Brisbane Office Fitouts: Design Tips to Boost Employee Productivity

Congratulations on acquiring your new office! Right now, you’re probably thinking about which office fitouts in Brisbane will help stimulate your employees’ creativity and productivity. After all, a fantastic workspace can easily encourage employees to give it their all and stay loyal to your business. With that in mind, here are a few tips to help you design an office that your employees will love working in:

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Brisbane Office Fitout Tips: Choose the Right Chair to Avoid Back Pain

The average Australian office employee works a 38 hour week. This adds up to over 1,800 hours per year spent inside an office. With a substantial amount of time spent working, you should try to provide your employees with an office chair that keeps them comfortable throughout the day. A comfortable chair provides many benefits. One example is that it makes concentrating on the work-at-hand easier when seated comfortably. Another is that a good office chair can easily prevent back pain issues from surfacing. According to research, roughly 80 percent of the adult Australian population experience back pain at some […]

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Brisbane Office Fitout Firm: Boost Productivity in Open-Plan Offices

People spend most of their adult lives at work, so office design is crucial not just in maintaining employees’ well-being but in improving their productivity as well. In recent years, companies have adapted the so-called “open-plan” layout to achieve these two goals, but as Alyesha Anderson of PerthNow.com.au reports, this scheme has some significant drawbacks:

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Emergency Lighting and Maintenance Requirements

Emergency Lighting – Testing and Inspection Australian Standard AS/NZS 2293.2 1995 relates to inspection and maintenance of Emergency and Evacuation lighting for buildings. Ensure compliance with Occupational Health and Safety obligations, as employers have a legal ‘Duty of Care’ to ensure that Emergency and Exit Lights work adequately, in a power outage, or other emergency, so people are able to quickly exit their way out of the building. Emergency lighting is an essential service that is quite often forgotten, until an accident or catastrophe happens in the event the power fails in your building, your emergency and exit lights must […]

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Baresque Screens and Ceilings

Baresque is a new product offered by Urban Group that provide a wide range of Designer Screen and Ceiling choices. The product range has the ability to mix and match colour and finish with core type and design.               The screens have the ability to have a frameless progressive design and flush finish through biscuit joins between each panel. The tiles are designed to fit into a standard 600 x 600 or 600 x 1200 ceiling grid system. The easy to use systems make installation easy. There are hundreds of colours and finishes to […]

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10 Ways to Reduce Workplace Injuries

10 Ways to Reduce Workplace Injuries Here are 10 straight forward ways to reduce Workplace Injuries in your Business from the team at Urban Group. Communicate your health and safety policy to all staff. Every business is required to have one, and if you employ more than 5 staff, it must be in writing and available for employees to read. This might be by including it in induction packs, staff handbooks or posting it on a notice board. Assess the risks. All businesses are obliged to carry out a health and safety risk assessment. Consider all the potential hazards in […]

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Dealing with RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury)

How to Avoid Repetitive Strain Injury ( RSI ) The work pattern of an office executive carries plenty of orthopedic issues – the main complaint is discomfort in the upper limbs, neck, shoulders, and back. Experts say that repetitive strain injury is an injury of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems that may be the result of repetitive tasks, forceful exertions, vibrations, pressing against hard surfaces (mechanical compression), or sustained or awkward positions. Conditions such as RSI tend to be linked to both physical and psychosocial stress. Repetitive Strain Injury ( RSI ) is usually caused by repetitive use of a […]

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Productivity Linked to a Clean Desk

Studies Show a Clean Desk Makes you 33% more Productive. 33% more profitable actually! Is it because you have less work to muddle up your desktop? Not Really! The study also measured productiveness and organisation talents, and those that stay better arranged not only have tidier offices, but they also waste less time searching for things through piles of documents and spend more time getting their work done. Whether you are naturally neat and clean or untidy could have a lot to do with how you were raised, and whether or not you are a right-brained or left-brained thinker. This […]

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Design Trends – New Look Workstations – Trak & Vast

Personalise your workspace to meet your needs with Trak Workstations Urban Group offer a new selection of Trendy Workstations to meet new design needs and budget conscious fitouts. The innovative Trak workstation system makes personalising your office easy. Consisting of a simple desk mounted rail on which accessories are slid and fitted, customising your workspace is practical and exciting. Perspex panels in bright vibrant shades add a pop of colour and also separate work spaces, while handy storage boxes can be used to house files, stationery, phones and other essentials. With additional accessories including acoustic panels, monitor arms, shelves and […]

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