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What questions to ask when looking for a new chair.

  Over the last couple of years, there has been this influx of sit to stand desks out in the workplace market. Why? Well much research has been published to suggest that sitting is bad so of course if sitting is bad the obvious thing to do is create a product...

WORKTECH Academy: Exploring the future of Work and Workplace

  Australia has led the world in workplace design but isn't complacent about the shifts ahead. The WORKTECH Sydney 2019 conference looked at the key transformations facing the Australian workplace. I came across this article from WORKTECH Academy and thought it...

Noise Cancelling Headphones – Something to think about.

  I bought these noise cancelling headphones about a month ago. Mainly because I travel so much and planes can be really noisy places. I have to say they are one of the best investments I've made in a while. Not cheap but worth it. If you aren't aware by now I...

Tips from a Frequent Flyer

  Many of you won't know this but even though I hold a British passport, I was born in Mauritius and spent my childhood there until about 12 years old. I haven't been back in 10 years due to studying, working and travelling to other parts of the world but hoping...

Mental health in the workplace – Investing in your employees

  Mental health in general, is a growing issue facing many adults. In the UK, 1 in 6.8 people experience mental health problems in the workplace. This is to say that the conditions of the workplace can contribute to the mental wellbeing of your employees. Their...

I am an ergonomist and I have a bad back

Hello, my name is Kirsty. I'm an ergonomist and I have a bad back. Oh, the irony!!! On Monday this week I was casually walking down my stairs at home carrying a plate that I was bringing to the kitchen. There were about 8 steps to go and that’s the last I know until I...

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