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Inauguration of the Queen Sofia Library at the Instituto Cervantes London

  • Posted on: 9 May 2014
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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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Harvey Banner
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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
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Harvey Banner
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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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Interesting ideas for your office

  • Posted on: 6 November 2013
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Harvey Banner
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Works a beach
WE have been compiling some pinterest boards which you may find of interest, and you may be able to help us develop them further! The criteria here is for it to be out of the ordinary but still providing a solution to a requirement. Such as the relaxing beach desk above! Alternatively why not use an aquarium as a divider through an office....Read more

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Office move...again!

  • Posted on: 23 September 2013
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Harvey Banner
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In preparation for opening an office on the South coast and also to get a little closer to our business in London we have moved the London office to Chester House in Kennington Park. The office also has the added bonus of some fantastic informal meeting furniture in the atrium (supplied by WE) and it seemed rude not to make the most of that!

The move has gone very well and we are now benefiting frorm much faster internet speeds, great meeting spaces and a better work environment in...Read more

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Name change....again!

  • Posted on: 7 May 2013
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Author: 
Harvey Banner
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Working Environments Furniture LtdJust to warn everyone, we have had to change our name again! This is a minor technical issue and company registration, bank accounts, VAT number etc etc all stay the same it is just simply that we are now Working Environments Furniture Ltd (rather than Working Environments (UK) Ltd). Apparently when you go to the companies house website to check if a company name is ok to use, if they answer yes it does not necessarily mean that this is the...Read more

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Church Seating Blog

  • Posted on: 26 September 2012
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Author: 
Harvey Banner
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It’s always struck me that the most beautiful and impressive building in almost any place you go to in the country is a church. They are landmarks that don’t just dominate skylines but act as focal points at street level in the very heart of our towns and cities. However, having been there for our entire lifetime it’s easy to take these buildings for granted, overlooking them when walking past and not appreciating or admiring the fantastic design and craftsmanship, groundbreaking when built...Read more

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WE for iPad and iPhone

  • Posted on: 23 May 2012
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Author: 
Harvey Banner
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Many thanks for pointing out to us that the site was not displaying as it should on iPhones and iPads. WE have now been able to get this bug fixed so that you can now see the full site on your mobile devices. Not quite an App I know but maybe we can look at this later this year.

Following other enquiries and requests WE have also adjusted some of the categories and sub categories, in particular we have changed around the ...Read more

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Casala Showroom visit

  • Posted on: 17 May 2012
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Ben Woodger
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Curvy stacking chair from Casala
April was a busy month at Working Environments, along with completing a number of projects both in the UK and abroad we’ve also visited the showroom of one of our favourite manufacturers in Holland. Hopefully you’ll be as interested as we were in what they had to show us.

Casala are one of Holland’s leading contract furniture manufacturer’s with a long history of leading edge...Read more

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New look and location for Banner

  • Posted on: 10 March 2012
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Harvey Banner
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After much planning and hard work we are finally ready to launch our rebrand of Banner Interiors and www.thefurniturelibrary.com . Our new company name is Working Environments UK Ltd or "WE", and we can be found at www.workingenvironmentsfurniture.co.uk

We have changed the name to better focus our energy on the type of projects we like to work on and excel at. Banner Interiors and The Furniture Library were developing in slightly different directions...Read more

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