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Tax Advantages this month



DEPRECIATION FOR SMALL BUSINESS
& END OF FINANCIAL YEAR


The Australian Government continues to offer accelerated depreciation by allowing small businesses with aggregated annual turnover of less than $2 million to immediately deduct each asset that cost less than $20,000. The measure will apply to assets (like office furniture) acquired until 30 June 2017. A great incentive to buy!

Now is also the time to look for ways to spend your remaining Capital Expense budget. To take advantage, you need to buy before the 30th June 2016 so you can claim the benefits in your 2015/2016 tax return.*

Equip Office Furniture can help you find the right furniture for your office whether it is straight off the showroom or custom designed to suit your office.

*Equip recommends your consult your accountant on all taxation issues prior to purchase.




IN-STOCK PRODUCTS

Take a closer look at these popular in-stock products. Click an image for more information.

1. Diamond Workstations Systems with Express Delivery



2. Cruze Workstation Systems with Express Delivery



3. Status Workstation Systems with Express Delivery



4. Zebra Mesh Back Chairs with Express Delivery




5. Forte Medium Back Boardroom Chairs with Express Delivery



6. Rex Visitors Chair with Express Delivery



7. EQ Mobile Peds with Express Delivery




 

Need more help with your office furniture?

Our team of design consultants are ready to provide more information on any of these products for you.

Please remember that we offer free written proposals incorporating design, space utilisation, storage, ergonomic requirements and OH&S standards.

We'd love to have a chat and see how we can help you. Come and visit us in our Sydney Showroom.

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Employers should make staff stand for 2 hours a day: experts

If you're sitting down while you're reading this, you might want to stand up.

In fact, if you're an office worker you definitely should. The risk caused by prolonged periods spent sitting down at work has led an international team of experts to call for all office-based workplaces to ensure their staff spend at least two hours each day standing or moving around in order to protect them from heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

The UK government commissioned an expert group to provide guidelines for employers about what they should be doing to look after the health of workers who are employed in largely sedentary jobs.

The team, which included an Australian expert from the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, found at the very minimum workplaces should aim to ensure staff were accumulating two hours of standing or light walking during a day. Eventually, this should increase to four hours.

"In the past five years, an accelerated amount of evidence has been published on the links between sedentary living, including time at work, and the leading causes of morbidity and mortality (cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and some cancers)," they wrote in the recommendations, which will be published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine on Tuesdaymorning.

It is estimated that we now exert about 175 calories (732 kilojoules) less each day than we did in the 1960s, and do about 20 per cent less physical activity. On current trends, we will do 35 per cent less physical activity by 2030, the authors said.

"Most of this reduced energy expenditure has… been in the form of displacing light physical activity for sedentary behaviours and not necessarily from decreased active leisure, exercise or sporting pursuits, which have traditionally been the sole focus of many health, social and political campaigns," they wrote.

But they warned that simply installing stand-up desks might not be enough to get people moving in the office, with workplaces needing to implement long-term strategies.

Considering back, neck and muscle pain are the biggest drivers of sick-leave, any such strategies may also save companies money in the long-term because they may help sufferers, they said.

The recommendations

  • Start trying to get people standing or moving for two hours a day, then progress to four
  • Prolonged static standing positions should also be avoided
  • Adjustable desks are recommended, so people can regularly change their work position

Source: the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

SWOPPER ACTIVE SEATING



Developed and produced by aeris GmbH in Germany by husband and wife team Joseph (an engineer) and Dorle (a world famous physio) Gloeckl, the Swopper was designed to help people relieve their back and spinal problems, and overcome the challenges our bodies face with static sitting. View this product »

FIN ESD ACTIVE SIT STAND SEATING



Almost every other employee without a work desk or station has to work standing up for long periods of time. But standing over prolonged periods subjects the human body to significant stress, and is responsible for a number of complaints relating to the heart and the circulatory and musculoskeletal systems. View this product »

WORKPAD SIT STAND HEIGHT ADJUSTABLE DESK



The ergonomic standing desk can be used as a mobile free-standing desk at home or in an office or any environment where you need a height adjustable table. View this product »

ARISE DESKALATOR AVAILABLE JULY 18TH



Arise Deskalator sits on your existing desk and lets you change posture through the day! View this product »

EVEREST ELECTRONIC HEIGHT ADJUSTABLE 
DESKS AND WORKSTATIONS
 
Available for Immediate Delivery and Installation



The Everest Electronic Height Adjustable Desks and Workstations Range are an exciting addition to the Equip Office Furniture offering of height adjustable office stations! View this product »

MUVMAN ACTIVE SIT STAND SEATING



Sitting for longer periods of time is not good for your back, even if you have the best chair in the world. Standing is a great alternative for short periods of time, but that's it...you don't want to stand all day long! View this product »


Our team of design consultants are ready to provide more information on custom design or any of our products for you. 

Please remember that we offer free written proposals incorporating design, space utilisation, storage, ergonomic requirements and OH&S standards. 

We'd love to have a chat and see how we can help you. Come and visit us in our Sydney Showroom.

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A Month of Diamonds at Equip

This April, to celebrate the diamond birthstone, we are showcasing our best-selling 'Diamond' Workstation & Desk range...

Diamond Workstations and Desks
Available for Immediate Delivery and Installation



Systems furniture can give you endless layout, design and location capabilities. Whether it is a modern open plan environment or a more traditional workstation configuration, Equip Office Furniture’s experienced reps can help provide functional, cost effective and visually pleasing solutions for you. View the Diamond Range »



Modern and stylish, the Diamond Executive Suite workstation features a white powder coated frame and fittings accented with Wenge Melamine Worktops with a shark nose edge. View the Executive Range »


Functional and flexible, Diamond Corner Workstations and Desks can be tailored to suit any office and décor. Features include robustly built steel frames with a white powder coated finish and durable melamine Worktops. Diamond Separation Screens can be supplied in a number of sizes, colours and configurations. View the Range »

Our team of design consultants are ready to provide more information on custom design or any of our products for you.

Please remember that we offer free written proposals incorporating design, space utilisation, storage, ergonomic requirements and OH&S standards.

We'd love to have a chat and see how we can help you. Come and visit us in our Sydney Showroom.

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Best Sellers from Equip

Choose from our extensive range of in-stock products or custom design with our experienced team.

Diamond Workstations and Desks
Available for Immediate Delivery and Installation

Everest Electronic Height Adjustable Desks and Workstations
Available for Immediate Delivery and Installation

The Everest Electronic Height Adjustable Desks and Workstations Range are an exciting addition to the Equip Office Furniture range offering height adjustable office stations!

 

Lotus Executive Mesh Back Chair 135kg Rated
Available for Immediate Delivery and Installation

Melbourne Mesh Chair
Available for Immediate Delivery and Installation


Your office environment is important for productivity, privacy and comfort. When deciding on the best layout configuration, consider the type of work to be done, the size of your staff, and the space available. Here at Equip, our team believe that the key to planning any workspace is to create a balance between areas for private work, areas for collaboration and areas for recharge.

Our team of design consultants are ready to provide more information on custom design or any of our products for you.

Please remember that we offer free written proposals incorporating design, space utilisation, storage, ergonomic requirements and OH&S standards.

We'd love to have a chat and see how we can help you. Come and visit us in our Sydney Showroom.

Please get in touch here



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Need to fill an empty office?



Choose from our extensive range of in-stock products or custom design with our experienced team.

Some inspiration for you. Click a photo to find out more.







Let us look after everything from planning to install.


Your office environment is important for productivity, privacy and comfort. When deciding on the best layout configuration, consider the type of work to be done, the size of your staff, and the space available. Here at Equip, our team believe that the key to planning any workspace is to create a balance between areas for private work, areas for collaboration and areas for recharge.

Our team of design consultants are ready to provide more information on custom design or any of our products for you.

Please remember that we offer free written proposals incorporating design, space utilisation, storage, ergonomic requirements and OH&S standards.

We'd love to have a chat and see how we can help you. Come and visit us in our Sydney Showroom.

Please get in touch here



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Start 2016 with some stylish and ergonomic office furniture



Take a look at these 'Best-Sellers' from Equip!
Available Now for Immediate Delivery and Installation!




Everest Electronic Height Adjustable Desks And Workstations
Available Now for Immediate Delivery and Installation


The Everest Electronic Height Adjustable Desks and Workstations Range are an exciting addition to the Equip Office Furniture offering of height adjustable office stations!


Diamond Workstation System In White
Available Now for Immediate Delivery and Installation

Functional and flexible the Diamond Workstation System can be tailored to suit any office and décor. Features include robustly built steel frames with a white powder coated finish and durable melamine Worktops with a sharks nose edge detail.


Cruze Workstation Systems In White
Available Now for Immediate Delivery and Installation


The Cruze Workstation Range is a modern and flexible system based around the stylish Cruze Leg and Adjustable Beams featuring inbuilt Cable Management Channels.
Zebra Executive Mesh Back Chair
Available Now for Immediate Delivery and Installation


Verona Mesh Back Task Chair
Available Now for Immediate Delivery and Installation


Lotus Executive Mesh Back Chair 135kg Rated
Available Now for Immediate Delivery and Installation



Need more help with your office furniture?

Our team of design consultants are ready to provide more information on any of these products for you.

Please remember that we offer free written proposals incorporating design, space utilisation, storage, ergonomic requirements and OH&S standards.

We'd love to have a chat and see how we can help you. Come and visit us in our Sydney Showroom.

Please get in touch here



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New Products + Christmas Trading


Take a look at these brand new products from Equip.



Everest Electronic Height Adjustable Desks And Workstations
Available For Immediate Delivery

The Everest Electronic Height Adjustable Desks and Workstations Range are an exciting addition to the Equip Office Furniture offering of height adjustable office stations!

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Novara Boardroom Tables
Express Delivery

Novara Timber Veneer Boardroom Tables offer the Classic Elegance of Natural Timber Veneer. The table features a Boat Shape Top 2400mm x 1200mm or 3000mm x 1200mm and comes with a 3 Year Warranty.

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Potenza Desks
Express Delivery


Potenza Desks offer an easy solution to your Desk requirements with clean lines, a classic look and Express Delivery! The desk is available in 3 sizes; 1800mm x 1600mm, 2000mm x 1600mm and 2150mm x 1950mm. There is a 3 Year Warranty on this product.

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Please note our office will be closed from 5.30pm Wednesday 23/12/15 and will re-open 8.30am Monday 4/1/16.


Need more help with your office furniture?

Our team of design consultants are ready to provide more information on any of these products for you.

Please remember that we offer free written proposals incorporating design, space utilisation, storage, ergonomic requirements and OH&S standards.

We'd love to have a chat and see how we can help you. Come and visit us in our Sydney Showroom.

Please get in touch here



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Stand out from the crowd with Equip!

This month, we showcase plenty of new colour options and natural timber veneer finishes to bring fresh life to your working environment.

1. Bring COLOUR to Your Workspace!

Equip Office Furniture introduces a palette of fresh modern colours so you can design complementing or contrasting legs, worktops and screens. There are no style restrictions! If you need one of our team to help you with popular or on-trend suggestions, give us a call or send us an email.

Take a look at some examples





Natural Timber Veneer Executive Desk Range

Solid construction and superior craftsmanship make H9000 the ideal range of furniture for the discerning executive. Veneers are a cost effective way to match your furniture to your work-space, no matter the existing colour scheme or decor.

More details can be found here




Custom Made Veneer Boardroom Tables & Our Custom Design Services

Equip Office Furniture are the experts in custom made commercial furniture. We can offer a total solution, from design to completion, using our vast array of resources. You'll be amazed at what we can design for your space!



Natural Timber Veneer Accent Reception Desk

Make an impact in your Reception area with one of our natural timber veneer range of reception desks. Shown below, the Accent Reception Desk is modern and elegant and works well across a variety of industries.

Take a closer look here




Check out 6 NEW office furniture products this Spring!

BRAND NEW PRODUCTS

This month we showcase 6 new exciting products. Click an image for more information.

1. Verona Mesh Back Task Chair Available for Immediate Delivery



2. Replica Hans Wegner



3. Replica Eames Wood Lounge Chair



4. Okidoki Tables


5. Quiet Lounges



6. Fluid Boardroom Tables

Take a closer look at height adjustable desks

When choosing a height-adjustable desk, here are a few things to consider:

1. Don’t switch straight to a standing desk; make the transition gradually. If you don't have two work areas, a height adjustable desk allows you to work sitting down during the afternoon while standing in the morning.

2. Standing too much is just as bad as sitting, which is one reason why it’s a good idea to mix it up. If your lower back gets tired from standing, sit down again to work, or stretch it out.

3. By standing rather than sitting, your blood circulation increases. This benefits your mental state by allowing you to think clearer as well as your physical body by preventing the risk of high blood pressure and the possibility of blood clots.

4. The main message is to try out what works for you and don’t think you have to do everything standing.

Height Adjustable Desk Solutions from Equip

1. STRATA



Strata
is a brand-new Electric Sit/Stand Desk and Workstation system distributed throughout Australia by Equip Office Furniture. With a huge 5 year warranty on both the frame and motor, you can be sure that Strata Electric is the perfect fit for your workspace. Choose from a range of accessories including umbilicals, brackets and shelves to enhance the practicality of your workstation.

Find out more »


2. EVOLUTION



Evolution offers a desk top range from 750mm to 1200mm within seconds by the push of a button to allow sitting or standing at the users discretion. The desk height is electronically displayed and there are 3 memory buttons conveniently located beneath the desktop. The storage compartments are fitted with top quality components and come with touch panel drawers.

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3. SELECTRIC



The Selectric Desk is an electric height adjustable desk for commercial office workstation installations, offering the user great flexibility in height adjustment from a seated worktop to a stand-up meeting station with the ease of a simple switch. Constructed with a sturdy steel frame and powered by twin motor drives, maximum height is achieved via three section telescopic legs.
Fully certified to AFRDI Furntech, the Selectric is available as a silver powder-coated frame with a wide selection of colours for work tops available on request.

Learn more here »


4. ELEVATE


User height-adjustable options are catered for with Elevate, a totally flexible height adjustable desk frame featuring an adjustable beam so that the length of the desk frame can be adjusted on site. It can be supplied in desk, workstation and 120 degree configurations, separately or in combination with our screen systems. The height range is 610mm to 910mm, via a fold-away crank handle. A sit to stand electric version is also available, and White and Silver are standard colours.

Learn more here »

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We look forward to hearing from you

Ph: (Australia) 02 9818 4200
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