Emerging Trends 2018: Sit/Stand Desks

Carolyn

As part of our series on emerging trends in office environments, we take a look at the increasing popularity of sit/stand desks.  Read our first post on collaborative workspaces here.

Why choose sit/stand desks?

You may have heard that "sitting is the new smoking", but what does that really mean?

Our modern working lifestyle means that the average person spends 1/3 of their waking hours at work, which leaves many of us sitting in the same position at our desks for prolonged periods of time.

Recent studies have found a relationship between 'sedentary behaviour' and health issues such as diabetes and heart disease.  Public Health England have also recommended that we all find ways to reduce the time spent sitting throughout the day.

The introduction of sit/stand desks into the workplace has been shown to improve circulation and increase productivity by allowing employees to change position as and when they choose.  This freedom to move while working is why we have seen the popularity of sit/stand desks increasing since their introduction to the market.

Introducing the new Sit/Stand Cable Spine from ABL!

We know that people are a business’s number one asset and that's why ABL products are ergonomically designed with employee health as a main priority.

Our new cable spine is the ultimate cable management solution for sit/stand desks - allowing users to change position freely while protecting all cables and wires.  Easy to install, the sit/stand cable spine will allow the desk to rise without restriction.

ABL appreciates that every business is different, and a part of this understanding is realising that there is no perfect way to setup your office space. Our mission is to ensure that our products match your requirements and requests. Whether you need a face lift or a complete overhaul, ABL will make sure that your visions become a reality!  Please call our friendly sales team on 0800 082 1444 for more information.

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