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Business for good. A company that cares, we provide single source solutions for your business.

“We pride ourselves on providing the right solutions with the best service in the most environmentally friendly and ethical way. Our team work every day to achieve this goal, providing outstanding services to customers nationwide.”

Louise Harris, Managing Director – Fenn 1875

In 2023, we managed to:

raise over £1.83 million for the woodland trust

plant more than 481,980 trees

Carbon Capture 110,580 Tonnes


Fenn 1875 supports companies in creating social change by operating in a financially sustainable and environmentally conscious way.

Through consolidating your business needs to a single source your business benefits from economies of scale, and the environment benefits from the ethical products we source, from their packaging to delivery and recycling. We reduce your total costs with no negative effect on service, quality – or our world!

We always aim to:

  • Provide a fast, responsive delivery service
  • Guarantee quality in everything – products, service & processes
  • Reduce carbon footprint
  • Offer innovative solutions


We provide a simple single-source purchasing solution which not only makes life easier, but quite simply saves your business time and money while helping you to meet both regulatory and responsible business practices.

Through listening to them and our people, we have created a sustainable business which makes a positive difference to our suppliers, our customers and our world. Our suppliers are chosen not just for their price competitiveness, but also based on their business practices including their ethical business policies, health and safety compliance, and ability to source environmentally responsible products.

We have worked hard to achieve internationally recognised standards ISO 9001 (quality) and ISO 14001 (environment) SA8000 (working conditions) – and we ensure our suppliers adhere to these guidelines and operational standards too.

By helping you to make ethical buying decisions together we can make a positive difference.

  • Customer Testimonials

    Fenn 1875 began working with a leading UK healthcare provider in 2010 as their single source provider, following selection based on our CSR programme, next day delivery nationwide and dedicated customer service team. Through monthly reporting and a proactive approach Fenn 1875 were able to reduce control costs while successfully supporting their carbon reduction programme.
  • Customer Testimonials

    "As a world leading manufacturer, we take our environmental responsibilities very seriously. Our business partnership with Fenn 1875 has delivered a sustainable, cost-effective solution. This was achieved by Fenns ... delivering and implementing a tailored solution quickly and efficiently. Fenns are an integral part of our supply chain."

  • Customer testimonials

    "Fenns respond to requests for non-standard items rapidly, working hard to source these at reasonable prices. I would recommend Fenn 1875 to anyone needing a reliable, helpful and affordable solution."

News & Opinion

2024 Office Furniture Trends That Will Transform Your Business

2024 Office Furniture Trends That Will Transform Your Business

We’re over halfway through 2024, and there’s been a wave of innovative trends that are transforming workspaces across the UK. As companies strive to create environments that enhance productivity, foster collaboration, and prioritise employee well-being, the latest office furniture trends are making a significant impact. Let's delve into the top trends that are shaping the modern office.

Sustainable Furniture

Sustainability continues to be a necessity for every individual and business in the UK. The demand for eco-friendly office furniture has skyrocketed in 2024. Sustainable furniture, crafted from recycled materials and responsibly sourced wood, is designed to minimise environmental impact while maximising durability and aesthetic appeal.

What it is: Sustainable furniture includes desks, chairs, and storage solutions made from eco-friendly materials such as bamboo, recycled metal, and reclaimed wood.

What it does for your office: Incorporating sustainable furniture not only enhances the visual appeal of the office but also promotes a culture of environmental responsibility among employees. It aligns with corporate social responsibility goals and can significantly reduce the carbon footprint of your office.

How it affects your bottom line: While the initial investment may be higher, sustainable furniture is built to last, reducing long-term costs associated with replacements. Additionally, companies that prioritise sustainability can attract and retain environmentally conscious talent and improve their brand reputation, potentially leading to increased business opportunities.

A report by the Furniture Industry Research Association (FIRA) highlights that 73% of UK businesses are planning to increase their investment in sustainable office furniture by the end of 2024.

Ergonomic Workstations

With remote and hybrid working models becoming the norm, ergonomic workstations have become essential in 2024. These workstations are designed to support the physical well-being of employees, reducing the risk of musculoskeletal disorders.

What it is: Ergonomic workstations include height-adjustable desks, ergonomic chairs, monitor stands, and accessories like keyboard trays and footrests that can be adjusted to fit the user’s body.

What it does for your office: These workstations promote proper posture, reduce strain, and enhance comfort, leading to improved employee productivity and reduced absenteeism due to health issues.

How it affects your bottom line: Investing in ergonomic furniture can lead to significant savings on healthcare costs related to workplace injuries. Enhanced employee comfort and productivity can also translate to higher output and job satisfaction, reducing turnover rates.

According to a study by the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors (CIEHF), UK businesses that implemented ergonomic solutions saw a 25% increase in productivity and a 30% decrease in absenteeism .

Flexible Modular Furniture

In 2024, flexibility is key. Modular furniture systems that can be easily reconfigured to adapt to changing needs are gaining popularity. This trend reflects the dynamic nature of modern workspaces where collaboration and individual work needs can shift rapidly.

What it is: Modular furniture includes desks, storage units, and seating that can be rearranged or reconfigured without the need for tools or significant effort.

What it does for your office: This type of furniture supports a versatile workspace that can be tailored to different tasks and team sizes. It encourages collaboration by allowing quick reconfiguration for meetings or group projects, while also supporting focused work when needed.

How it affects your bottom line: Modular furniture offers long-term cost savings by reducing the need for frequent furniture purchases as office needs evolve. It also maximises the use of office space, which can be particularly beneficial in high-rent areas.

Research by the British Office Furniture Industry (BOFI) indicates that 65% of UK companies have adopted modular furniture solutions to enhance flexibility and efficiency in their offices.

Acoustic Solutions and Meeting Pods

As open-plan offices remain prevalent, acoustic solutions and meeting pods have become crucial in 2024 to manage noise levels and provide private spaces for meetings and focused work.

What it is: Acoustic solutions include sound-absorbing panels, carpets, and ceiling tiles, while meeting pods are enclosed spaces equipped with soundproofing materials.

What it does for your office: These solutions create a more comfortable and productive environment by reducing noise distractions. Meeting pods offer private spaces for discussions, phone calls, and concentrated work without the need for constructing permanent walls.

How it affects your bottom line: Improved acoustics can lead to better concentration and productivity, reducing errors and improving overall work quality. Meeting pods offer a cost-effective alternative to building additional rooms, providing flexible and scalable options for growing businesses.

A study by the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) found that implementing acoustic solutions and meeting pods led to a 40% increase in employee satisfaction and a 25% improvement in overall productivity.


Are you ready to transform your office and stay ahead of the trends? Contact Fenn today to discuss how we can modernise your workspace with sustainable furniture, ergonomic workstations, flexible modular systems, or acoustic solutions. Whether you're looking for specific items or a complete office fitout, Fenn has the expertise to create a workspace that enhances productivity, well-being, and your bottom line.

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