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Employees need a workplace that encourages productivity and collaboration in a contemporary way. What does this mean? Now more than ever, organisations are moving away from traditional work structures and towards fresh ideas that can encourage better teamwork. This can include face to face interaction, open-plan office spaces, and flexible or mobile work environments.

From the perspective of modern organisations, there’s a demand to keep employees engaged and productive, while making sure work is done to the best standard. By introducing a work environment of experimentation and openness, organisations are becoming more diverse and are actually listening to the needs of their versatile employees.

Benefits of a modern workplace:

  • Productive: employees can get more done in a space that inspires them to work smarter and come up with new ideas
  • Diverse: introduce new ways of working for the versatile types of workers you employ; everybody works differently
  • Flexible: make it easier for employees and visitors to use your systems when working with the right tech – allow them to reach new heights together
  • Mobile: create an environment that allows employees to work collaboratively, from anywhere
  • Employee engagement: make the workplace a place employees want to be

The Lobby: create positive first impressions

Function of the lobby: usually sits at the main entrance of a building. A place to welcome visitors and employees. Lobbies can influence first impressions.

It goes without saying that first impressions are created by the first room visitors or employees see when they enter your building. This is usually the lobby. Visitors, potential new employees and clients may need to wait a while in the lobby, so make it warm, welcoming, and properly reflect the values of your organisation. As well as professional front-of-house staff, use your lobby to show that your organisation is a cool, modern place to work. Especially in these competitive times, where millennials are soon to join the workforce.

Why revamp your lobby?

  • Creates first impressions about your organisation, not just your workplace
  • Makes people feel comfortable and welcome
  • Video walls / monitors can feature internal comms. – shout about your organisation’s achievements and show them off to your visitors

Products for your lobby:

Plantronics Savi 745-M 9M7K

Keep one ear on your callers, and the other on your visitors. The noise-cancelling microphone conceals background noise in a busy environment so the caller on the other end isn’t affected. Easily switch and mix audio between desk phone, PC and mobile.

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 range

Ultra-thin, fast and versatile; the Surface Pro 4 range is equipped with lightening fast power with 6th Gen Intel Core m3, i5, or i7 processors. Work from anywhere with up to 9 hours’ battery life and use professional-grade software so you’re always on with your tasks.

LG Electronics 47LV35ABN53A

LG's IPS Premium Displays present crystal clear images in both landscape and portrait orientations without hot spots, until screen surface temperature rises above 230°F. The IPS accurately displays an image’s quality and colour at a 178° ultra wide viewing angle. With a bezel-to-bezel measurement of just 4.9mm (47') and 3.5mm (55") the LV35 series video walls create a stunning visual canvas that is easily installed.

Meeting room: where some of your teams’ best ideas are thought up

Function of the meeting room: it’s a room for business events and conferences, where you can collaborate with your team or your clients.

Say clients or stakeholders come in to your organisation from all over the place, just to meet with you. Wouldn’t you want to make sure the meeting room is equipped with the right tech? From conference speakers, to high-performance laptops, leave clients with a professional impression. As well as external clients, internal decisions also need to be made – and quickly. Make sure time isn’t wasted waiting for devices to work. Bring your ideas to the meeting room and let your tech do the rest.

Why revamp your meeting room?

  • Clients and stakeholders coming in for meetings will be impressed
  • In order to conference a team or individual in a different building, conference speakers/ systems are a must
  • When presenting to a crowd, a monitor/ workspace is essential for full-room viewing

Products for your meeting room:

Jabra SPEAK 510 range

Turn any room into a conference room with the Jabra Speak 510 range. Easily connect to your PC, tablet, or smartphone using either USB or Bluetooth. Experience crystal clear sound without echo or distortion - even at maximum volume level.

Jabra SPEAK 810 MS Speakerphone

Compact design and a travel case that makes it well-suited for transport. The powerful speaker enables 360-degree coverage so everyone in the room can hear what's going on - and it works best with up to 15 people in one room.

Lenovo Miix 510

Simplicity with accuracy makes the Lenovo Miix 510 perfect for meetings. With a premium one-piece aluminium design, the Miix 510 is bound to attract attention. This detachable 2-in-1 easily transitions from tablet to laptop to support you wherever you go. Made from 280 individual pieces of stainless steel, the hinges provide strength and flexibility.

HP Elite Slice for Meeting Rooms

Bring ideas to the centre of the table with the HP Elite Slice for Meeting Rooms. HP’s smallest desktop has the soul of a powerful PC inside a beautiful modular body. Place the device in the middle of the table and wow your clients with its capabilities.

Microsoft Surface Hub
Call 0870 429 3010 for more info on Surface Hub!

Surface Hub beautifully fits into the modern workplace. The fully integrated design, choice of two screen sizes (84” and 55”) and flexible mounting configurations means there’s an attractive solution for your business needs.

The Office: main space for employee productivity and flexible working

Function of the office: the main area where work is conducted. A space where individuals are encouraged to work on their tasks, alone or in a team.

An ‘open-plan’ office space minimises the use of small, enclosed rooms like office cubicles, and opens up the floor. With a mix of dedicated desk space and ‘hot-desking’ for ultimate flexibility, open offices usually means increased efficiency – including having the kitchen, bathrooms, and meeting rooms closer to your desk.

Why revamp your office?

  • Employees need to be productive, and therefore need the right tools to get their job done properly
  • By providing employees with powerful laptops and high-performance processors, or collaborative workspaces for teamwork, you’re facilitating fantastic ideas

Products for your office:

Jabra Evolve 80 range

Combat distractions at your desk with the Jabra Evolve 80 range. With premium noise-cancellation technology, large ‘around the ear’ cups to reduce unwanted noise, and easy connection options, this headset is perfect for a busy office.

Jabra Evolve 65 range

Up to 30 metres of wireless connectivity makes this headset ideal for walking and talking around the office. Up to 10 hours' battery life, and dual connectivity means you can get work done more efficiently.

Lenovo ThinkCentre M800z

Get more done quicker with the all-in-one workspace for innovative teamwork. Experience a vibrant and crisp display of high-resolution images and videos, essential for work clarity. The powerful Intel Core processor delivers great performance. The built-in microphone, camera & stereo, anti-glare display, and ultra-flex stand makes it perfect for teamwork.


Microsoft Surface Book range

Get more done with irresistible style and performance with the Surface Book range. The full sized, backlit keyboard for fast and natural typing, 13.5" PixelSense display calibrated for true-to-life colour, and sleek multi-touch display detaches easily from the keyboard to become a thin, light tablet that works perfectly with OneNote and Surface Pen.

LG Electronics UM88

Perfect for multitasking, the LG 21:9 UltraWide™ monitor is always the right choice. The flat 34" 21:9 LED-backlit LCD monitor guarantees visual comfort with the IPS display - experience vivid and accurate colour expression.

Fujitsu ScanSnap iX100i

Always scanning important documents? The Fujitsu portable sheet-feed scanner allows you to scan small documents professionally – including passports, business cards and receipts.

Break-out area: take some time out of your day to re-focus your mind

Function: space for employees and visitors to rest during or after their working day.

According to the government’s ‘Welfare at Work’ study, “there should be a suitable seating area for workers to use during breaks.”(1) The break-out area is the one space at work where employees should be able to feel calm and less stressed. It’s important to provide comfortable seating, tables for eating or reading, and a layout that could make them forget the room is even part of the building. Break rooms are intended to encourage a mental and physical break from complex business(2). Have a go – hopefully you’ll see a difference in employee satisfaction and productivity.

Why revamp your break-out area?

  • Break-out areas can be used by anyone who needs a little break but doesn’t want to go outside
  • Allow employees and visitors to re-focus their minds with a space dedicated for just that
  • Introducing TVs or games consoles is a great way to ease the pain of a heavy workload

Products for your break-out area:

Plantronics Voyager Focus

Get into the zone with the noise-cancelling Plantronics Voyager headphones. Connect to your laptop or mobile device via Bluetooth and listen to your favourite music or shows with the immersive stereo sound. Important call you need to answer? Dive back in to your work by moving the microphone down and jump on your call.

HP Elite x3

The HP Elite x3 is carefully designed to combine PC power and productivity, tablet portability, and smartphone connectivity all in one handheld device. The x3 runs various apps for your leisure and the HD graphics with Qualcomm® Adreno 530 GPU gives crystal clear clarity.

Samsung UE55KU6020KXXU UHD TV

Seamlessly switch between apps, stream content, and multi-task faster – it’s the perfect companion for when you need to take your mind off things. The super-impressive ultra-HD LED-backlit TV allows you to experience excellent brightness, enhanced shadow detail, and naturally accurate colour.

Why not add gaming into the mix?

Your employees will thank you for it. Just one game can clear their minds and increase productivity when back at their desks. We have various gaming solutions to meet your needs. Bundles are also available!

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