Posted on Mar 18 2017 - 10:00am by Editorial
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Blueair, the air purifier expert, has introduced a free digital service that shows outdoor air hazards in your locality. Using data from monitoring stations around the world, Air View provides a 360 degree street view of any address, showing air-borne particles and gases. The user can click on each pollutant to learn more about compounds, such as sulfur dioxide, pollen and ozone, and how they affect one’s health. www.airview.blueair.com ...

Posted on Mar 17 2017 - 10:00am by Editorial
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Teams make better decisions if they are interrupted with advice during a task, rather than simply advised before it, research from UCL School of Management reveals. In a study published in Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Professor Colin Fisher looked at the timing and impact of formal interventions in decision making groups and found that giving teams advice ahead of time to prevent...

Posted on Mar 16 2017 - 10:00am by Editorial
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Customer engagement platform Perkbox has opened a new Sheffield office for 100 employees, following a successful year, in which it won a number of industry awards and became Seedrs’ biggest crowdfunding round thus far, raising £4.353 million. Saurav Chopra, CEO & co-founder of Perkbox, said: “The opening of a new office in a new city is a very exciting stage in our growth process and the...

Posted on Mar 15 2017 - 10:00am by Editorial
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Have you heard the phrase ‘it takes 21 days to break a habit’? Bad habits are harder to break than they are to make, but this is just what Avery is asking office workers to do for this year’s Green Office Week, taking place on May 8-13. Every year, Avery aims to do something a little different, such as last year’s Big Green Crowdsourced Guide or an earlier Green Pledges campaign. For 2017,...

Posted on Mar 14 2017 - 10:00am by Editorial
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Antalis, Europe’s leading paper, packaging and visual communications merchant, has commissioned 81 new trucks as part of a £5m investment to modernise its 160-strong fleet. The new DAF Euro VI curtain-sided vehicles will be manufactured at the Leyland plant in Lancashire and will be contract-hired as part of a seven-year deal with commercial fleet services partner Fraikin. The vehicles, which will...

Posted on Mar 13 2017 - 10:00am by Editorial
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Business services specialist Commercial Group, operator of the UK’s largest hydrogen-enabled commercial fleet, has announced plans to further reduce carbon emissions from its delivery vehicles. It is taking part in two Government-funded projects on technology innovation for zero emission delivery vehicles and has achieved official ‘Go Ultra Low Company’ status after deploying its first electric...

Posted on Mar 12 2017 - 10:00am by Editorial
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ticketclever.com, a new UK rail travel booking site, is offering passengers the potential to save up to 60% on tickets through a clever algorithm that crunches hundreds of millions of fare and route combinations to unlock savings. Top savings are found on the day-of-travel for journeys of an hour or longer. www.ticketclever.com ...

Posted on Mar 11 2017 - 10:00am by Editorial
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ACCO Brands, one of the world’s largest designers, marketers and manufacturers of branded business, academic and consumer products, has acquired office products company Esselte. The combination improves ACCO Brands’ scale and enhances its position as an industry leader in Europe. “We are excited to add Esselte, its talented employees and its portfolio of products and brands to the ACCO Brands family,” said Boris Elisman, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of ACCO Brands. “This transaction, together with the Pelikan...

Posted on Mar 10 2017 - 10:00am by Editorial
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International stationery exhibition Paperworld 2017 took place in Frankfurt on January 28-31. Here is a small selection of new products launched at the show New face of AF AF International, a manufacturer of specialist cleaning products for the office products industry, revealed its new packaging and new products, following a brand re-vamp. The Core Range of cleaning products, easily identifiable...

Posted on Mar 9 2017 - 10:00am by Editorial
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Moleskine has launched a new Limited Edition Notebook Collection inspired by Peter Pan. Each of the four covers in the collection are customised with childlike, hand-drawn illustrations and four Peter Pan quotes. A Collector’s Edition box set in limited numbers is available for purchase at Moleskine Stores worldwide and on the Moleskine Online Store. www.moleskine.com ...