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Five Reasons Coffee is Important in the Workplace

For so many of us, it’s hard to imagine our day starting without a cup of coffee. And then another coffee break once we get to work. Caffeine gives workers the boost they need to get going for the day, and more importantly, keep going. Congregating around the office coffee machine has even become synonymous…

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How to Pick the Best Coffee Machine for your Office

We all like to wake up and smell the coffee, but our love for it goes far beyond breakfast. It keeps us alert and motivated, but is also a treat that makes the work day that bit more pleasurable – most would consider coffee machines an office essential. So having decided to invest, you need…

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The Health Benefits of Coffee: Just How Good is Coffee for You?

The Health Benefits of Coffee & The Benefits of Caffeine If your daily routine begins with pouring a strong coffee into your vessel of choice, you might have wondered how your love affair with the roasted bean might be impacting your health. Have you ever worried about the effects of caffeine as your apparent ‘efficiency’…

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Returnships – A Rewarding Return to Work?

The Rise of the Returnship Programme What is a Returnship? Having taken a career-break, a returnship is a high-level internship aimed at professionals who want to return to work. An initiative that landed on our shores in 2014 from the US, where the concept was pioneered by Goldman Sachs in 2008 before going mainstream, returnships…

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Super Coffee – A New Healthy Coffee Trend?

The Super Coffee Trend Yes, it really is a trend. In fact it’s one of Pinterest’s top 100 trends for 2018. Furthermore, there are super coffee companies popping up all over the world, and you can now buy it ready-made in bottles. Still not ringing any bells? Don’t worry, we’ve got the low-down on all…

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5 Employee Retention Tips

According to Investors in People’s annual Job Exodus survey, a significant 47% of UK workers are planning to change jobs in 2018. Factors that affect an employee’s decision to leave an organisation range from poor management to disengagement with the job they are required to perform. Losing key members of staff is not only financially damaging…

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Winning Guest Loyalty with Coffee

The hospitality industry has been one of the biggest targets of increased customer expectations in recent years as social media and review sites give easy access to the 4 out of 5 adults in the UK with a smartphone. That equates to around 37 million potential reviewers in the UK alone. Any perceived under performance…

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Is bulletproof coffee the answer to staff productivity?

You might have heard the term ‘bulletproof coffee’, but what exactly is it? Bulletproof coffee is essentially high-grade coffee made from good quality coffee beans, butter (unsalted and using milk from grass-fed cows) and brain octane oil – similar to coconut oil, just a lot stronger. This unique oil was invented by Dave Asprey, a…

Is bulletproof coffee the answer to staff productivity?

Millennial coffee culture in the office

Studies have proven the many health benefits of drinking coffee, and in particular, the coffee culture has been found to have a huge impact on the engagement and overall happiness of millennial employees. The fashion for drinking coffee has dramatically grown over the years among the millennial market, and this increase in coffee consumption is…

Millennial coffee culture in the office

How to introduce employee wellbeing on a budget

Business owners understand the importance of providing great customer service and the rewards it can bring – but it’s equally as important to recognise that the same goes for employees. If a workforce feels neglected, their motivation, productivity and loyalty will all suffer as a result. Unhappy employees will not perform as well as they…

How to introduce employee wellbeing on a budget