Eight technology greats we rate

8 new products for a more efficient workplace

Within the last five to ten years technology has revolutionised our lives in so many different ways from shopping and social networking to banking, communications and entertainment.

So, it figures that the workplace environment should also have changed beyond all recognition. For bright, go-ahead organisations, this is true – and they’re reaping the rewards.

However, we’re often surprised to see how many companies still cling to outmoded work patterns and products – even though upgrading a system or product may not be...

Posted in Interiors - 7th June, 2017

Clerkenwell Design Review 2017

The Ben Johnson Interiors team are always in the know when it comes to the very latest designs and new products to make your workplace simply the best it can be for productivity, staff-wellbeing and aesthetics.

So, do you want to know about all the very latest gadgets, gizmos, furniture and fantastic designs that are out there now? Read about our Ben Johnson Interiors visit to the amazing Clerkenwell Design Week in London!

We split into teams to cover as much of the event as we could. Below are our collective Top 10 Clerkenwell design highlights in no particula...

Posted in Interiors - 31st May, 2017

Design and Build is the way to go!

“Design and Build” and the more traditional “Design Bid Build” are two very different delivery methods used in the construction and design industry.

With “Design and Build” a client or agent typically hires a single entity, the designer/builder, or Ben Johnson Interiors to perform both design and construction under a single contract.
In “Design Bid Build”, the client contracts separately with a designer and a contractor. The design firm is hired to deliver the complete design documents, while the client then solicits fixed price bids from contractors to perform the b...

Posted in Interiors - 18th May, 2017

Profiling for the Perfect Fit

If you’ve ever had to recruit new staff members you’ll know it’s not always a simple three-step process.

In fact, even after the process is complete and you’ve found your ideal candidate, it can still be a bit of a roller coaster. Will they settle in to the role? How will they gel with the rest of the team? Does their interview persona match up to their day-to-day one? How will they perform under pressure?

All these questions are normal, but you can remove some of the uncertainty with a tool that we would thoroughly recommend: the personality profile. These tests a...

Posted in Recruitment - 17th May, 2017

How to leave your job... in style

That’s it! Decision made after weeks of interviews, secret phone calls and emails. You have accepted a new job! It’s super exciting, the perfect next step for you, and you can’t wait to start. Just one last hurdle: you need to leave your current job…

Unless you are made of stone or totally hate your current job with every fibre of your being this can be an emotional and tricky scenario to navigate. You may well feel guilty about leaving your colleagues in the lurch or sad to leave friends that you work with every day. These feelings can create a lot of anxiety which ...

Posted in Recruitment - 9th May, 2017




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