Posted on Dec 4 2016 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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Frugalpac claims to have overcome the difficulties of recycling conventional paper coffee cups. Currently just one in 400 of the 2.5 billion paper coffee cups disposed of in the UK each year are recycled, with most ending up in landfill. Recycling paper cups is difficult because, before being cut and shaped into a cup, virgin paper is lined with a waterproof plastic layer. This is bonded tightly to...

Posted on Dec 3 2016 - 8:50am by Tayla Ansell
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Philip Lawson, CEO of stationery trade body the BOSS Federation, lists his six favourite items of stationery, IT and office equipment. 1. Apple tech  I first became a Mac fan in my time at Dudley Stationery in the late ’80s when I persuaded the business that for the marketing department Mac was the only way to go. As an early adopter of its technology, it’s been good to see Apple become...

Posted on Dec 1 2016 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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Philips lighting has launched a range of light bulbs with multiple light settings to suit different requirements, from working and reading to relaxing and entertaining. Designed with today’s multi-purpose living spaces in mind, the ‘plug and play’ Philips SceneSwitch LED range provides three settings – bright light, natural light and warm light – that can be selected using existing light...

UK small business workers are losing 5.5 hours a week due to workplace irritations, research released today by Samsung Electronics has revealed. The findings – part of Samsung’s ‘More Good Days at Work’ initiative which shows small businesses how innovative technology can help their staff to have better days at work – uncovered the amount of lost time they face because of these distractions. Technology...

Over 600,000 business were started in the UK in 2015, up almost 4.6% over the previous year. Unfortunately, Dave Millett of independent telecoms brokerage Equinox, is still seeing start-ups making these nine costly mistakes with regards to their telecoms: 1. A mobile number only on your business card. Research shows 30% of people do not trust them and therefore will not contact them. If you only have...

Posted on Nov 28 2016 - 10:18am by Tayla Ansell
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The Premier Paper Group, the UK’s largest independent paper merchant, has raised £20,000 for Breast Cancer Care, following its successful, ‘Think Pink this October with The Premier Paper Group’ campaign, which saw Premier embark on a range fundraising activities in recognition of the month of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Fundraising activities included the hosting of a Coffee...

Posted on Nov 28 2016 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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The Nico360, currently raising funds on Indiegogo, is a 32 megapixel camera that offers 360-degree live VR video streaming directly to social media sites with no need for additional software or apps. Just 1.8 inches x 1.8 inches in size, the waterproof camera has 32GB of internal memory and a micro SD port for unlimited external storage. www.nico360.com ...

Posted on Nov 27 2016 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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Sony’s new h.ear on Wireless NC (noise cancelling) headphones utilise NFC and Bluetooth technology instead of a wired connection. To highlight the lack of wires, Sony and sustainable swimwear label AURIA have created a collection of travel accessories made from old headphone wires. www.sony.co.uk ...

Posted on Nov 26 2016 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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LANCOM Systems, a German manufacturer of networking solutions, has expanded its product range with the LANCOM Battery Pack uninterruptible power supply (UPS) for business-critical LANCOM network components. In case of a power outage, the UPS can provide emergency power to two LANCOM routers or access points for at least two hours. www.lancom-systems.com ...

Posted on Nov 25 2016 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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BoardsDirect.co.uk has signed an agreement to market office supplies company Sigel’s Artverum collection of magnetic glass noticeboards in four finishes: gold, bronze, silver and copper. The polished tempered glass boards are available in two sizes (48 x 48cm and 91 x 46cm). Prices start at £67.80. www.boardsdirect.co.uk ...