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Top 5 Things Needed in Any Small Business Office

Written by on June 13, 2012

If you never had an office in your life, the first time might be tricky. Every office needs certain supplies to function smoothly, but how do you choose what you need in your office?

It doesn’t matter if it’s a home office or a large office in the centre of your local business district, all offices need certain things.

At the desk

At the desk you should keep file folders, sticky notes, paper clips and staples. Also, you should buy a calendar and appointment book.

Writing tools

Writing tools such as pencils, pens, and highlighters are the most important things in the office. It’s best to keep them on the top of the desk to be able to reach them easily.

Paper products

Paper products are as important as the writing tools. They include fax paper, coloured paper, photocopier paper and paper for scribbling down new ideas.

Computer equipment

Nowadays an office without a computer is unimaginable.

Every employee should have a computer and its accessories. Furthermore, all the necessary software should be installed, such as Microsoft Office and antivirus programs.

Every office should have at least one printer with toner or ink as well as copier toner. Some offices need computers that are able to write and rewrite CD’s and DVD’s.

Organisation tools

Organisation tools help to keep the office clean and tidy. In the office, usually, there are hundreds and hundreds of important papers, so in order to keep them nicely it is useful to buy binders, folders and trays.

Do not forget to buy a business card holder for all of your employees.

The right office supplies make a huge impact on the creative process of the business. Purchasing office supplies separately might make it expensive so it is always better to make a list of things that you really need and do the shopping in one shop.

That’s how you can get not only discounts but you will also save money as you won’t buy things which aren’t needed in your office.

Got any more ideas of the most important things small business offices need? Let us know in the comments below!

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