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Standing up at work

As one of Europe's largest suppliers of sit-stand work desks we found this recent BBC article very interesting.

A study by Leicester and Loughborough Universities in 2012 concluded that sitting for long periods increases the risk of diabetes, heart disease and death.

BBC reporter Chris Bowlby says "The current common arrangement of rigid rows of desks, beloved of businesses wanting to cut down on renting floor space, does not suit employees who want more physical choice in how they work. Advocates say more standing would benefit not only health, but also workers' energy and creativity. And some big organisations and companies are beginning to look seriously at change."

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