Author Archive: Will Vickery
Posted by Will Vickery on November 5th 2019 in Benefits of Water
The rise of sparkling water over the last few years has seen the bottled water category of the beverage market now compete with the likes of fizzy bottled drinks. But what has made sparkling water so popular?What Is Sparkling Water?
Firstly what is sparkling water? Essentially, sparkling water (also called carbonated water) has had carbon dioxide dissolved into it. This process makes it fizzy, similar to a soda. The difference between the two being that sparkling water isn't mixed with various types of syrup for flavouring.
Sparkling water is different from both water and juice. Unlike water, it's carbonated. Unlike juice,...
Posted by Will Vickery on November 4th 2019 in Helpful Advice
Why should you be using refillable bottles? In today’s day and age, the call for reusable bottles is on the rise more than ever. In 2019, plastics make up 60 to 80% of all marine debris. With global warming becoming a very real threat and most large chain supermarkets being hunted to be rid of plastic all together, the refillable bottle has become a solution of growing popularity, which is why we want to examine our top ten reasons to refill a reusable water bottle and cut out single-use plastic.Environmentally-friendly
In the UK we use roughly 13 billion plastic bottles every...
Posted by Will Vickery on October 21st 2019 in Helpful Advice
A question we get asked a lot, as a water solutions provider is, what exactly is the difference between spring water and mineral water? Well actually quite a lot. There are certain factors that affect what the classification of water is, including; where it comes from, its consistency, composition, taste and if they’re protected or treated.
So here is a rundown on what the difference is between spring water and mineral water.Spring Water
Spring water is the term used to refer to water collected directly from a natural source, typically far underground in natural aquifers where the spring water rises to the...
Posted by Will Vickery on October 16th 2019 in Helpful Advice
Your body needs water to function well – it takes up over half your body weight and you can only survive for 3 days without it. It is so vital to our existence and wellbeing that access to water was made a human right in 2010. There are many reasons that water is important: firstly it keeps you revitalised and with enough energy to carry on with your tasks. You need to drink enough water for your blood to be thin enough to transport glucose and oxygen around your body to the necessary muscles and organs to give...
Posted by Will Vickery on October 9th 2019 in Helpful Advice
Hospitals are all about delivering the best level of care for patients. The experience should be made as simple, comfortable and easy as possible for the patients and employees. Part of this experience is having the comfort of being able to easily access clean and refreshing drinking water around the hospital. Hospitals looking to promote health and wellbeing to their patients and employees should be offering that and more. Scientists say that a loss of 1% of body mass due to dehydration can impair performance. A doctor, nurse or patient who is wilting due to dehydration won’t be in the...
Posted by Will Vickery on October 2nd 2019 in Charity & Events , Environment
On Saturday the 28th September, Thirsty Work held its annual Super Saturday event, which is a great opportunity to gather every member of the team from across all our depots, to work on team building and to communicate and promote our aims for the business and how we can continue to improve our service and product offering for our customers.
This year’s event was held at Dawlish Warren with the theme being an environmental theme, as we wanted to communicate to our staff about our continued investment to improve our service and product offering to help our customers reduce their single...
Posted by Will Vickery on September 24th 2019 in General
As the Brexit situation continues to play out, businesses are having to become evermore prepared for whatever outcome may occur with Brexit. So how is Thirsty Work preparing for Brexit? Over the past 18 months, Thirsty Work have put in a number of operations and plans in place to ensure that our customers will continue to receive an excellent level of product selection and service.
As a business we are now the leading independent B2B drinking water solutions provider in the region. A progressive approach to single use plastic has seen over 10,000,000, single use, plastic cups taken out of the UK. A new hospitality...
Posted by Will Vickery on September 2nd 2019 in Water Coolers
Why should businesses rent a water cooler? Whether you’re a large corporation or a local SME, renting a water cooler or dispenser from a local water cooler supplier is often a much more commercially viable option, because when you rent a water cooler you receive a full upkeep and delivery service, full warranty and a dedicated company who will be able to support you with your hydration needs.
This level of expertise and service will allow you to have a hassle free and more cost-effective experience with your water cooler, resulting in you saving money but also being able to focus...
Posted by Will Vickery on August 28th 2019 in Helpful Advice
Being productive, focused and hardworking can be a key differentiate for an individual, team or business in being successful. So how do you improve people’s productivity?
The ability for a CEO or Managing Director to not only maximise his or hers performance but also each individual in the business, can allow them to gain a competitive advantage over their competitors which is why the topic of office productivity and performance is so hot. Here are our top 10 tips to improve your office’s productivity?
1. Tackle the Harder Tasks First
Being productive isn’t about working fast. It’s working on what matters and...
Posted by Will Vickery on August 22nd 2019 in Environment
A large challenge facing the global population currently, is how do we reduce the use of single use plastic products to help tackle climate change? This has seen charities, businesses and local government in a number of towns and cities installing public access drinking water fountains, which provide free safe drinking water, where people can fill up their refillable water bottles, removing the need to buy single use plastic water bottles.
Making water fountains accessible to people can be highly beneficial for not only health reasons, but also in terms of waste reduction and sensible resource management.
The over consumption of sweet...