It’s International Happiness at Work Week! And who doesn’t want to be happy at work? After all, here in the UK, we spend on average about 13 years of our lives there!
Bullying, the culture of a long working week and poor management can all add to the stress of work here in the UK. We’re lucky here in so much as we have laws to protect us, contracts, stringent health and safety and a minimum wage. But there are plenty of places in the world where dangerous working conditions, extremely long hours, poor pay and child labour are still happening.
Which is why one of the core values here at Helena Tyce Designs is “do no harm” and by
We ethically source where ever we possibly can, We pay more for bio-degradable cello bags to reduce our single-use plastic consumption. We don’t buy products and materials in that we know have been manufactured super-cheaply abroad. Remember that old saying “if it seems too good to be true, it probably is”. Good for you but not good for someone on the other side of the world.
And we buy where ever we can locally. Our cards are printed in Nottingham and we print all of our fine art prints at the studio in Sneinton, Nottingham.
It means that sometimes our stuff is a little bit dearer than picking up a card of gift in the supermarket but we know that you guys get it. Need a little gift? Yes, our coasters are £3.95 and not £2.95 but here
I’m making assumptions here though folks… Let me know – would you rather pay a tiny bit more to support doing no harm?