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Posture & Product Advice

Choosing the right ergonomic chair, sit stand desk, or other equipment for your needs is extremely important, and we understand that you may have a hundred questions before you feel confident in making your decision. We have tried to answer just a few of the more commonly asked questions below for you, along with some general advice - but we do like to do things the old fashioned way, so please feel free to give us a call on 01629 814656.

Tips for Buying an Ergonomic Chair

Where do you start? There are so many...

No one type of office chair is necessarily the best, but there are some things that are very important to look for in a good ergonomic office chair. 

Know Your Reach Zones

Where items are positioned on your desk will have a huge impact on the postures you adopt during the day and ultimately your comfort levels and reduction in injury...

Guide to Active Working

Humans are designed to move, yet we spend so much of our daily lives in static postures:

After eight or so hours of lying in bed we commute to work, either by car, bus or train, then sit at our desks for another eight hours, commute home where we sit on the sofa to watch our favourite box…

Guide to Mobile Working

If you are travelling around from office to office, with no “home” to call your own, or regularly attending meetings which require you to carry your office in a bag, then there may be some ideas which will allow you to travel and work more comfortably and safely...

Guide to Kneeling Chairs

Shape were the first company in the UK to start supplying the original balans kneeling chair, designed by Peter Opsvik, over 30 years ago - and it is still going strong today!

  • But why choose a kneeling chair, and just what are the benefits?

Try before you buy?

At Shape we understand the importance of being able to try a chair before fully committing to purchase.

This is why we offer a two week trial period on most of our ergonomic chairs*

Is There Any Funding Available?

Shape Posture Seating has been a supplier for the government's Access to Work Scheme for over 25 years, and more recently have been recognised as a supplier of specialist ergonomic equipment for the Disabled Students Allowance scheme.