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Our Bonfire Blogpost
Our Bonfire Blogpost

Posted on November 01, 2018

As November begins, there is usually one event in everyones calendars- Bonfire Night! The one night of the year where the hats and scarves come out, the crowds gather, and fireworks fill the sky. In addition to sparklers, hot drinks, and mushy peas, we've put together our list of Bonfire Night essentials that will make sure your evening goes off with a bang.

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Stay Bright, and Stay Safe
Stay Bright, and Stay Safe

Posted on October 15, 2018

As the Winter months draw closer, so do the dark mornings and evenings. For those working outside, particularly in the early mornings or evenings, it's important to stay safe and visible in the darker hours. We thought we'd shine some light on the matter, so we've put together some products and suggestions that could brighten up the darker days.

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Inside Out Progress
Inside Out Progress

Posted on September 13, 2018

We have the first images of the inside progress of our new Warehouse! So far we have seen some incredible outdoor changes to this project over the recent months, and we're amazed to finally be able to reveal an indoor update. Our Marketing Executive and in house photographer, Amelia, gave a few words on what the building is like on a realistic scale.

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The Crane's Cracking On!
The Crane's Cracking On!

Posted on June 26, 2018

June has been a great month for the progress of our new build. The changes that can be seen on a weekly basis present an insight to a really exciting time here at The Workplace Depot. Throughout June we have seen that the construction process has been full steam ahead. A lot of the groundwork has gotten underway, with land being cleared and prepared for putting in the foundations.

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Taking Our First Steps With Made in Britain
Taking Our First Steps With Made in Britain

Posted on April 26, 2018

The Workplace Depot are very proud to announce we can now carry the #MiB logos on our safety steps- and that’s not Made in Bingham. With a new month comes a new avenue to explore, and our newest venture is a new membership with Made in Britain. We are delighted to have recently received our Made In Britain membership pack here at our head office.

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Anthony The Apprentice
Anthony The Apprentice

Posted on April 23, 2018

Our most recent apprentice, Anthony, has impressed our warehouse team and been offered a full time position. Here's what he had to say about his time at The Workplace Depot so far. Anthony joined our team in April 2017 when he began his Warehouse and Logistics Apprenticeship. He recently began his full time role that he was offered shortly after completing the apprenticeship.

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9 Products Your Workplace Can’t Possibly be Without
9 Products Your Workplace Can’t Possibly be Without

Posted on April 09, 2018

What do hand dryers, posters and fire extinguishers all have in common? Read on to find out... Every workplace has to meet certain welfare requirements. Whether you’re moving products in a warehouse, standing by a poolside as a lifeguard, or sitting at a desk in an office there are certain essentials that an employer must provide to maintain welfare standards. So what must an employer provide in a workplace?

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The Workplace Depot Wins Yet Another Award
The Workplace Depot Wins Yet Another Award

Posted on July 10, 2017

At the recent IoD East Midlands 2017 awards, Steve Miller, our Managing Director, was awarded East Midlands Family Business Director of the Year. Comments from our MD, Steve Miller - ‘I’m extremely humbled to win this award 2 years in a row. It’s fantastic to be recognised individually, however this award would not be possible without the dedication and hard work of all my team back at The Workplace Depot.

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Britain Heading for Brexit? EU Referendum 2016
Britain Heading for Brexit? EU Referendum 2016

Posted on June 21, 2016

The EU Referendum is now upon us. Just 1 day left until we all get the chance to have our say regarding Britan's future. Back in February, we wrote more about what the EU Referendum could bring and we also had a small internal referendum, let's call it The Workplace Depot EU Referendum. The results we got back then were at least surprising.

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Workplace Depot Shortlisted for Online Business Awards!
Workplace Depot Shortlisted for Online Business Awards!

Posted on June 16, 2016

This might be the year when The Workplace Depot has been shortlisted for the most awards ever. So we must be doing something right, right? :) This morning an email from the Online Business Awards arrived in my inbox. Hurray! I couldn't even remember we've applied for these Awards this year, so double joy!

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Winners of the ECMOD Awards 2016
Winners of the ECMOD Awards 2016

Posted on June 09, 2016

Last week we were invited to attend the ECMOD Awards at the Hurlingham Club, London. The ECMOD Direct Commerce Awards "were created to celebrate excellence across a meaningful range of categories and are entered by direct commerce and multichannel businesses across a wide range of both B2B and B2C merchandise categories & specialities.

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ECMOD Awards 2016 Finalists
ECMOD Awards 2016 Finalists

Posted on June 01, 2016

Great news this week... we've been shortlisted for the 2016 ECMOD Awards. The ECMOD Direct Commerce Awards have been established in 1998. Year after year they have increased their reputation and now represent a "must attend" for anyone in the retail industry. This is the first year we have been involved with the ECMOD Awards and are honoured to be amongst some of the big brand names taking part this year.

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