Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 25 April 2015

The 10 Best home-office essentials

<b>1. Xerox WorkCentre 6015, £159, amazon.co.uk</b><br/>

This multi-tasker prints, scans, copies and faxes, with outstanding print quality, while consuming less energy than other printers.
1. Xerox WorkCentre 6015, £159, amazon.co.uk
This multi-tasker prints, scans, copies and faxes, with outstanding print quality, while consuming less energy than other printers.
2. John Lewis desk, £275, johnlewis.com
The Logan desk, made from solid oak, is chic, functional and spacious and will take you only about half an hour to construct.
3. John Lewis cabinet, £299, johnlewis.com
The Lloyd two-drawer home-office filing cabinet is cheerful and stylish, with a high-gloss finish and chromed handles.
4. Sainsbury's lamp, £26, sainsburys.co.uk
This angled desk lamp from Tu is flexible and contemporary and has the look and feel of a lamp more than double its price.
5. SanDisk Cruzer Edge 32GB USB flash drive, £12.50, play.com
This flash drive fits snugly in your pocket, holds 32GB of data and can be locked with a password.
6. Logitech cordless desktop MX 5500 keyboard & mouse, £131.99, play.com
Don't sit hunched over that tiny laptop keyboard – get one of these bundles and avoid the backache.
7. Tesco chair, £68, tesco.com
An ergonomic and high-quality office chair, the Cosmos is comfortable, smart and fantastic value.
8. Swordfish shredder, £99.99, lakeland.co.uk
You can shred up to 10 sheets of paper at once with the Swordfish, not to mention credit cards, CDs and DVDs.
9. Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Networker, £99.99, dixons.co.uk
This allows you to back up your documents wirelessly, and lets you share whatever you've stored between multiple computers.
10. GPO Carrington telephone, £44, qvcuk.com
Based on the classic Bakelite design, this features push-button dialling, a pull-out notepad tray and authentic ringing bell.

Turn the spare room into a business hub with this selection of accessories, from comfy chairs to super-sharp shredders.

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