Our top 5 office chairs
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Our top 5 office chairs

When your staff are at work, you want them to be as productive as possible. After all, that’s what they’re paid for. Nobody can concentrate fully on work if they’re uncomfortable and they can’t work at all if they’re off sick with a bad back. So, it is vitally important that you provide your employees

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Key’s Summer Essentials
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Key’s Summer Essentials

We are delighted to announce that summer’s here! To celebrate the warm weather we’ve all been longing for, we’ve put together a range of summertime essentials to help you make the most of everyone’s favourite season. At home or work, there’s something for everyone… Keeping cool The hot weather makes a very welcome change from

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Grit Bins, Shovels and Spreaders – Keep Your Premises Clear of Ice and Snow
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Grit Bins, Shovels and Spreaders – Keep Your Premises Clear of Ice and Snow

When the snow starts to fall keeping your carparks/walkways clear can be a challenge. Key have a fantastic winter range including grit bins, shovels and spreaders Snow shovels The most basic is the shovel, this is a versatile tool as you can use it to first clear away the excess snow and then spread the

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The Four Trucks and Trolleys Your Warehouse Can’t Do Without

You wouldn’t use a hammer to tighten a screw and you wouldn’t use a platform trolley to ship stock to shops. Different tasks around the warehouse require different products to ensure maximum efficiency and safety, particularly if they’re being used on a daily basis. To make sure you’re ahead of the game, here’s our guide

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Fire and Safety Signs For Your Warehouse

Warehouses are busy places with a lot going on and some extremely dangerous equipment moving around, so it is important to have all of your bases covered with regards to important fire and safety signs you need in your warehouse.   It is a legal requirement to display certain signs in prominent spots around your

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Five Things to Consider Before Buying Your Storage Containers

‘Tidy house, tidy mind’, so the saying goes. At Key, although we don’t want to admit that our mothers have been right all these years, we think there might be something in this little pearl of wisdom. The right storage containers can transform organisation around your business so we’ve put together the top five things

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Keep your premises clear of snow & ice
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Keep your premises clear of snow & ice

Cold weather is inevitably on the horizon and to avoid the last minute rush & panic when it weather strikes, we thought we’d provide some helpful tips to ensure you’re prepared when the snow & ice arrives. This article is for anyone responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of business premises, ensuring the safety of

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Protect your business from flooding
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Protect your business from flooding

It feels like only yesterday that we were enjoying the warmest and driest September since records began, October then arrived with an almighty thud bringing with it reports of heavy rain, localised flooding and 70mph winds across the country. Whilst many will be worrying about the devastating impact these weather conditions can have on their

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No Smoking Signs – where to display them

Signage is used a lot in health and safety in the UK and the display of ‘no smoking signs’ has been a particularly hot topic. Since laws came in that outlawed smoking in public places, businesses have had to be aware of the new rules and make sure they  are compliant with regards to displaying

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Why Picking Bins are the right choice for you

When it comes to picking bins, it’s really important to have the right solution for your business. In this article, we look at different scenarios, on what picking bins would be right for you to make a production line more efficient; how to speed up picking in a warehouse; and what to do if you

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Why Use Picking Bins on a Production Line?

If you’ve worked in a factory for any length of time then you’ll know how important it is to ensure everything runs smoothly, efficiently and on time. It’s the biggest cliché in the world but, in factories, time really is money. Production lines are the one place where you need to be able to get

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Trucks and Trolleys Explained

Most industries which involve manual handling would benefit from using a truck or trolley to help reduce the health risks involved with lifting and carrying heavy loads – read on to find out more about different types of trucks and trolleys and why they are potentially useful to you in your job role. Moving palletised goods?

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How to use pallet trucks safely

Pallet trucks are used to transport goods across short distances quickly, easily and safely – providing the correct procedures are followed. Pallet trucks look simple enough, however,  if not operated correctly they can cause serious injuries – don’t make the mistake of assuming that a small pallet truck is harmless. On-site training is advised to

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Shelving or Racking? – choose the right system

Like people, every workplace is different and your needs will be unique to your situation. We work hard to make sure we can supply you with everything you need to keep your office, warehouse, stockroom, factory or school running smoothly. In this article, we will look at  how to choose the right shelving/racking solution. How

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Storage containers – four important uses

The industrial sector is becoming more demanding and fast paced, so you need to know that you can access things quickly and easily. At Key, we stock a huge range of storage containers suitable for a range of industries. It’s important to make sure that you have excellent storage for parts, forms and other vital

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