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Plants help to reduce stress!

Plants help to reduce stress!

Stress is one of the biggest causes of time taken off work according to a report published by the government’s Health & Safety Executive, 10.4 million days are lost every year to work-related stress. Whilst many businesses try to initiate programmes to help manage stress, they often miss one of the simplest ones..Plants!

There are now several studies that show that plants in the workplace have a stress...

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Working Christmas Trees Week

Working Christmas Trees Week

efig is holding another special week in which they hope members and others in the interior landscape industry will become involved with. Working Christmas Trees Week will take place next week (20th – 24th October) – just two months before the big day.

The idea behind it this is to partly promote the Christmas decorating service that many members offer but importantly to also raise funds for Charity. ef...

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efig elects new committee

Efig elects new committee

Efig’s 13th AGM took place at Kew Gardens last month and resulted in the election of a new and re-shaped committee.

Ian Drummond, Creative Director of Indoor Design stays in office as Chairman for a second year while Carole Pluckaard Johnston of Dutch supplier to the industry, Koberg BV takes up the role of Member and Social Secretary. Joanna Hargreaves remains Treasurer. Ian, Carole and Joanna are enthusiasti...

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Green screens are the key

Green screens are the key

Green screens will have a bigger and more instant impact on improving air quality than green roofs says Professor John Dover, Head of The Science Centre at Staffordshire University. His team have set up a study to investigate the value of green screens in rapidly mitigating pollution hotspots.

The University, which has a dedicated Green Wall Centre, has been pioneering research since 2010 to understand how ver...

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Insight to Inscape!

The Swindon Steam Museum was the venue for the 2014 efig Inscape event held last week. Visitors flew in or drove from all parts of the UK to attend this bi-annual event. It was not only the exhibitor displays and presentations by leading professional that bought them to Swindon. The other key component was the opportunity to network with others in the industry and as the hall filled with people this aspect was much in evid...

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eFIG’s Show Springs into life!

Returning to the scene this April is the eFIG show. After a gap of five years, INSCAPE will open for two days on 3rd & 4th April at the Steam Museum in Swindon, Wiltshire.

eFIG’s Chairman Ian Drummond explains,”We felt it was the right time to re-enter the exhibition arena and establish eFIG’s presence again. After five successful shows we took steps to grow the exhibition but now we are back to our o...

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Inscape Exhibition set for April 2014

Inscape Exhibition set for April 2014

 

eFIG have made the decision to move the dates of their Inscape Exhibition to April 2014. This is in line with previous shows when their annual Awards Dinner is also hosted. This move was as a result of discussion with members.

 

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