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Coffee used to be a minor consideration for Facilities Managers, but as coffee culture has boomed, so too has the importance of serving premium, quality coffee in the workplace.  

Coffee is a hugely emotive subject, and is now considered a much valued office perk. Research suggests that serving premium office coffee keeps staff happy and has a positive impact on attracting and retaining the best talent.  Not only that, there have been many reports in the media recently about the potential health benefits of drinking coffee to improve staff wellbeing.

Offices have become more agile and flexible to suit the changing needs of the millennial workforce and to encourage collaboration. As a result, the coffee experience has become an integral feature of modern workspace design and a central focal point for breakout spaces and informal work environments.

A big challenge is to keep staff on site, so a premium bean-to-cup coffee offering is required to compete with the lure of high street coffee shop chains.

With all of this in mind, Facilities Manager’s have a very influential role to play when it comes to choosing the right coffee solution for the office.  

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For hotels, breakfast service is often the busiest time for catering staff and has the potential to be a very lucrative business. With most hotel guests staying for breakfast it can be a very important part of their stay and leave a lasting impression on their visit. Here are our top tips for delivering a smooth hotel breakfast service, every time. 

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Workplace design is becoming an art form in itself as companies compete to stay one step ahead in the battle to attract and retain the best talent. But what makes a successful workplace design and which sectors are really excelling in this space? 

Needless to say, a successful office isn’t just about looking cool, it is about creating an environment that complements the company’s culture, core values and business practices. 

Different sectors and industries have different needs from their office design. Here is our view on which sectors are leading the way in specific areas of workplace design.

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21 - 24 September 2016
Olympia London

 

TopBrewer will be on display at the UK's largest trade event for architects and designers this September. This year we will show you how TopBrewer can complement a range of modern environments, whilst serving up delicious premium drinks throughout the show.

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Our Ethiopian coffee partner, COFFEEPRINT have funded a new water tap station for a Primary School in Jano Mile, Ethiopia.  Previously, the school children did not have access to any fresh, clean water and had to carry water with them over long distances in plastic gerry cans.

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There have been lots of reports in the news lately about the various health benefits of drinking coffee so we thought we would round up a list of six of the biggest potential health benefits associated with drinking our favourite beverage.

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24th - 26th May 2016 
Clerkenwell, London

Don’t miss out on two fantastic opportunities to see the TopBrewer in action at Clerkenwell Design Week next month.

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The office space is increasingly seen as a tool to help recruit and maximise the best people within an organisation. In an ever competitive world it is increasingly important to attract the best employees that will have the right skill-set to help grow your business and move it forward. Keeping those valuable employees is even more important and having the right workplace environment, one that reflects your company culture and what you stand for as a business, can be a great asset to keeping staff happy, motivated and staying put. Here’s our top tips to creating an office environment that will help to attract and retain the best talent in your industry.

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Coffee can be an extremely lucrative business for hotels when executed in the right way. With over 2 billion cups of coffee drunk ‘out of home' every year in the UK there is a huge market for premium coffee. Read on to discover our top tips to creating a 'wow factor' coffee experience.

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Come visit our stand at HOST

Once again this year we are have a stand at HOST,  where we hope we can surprise you once again. 

Find all the details here

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Since our last visit we are proud to say, the TopBrewer has been serving coffee and other beverages in many hotel chains, restaurants, cafés, offices and homes. 

This time we hope to be able to inspire you and once again
do things which others thought were not possible.

We are located at: A10 B11 Pavillon 24
 
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Scanomat are delighted to announce that the TopBrewer made the cut as a finalist in the BIFM Awards 2015 ‘New Product or Service of the Year’ category alongside a prestigious list of disruptive candidates.

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QBE Insurance

One of the world’s leading insurance providers, QBE Insurance Group, have selected Scanomat’s TopBrewer and TopWater for their newly refurbished offices at Plantation Place, Fenchurch Street, London.

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In today’s fast-paced work environment social spaces that encourage collaboration, accidental interactions and informal meetings are increasingly important.  Here we identify a number of ways to encourage collaboration amongst your workforce.

 
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We are delighted to announce that the TopBrewer App has been nominated for a UK app design award in the ‘Best Connected Device & Wearable Tech’ category.

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TopBrewer topped the polls on the Currys Tech Talk run down of the top 5 smart tech devices featured at the Ideal Home Show.

"This amazing tap not only delivers hot and cold water, it makes the coffee too." Click here to read the full article

Source: Currys Tech Talk

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"This minimalist coffee system delivers maximum luxury. All that appears above the counter is a swan neck faucet. Hidden underneath is a coffee grinder, refrigerator, frother, and, of course, a brewer. Use your tablet or smartphone to order a coffee, macchiato, cappuccino, latte, sparkling water, or even milk (warm or cold) at the size and strength you prefer..." Go to full article


Source: Atlanta Magazine

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"Innovation - The introduction of something new: a new method, idea or device" - Merriam Webster

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Many offices in the UK are currently being transformed into open, flexible and agile workspaces.  This can seem like a daunting step for Facilities Managers, CEO’s and Company Directors but we look at why moving to an open plan office and encouraging agile working practices can be a positive step for both your business and your employees.

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TopBrewer was a popular highlight at the 2015 Design and Construction Week in Las Vegas last month (18 - 23 January 2015).  
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The latest version of the TopBrewer app, version 3.1.5, is now available to download for free on the App Store.  

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