6 ways to effectively work from home during the Coronavirus outbreak

Over the past week, we have seen large numbers of companies here in Ireland and around the world requesting that their employees work from home due to the outbreak of the CoronaVirus. Where possible, allowing your team to work from home is one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of this virus and ensures your worker’s health is not compromised by coming into the office. Over the next couple of weeks, we will see a significant increase in the number of people working from home which is why our team here at Codex have pulled together a… Read more »

Know Your Coffee: Arabica & Robusta

Codex knows Coffee  Codex is excited to launch a new extensive range of coffee solutions for workplaces across Ireland. We are working with the world renowned coffee maker Segafredo to supply you with the best coffee the world has to offer. We are passionate about coffee and we have done in-depth research into what makes a good cup of black gold.  If you’re a regular coffee drinker, chances are that you’ve at least heard of the two main types of coffee beans: arabica and robusta. But how well do you know about the differences between the two, and what this… Read more »

GDPR Compliance Tools You Need

GDPR Anniversary: Get the GDPR tools you need to keep your data safe. On the 25th of May, it will be one year since the inception of the GDPR legislation. Don’t let the passage of time fool you GDPR is still watching. Protect your business from data breaches. Fines can be up to €20 million euro or 4% of your total revenue.   Conceal, Secure, Destroy! With GDPR in mind, we’ve got three words for you; conceal, secure and destroy! This modus operandi will serve you well as you cannot take any chances when it comes to data breaches. The threat… Read more »

Top 5 PPE Clothing for Safety

PPE, why would you need it? Well, we can tell you that the workplace can be a hazardous environment especially if you work in the rugged world of heavy industry. In short, if you and your crew are working in an injury risk profession then you need protection. Codex has got you covered with an extensive breakdown of the Top 5 PPE clothing to keep you safe. Hard Hats Probably the most valuable piece of kit to deter serious injury to the most valuable part of your body! Hard hats are an essential item if you want to work on any… Read more »

Codex Appoints a CEO

Owner Brendan Murphy announces a change in leadership as Codex looks to focus on expanding its unique business offering and online platform. Codex founder Brendan Murphy announced to staff today that current Chief Executive Siobhan O’Connor is to step aside from the day to day running of the business from the 29th of March 2019 and that current Director of Operations Patrick Murphy will succeed her in the role. Siobhan, who joined the business in 2014, will take on an Ambassadorial business development role for a transitional period to seek out potential opportunities for Codex in the Irish marketplace. In… Read more »

Office Health & Wellbeing Collection

Staying healthy in the workplace is not just an idea it’s a necessity. At Codex we aspire to make the workplace the very best place a person can be in, that’s why we have put together this catalogue featuring the latest ergonomic furniture that is stylish and comfortable Healthy Heart Muscles are less active and therefore burn less fat while a person is seated. Together with higher blood pressure and elevated cholesterol levels, this increases the risk of heart disease. People who sit for more than 8 hours a day, double their risk of developing heart disease compared to those who sit for less than 4… Read more »

Irish Government Ban on Single-Use Plastics

Single Use Plastics Ban The reign of single-use plastics is coming to an end. Irish Government departments, public bodies and schools will see a total reduction in single-use plastic items. This will include cutlery, straws, plastic cups and plates. Basically, all the government departments will be banned for using any single-use plastic items. This is a huge step for Ireland’s commitment to environmental responsibility as the plight of single-use plastic is painfully evident making up 70% of waste in oceans and beaches. The initiative is being spearheaded by the European Commission who proposed the ban which passed a European Parliment vote.   The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and… Read more »

Codex Goes Green with a Green Initiative

The rise of the Butterfly The Codex Go Green Initiative We hear a lot in the news about climate change and how we are not doing enough to help the environment and green initiative is a phrase that comes up a lot. SMEs could definitely do more to help out and Codex is going to help them do it. One area we started in is catering. We are only human and humans need to eat and drink so it seemed like the best place to start! We have put together a range of catering products that are environmentally friendly. There are many wonderful products but… Read more »

5 benefits of promotional clothing for your business

Promotional clothing for your business To celebrate the launch of our corporate casuals range, we have done our research on the benefits of getting your brand & logo on some trendy promotional clothing. If you want your business to stand out you have got to be noticed. One of the best ways for a business to become recognised is to have their brand under the public’s nose. Apart from buying up acres of media real estate, there is another way to get your brand front and centre, get people to wear it. Yes, that’s right, emblazon it on an everyday essential; clothes…. Read more »

Standing Desk for a Month:’It changed everything’

You’ve probably heard a lot of noise about the standing desk also known as sit-stand desks. How did this all get started? Well mainly because it has become to be known that sitting down for long periods of time can be bad for your health. The list of illness associated with long-term sitting are Diabetes, Heart Disease and disc damage. At Codex we aspire to make every workplace a healthy and productive place, that’s why we are serious about standing desks.  The proclaimed benefits are too big to ignore that’s why we gave one of our staff a standing desk… Read more »

Introducing Healthy Snacks with the Good Snack Co

Healthy snacks at there best! We are excited to announce the launch of a healthy snack range from the Good Snack Company. Codex will stock a hand-picked selection of the most energy boosting & nutrition-packed snacks on the market! Codex is a frontrunner for maximising the productivity of the modern workplace with our extensive range of office, interiors and facilities supplies, naturally healthy food is the next great leap. Healthy snacks & productivity  We sat down with the people of the Good Snack Co to get to know them better, How did they get a started? Well, they simply got fed up with the limited choice… Read more »

Company Canteen and your Staff’s Well Being

In these times we spend a considerable amount of time in the workplace something equivalent to about a third of our lives!  Meal times are now being constantly had on the go or at our desks. Many of us push aside time to sit down, eat and take a break opting instead to eat while working. Why is a company canteen so important? and what makes a great canteen? Let’s get to it! Healthy eating at the company canteen A big concern is that the food we hastily consume while busy is poor quality fast food and sweet & savoury snacks from vending… Read more »