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The New BOSS Bar

The New BOSS Bar

The BOSS Bar is Back Many moons ago as a thanks for your orders, we would send a lovely chunky bar of locally made milk chocolate with your order, that was until Whitakers turned off their old chocolate bar making...
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VACANCY – Part-time Delivery Driver

VACANCY – Part-time Delivery Driver

Delivering excellent customer service (along with office supplies) is what we are all about at BOSS, so if you have pride in your work, great attention to detail and want to be part of a team who always tries to...
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VACANCY – Customer Services & Warehouse Assistant

VACANCY – Customer Services & Warehouse Assistant

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to be part of a small team in our expanding office supplies business. Delivering excellent customer service is what we are all about at BOSS, so if you have pride in...
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How to get a Goodie Bag

How to get a Goodie Bag

We have had some lovely testimonials and feedback from our clients over the years. Sometimes we will get an enquiry from a new customer, that has been speaking with one of you. We really want to say thank you properly...
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2018 A New Year A Fresh Start

2018 A New Year A Fresh Start

Every time the date swings around to 01/01 we turn a page. We automatically think about new starts or challenges and about the things we didn't do last year. You have a great opportunity to write a new chapter and...
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How your used toners made £317.31 for MACMILLAN

How your used toners made £317.31 for MACMILLAN

This year we have had a record number of customers taking up our used toner and ink collection service. These used toners and inks have a residual value for their use in the remanufactured market. When we collect them from...
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Should I use a hand dryer or a paper towel?

Should I use a hand dryer or a paper towel?

Winter is coming…. The long days of summer (Did we have one?) are being replaced with darkness and a definite chill.  Along with which comes all the bugs and germs that winter will throw at us.One sure-fire way to keep...
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Can you be a Better Boss?

Can you be a Better Boss?

Monday 16th October is national #BossDay Well will you look at that, a whole day dedicated to being the boss! Being the boss means that, to achieve goals, you not only have to be personally inspired by your job, but...
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Why I love my paper calendar

Why I love my paper calendar

Smartphones, outlook calendars and… heaven forbid… Siri, can all keep track of our daily schedules. Nevertheless, you’ll still see paper diaries and wall calendars lining all the best offices throughout the region. But why, in the age of smartphones and...
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How your office can help you live a better life

How your office can help you live a better life

A happy workplace is not something that happens by accident. It’s the product of both physical and intangible changes that makes a more harmonious workplace. Here are 10 things you can do immediately to create a better office environment. 1:...
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Can I recycle Ink & Toners

Can I recycle Ink & Toners

In case you weren’t aware, as a commercial consumer, your company has a responsibility to account for all its waste. As a nation, we (quite responsibly) have set ourselves some very high targets in relation to recycling and reusing as...
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My perfect office

My perfect office

Although offices don’t have a particularly positive reputation, I think we can all agree that we would be a little happier if, the place in which we each spend approximately 19,000 hours during our lifetime, could hold feelings of joy...
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Why Kim Kardashian would be terrible at our job.

Why Kim Kardashian would be terrible at our job.

What a gal! Kim Kardashian was voted hottest woman in the world, is married to one of media’s most hot-headed egomaniacs (Mr. K West himself), has appeared on the cover of Forbes magazine, and is an integral part of what...
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Printer Drums – What are they banging on about?

Printer Drums – What are they banging on about?

Laser Printing in a Nutshell First, the data for a page is sent to the printer. Then, a sheet of paper is drawn into the printer by rollers. The sheet passes over a wire or some electrically charged rollers. This gives...
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Are you sitting comfortably?

Are you sitting comfortably?

The Office Chair Invariably you will have one of these at your desk. You'll likely be seated right now, but are you sitting comfortably? If you work full time and you are office based you may spend 1200 hours a year...
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How do I get money for unused inks and toners

How do I get money for unused inks and toners

When a printer gives up the ghost it is typical to have at least one toner or cartridge for it sat on the shelf. In most cases this has never been opened, but suddenly becomes worthless to you. In the case...
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How to choose the right size staple

How to choose the right size staple

Our handy staple size guide below will help you work out which standard size staple you’ll need, plus hopefully give you a good understanding of sizing for your stationary arsenal. The staple sizes commonly used are the 13/8, 13/6, 24/8,...
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How to choose a new printer?

How to choose a new printer?

It is possible to spend from £50 - £1000 on a printer, there are a myriad of options – inkjet or laser, full colour or mono print, auto feed, MFP, duplex, auto duplex, networked, wireless, e-print capability, multiple tray, auto...
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Envelope guide

Envelope guide

Our handy envelope size guide below will help you work out which standard size envelope you’ll need, plus hopefully give you a good understanding of envelope sizing for the future. If you’re interested... DL originally stood for 'DIN Lang' which was...
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What causes paper to curl?

What causes paper to curl?

There are several reasons as to why this curling occurs. These include poor paper quality due to manufacturer error, moisture and fuser error. Below are three common causes of paper curling, and solutions to reduce curling in the future. 1....
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All you need to know about Paper

All you need to know about Paper

There are many different kinds and types of printer paper, and one size does not fit all. In fact, a specific grade of paper that might be perfect for one particular task or purpose may be entirely unsuitable for another....
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