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Why Hand Gel Dispensers Are Vital For Your Business

Posted by on February 4th 2021 in Helpful Advice

Hand hygiene is always an essential part of everyday life, but as we continue through the realities of COVID-19, it’s more important than ever. And if you’re running a business with staff and regular visitors or customers, a steady supply of hand sanitiser is vital to protect them and your business.

A duty of care

Business health and safety is relevant at any time and covers multiple areas. And according to the government’s Health and Safety Executive agency, it’s “an employer's duty to protect the health, safety, and welfare of their employees and other people who might be affected by their business....

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How To Cut Bottled Water Costs In My Restaurant

Posted by on January 7th 2021 in Helpful Advice , Water Coolers

Eating out at a good restaurant is always enjoyable, whether it’s with family and friends or an intimate dinner for two. But alongside giving your customers the opportunity to experience cuisines from around the world, having something refreshing to drink is all part of the enjoyment. But could you cut expensive bottled water costs in your restaurant?

Bottled water costs

It’s always nice to have a decent bottle of wine, or maybe some fizz for a special occasion, with a fantastic restaurant meal. But not everyone will drink alcohol, either through choice or circumstance (designated driver anyone?). But, more often than not,...

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Top Ten Reasons to Use a Refillable Bottle

Posted by 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...

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What Is The Difference Between Spring Water and Mineral Water?

Posted by 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...

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Why Is It Important To Have Water Coolers in Schools?

Posted by on October 16th 2019 in Helpful Advice

Why Water Matters:

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...

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Why Water Matters For Hospitals

Posted by 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...

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10 Top Tips to Improve Your Office’s Productivity

Posted by 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...

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Why Water Coolers Need Regularly Sanitising

Posted by on August 9th 2018 in General, Helpful Advice , Water Coolers

As a local water cooler supplier, we understand the importance of why your water cooler needs to be regularly sanitised. That’s why we feel it is important for us to educate you, on why your water cooler needs to be regularly sanitised. Essentially, water coolers are simple mechanisms and according to the British Water Cooler Association they need to be sanitised every quarter, as a minimum.

Why do water coolers need sanitising?

The water in our bottled water coolers is sourced from our very own spring in Cornwall. This means, the water goes through the least amount of processing possible to give...

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What Is In My Tap Water?

Posted by on July 18th 2018 in General, Helpful Advice

The quality of tap water can vary around the country. But do you actually know what is in your tap water? The total number of contaminates in tap water across the UK is unknown. But, research has shown that we know 14 contaminants can be found in water supplies across the UK, with the most common of these chemicals being chlorine, fluoride and aluminium.

In small amounts the majority of these chemicals will cause no harm, however they can be an issue at more concentrated levels. Despite this, one of the big concerns for people is how the contaminants affect the...

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How Drinking Water Improves Your Exam Grades

Posted by on July 4th 2018 in General, Helpful Advice

A study of 447 people found that students who take water into the examination hall may improve their grades.

The study from the universities of East London and Westminster, also noted that older students were more likely to bring in water to exam halls.

The researchers observed 447 psychology students at the University of East London – 71 were in their foundation year, 225 were first years and 151 were in their second year. Just 25% of the students entered the exam hall with a bottle of water.

According to one of the lead researchers Dr Mark Gardner from the University of Westminster,...

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