Breakout Area: An Essential Part of the Modern Office

Breakout Breakdown  When you think of an office many ideas and visuals come to the mind, tightly stacked cubicles on an open plan floor, desks with tall stacks of paper and the hunched frame of a worker clacking away at his/her keyboard. Does this sound like a relaxed environment? We don’t think so! At Codex we don’t just supply and outfit offices we aspire to make a workplace the best place a person can be. That’s why we want to talk about what your office could be missing: the breakout area. Take a look at our quick-fire breakdown to summarise the… Read more »

Hot desking! – What makes the perfect hot office desk space

Want to create a hot office desk space? Then look no further, we have invaluable info on what a hot desk space needs. Hot desking is a hugely popular enterprise strategy, but firms need to consider ergonomics, desks & chairs, connectivity and staff wellbeing alongside the projected savings. Hot desking is the practice of sharing selected desks between numerous employees, it’s on the rise globally as companies recognise the cost saving and value that the practice can bring. More and more organisations are catching on to the fact that not every employee needs a permanent desk space – and the trend… Read more »

Codex Acquisition of Staples Advantage Ireland Ltd

Codex Office Solutions Announces the Acquisition of the Irish Office Supplies Business from Staples Advantage Ireland Ltd. Acquisition  Codex today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Irish Office Supplies business of Staples Advantage Ireland Ltd. Codex, a leading supplier of Office Solutions within the Irish market, delivers a first-class service across the Island of Ireland and is looking forward to servicing this additional account base from the beginning of July. As part of the acquisition, Codex welcomes the Irish Staples team into the Codex family and looks forward to managing these new customers which have both a… Read more »

GDPR Tools

GDPR Anniversary: Get the GDPR tools you need to be compliant 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 10% of your total revenue. Conceal On Screen Data Open plan office means an open view of your on-screen data. Visual hacking’ is easy, happens quickly and often goes unnoticed. A privacy screen reduces the viewing angle and reduces this risk Click below to select... Read more »

Codex Appoints a Data Protection Officer

Notification of Appointment of our Data Protection Officer Codex Office Solutions is delighted to announce the appointment of Phil Byrne as our Data Protection Officer (DPO). Phil is an experienced practising certification auditor for ISO 27001 (ISMS) and consults widely with organizations on the implementation of formal management systems to meet the detailed objectives of GDPR within the ISO Management Systems framework. DPO Participation Phil has had a pivotal role in Codex’s preparation for its obligations under GDPR, by working with our management team on the organizations Internal Audit Programme (IAP). All systems and processes have been risk assessed to… Read more »

Codex & the DCU Scholarship Program

Investing in education  Being an independently owned Irish business Codex takes pride in supporting the local economy and community, and feel that the DCU scholarship program is a great way to give something tangible back. We believe that investing in the community creates a cycle of opportunity and fairness that seeds a bright future for the youth of today. This is why Codex has partnered with Dublin City University (DCU) to contribute toward their scholarship program: DCU Access: pathways to brighter futures. DCU is a young, dynamic and ambitious university with a distinctive mission to transform lives and societies through education, research and innovation. Established 28… Read more »

Office Interiors at the Codex Business Lounge

The All-Ireland Business Summit: the essential business insight & networking gathering is returning on April the 19th. The event will be taking place at the historic and award-winning venue of Croke Park, Dublin. For such an unforgettable venue as Croke Park, our team are bringing their A game. We are giving you a sneak peak of the hand-picked furniture & design selection by our specialist office interiors team. Office interiors to impress The Codex business lounge will be the judging area for the decisions for the All-Ireland Business All-Stars contestants and afterwards a networking zone for the attendees. The area… Read more »

What makes a productive office?

What makes a productive office?  That’s certainly the million dollar question especially since time is money. An office cannot simply be a jumbled collection of desks and chairs with workers huddled together clanking away at their computers, follow this model and watch your office productivity crash and burn. Never fear Codex is here with some expert advice. A productive office needs great desks and chairs The workstation is the nerve centre of an employee’s work life it’s paramount it is as comfortable and accessible as possible.  Besides the computer, there are two essential items; the desk and the chair. This might seems very basic but it will… Read more »

Codex Stocked Office Furniture

The Stock Office Furniture Promotion  Our stocked office furniture collection is a no-nonsense range of top quality products. We’ve got what you need to optimize your office with; Chairs, desks and workstation accessories, stackable seating and spacious tables for meetings and conferences. Be productive, choose the best, choose Codex.  Seating A good chair is essential for any hard-working productive office  The Flash Operator Chair comes in a blue or black fabric seat with a breathable mesh back. It maximizes comfort without compromising style, full-bodied, no corners cut! Desking Get productive with our top selection of workstations. These desks combine looks and practicality with outstanding durability… Read more »

Codex a great place to work in 2018!

We are thrilled once again, to be a great place to work in Ireland. The award is determined upon the merits of the result of an employee survey and an assessment of a company’s policies and practices. This year we have jumped up 4 places from being the 18th last year to the 14th best workplace in the country! The Great Place to Work Best Workplaces in Ireland 2018 was held in the Clayton Hotel on the Burlington road. The ceremony was a glamorous affair which hosted over 800 attendees and featured a talk by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. The mood was… Read more »

The GDPR Essentials Toolkit >

That’s right GDPR is coming, are you ready? Well, we are. We have a foolproof toolkit to handle the legislation and keep you one step ahead. GDPR concerns itself with how we manage sensitive personal data in electronic and physical formats. Shredders It’s not just about digital and paper does not escape GDPR, any piece of paper with sensitive customer info cannot be left lying around. Once you’re done with it shred it! Data Auto Feed paper shredders are a direct response to an organizations need to encourage employee compliance with paper security. Research shows that 53% of employees adopt batch… Read more »

What is GDPR? The simple six point guide

You have heard the rumblings and yes GDPR is coming, but what exactly is GDPR? and how will it effect your business? The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the brainchild of the EU to bring data protection legislation into line with new, previously unforeseen ways that data is now used.   GDPR compliance The new data privacy law will come into effect in May 2018. It is a complete overhaul of the legal requirements which must be met by anyone involved in handling personal data of EU citizens. The goal of the regulation is to give citizens greater control over… Read more »