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20th Anniversary

  • Posted on: 5 October 2016
  • By: harvey-old
Author: 
Harvey Banner
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WE are proud to be able to say that it was 20 years ago this week that our company first started trading.

Originally named Banner Interiors until a name change a few years back, Working Environments Furniture Ltd has weathered a few commercial slow downs, as many of us have, but we have enjoyed the busier times too.

WE are now a long way from the "Man in a...Read more

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Fun Agency design for JKR

  • Posted on: 23 March 2016
  • By: harvey-old
Author: 
Harvey Banner
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JKR office

A great article in the Guardian recently about the importance of fun office design in recruiting quality graduates. JKR's inspiring office is discussed, which was one of our favourite projects working alongside Redjacket design and the JKR team.

".....It was a similar story for Luke Thompson, a designer at brand agency Jones Knowles Ritchie (...Read more

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Clever storage for efficient spaces

  • Posted on: 7 March 2016
  • By: harvey-old
Author: 
Harvey Banner
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news

Although many companies are aiming for paperless offices there are still some that need ample filing space in their work environment, as well as storage space for other items such as product samples. With space as ever at a premium it makes sense to look at clever storage options so that you are using the available space for your staff!

Two storage solutions that can make the biggest space savings by providing efficient storage are Storage wall ...Read more

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Outdoor Furniture

  • Posted on: 3 March 2016
  • By: harvey-old
Author: 
Harvey Banner
Category: 
news

It's that time of year when you need to be considering furniture for your outdoor projects. It may even be getting a little late for that for some of the manufacturers with longer lead times!

Hard to believe yesterday with the sleet and snow but with the sun out today, its a touch easier to believe that Spring is round the corner. To try and help with your outdoor furniture WE have added an outdoor furniture section to our...Read more

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New Version of the Working Environments Furniture website

  • Posted on: 25 January 2015
  • By: harvey-old
Author: 
Harvey Banner
Category: 
news

WE have brought you a new version of our wesbite for 2015. It brings a number of technical improvements as well as:

  • Improved search functionality
  • Improved Brands page and associated links
  • Greater flexibility with adding products and images to allow us to keep the portfolio updated more regularly
  • Improved social media links
  • Improved and more intuitive enquiries forms

Whilst we have listened to our clients requirements and made the...Read more

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6 things to consider when creating well designed conference space

  • Posted on: 6 August 2014
  • By: admin
Author: 
Harvey Banner
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news

WE are often asked for assistance in creating a good looking and functional conference space. To try and help with this we have presented a quick shortlist on how to achieve this goal.

Shown below are some very real concerns that should be addressed when specifying seating for conference centres and auditoriums and some of our examples of where the advice has been followed.

1. Comfort

When the people watching a presentation are squirming in their seat...Read more

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South Coast Office

  • Posted on: 27 May 2014
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Author: 
Harvey Banner
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WE have now opened an office on the South Coast near to Brighton. The office is in Lewes and will help serve our increasing number of clients on the south cost and support the blossoming tech industry in the Brighton and Hove areas and the surrounding areas.

Having recently furnished the Mind Candy satellite office in Brighton WE are now perfectly positioned to assist with any space planning or furniture requirements for offices, shopping centre foodcourts, restaurants, schools and...Read more

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Inauguration of the Queen Sofia Library at the Instituto Cervantes London

  • Posted on: 9 May 2014
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Author: 
Harvey Banner
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Although we didn't carry out the original design and install of the furniture on this project, we were contacted by Iduna as they needed some urgent help to get the project finished properly. This was because H.M. The Queen of Spain was due to open the library within a couple of weeks! WE were happy to help and so arranged for installation of the remaining product and remedial works to get the project looking ship shape.

The Queen Sofía Library was officially opened by H.M. The Queen...Read more

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Do 2014 Budget changes to Annual Investment Allowance help your office redesign?

  • Posted on: 2 May 2014
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Author: 
Harvey Banner
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news

Annual investment allowance can help your furniture purchases   If the budget had made changes that could dramatically help finance your office redesign and refit, you'd know about it....right?

Although the budget changes were made in March many companies have not made the connection on the implications this could have for investment in their office building or interior. In March of this year the annual investment allowance for British companies was extended from £250...Read more

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Responsiveness of WE website on mobile devices

  • Posted on: 11 December 2013
  • By: admin
Author: 
Harvey Banner
Category: 
news

WE website on ipad   

WE have now completed the latest update to the technological side of the we.uk.com website which is to make it more responsive to users on mobile devices.

The site now works more effectively on iPads, tablets phones and any mobile devices. If you are using the site and you have difficulties on any operating systems or mobile devices please let us know as we need your feedback to help identify any bugs!

So browse through the...Read more

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