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Category Archives: News

Our Bonfire Blogpost

Posted under News on November 1, 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.

Firstly, the simple but super Head Torch. This simple accessory is an … Read more

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Stay Bright, and Stay Safe

Posted under News 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:

  • Be visible 

  • Brighten up your work space 

  • Make sure you can see, and be seen

It … Read more

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Inside Out Progress

Posted under News 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.

“Honestly I don’t think it would be possible to capture the entire … Read more

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The Crane’s Cracking On!

Posted under News 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. It’s incredible to see such an Read more

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Taking our first steps with Made in Britain

Posted under Made in Britain, News 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.

Made In Britain is an organisation that works to bring … Read more

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Anthony The Apprentice

Posted under News, Warehouse 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.

“I’ve really enjoyed my apprenticeship experience, and I’m pleased that it’s lead Read more

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The Workplace Depot wins yet another award

Posted under Awards & Accreditations, News 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

Posted under News on June 21, 2016

EU ReferendumThe 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. You can read our blog post here. Last week we wanted … Read more

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Workplace Depot Shortlisted for Online Business Awards!

Posted under News on June 16, 2016

online business awardsThis 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! What a great way of making someone’s day.

The Online Business Awards, previously known as the Internet Business Awards, are now … Read more

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Winners of the ECMOD Awards 2016

Posted under News on June 9, 2016

Winners of the ECMOD Awards 2016Last 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.  All entries are scrutinised by a panel of expert independent judges.”

The Workplace Depot are happy to announce that Dermot Murnaghan awarded … Read more

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ECMOD Awards 2016 Finalists

Posted under News on June 1, 2016

ecmod awardsGreat 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:

  • Lakeland

  • The Royal British
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Making the Most of Quality Hose Protectors

Posted under News, Product Updates on April 28, 2016

hose-protectorsQuality cable or hose protectors are handy products that home and business owners could use to prevent tripping accidents while also protecting wires, hoses and cables from any kind of impacts. When shopping for hose and cable protectors, it is imperative to select the best items in this category with your specific needs and goals in mind. You should ask yourself the following questions before making a purchase: Do I need a semi-permanent or temporary Read more

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Learn How to Celebrate Your Pets for National Pet Month

Posted under News on April 5, 2016

national pet monthApril is National Pet Month! Whether you have a deep love of dogs, cats, a passion for birds, a fascination with reptiles, or compassion for rodents, your pets are all important. Pet ownership has many benefits to health and happiness for you and your family. Learn about those benefits and how to celebrate every wonderful thing about your pets.

Fur, Scales, Feathers, and Love

Pets come in all shapes and sizes and National Pet Month Read more

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The Best Workplace Pranks for April Fools’ Day

Posted under News on March 31, 2016

april fools dayApril Fools’ Day is a favoured holiday if you’re a person who works alongside other people throughout the year. This is the one day that you get to play pranks on your colleagues and get away with it. However, you might not be sure of which pranks are going to be acceptable and which ones are going to go too far. The best workplace pranks don’t have to involve a lot of time or effort, Read more

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Easter Bank Holiday – What to do around Nottingham

Posted under News on March 24, 2016

easter bank holidayToday is the beginning of the Easter Bank Holiday, what plans have you got? There are quite a few activities you could part take around Nottingham this weekend, from the traditional Easter Egg Hunt to a foam party at the National Ice Centre. Here’s a list of our favourite activities

Easter Bank Holiday activities ideal for some family fun

Eggciting Easter Extravaganza will be taking place at Green’s Windmill in Sneiton on Good … Read more

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St. Patrick’s Day – Let’s Celebrate the Irish

Posted under News on March 17, 2016

st patrick's dayLet’s Celebrate the Irish

Grab your corned beef and cabbage and your shamrocks as it is time to celebrate St. Paddy’s day, or St. Patrick’s Day as it is more formally known. Even if you don’t have a little of the Irish in you (and most of us do have a wee bit), you can still celebrate the meaning of St. Paddy’s Day on March 17th.

The true meaning of St. Patrick’s Day

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A day in the life of… a Warehouse Manager

Posted under News on January 12, 2016

a day in the life of a warehouse managerIn case you though we’ve forgotten all about our A Day in the Life of Series, you would be relieved to know we haven’t! After last week’s A day in the life of… a Finance Manager, today Ben has granted us access into his daily work routine.



First through the door, our warehouse team opens up the premises so that the company can open for business! My first priority is to designate Read more

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Workplace Depot Gets a Visit from Elf on the Shelf!

Posted under News on December 15, 2015

Aelf-on-the-shelfround the office, we’ve started to notice some… instances. Some of the staff have noticed a peculiar new visitor in our shelving warehouse, and they seem to be enjoying him greatly.

Sitting impishly on our retail shelving, metal shelving, and even on our container shelving, Elf on the Shelf has made itself at home on the many, many, many shelves Workplace Depot has to offer.

The Incidents Begin

At first, we didn’t notice Read more

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Christmas Tree Up! The Workplace Depot gets Festive

Posted under News on December 3, 2015

Merry ChristmasDecember is here so this can only mean one thing. Getting the much awaited Christmas tree up becomes a priority!

We almost made our own Christmas tree out of kick steps and kerb ramps and decorated with plastic chain, but managed to resist the temptation and opted for a 14ft Christmas tree with real branches instead.

We thought we could get a little festive this year and spoil ourselves during the Christmas season. Luckily, … Read more

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The Importance of Breaks at Work

Posted under Health and safety, News, Workplace Commentary on October 20, 2015

Breaks at WorkYou are a dedicated employee and you enjoy your job. So, you sometimes skip lunch break and breaks at work because you want to do a great job. Well, guess what! You can do an even better job if you know the secret of and the importance of taking breaks at work.

How Work Breaks Help Your Productivity

According to a study headed by John Trougakos, Professor of Organizational Behavior at the University of Toronto, … Read more

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