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Monthly Archives: May 2013

May 2013 - The Workplace Depot

Safety & Health Expo 2013: A Guide To Choosing The Right Industrial Product 

Posted under Expert Commentary, News on May 29, 2013

NEC Birmingham was this year’s host to Europe’s biggest and best annual safety and health exhibition. The show took place from the 14th to the 16th May, showcasing some of the industry’s leading innovations and break-through products.


Once again the event was a huge success, providing its visitors with all the information they needed in order to implement the highest standards of health and safety in their workplaces. Knowing which products provide the safest work … Read more

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Cleaning up workplace cable mess

Posted under Office, Product Updates on May 23, 2013

How cable protectors and covers can reduce office messCable management is not going to be the highest priority for most people, but there are a few business benefits to keeping cables neat and tidy in the workplace. The most obvious advantage is aesthetic – no one can say that a rats nest of cables hanging off the back of every employees computer plus wires trailing everywhere is an attractive look. An office with tidy desks and a minimalist feel will generally be seen Read more

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New rope design for summer/autumn collection

Posted under Product Updates on May 21, 2013

Our ropes have had a makeover and a new design has come out. Before the spring closure hooks were plain and simple, now they have recessed bands and still the same luxury quality they’ve always had.


To celebrate our newly designed VIP rope, we have put together 5 alternative uses for a rope and spring closure hooks but first we must mention what the main and common uses are for a rope. They are … Read more

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10 words you should never use to describe yourself

Posted under News on May 20, 2013

mouth-shutWhether your sat in an interview or updating your profile on Linkedin, there are some words you should sometimes never use to describe yourself. Yes, they may sound good to you, but they can be a massive no-no for some employers.


Using cheesy and traditional clichés or over used superlatives can damage your CV and reputation amongst people you know, especially if you don’t know what they mean or you have no evidence to back … Read more

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The Apprentices are Hired!

Posted under News on May 14, 2013

apprenticeshipsThe ninth series of The Apprentice has started this year with the first episode reaching over 6 million viewers. The Apprentice has always been a popular program with the cat fights, entrepreneurs bigging themselves up, (does anyone remember Stuart ‘The Brand’ Baggs?) and the ones who have no clue! But let’s face it, most of us would end up in the dingy café.


 With this in mind and with the Government falling for the idea … Read more

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Better Workplace Communication – 20 Quick-Fire Tips

Posted under Workplace Commentary on May 1, 2013

I was having a chat with a friend who works for HR protected, some of her colleagues regularly blog about HR subjects such as interview techniques, crafting the perfect HR documents and employee development. Somebody mentioned the article ‘How to Make Yourself Heard’ which gives advice to workers who feel as though their suggestions for change are falling on deaf ears! This gave me inspiration to discuss some of my own personal workplace … Read more

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