it 20 plus 30 years. Twenty years of growing up followed by thirty years in charge of the stationery cupboard at the various companies I have worked at, ensuring the smooth operation of… Read more »

Your IT & Security FAQs Answered…

From understanding what exactly a VPN is and how to react in a Cyber Security emergency, to the importance of IT roadmaps and understanding your GDPR obligations, we’ve answered some of your most frequently asked IT and Security questions. How worried should I be about Cyber Security?Cyber Threats should be at the top of your… Read more »

Colorlok Technology

What is ColorLok®?ColorLok Technology is the new standard for better print quality. Paper that’s qualified with the ColorLok logo is able to produce the best possible digital prints.The ColorLok standard of performance is for plain-paper output with inkjet and laser printers, as well as common copy machines. As such, ColorLok papers will provide consistent and… Read more »

What are your First Aid requirements?

The first thing you need to know is that every workplace should have appropriate first aid equipment.The minimum standard for these first aid kits is HSE- compliant; the suggested standard is BS 8599-1:2019. Employers should ensure they buy kits that are labelled as complying with one of these two standards.The second consideration is personnel. Many… Read more »

A workplace where people want to be

It has been over two years now since Covid forced employees out of the office and into their homes. Now the pandemic’s impact is steadily decreasing, businesses are actively trying to get employees to return to the office. But not everyone is equally eager to return. Getting workers to come into the office, even for… Read more »

Creating the right learning environment

We are very proud to be able to supply schools, colleges and universities with a wide range of products to create the perfect learning environment for children and students of all ages.Although there are specialist education suppliers around, increasingly schools are buying into the concept of supporting local suppliers who have more of an impact… Read more »

Grounds for Concern

When people ask us what exactly it is that we sell, our default answer is generally “everything for the workplace”. It used to be that we sold “office supplies”, but we very quickly realised that did not reflect the true message because a large percentage of what we supply is for warehouses, washrooms, education establishments… Read more »