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Third CE Mark for SFM this Spring!

March-April 2021 - CE Mark and 510k portfolio grow at SFM! SFM received its third CE mark this year! Two CE marks were cleared in March 2021 for our Silver Alginates and Reinforced Silver Alginates products. SFM now holds a 510k and CE mark for its alginates range. The latest...

Honey, nature’s golden treasure

By Eliana Bazac You think you knew it all about ‘Honey’? Think again. Nature’s golden treasure keeps on giving. You have it on toast, you sweeten your tea with it, you use it as a substitute when baking, and one spoon full when that throat tickles! Yes, honey has been...

Control your inner lizard

By Marta Tranter, SFM, HR Manager, June 2020 Human brain Did you know that our brain only represents a small proportion of our total body weight, on average only 2% [9]? Yet, our brain is THE super computer in the true sense of the word! It is the centre of...

The immune system, your personal bodyguard

By Eliana Bazac We all think we know what the immune system is. The term is actually self-explanatory and it has most likely been overused lately by numerous people in all walks of life. The coronavirus outbreak has led to the recirculation of very many myths previously used in the...

Homeworking – trick or treat?

By Marta Tranter, SFM, HR Manager, July 2020 Homeworking – a treat or a constraint? And how to cope? Working from home may have always seemed like a luxury for most people, yet today working from the office may be seen as a luxury for most of us. The current...

What motivates us in R&D?

By Dr Graeme Kettlewell, SFM, R&D Director, January 2021. As the midway point of my career approaches, and with it the realisation that the Nobel Prize, or the eponymous chemical reaction are in all probability not going to happen, I’m drawn to reflect - why do I do this? As...

August 2020 – SMEs National Business Awards Finalist

August 2020 - SMEs National Business Awards Finalist We are very excited to announce we have been named a finalist in the SME National Business Awards 2020 in the ‘Business of the Year more than 50 Employees’ category. We are extremely honoured to be shortlisted for this year’s edition of...

How to cope with cabin fever during self-isolation

How to cope with cabin fever during self-isolationSelf-isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic is required of anyone showing symptoms in a bid to stem the spread of the virus. However self-isolation might come with its fair share of psychological side effects. Let’s explore the ‘cabin fever’ syndrome.Google ‘cabin fever’ and you’ll...

New COVID-19 Measures put in place at SFM

Early COVID-19 measures  We are living in unprecedented times as the global COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly disrupting all industries and communities across the globe. Here at SFM, we have taken all steps currently advised by the Government to protect our staff, contractors, and suppliers and to help minimise the impact...

Improving your confidence and self-defense skills

Today we would like to touch the topic which is gaining popularity among employees of big and small companies as well as students, teachers and other strata of the population. If you have experienced assault and aggression of your colleagues, coworkers or roommates, then this set of courses and tutorials...