Humans have grown and so have our chairs

Vitra has raised the height of its Eames Plastic Chairs to match the average human stature increase of 10cm over the past 60 years.

After the debut of the Plastic Armchair (A-shell) and Plastic Side Chair (S-shell) at the ‘Low-Cost Furniture Design’ competition organised by the MoMA in 1948, the Eames Plastic Chairs were launched on the market in 1950 as the very first mass-produced plastic chairs in the history of furniture.

A lift in seat height of a mere 20mm may not seem like much, but this reflects an average worldwide human height increase of 10cm since the ...

Posted in Interiors - 22nd September, 2015

Business Gifts in Numbers

Like them or loathe them, Business Gifts are a memorable and cost effective way to market your business and increase awareness of your brand. If you need a bit of convincing, here are some facts figures to get you thinking…

Branded gifts and promotional items deliver a lower cost per impression than any other media. Think of the exposure a printed pen, promotional mug or branded umbrella gives

Research shows people prefer to deal with brands that are familiar to them : 79% are more likely to do business with a company after receiving a promotional gift

84% believ...

Posted in Workplace Supplies - 18th August, 2015

5 Reasons to Outsource Your Office Shredding

Think you can handle your office shredding? Well, maybe you can, but if you read our last post on information security then you will know that compliance is not an issue to be taken lightly. Here’s why we think you should out-source your office shredding:

1) Strip shredding is not secure
The smaller types of shredders found in many offices shred documents into vertical strips, which can be easily reassembled. Professional information destruction organisations use cross-cut shredders which make documents virtually impossible to reconstruct.

2) Time is valuable
It ...

Posted in Workplace Supplies - 2nd June, 2015

Information Security : Are you compliant?

Every day your organisation produces and consumes vast amounts of information from clients, partners, employees and other stakeholders. Managing payroll, analysing cash flow and keeping track of suppliers, are just some of the tasks you manage every day that are critical to your success. The information these tasks generate is likely to be sensitive and must be managed accordingly to prevent security breaches. But did you know that maintaining information security is not just sound business practice? It is actually your legal responsibility to eliminate the very conditi...

Posted in Workplace Supplies - 2nd June, 2015

Business Technology Forum website is LIVE!

We are pleased to announce that the Business Technology Forum website is now LIVE and accepting registrations!

Click here to find out more about the event and register for the day. There you can find out all about our exhibitors, partners and packed seminar programme and reserve yourself a place. These slots fill up fast so get booked in to make sure you don’t miss out.

Feel free to tweet us @benjohnsonltd when you book and don’t forget to use the #BusinessTechForum hashtag.

See you there!

Posted in Technology - 18th March, 2015

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