4th November 2021
Working from home or remote working has become the new norm in 2020 and 2021. Employers are now more open to allowing their employees to work in a more flexible way. A lot of people are commuting long distances to and from work each day which can leave you feeling tired and close to burnout. Being allowed to work from home on a full or part-time basis gives you a chance to be more productive at your job. Not having to commute and travel each day leaves you feeling more refreshed and rejuvenated to tackle your work load.
28th July 2020
So many workers are now working from home on a daily basis. Our homes have turned into our workplace. It is important to set up a space in your home where you can easily and efficiently work from. Here are our Top Tips to help you set up your home office.
5th March 2020
We are proud to announce that we are now a Franchisee of BrandHub. Our Print & Design team have teamed up with BrandHub to provide a better service for our customers (business, personal and charity). You can now enjoy a wide range of products that are fully customisable - all you have to do is provide a picture of your branding/logo. This service will have massive benefits for all of our business customers. The possibilities for your branded merchandise are endless!
11th February 2020
It’s officially the start of Spring and now is the perfect time to do a Spring Clean on your office space. We are all guilty of “forgetting” to clean and tidy our workstations and to put everything in ‘that drawer’, you know the one at the bottom of your desk where everything you don’t want to see lives? Having a clean workstation helps us to be more productive and to think clearer. Whether you are an employee, self-employed or a student, our Spring Cleaning Tips will help you get your 2020 kick-started in the right way - because we all know that January is just a buffer month.
17th January 2020
If you work in an office based job, you spend up to 8 hours a day sitting at your desk. Sitting at your desk for long periods of time can have a negative impact on your health and wellbeing. An office based job can result in you suffering with back, neck, wrist, shoulder pain, headaches, eye strain and repetitive strain injury. All of these ailments can be prevented or at least reduced if you invest in some good office furniture and accessories. We’ve created a list of products we recommend to reduce work-related injuries and ailments. Investing in office furniture and accessories will increase your productivity and overall health while reducing your sick leave days and personal medical expenses. Talk to your Manager or HR Manager about investing in ergonomically designed office furniture and accessories.
9th December 2019
We are thrilled to share our 2019 Christmas Gift Guide with you. All the products were custom picked by our team. Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year but the pressure to pick the perfect gift for family, friends and coworkers can cause a lot of stress. You wonder if they’ll like the gift, if you’ve spent too much or too little on it and if the product actually does what it says on the tin. Well you’ll have no such worries if you pick a gift from our 2019 Christmas Gift Guide. The products we picked are perfect for anyone who spends a lot of time at their desk, grafting hard throughout the year. Our gifts are for both him and her so you’re sure to find something that will suit everyone on your list. These gifts are sure to make someone happy this Christmas!
24th November 2019
Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. It is also the busiest and most profitable time of year for businesses of all shapes and sizes. Over the last few years, Christmas Markets have grown in popularity. Most towns and cities across Ireland host a Christmas Market. Christmas Markets are a perfect opportunity for SME’s to display and showcase their products or services. It is a fantastic opportunity to create brand awareness for your business.
19th August 2019
We have launched an exciting competition for amateur photographers at PhotoZone, to celebrate World Photography Day - and our own “photographic” literary heritage!
Did you know that the photoshop here and many other Mullingar locations are referenced in James Joyce's works?
During his visits to Mullingar in 1900 and 1901, Joyce may even have stayed in our building which was then home to 'Phil Shaw’s Photographers'. Joyce's most famous work, “ULYSSES” went on to feature Leopold Bloom's daughter Milly working in Shaw’s in Mullingar learning “the photo business".
30th July 2019
If your job involves you sitting at a desk then it is estimated that you spend 40 hours per week at that desk. It is your working base and it is important that you make it your own. Personalising your desk and making it work for you can ensure that your day runs smoother and that you are more productive at work. It is important that your desk has all the essentials needed to make it an effective and efficient work station. We had a chat with our staff over the last week and have compiled a list of desktop essentials that we all couldn’t live without. Whether you work from the office or home, these essentials will make your work day easier!
1st June 2019
It’s that time of year again for students across the country when the Junior Cert and Leaving Cert exam season kicks off. This is a very stressful time for students as they prepare to sit some of the most important exams they’ll ever do. Talk of the Leaving Cert in particular still strikes fear into every Irish person. The team at Fagan’s are here to support all local students who are sitting their exams. Call into the shop where we have everything you need to get you through the next few weeks. We’ve come up with some hints and tips to help you through this stressful time. Check them out!
Check out our exam checklist to make sure you have everything you need in advance of exam season kicking off. Being fully stocked up with all the supplies you’ll need leaves you feeling more confident knowing that you haven’t forgotten anything important.
9th May 2019
DYNAMIC WORKSPACES FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH
Are you ready for a dynamic workspace?
And we're not just talking about the energy levels from your charismatic workmates! We’re talking about movement - or the lack of it, while you are at work.
Here at Fagan Office Supplies, we're embracing the emerging trend for health and wellness at the workplace. Too many of us spend too many hours of our day sitting at a desk, often in the same position, for extended periods of time. A recent study showed that 60% of our total sitting time takes place whilst we are at work! A sedentary lifestyle is linked with many health conditions, including obesity, cardiovascular issues, circulatory problems, cancer and stress! It's no coincidence that companies with the best health and well-being strategies are attracting the best employees and retaining them. Many multinationals spend a large amount of money on employee wellbeing programmes.
15th March 2019
There has never been a better time to set up as a start-up, thanks to generous Government initiatives and a growing number of start-up communities and entrepreneur networks to provide advice and assistance. If you have a viable business idea and feel that you want to put the wheels in motion, we’ve set up a step-by-step guide to getting your start-up up and running.
20th February 2019
Local Enterprise Week 2019 introduces an array of supports for start-ups, small businesses and the self-employed in Westmeath.